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The Event

Comrades Qualifier.  Walkers welcome, except on the 42.2km
All finishers receive a medal.
Prize giving and lucky draw prizes at 11:30

ENTRY INFORMATION

ENTRY COSTS:
  • 42km = R150
  • 21km = R120
  • 10km = R60
  • 5km = R30
Entries are limited to 300 runners per race (10km/21.1km/42.2km)
Race day entries will depend on each race’s space availability

Pre-entries:
  • www.quicket.co.za
  • Friday, 02 March 2018, at the venue
Late entries:
  • Available from 04:00 - 05:30
  • Saturday, 03 March 2018, at the venue

STARTING TIMES
  • 42.2km: Strictly 06:00
  • 21.1km: Strictly 06:00
  • 10km: Strictly 06:15
AGE (minimum)
  • 42.2km: 20 years
  • 21.1km: 16 years
  • 10km: 15 years
QUALIFYING TIME
  • 42.2km: 5 hours (comrades and two oceans qualifier)
FINAL CUT-OFF TIME
  • 42.2km: 5 hours 30 min
  • 21.1km: 4 hours
  • 10km: 2 hours
WALKERS ALLOWED 
  • 42.2km: No
  • 21.1km: Yes
  • 10km: Yes
WHEELCHAIR ATHLETES
  • No 
PRIZE GIVING
  • 11:30

RACE NUMBER COLLECTION
Friday, 02 March 2018: 15:00 - 18:00 at Marakele National Park Entrance Gate
Saturday, 03 March 2018: from 04:00 at Marakele National Park Entrance Gate

FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE
Secure parking and free coffee from 05:00 on race day at venue
Access to camp site during the race

RULES
1. The rules of Athletic SA & Limpopo Athletics are applicable;
2. No vehicles or bicycles will be allowed on the route (official vehicles only);
3. The race referee will handle all disputes and his/her decision in disputes will be final;
4. 2018 license number or temporary licenses must be worn on the back of their vest;
5. Age categories must be displayed on the front and back of vest;
6. Water points every 3 km with toilets, and refreshments.
 
Please book accommodation and camping for Friday, 02 March 2018 only with – Elise Coetzer: [email protected]
or 082 936 4425 / Fax to 086 613 0720
Please book accommodation and camping for any other night with the SANParks office: +27 12 428 9111.
First come – first served.

CONTACT DETAILS:
ON-LINE RACE ENTRIES: www.racetime.co.za
MANUAL RACE ENTRIES AND ACCOMMODATION IN MARAKELE NATIONAL PARK:
Elise Coetzer
Cell: 082 936 4425
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 086 613 0720

ACCOMMODATION
Marakele National Park – 082 936 4425
Mongatane Lodge – 072 447 3871 / 082 965 0002
Deo Volente Country Lodge – 082 651 5464
Interlude Guest House – 014 772 2972
Maroela Guest Lodge – 083 650 8081
Mirabile Lodge – 082 853 2314
Nader Guest House – 014 777 1376
Villa Toscana Guest House – 083 417 8338
Thabazimbi Guest House – 083 654 2154
Boschfontein Guest Farm – 014 772-1102
Rra Ditau Guest Lodge – 082 823 1003

When and where?



Marakele National Park
South Africa

Starts:
Sat 03 Mar 2018 at 6:00 AM (SAST)
Ends:
Sat 03 Mar 2018 at 11:30 AM (SAST)

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Marakele Marathon

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