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This 12-hour track race is run on the grassed sportsfield at Collegians Club, 381 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg. Runners who complete a minimum of 80 km and walkers a minimum of 60 km are presented with a medal.

The club plans to host the event in 2021 during July/August. The date will be announced in due course.

Race Day Information

There are three lanes all approximately 2 metres wide. A lane lap distance varies depending on which lane you run in. The lane distances in 2019 were:(may vary slightly in 2021)

Inside lane for walkers : 379 metres
Middle lane for runners : 391 metres
Outside lane for runners : 403 metres
You may only run/walk in the lane in which you are allocated.

Participants must be 19 or older on the day for the team relay. Team runners may run any distance, as many times as they wish, but must do at least 80 kilometres a team. Team walkers must do at least 60 kilometres.

Please read the event rules and general information on the flyer.

Please note that registration will take place on the morning of the event from 5 to 6:40 am in the Collegians Club Hall and thereafter the pre-race briefing will take place.

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