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The Umgeni Water Marathon new venue: Baynesfield Recreational Club

The Umgeni Water Marathon takes place in March every year during National Water Week. In 2019 the event will be taking place at the Baynesfield Recreational Club which is approximately 21 kilometres outside Pietermaritzburg.

Baynesfield is a small village just off the Richmond Road (R56) and is easily accessed from Durban by taking the Richmond Road (R56) turnoff at Umlaas Road. From Pietermaritzburg take the Alexandra Road turnoff from Chief Albert Luthuli Road and proceed to the Richmond Road (R56).

Our next event will be held on 24 March 2019.

Event distances, entry fees, start times and time limits:
o 42.2 km Run - R240 - 6 am start - time limit 5 hours - half way cut-off 3 hours
o 21.1 km Run - R160 6 am start - time limit 3 hours 15 minutes
o 14.475 km Run/Walk - R120 - 6:15 am start - time limit 3 hours

Total entries limited to 1800 runners/walkers

Temporary licences:
o 21 km - R40
o 14.475 km R30

21.1 and 42.2 km routes - click 21.1 km

14.475 km route - click 14.475 km.


Ways to enter:

On-line until midnight Sunday 17 March 2019

Click on logo for on-line entries

Manual entries at Collegians Club, 381 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg from 10 am to 2 pm during weekdays on or before 15 March.

Umgeni Water Marathon entry form for manual entries

Please ensure that your race number and T-shirt are collected either at Collegians Club on Saturday, 23 March, between 2 and 5 pm OR on Sunday, 24 March, between 4:30 and 6 am before the start of the event.

No entries will be taken on the day of the event.

Camping in a designated area at Baynesfield Recreational Club is available. Braai facilities and toilets on site.
Msinsi Resorts and Game Reserves - to book online click here.

Umgeni logo Save Hypermarket Msinsi

Race queries: e-mail
Collegians Harriers : Les Burnard : 082 7500 822
Howick Athletic Club : Debbie Ridley : 082 802 9004

Collegians Harriers Howick Athletic Club

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