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  The Umgeni Water Marathon

Collegians Harriers and Howick AC will be hosting the 23rd Umgeni Water Marathon as a virtual event in 2021. The 2020 and 2021 road events have had to be cancelled due to restrictions imposed by the government to contain Covid-19.

The Umgeni Water Marathon is sponsored by Umgeni Water to celebrate National Water Week.

The virtual event will take place on 13 and 14 March 2021 and all runners and walkers are welcome to participate.

Five lucky draw prizes of R1000 are available to be won by participants. There are no age category prizes in this event.

Participants have the option to run/walk either 5, 10, 21.1 or 42.2 kms. Minimum ages applicable for each distance are: 5 km 9 years, 10 km 14 years, 21.1 km 16 years and 42.2 km 20 years.

Entry fee is R100 for all events.

The first 1500 entrants will receive a t-shirt and a medal. T-shirt sizes are subject to availability.

T-shirts and medals can be collected after the event at Poobie Naidoo Sports Pietermaritzburg or Durban North. Entrants will be advised when their t-shirts and medals are ready for collection. T-shirts and medals can be couriered to a South African address at a cost of R120.

Ways to enter:

1. On-line entries on the Webtickets website

Click on logo above for on-line entries

Please contact Webtickets support line 086 1999 710 should you have a query.

2. Manual entries at any Pick n Pay store

Participants can enter their distance and time on the FinishTime website on 13 or 14 March. The results will be published by FinishTime on their website.

Participants are required to comply with the Covid-19 regulations and in particular the wearing of masks, social distancing and curfew times. Participation in this event is entirely at the entrant's own risk and the organizerís and sponsors will not be held liable for any accident, injury, loss or damage to any persons or property, which may arise as a result of participation in the event.

Entries close midnight on 10 March 2021.

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Race enquiries:

Les Burnard - 082 7500 822 : Mary Gray - 082 970 9839
Nigel Kidgel - 072 458 5399 : Kevin Meyer 083 661 4646

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