Maritzburg Marathon

Date :

February 24, 2019

  • maritzburg-marathon

Event Category: Road-Running & Walking

  • Event Profile

    This race has become the most popular marathon and half marathon combination in KwaZulu-Natal. The race not only has generously achievable cut off times (four hours for 21,1 km and seven hours for the marathon) but caters equally for runners and walkers. This is an ideal entry level Marathon, Half Marathon or 10km. The basket of races also includes a 10km race beginning at 9.30am. This is open to runners and walkers and has a generous 2 hour 30 minute limit.

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  • Event Info
    Hosting Club:

    Natal Carbineers

    • 10km Run
    • 10km Walk
    • 21.1km Run
    • 21.1km Walk
    • 42.2km Run
    Address: New England Road, Pietrmaritzburg
    Msunduzi Local Municipality
    South Africa
    Start Time:

    21.1km races & 42.2km will start at 05H00
    The 10km races will start at 09H30

    Contact Person:

    John Hall

    Phone Number: 082 491 7679
    Entry Fees & Cut-Off Time:

    Before 1 February (with t-shirt)
    10km R180
    21.1km R200
    42.2km R280

    After 1 February (no t-shirts)
    10km R180
    21.1km R400 (charity)
    42.2km R500 (charity)

    Temp license - R30 for 10km & R50 for 21.1km & 42.2km

    Marathon participants who have not passed the half marathon turn in by 3 hours 15 minutes (8.45am) will not be allowed to continue but may complete the half marathon until the 4 hours’ time limit.

    Marathon participants who have not passed......
    24km mark by 4 hours (9am) (Table 1 in Chatterton Road)
    27 km mark by 4 hours & 30 minutes (9:30am) (Imperial Hotel)
    31km mark by 5 hours (10am) Harry Gwala Stadium island)
    34 km mark by 5 hours and 30 minutes (10.30am) (Emmett Crescent and Alexandra Road Extension)
    36 km mark by 6 hours (11am) (Oribi Airfield area in Oribi Road)
    Will be called off and must leave the road & will be transported to the finish venue.

    10km participants who have not passed 5 km mark by 1 hour & 30 minutes (11am) will be called off and must leave the road & will be transported to the finish venue.

    Entry Process:

    All marathon & half marathon entrants must collect their race number & timing chip from the registration venue between 9am & 8pm on Friday 22 or Saturday 23 February between 9am & 5pm, or before the start on Sunday 24 February between 4am & 4.45am.

    All 10km entrants who have pre-entered may collect their entries at the same times or between 7am & 8:30am on Sunday, prior to the start of the race. ‘Late entries' for the 10km may be sold, if the safety cap (limit) has not already been reached, up to and including 5pm on Saturday 23rd February & these late entrants will not receive free Tee Shirts.

    T-Shirts & Medals:

    This is the twenty third running of this event. By popular demand, we are maintaining the unique double faced medal which will be given to all official finishers who complete any of the distances on offer, inside the generous cut off times as well as beautiful T-shirts to ALL marathon and half marathon entrants. Early bird 10km entrants will also receive T-shirts as will trail athletes. Additional T-shirts will be available for sale after the event.