Road Running Calendar for March and April 2013

So you have decided to shape up and start taking trail running more seriously by entering more running races. Take a look at this comprehensive running calendar that will keep you in the loop of all important running events that are happening from now until the end of April. Here is our list of road running events to keep you covered…

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Road Running Events

Old Mutual Two Oceans Half Marathon
Type: Road Run
Date: March 29, 30
Options: ultra-marathon (closed), half marathon (closed), trail run 10km (closed), trail run 22km (closed) and fun runs
Area/Venue: Western Province, outside SA Breweries, Main Road, Newlands
Entrance Fee: Entries closed. R25 for the fun run

Sunward Fordyce 52km, 21.1km and 10km
Type: Road Run
Date: March 30
Options: 52km, 21.1km and 10km
Contact: Brian Gould on 078 457 6893/
Area/Venue: Gauteng, Kareekloof Facility, Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve
Entrance Fee: TBA

Wild West Comrades 50km, 40km, 30km, 20km and 12km
Type: Road Run
Date: April 6
Options: 50km, 40km, 30km, 20km and 12km
Contact: Manette Keyter on 071 8607417
Venue: Gauteng, Riverstone Lodge
Entrance Fee: TBA

Klein Karoo Kunstefees Half Marathon
Type: Road Run
Date: April 6
Options: Half marathon
Contact: David McKinnon on 082 374 8632/
Area/Venue: Western Cape, Wesbank Laerskool, Park Road, Oudtshoorn
Entrance: TBA

Mazda 10 and 21.1km
Type: Road Race
Date: April 6
Options: 21.1km, 10km and 5km.
Contact: Joe Manyapye on 082 413 0829/
Area/Venue: Gauteng, Waltoo, Silverton, Ford Sports and Recreation Centre
Entrance: 21.1km: R60, 10km: R40, 5km: R20, Temporary License: R30

48th Arthur Cresswell Memorial Marathon 52km and 21km
Type: Road Run
Date: April 13
Options: 52km marathon and 21km half marathon
Contact: Cell: 076 536 7070
Area/Venue: Kwa-Zulu Natal, 52km: Bergville, Bencor Boerdery (Old Farmers Hall), 21.1km: Ladysmith Sport Centre
Entrance Fee: 52km: R136.80, 21km: R68.40

21st Slow-Mag Marathon
Type: Road Run
Date: April 14
Options: ultra (50km), full (42.2km), half (21.1km) marathon, 10km and 5km fun run
Contact: Madge Attwell on 076 839 6800/083 573 1011
Area/Venue: Gauteng, Benoni, Northerns Sports Club, Albert Bekker Park, Cnr O’Reilly Merry and Brodigan Street
Entrance Fee: 50km Ultra: R136.80, 42.2km: R114, 21.1km: R91.20, 10km: R36, 5km: R26, runners 60+: free (42.2 and 21.1km only), wheelchairs: free (21.1km only)

Ironman South Africa
Type: Triathlon
Date: April 14
Options: 3.8km swim with 180.2 cycle and 42.2km run.
Contact: Tel:  041 581 7990, Sharon Talbot, or Chevonne Schroeder
Area/Venue: Eastern Cape, Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandel Bay.
Entrance Fee: closed.

Sportsmans Warehouse – Cradle of Humankind 21.1, 10km and 5km
Type: Road Run
Date: April 27
Options: 21.1km, 10km, 5km
Contact: Anna-Retha on 082 328 2948/Sean Delport on 082 555 7204
Area/Venue: Gauteng, Muldersdrift (in the Cradle of Humankind), Kloofzicht Lodge, Kromdraai road
Entrance Fee: 21.1km: R79.80, 21.1km Grand Masters 60yrs+: R41, 10km: R46, 10km Grand Masters 60yrs+: R26, 5km: R36, 5km Grand Masters 60yrs+: R21


Which road running events are you most looking forward to?

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