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The following events are open for online entries now.
Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela is a struggle giant and an icon of global proportion who transcends all borders and appeals to everyone across all walks of life. His historical association with uMgungundlovu District Municipality contributed and shaped the democratic, modern day South Africa that we live in today. This has made the District Municipality one of the critical nerve centres of the struggle against apartheid.

Nelson Mandela made his last speech at Manaye Hall in Imbali in 1961 and was arrested in Howick before being incarcerated at Robben Island for 27 years. Given that there is no one who better personifies the struggle against the then-government's racist rule than the legendary Mandela, it is for this reason that his historical association with the District Municipality will be coined and immortalized through the Mandela Day Marathon.

The inaugural race was won by Brighton Chipere, who finished the marathon in 2 hours and 12 minutes. The Mandela Day Marathon is an 'up run' that has 8km-long "Struggle Hill", followed by the 2km "Challenge Climb". The race is run on fully paved roads.
This Spice Gold Cycling Bosveld Fees Road Classic and Mountain Bike events are in its 1st year and is presented to raise funds for the Hervormede Kerk Vaalwater. It will comprise of a 104km & a 50km road race with a 10km fun ride on the Saturday, followed by a 30km and a 15km Mountain bike Race on the Sunday.

This is a Bosveld Feast Family weekend and there are many more activities to be part of during the weekend. Things like potjiekos, biltong, stalls with homemade and farm products, and many more to help raise funds for The Hervormede Kerk Vaalwater, and to be a truly unforgettable family weekend in the Bosveld.
This is the second year in a row this exciting Mountain Bike Race at the Bosfontein Caravan Resort just outside of Bela Bela (Warmbaths) will take place. There are 3 distances to enter for, which includes a 50km; a 30km and a short 10km race. All very challenging and exiting!!
It is not as flat and fast like last year, but very scenic route that take you through the Bosveld with many singletrack and Jeep track. The race takes place at the Bosfontein Caravan Resort at Bele Bela.
This is the 7th year this fabulous event is organised in the Bosveld. You can take part in a Running event with distances of 42.2km, 21.1km, 10km, a 5km and a quick 1 Mile run, or a Mountain Bike event of 50km, 20km or 10km and a Swimming event of 3,000m, 1 mile or a 500m distance.
The day starts off at 07:00 with the Marathon. At 10:00 the gun will fire for the start of the 50km Mountain Bike race and at 13:00 the Swimming event will start. You can enter for any one of the events or for a Running/Cycling and Swimming event.
South Africa's new and ambitious ultra and half marathon is back for its second instalment. The Legends Marathon, boasting over a R1 million in prize money runs from Bhisho to East London.
The Second Rooiwal challenge, both Road and Mountain Biking Races, will take place again on 11 October 2014. The standard Rooiwal routes will be used to enable us to present distances of 72, 52 and 26km and for the Mountain Bike event, there will be some new MTB routes in the same area with distances of 60, 30 & 10km on the dirt roads.
The Third Rooiwal challenge, both Road and Mountain Biking Races, will take place again on 8 November 2014. The standard Rooiwal routes will be used to enable us to present distances of 72, 52 and 26km and for the Mountain Bike event, there will be some new MTB routes in the same area with distances of 60, 30 & 10km on the dirt roads.

Latest News

03-08-2014

Results for the Old Eds HFPA Road Race 2014 can be viewed from this Link

18-06-2014

Online entries are now open for the 2014 Legends Marathon. Enter online now from this Link

27-04-2014

The ChampionTeam that did the timing of the Elite Men & Women's events at the ITU World Triathlon in Cape Town on 26th/27th April 2014

01-04-2014

Online entries are now open for the 2014 Mandela Day Marathon. Enter thr Marathon, Half Marathon or 10Km distance from this Link
Substitutions for Comrades Marathon 2014 is now open untill 30th April. View details of how to do substitutions at www.comrades.com

12-01-2014

View results from the Dis-Cham Half Marathon 2014 with split times from the Link

14-11-2013

Entries for the 2014 Comrades Marathon are almost sold out. Visit www.comrades.com to see the latest count or to get a last minute entry before the cap is reached.

24-08-2013

View results for the Mandela Day Marathon from this Link. This can be done from your PC or a mobile device.

10-06-2013

20 Running Breakthroughs From The Last 20 Years - 1996: The ChampionChip is first used in South Africa at the Comrades Marathon. Read the article in Runners World from this link

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