Adventure Events

The Birchwood Half Marathon 2015 (21.1, 10 & 5km)

Pre-entries can be collected on the morning of the race

Event Date: 12 Apr 2015
Province: Gauteng
Venue: Birchwood Hotel View Point Road, Boksburg
Online Start Date: 02 Feb 2015
Online End Date: 29 Mar 2015
Contact: Kate / Carol
Contact Number: 082 903 9722 / 082 886 2898


Distance & Entry Fee
21km R114
10km R85.50
5km R46
21km Temp Licence R31
10km Temp Licence R26
Free entry for Great Grandmaster  (70yrs+) and blind runners

Start Time
21km 06h30
10km 06h30
5km 06h45

Cut - off time 3 hours 30 minutes

Venue: Birchwood Hotel View Point Road, Boksburg
Start: Birchwood Hotel Bus Gate
GPS: 26°10'29.34“S 28°14'56.77“E

General Information
• Pre-entries at listed venues (see opposite page), close at close of business 29th March 2015
• Online entries close at midnight 29th March 2015
• 21.1km, 10km and 5km entries available on race day (between 05h00 - 06h00 only)
• Entry for Great Grand Masters and blind runners is FREE, temporary licence fee still applies
• Medals will be awarded to the first 1000 finishers in both 21.1km and 10km races
• Medals will be awarded to the first 500 finishers in the 5km race
• The first 1000 21.1km pre-entries receive a long sleeved cotton branded shirt
• The first 500 10km pre-entries receive a long sleeved cotton branded shirt
• Prize-giving at 08h30
• Winners must attend prize-giving to collect their prize
• No prizes will be issued before prize-giving
• Prize money not collected from the organiser within 30 days will be forfeited
• All club gazebos must be set up on Saturday, 11th April 2015 between 11h00 and 15h00
• Race results available on
• Online entrants must provide a copy of the entry and proof of payment when collecting their race number

Please request your T-shirt size on the tear-off entry form on the opposite page. We will endeavour to supply requested sizes but cannot guarantee size or fit. Shirts will NOT be exchanged on race day

The first athlete to beat last years winning time will win DOUBLE THEIR PRIZE MONEY!
2014 Male winner: D Mokgobu Mr Price 01.06.51
2014 Female winner: C Joubert Nedbank 01.16.32

WIN great spot prizes!

Children’s entertainment & refreshments available after the race

1. Run in accordance with the rules of ASA & CGA
2. Proof of age to be produced on request. Numeric age tags to be worn visibly on front and back
3. 21km runners must be 20 years and older on race day
4. 10km runners must be 15 years and older on race day
5. No seconding allowed as there are ample water points
6. Registered athletes must be a member of a club affiliated with ASA and wear club colours
7. Temporary licensed athletes must wear plain clothing
8. The Birchwood Half Marathon race number must be worn throughout the race on the front of your vest
9. The 2015 provincial licence number or issued temporary licence must be worn on the back of your vest
10. No rollerblades, skateboards, or cyclists allowed on the route
11. Athletes are not allowed to participate with pets
12. Entry fee is non-refundable
13. All entrants participate at their own risk
14. Athletes must comply with ASA domicile rule
15. All traffic officers and officials instructions are to be obeyed at all times
16. Athletes are only legible for prizes in the race they have registered for
17. The organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry
18. No musical ear pieces are allowed
19. Wheelchairs are permitted, T & Cs apply. Please contact race organiser
20. A tog-bag area is available. While care is taken with stored items, Birchwood will not be responsible for loss or dramage to property
21. Objections to be lodged in writing within 30 minutes before or after prize-giving, accompanied by R300.00 (refundable if the appeal is upheld)
22. To receive a time you must complete all information on the race number tear-off

Collect your race numbers on Friday 10th April or Saturday 11th April 2015, between 12h00 and 17h00 at Birchwood’s main reception


Kate Wood
M: 082 903 9722

Carol Wallace
M: 082 886 2898

Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre
T: 011 897 0000

Race Result Queries

• Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre: View Point Rd, Boksburg - 011 897 0000
• The Sweat Shop Bedfordview: 2 Bedfordview Arcade, Van Buuren Rd - 011 450 2421
• The Sweat Shop Dunkeld: West Centre, Jan Smuts Ave - 011 325 2567/8
Last update on this event: 20/03/2015
Event added: 20/03/2015
General Event Details
Sunday, 12 April 2015
Gauteng Province, Boksburg
Map of Event Start