Adventure Events

PG GLASS DIAMOND MARATHON

KIMBERLEY HARRIERS 46th PG GLASS DIAMOND MARATHON

The name Kimberley has been associated with the magic of diamonds since these mysterious, shiny "pebbles”, first appeared in the Northern Cape region of South Africa in the mid-19th century.

The annual Diamond Marathon celebrates the towns rich history. The course is flat & fast and an ideal qualifying race for the Comrades or Two Oceans Marathon.

WHEN:
Saturday 13 February 2016
START TIME:
6:00 am at Hoffe Park
WHERE:
Hoffe Park, Reservoir Street, Newpark
DISTANCES:
5 km fun run, 10 km, 21,1 km & 42,2 km
ENTRIES:
Pre-entries from 17:00-19:00 on Friday 12 February at Hoffe Park Club, Reservoir Street and from 4:45 – 5:45 on race day 13 February 2016 at Hoffe Park
ENTRY FEES:
5 km fun run R10 – (no license required), 10 km = R50, 21,1 km = R80 and 42, 2 km = R100, Temporary licenses = R40 each

Walkers and wheelchair athletes welcome
T-Shirts for the first 100 entries for the Marathon
Medals to all finishers of the 42,2 km. 21,1 km & 10 km races
Water stations every 3 km - cold water, Coke and Powerade

GENERAL RULES:
Athletes need to participate with a 2016 ASA license or temporary license. All participants must abide by the rules of AGW and ASA. The entry form must be SIGNED. Running with ear phones is not allowed. Only runners with a category sticker will qualify for a category prize. ER24 will be on duty during the race. Obey referee, marshals and traffic officers on the route. The route and every kilometre will be clearly marked.

Age restrictions for the races:
42,2 km = 20 years
21,1 km = 16 years
10 km = 14 years

ACCOMMODATION:

GUMTREE LODGE
Hull Street, Old Bloemfontein Rd (R64)
Tele office +27 053 832 8577
Fax: +27 (53) 831 5409
Mobile +27 76 371 0930 (24 hr service)
Email:gumtreelodge@telkomsa.net

AIRPORT HOTEL, McDougal Street
Contact: 053-802 7980

KALAHARI LODGE, c/o Landbou Road and Memorial Road (N12)
Contact: 053-831 5085

SUNDOWNER LODGE
Contact: 053-8311145/6

HORSESHOE INN, Memorial Road (N12)
Last update on this event: 27/01/2016
Event added: 27/01/2016
General Event Details
DATE:
Saturday, 13 February 2016
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Free State Province, Northern Cape, Kimberley
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