Bluff Athletic Club Marathon, Half & 15 km Walk

Map to Start Club Contacts
Date: 12 November 2017
Time: 05h00
Organisers: Bluff Athletic Club
Distance: 42.2; 21.1; 15;
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Start: Fynnlands Sports Complex
55 Smith Drive
Race Changes 12 Jun 2017
  Primary Contact Email changed changed from to
Race Date changed changed from 01/01/2017 to 12/11/2017.
Start Time changed changed from 05h30 to 05h00.
Primary Contact Name changed changed from Kevin Adams to Dennis Houston-McMillan.
Primary Contact Email changed changed from to
Primary Contact Mobile changed changed from 083-3101024 to 076-1863920.
Race Name changed changed from Bluff Vets Half Marathon & 15 km Walk to Bluff Athletic Club Marathon, Half & 15 km Walk.
Distance changed changed from 21.1 to 42.2.
Primary Contact Email changed changed from to
Contact 1: Dennis Houston-McMillan
(C) 076-1863920

Contact 2: Kevin Adams
(C) 083-3101024
Entry Details:
Entries are accepted at the start from 04h00.
Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 3. Route Type: Circular
This is a moderate, undulating and scenic route that takes in the Bluff from the sea to the oil refinery. From Smith Drive the race follows Lighthouse Road into Marine Drive towards Anstey’s Beach. From here you climb up to the refinery, run along Badulla Drive, and then turn right into Tara Road where the route flattens for about six kilometres to the Pick n Pay. The weather is usually warm so it is wise to keep hydrated. In the last quarter of the race there is a long uphill pull to the water tower and, finally, a welcome respite as you dash down Bluff Road to the finish.
Prizes and Give-Aways:
Prize money is determined by the size of the field and the sponsor. There are lucky draw prizes to be won.
Course Records:
Name Time Year
Men Mbongeni Sosibo 01:16:03 2011
Women Jenny Sulton 01:35:53 2011
Editor's Notes:
There is a separate 15 kilometre walk which is open to all ages. This well-established race has been around for 44 years. Note that the half marathon race is open to all participants.
Finishers: 400 Time Limit: 03:00
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