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Chatsworth Freedom Ultra Marathon

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Date: 23 April 2017
Time: 05h30
Organisers: Flora Chatsworth Athletic Club
Distance: 52; 25
Province: KwaZulu-Natal
Start: Chatsworth Stadium
Trisula Drive
Arena Park
Race Changes 09 Sep 2016
  Race Date changed changed from 01/01/2017 to 23/04/2017.
 
Enquiries:
Contact 1: Dees Govender
(C) 083-7854333
(Email) chatsworthac@telkomsa.net
(Website) www.chatsac.co.za
 
Entry Details:
Entries are accepted at Durban area races prior to the marathon and at the Flora Chatsworth Athletic Clubhouse at the Chatsworth Stadium. No entries taken on race day.
 
Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 3. Route Type: Circular
The first half of the race is moderately undulating with no major hills. The route goes through the residential areas of Chatsworth where there is lots of crowd support. A special treat is a run through the scenic Silverglen Nature Reserve. The challenging part of the route comes between the marathon mark and 45 kilometres where there is a gradual yet testing uphill climb. The final five kilometre stretch to the finish should prove relatively easy.
Prizes and Give-Aways:
All finishers receive a T-shirt.
 
Course Records:
Name Time Year
Men E. Ntuli 03:09:56 1997
Women F. vd Merwe 03:47:08 1998
 
Editor's Notes:
The people of Chatsworth provide lots of entertainment and encouragement along the route, which helps to make this a magical experience for the long-distance runner. This is the only ultra in the Durban area that is a Comrades qualifier. There is also a 25 kilometre run/walk which starts at 06h00. This is a one lap race that incorporates the first half of the ultra marathon.
Finishers: 1400 Time Limit: 06:30
 
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