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Die Vlakte Marathon, Half & 10 km

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Date: 25 November 2017
Time: 05h00
Organisers: Langeberg Athletic Club
Distance: 42.2; 21.1; 10;
Province: South Western Districts
Start: 42.2 km - Heidelberg High School
21.1 km - Soutpan Farm Witsand
10 km - Vondeling Primary School
Finish: Witsand Swimming Beach
Race Changes 12 Jun 2017
  Race Date changed changed from 01/01/2017 to 25/11/2017.
Race Name changed changed from Die Vlakte Marathon, Half Marathon & 10 km to Die Vlakte Marathon, Half & 10 km.
 
Enquiries:
Contact 1: Nico Steyn
(C) 083-2263091
(Email) langebergathletics@gmail.com
(Website) www.langebergathletics.co.za

Contact 2: Estelle Swart
(C) 072-9622092
(Email)dmatthysen@oldmutual.com
 
Entry Details:
Entries are accepted at the Heidelberg High School Sports Ground the day before the race between 17h00 and 20h00. Late entries are accepted at the event starts. The Heidelberg High Sports Ground will accept entries to all races between 04h00 and 04h45. Half marathon entries will be accepted at Soutpan between 05h00 and 05h45. Ten kilometre and fun run entries will be accepted at Vondeling Primary School between 06h00 and 06h45.
Walkers are Welcome
 
Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 2. Route Type: Point-to-point
This easy, scenic marathon is mainly downhill with the only hilly section in the first 13 kilometres. The route goes through a flat agricultural area known as ‘Die Vlakte’, then down to White Sands. You will pass large flocks of ostriches and see a range of farming activities en route to the sea.
Prizes and Give-Aways:
Cash prizes go to category winners. Gold medals go to the first five men and women. Marathon finishers within 03:15 and half marathon finishers within 01:30 get silver, and all other finishers within the time limits get bronze. Goodie bags go to the first 250 entries.
 
Course Records:
Name Time Year
Men
Women
 
Editor's Notes:
The half marathon starts at 06h00 and has a 03:00 time limit. The 10 kilometre starts at 07h00 and has a 01:30 time limit. Runners in both these races will be transported from Heidelberg High School to their respective starting points. Both races are run in support of the local Cancer Association.
Finishers: 200 Time Limit: 05:00
 
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