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NFB Tony Viljoen Masters Marathon & Half

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Date: 03 September 2017
Time: 06h00
Organisers: Border Masters Athletics Association
Distance: 42.2; 21.1;
Province: Border
Start: Macleantown Road
Cobongo turn-off
Finish: Beacon Bay Country Club
Beaconhurst Drive
Beacon Bay
Race Changes 20 Jul 2017
  Race Name changed changed from Tony Viljoen Masters Marathon & Half to NFB Tony Viljoen Masters Marathon & Half .
Start Venue changed changed from Beacon Bay Country Club to Beacon Bay Country Club Beaconhurst Drive Beacon Bay.
Primary Contact Fax changed changed from 043-7353350 to .
Race Date changed changed from 02/09/2017 to 03/09/2017.
Race Date changed changed from 01/01/2017 to 02/09/2017.
Race Name changed changed from NFB 2016 Tony Viljoen Masters Marathon Run & Half Marathon Walk to Tony Viljoen Masters Marathon & Half .
 
Enquiries:
Contact 1: Tony Viljoen
(H) 043-7353350
(C) 084-2919029
(Email) valeriev@iafrica.com
(Website) bordermasters.co.za/

Contact 2: Sandy Mountfort
(H) 043-7354149
(C) 082-3765755
(Email)smountfort@xsinet.co.za
 
Entry Details:
Pre-entry Closing Date: 31 August 2017

Entries are accepted at the Beacon Bay Country Club the Friday before the race. This event is strictly pre-entry.


 
Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 2. Route Type: Point-to-point

This fast and undulating route is reputedly the fastest marathon in the Border region. The first 38 kilometres are run through the countryside. The last four kilometres are fast and flat all the way to the finish at the Beacon Bay Country Club.



Prizes and Give-Aways:

Finishers in each five-year category win gold, silver and bronze medals. There are hand-outs which vary from year to year depending on the sponsor.

 
Course Records:
Name Time Year
Men D. Skepe 02:21:56 1993
Women S. Eldridge 02:58:19 2001
 
Editor's Notes:

The half marathon is for walkers only. This race celebrates its 39h anniversary in 2017



Finishers: 180 Time Limit: None
 
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