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LONGEST DAY 12-HOUR TRACK RACE
DATE 04 August 2018
TIME 07h00
ORGANISERS Collegians Harriers
DISTANCE 80km, 60
PROVINCE KwaZulu-Natal
START VENUE Collegians Club,381 Boshoff Street,Pietermaritzburg
PRIMARY CONTACT
NAME Les Burnard
NUMBER 082-7500822
EMAIL collegians.harriers@gmail.com
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ENTRY DETAILS



This event is strictly pre-entry. Entries will be accepted at the Collegians Harriers clubhouse every Tuesday from 17h00 to 18h00. Entries close two weeks before the race or on the date the 150th entry is received. Fax entries to 086-5322605 or e-mail to collegians.harriers@gmail.com.




LONGEST DAY 12-HOUR TRACK RACE

DIRECTIONS

Race Start Coordinates: -29.603890605871775, 30.390586853027343 

Race Finish Coordinates: None

LONGEST DAY 12-HOUR TRACK RACE

THE RUN


The race is run in three lanes around a grass track with the inside lane being reserved for walkers and the outside two lanes for runners. The lanes are approximately 333 metres long. Although the route is rated as easy, it can prove mentally demanding.


FACILITES

There are hot showers and a basic medical facility situated inside the Club building.

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MEDIA RELEASE
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ORGANISER
NAME Collegians Harriers
PROVINCE KwaZulu-Natal
EMAIL collegians.harriers@gmail.com
WEBSITE www.collegiansharriers.co.za
ADDRESS 381 Boshoff Street Pietermaritzburg

CONTACT PERSON
NAME Les Burnard
PROVINCE
EMAIL collegians.harriers@gmail.com
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ADDRESS

RACES BY THIS CLUB
TYPE PROVINCE RACE DATE VENUE CONTACT NUMBER
KwaZulu-Natal Umgeni Water Marathon, 32 km & 15 km Run/Walk 25 March 2018 Midmar Dam Resort Howick Les Burnard 082-7500822
KwaZulu-Natal Duke of York 16 km Run/Walk 07 October 2018 Bishopstowe Hall Pietermaritzburg Les Burnard 082-7500822
LONGEST DAY 12-HOUR TRACK RACE

EDITORS NOTES



EDITORS NOTES

Minimum Distances:
80 km for Runners
60 km for Walkers

The Longest Day celebrates its 23rd anniversary in 2018. The record for the race is held by Obert Ngcobo who covered 143.99 kilometres in 2003. The women's record holder is Veronica Mahlati who ran 118.64 kilometres in that same year. A quality refreshment station will be provided but you are encouraged to bring your own personal team. Participants who complete 100 kilometres in the event join the prestigious 100 kilometre club. The 1000 kilometre club is open to all who cover the distance over a number of years. The Hall of Fame inducts all who finish 10 events.



Time Limit: 12:00

Finishers: 100

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