Secunda, Mpumalanga - The Sasol Secunda Marathon will take place this Saturday, 10 February 2018. The starting time is 06:00 at the Sasol Recreation Club on Nelson Mandela Drive in Secunda. Experienced and novice athletes as well as families are encouraged to sign-up for the marathon.
The Sasol Secunda Marathon is one of the initiatives that the company supports to encourage healthy living and family participation. For the avid athlete, the event offers a 42.2 km full marathon or a 21.1 km half marathon. For families with children looking to enjoy some healthy outdoor fun, there is a 10 km race and a 4.9 km fun run.
As a Two Oceans and Comrades Marathon qualifier, the race is an important feature on the athletics calendar. This race has in the past attracted athletes from all provinces.
The online pre-entry registration closed on 5 February. Late entries will open on Friday from 14:00 to19:00 as well as on Saturday morning between 04:00 – 05:45.
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