The 2016 Cape Gate Vaal Marathon taking place on Sunday 6th March 2016 and will be the 42nd running of this ever growing and well organised event. It will again start and finish at the Dick Fourie Stadium, Klipriver Drive, Three Rivers, Vereeniging.
This is a 4 race event, a 42.2 km Marathon, 21.1 km Half Marathon, 10 km Development Race and a 5 km Fun Run, with all races starting and finishing at the same venue.
Ideal Route For A PB - Fast & Flat!
An Ideal Event That Offers The Elite, Active & Recreational Runner and Walker A Unique Race Format!
42.2 km Marathon
A highlight on the road running calendar! This two-lapper gently meanders through four suburbs of Vereeniging and has a section along the banks of the Vaal River. While it is fair to say that the route is flat, it is by no means the easiest marathon; you will have to work the whole way. This race also serves as a qualifier for the Comrades Marathon.
21.1 km Half Marathon
Fast, flat, single lap of the marathon route.
+1 10K Race
Fast, flat route though a suburb of Vereeniging. Unique one price, two entry race. It’s the same GREAT race as every year, but we want you to bring your +1! Bring a partner and get a special discounted price, matching race numbers, temporary licence (if needed) and a special edition interlocking +1 medal.
5 km Fun Run
Run... Walk... Fun for the whole family!