Die Vlakte Marathon, Half & 10 km – 2018Qualifier 

November 24, 2018

November 24, 2018

5:00 To 10:00

Witsand, Western Cape, South Africa


5km Fun Run - R50 , 10km – R80 , 21.1km - R90 , 42.2km - R110 , Temp. License - R35


Event Description

The Die Vlakte Marathon takes place on the 24th of November 2018 – Witsand (Western Cape). Distance options: 5km, 10.4km, 21.1km & 42.2km.

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.


This event is a qualifier for the Two Oceans and Comrades Marathon.

Distance & Entry Fee:

5km Fun Run – R50
10.4km – R80
21.1km – R90
42.2km – R110
Temp. License – R35

Start Venue:

42.2 km – Heidelberg High School
21.1 km – Soutpan Farm Witsand
10.4 km – Vondeling Primary School
5km Fun Run – Green Shed

Finish Venue: Witsand Swimming Beach

Start Time: 42.2km – 5am; 21.1km – 6am; 10.4km – 7am; 5km – 8am

Discipline: Road Running

Min Age:

Fun Run – 9 years
10.4km – 15 years
21.1km – 16 years
42.2km – 20 years

Transport: Morning of the race, available from Witsand Camp site at 3.30am and no later. To the start of the Half marathon will depart from the starting point at Heidelberg High School Sports Ground at 05h00 sharp. Transport will be available from the finish to starting point of each race, direct after prize giving has been concluded.

ASWD Licensed athlete take note: Forget your IPICO chip – you will have to pay R20 to loan one for the race. Lost your chip – you will have to pay R75 for a replacement chip.

Hand-outs: Goodiebags for first 100 entries


Gold: Winner of Marathon & Half marathon
Silver: Marathon sub 3h15; Half Marathon sub 1h30
Bronze: Everybody finishing within the cut-off times.
5km & 10.4km – medals to all finishers.

Prize giving: Will take place at 10h30 in Witsand.


Langeberg Athletic Club

How to Enter?

Registration and Late Entries:
On-Line entries @ www.aswd.co.za. Close Monday 19 Nov @ 23h30.
All Late Entries: will be accepted at a R20 premium to advertised rates
Friday, 23 Nov 2018
17h00 – 20h00 at the Heidelberg High School Sports ground.
Saturday, 24 Nov 2018
04h00 – 04h45 42.2km at the Heidelberg Sports ground
05h00 – 05h45 21.1km at Zoutpan (start of the half marathon)
06h00 – 06h45 10.4km Vondeling Primary School (Start of 10.4 km).
07h00 – 07h45 Fun Run at Green Shed 2 km on the R323

Event Contact Information

Estelle Swart / 072-9622092 / dmatthysen@oldmutual.com


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