The Die Vlakte Marathon takes place on the 23rd of November 2019, from Heidelberg High School, Heidelberg (Western Cape). Distance options: Fun Run, 10km, 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:
Fun Run – R50
10.4km – R80
21.1km – R90
42.2km – R110
Temp. License – R35
42.2 km – Heidelberg High School
21.1 km – Soutpan Farm Witsand
10 km – Vondeling Primary School
Fun Run – Green Shed
42.2km – 5 am
21.1km – 6 am
10km – 7 am
Fun Run – 8 am
Fun Run – 9 years
10.4km – 15 years
21.1km – 16 years
42.2km – 20 years
Witsand Swimming Beach
Morning of the race, available from Witsand Campsite at 3:30 am 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 the starting point of each race, direct after the 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.
Will take place at 10h30 in Witsand.
How to Enter?
Online entry at EntryTickets.net (Closing date for online entries: 22h30 Monday 18 November. Late entries taken on the day will attract an R20 premium on the advertised entry fee.)
Late entries: Heidelberg High School Sports Ground
Friday 22 Nov 2019 between 17:00 – 20:00 – Will attract an R20 premium to the advertised entry fee.
Saturday, 23 Nov 2019
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
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