Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon – 2019

October 27, 2019

October 27, 2019

5:30 To 11:30

Scottburgh Station (Marathon Start)

10km - R180 to R200
21.1km - R210 to R230
42.2km - R280 to R300


Event Description

The Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon takes place on the 27th of October 2019, starting from Scottburgh (42.2km), Ilfracombe (21.1km) and Illovo Beach (10km) Stations to Hutchinson Park, Amanzimtoti.

This is a scenic and undulating run along the coastline. From the start in Scottburgh the race first goes through the town and out towards Park Rynie for approximately five kilometres before turning back north along the old South Coast Road. You run past Scottburgh again and press on to Umkomaas and Ilfracombe, the starting point of the half marathon. Then it is Umgababa, Winkelspruit and finally Amanzimtoti.


This event is qualifier for the Comrades and Two Oceans Marathons.

Distance & Entry Fee:
10km Run/Walk – R180 (Late entry – R200)
21.1km Run/Walk – R210 (Late entry – R230)
42.2km Run – R280 (Late entry – R300)
70+ Free race entry (proof of age required)
Temp. License – R60
Bus Fee – R80

Start Venue:  
42.2 km – Scottburgh Station
21.1 km – Ilfracombe Station
10km – Illovo Beach Station

Finish Venue: Hutchinson Park, Amanzimtoti

Discipline: Road Running

Start Time:  5:30 am

Parking available at Civic Centre. Buses will depart from Civic Road, Amanzimtoti.

Buses will leave from Hutchinson Park as follows:
10km: 4:15 am – 4:45 am
21.1km: 4 am – 4:30 am
42.2km: 3:30 am – 4:15 am

Prize Giving:
10km & 21.1km @ 9 am
42.2km @ 11 am

Number Collection

Entry tags and race packs can be collected on race weekend at Hutchinson Park, 1 Valley Road, Amanzimtoti:
Saturday, 26 October 2019: from 10h00 until 17h00 or Sunday, 27 October 2019: from 03h30 until 04h40

  • Shirts are available for 21.1km & 42.2km early bird entrants only.
  • Medals will be awarded to all finishers.


Amanzimtoti Athletic Club

How to Enter?

Online entry with WebTickets

Contact Information


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