Josiah Gumede Marathon -2019

November 23, 2019

November 23, 2019

5:30 To 11:30

Bergville Sports Centre, Golf Road, Bergville

10km - R140
21.1km - R170
42.2km - R225
Temp. License - R35 to R60


Event Description

The Josiah Gumede Marathon takes place on the 23rd of November 2019, from Bergville Sports Centre (Bergville, KZN). Distance options: 42.2km, 21.1km & 10km.

Running under the spectacular peaks of the Drakensberg Mountains, the Josiah Gumede Marathon Event celebrates the life of Josiah Gumede, the 4th President of the ANC and is one of the cornerstone highlights of the Drakensberg Extravaganza.


This event is a qualifier for the COmrades and Two Oceans Marathons.

Distance & Entry Fee
Pre Entries (Closing 18 Nov 2019):
10km – R140
21.1km – R170
42.2km – R225

Start Venue: 
42km – The Old Aeroplane on the P288, Mazizini
21km – Dukuza Primary School on the P288
10km – Near the D2101 turn off to Rockdale

Finish Venue: Bergville Sports Centre, Golf Road, Bergville, Kwa-Zulu Natal

Start Time: 
42km – 05h30
21km – 05h45
10km – 06h00

Temporary Licence:
10km – R35
21.1km – R50
42.2km – R60


Registration and the race finish is at the Bergville Sports Centre Golf Road Bergville. Transport by taxi’s is available to all three starts from 04h00. Order your transport ticket when you enter or at registration.

Prize Giving: 09h30



Drakensberg Extravaganza

How to Enter?


MANUAL: Fill out the entry form and either:

a) Place in an envelope with cash and place in Entry Form Box in the running stores (Durban Runner – Glenwood/Morningside or Poobie Naidoo – Durban North/Ballito) or at the Bergville Municipal Office.

b) Webticket: At any Pick’n Pay store with cash at the front counter.

c) Deposit money at:

Account name: Eventtiming (K.H. Bradfield)
Account no.: 154 376 4345 | Clearing code: 470010
Acc. Type: Savings | Branch: Pavillion
Use ID no. as Reference and Whatsapp Entry Form & deposit slip to 061 505 1416

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