Rockies Gerald Fox Memorial Race with Discovery Vitality – 2019

September 15, 2019

September 15, 2019

7:00 To 10:00

Johannesburg Zoo, Cotswold Drive, Randburg, South Africa 

5km - R75
10km - R70 to R125
21.1km - R90 to R160
Temp. License - R30 to R35


Event Description

The Rockies Gerald Fox Memorial Race takes place on the 15th of September 2019, from the Johannesburg Zoo. Distance options: 5km fun run, 10km & 21.1km.

Distance & Entry Fee
Pre Entries (Closing 2 Sep 2019):
21.1km – R 160
21.1km Grandmasters 60 yrs+ – R 90
10km Run – R 125
10km Run Grandmasters 60 yrs+ – R 70
10km Walk – R 125
10km Walk Grandmasters 60 yrs+ – R 70
5km Fun Run – R 75
Temp. License (10km/21.1km) – R30/35

  • Electronically timed event
  • Entries for all races are available online at
  • Entries are limited to 9 000 entries across all distances.
  • For more information, please visit the Rockies Race website on:

Venue: The race start is in Upper Park Drive cnr Ettrick and finishes in the Johannesburg Zoo

Start Time: 
07:00 for 10km & 21.1km
07:00 for 10km walk
07:10 for 5km fun run


Friday 13 and Saturday, 14 September 2019, 09h00 – 16h00 10km and 21km  at the JHB Zoo main entrance on Upper Park Drive.

Sunday,15 September 2019 before the race event from 05h00

Fri 13, Sat 14 and Sun 15 Sept Fun Run Collections:  Moyo at Zoo Lake

General Info:

  • The 21.1km & 10km race start in Upper Park Drive cnr Ettrick and finishes in the Zoo
  • The 5km Fun Run race start is at Zoo Lake Sports Club  and finishes in the Zoo
  • Please do not park on the race route
  • Parking will be available at the Zoo parking lot for R15
  • Parking will also be available at Saxonwold Primary School and the War Memorial – No charge
  • Parking will be available at Zoo Lake Sports Club for Fun Run entrants: no charge. A bus will be available for lifts back to parking from the Zoo.
  • A portion of the race proceeds will be donated to the Johannesburg Zoo. Over R250 000 has been donated to the zoo over the last eight years
  • No pets allowed in the Zoo
  • Race results will be available two weeks after the race on: or
  • Race office:


Discovery Vitality members receive bonus fitness points for completing the race.

Distance Vitality     Fitness points
5km                            800 points
10km                          1 100 points
21.1km                       2 000 points
Terms, conditions, and limits apply


Rocky Road Runners

How to Enter?

Online entry at TimeMe Entries

Entries will also be available and accepted at the following shops:

Randburg Runner
(011) 888 9644 Manlam Court, Shop 3/4, 5th St, Linden

The Sweat Shop brances at:
(011) 325 2567 Dunkeld West Centre, Cnr Jan Smuts and Bompas, Dunkeld
(011) 465 9180 Broad Acers Shopping Centre, Valley Road, Broadacers
(011) 450 1847 Bedford Arcade, Van Buuren Rd, Bedfordview
(012) 665 0048, 50 South Downs Shopping Centre, Karee St, Irene

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