Old Eds Road Race with Discovery Vitality – 2019

August 11, 2019

August 11, 2019

7:30 To 10:30

Virgin Active Old Eds - Health Club, 9th Avenue, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa

5km - R75
10km - R75 to R125
21.1km - R95 to R160
Temp. License - R30 to R35


Event Description

The Old Eds Half Marathon takes place on the 11th of August 2019, from Virgin Active Old Eds Sports Club (Joburg). Distance options: 5km, 10km & 21.1km.

This year is the 40th running of the Old Eds Road race and to celebrate the event each participant in the 21.1km and 10km race will receive a commemorative gift when collecting their race number – this is one not to be missed!!!!

Distance & Entry Fee:
21.1km – R 160
21.1km Grandmaster 60 – 69 yrs – R 95
10km – R 125
10km Grandmaster 60 – 69 yrs – R 75
5km – R 75
5km Grandmasters 60 – 69 yrs – R 75

  • Substitution: R20 substitution fee plus the difference in entry cost if increasing the distance. 
  • Only available on Saturday 10 August 2019 at the club.
  • Electronically timed event – All runners will be timed by Time-me (timing chip integrated in race number)

Temporary  Licences:
10km – R30
21km – R35

Venue: Virgin Active Old Eds Sports Club, Cnr 11th Avenue and 4th Street, Lower Houghton, JHB

Start Time:
10km and 21.1km: 07h30
5km: 07h45


(At The Old Edwardians Club)
8 August | 14h00 to 16h00
9 August | 14h00 to 16h00
10 August | 10h00 to 18h00
11 August | 06h30 to 07h00
(Number collections close 30min before start of race)


  • Photographer
  • Secure tog-bag area
  • DJ
  • Food and refreshments will be on sale
  • No braais – catering will be available at the club
  • Kids jumping castle will be available

Prize Giving:  Starts at 10h00

Vitality Points:
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 and conditions apply.


  • Starts at 9h00
  • Prizes to First Boy and First Girl under 13 years of age
  • Lucky draw prizes for all competitors at prize-giving, bring your race number!


Old Edwardians Athletic Club

How to Enter?

Online (Closing: on 2 August 2019)



The Sweatshop Dunkeld and Old Eds Sports Club

5km Entries will be available from K.E.P.S

No entries will be available on race day

Contact Information


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