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The Deloitte Challenge Pretoria Marathon

26 February 2017


The race will be run in accordance with the rules of ASA and AGN.


  • Licensed athletes must wear their 2017 license front and back with the official race number pinned in front on top of the license number. Athletes running with temporary numbers must pin them on the back with the official race number in the front.
  • Age restrictions:
    Minimum age of 14 years on the day of the race for 10 km
    Minimum age of 16 years on the day of the race for 21.1 km
    Minimum age of 20 years on the day of the race for 42.2 km.
  • Obey all marshals traffic authorities and traffic rules
  • Age category tags (e.g. 40, 50, 60, 70 and 80) and a “J” must be worn on the front and back by athletes competing for category prizes. Age category winners will be required to produce acceptable proof of age.
  • In the 10km walk category, athletes must display the “W” tags on front and back of their vests and age category to be eligible for prize money.
  • Race results will be available on www.raceresults.co.za
  • Wheelchair entrants are welcome provided that you are aware that you may require a runner to assist over the animal grids on Klapperkop, if doing the 21 km or 42 km races.
  • Tog bag area available at own risk.
  • Foreign athletes must comply with IAAF Rule 4, paragraph 2, with regard to handing over permits to the organiser.
  • No seconding is allowed.

Entry Information

Online entries close Sunday, 12 February 2017. Entries at stores close Wednesday, 22 February.

Entries at PHOBIANS’ club for all 3 distances available on Friday 24 and Saturday, 25 Febru­ary 2017 from 11h00 to 18h00.

Entries for the 10km will be available on race day from 04h30 to 06h15. Note: No t-shirts will be handed out on race day.

Online entries:  www.entrytime.co.za

Store Entries


Run-A-Way Sport (012) 361 3733 (302 Freesia Street Lynnwood Ridge)

Runners Store (012) 320 0048/55 (The Tramshed Centre)

The Sweatshop (012) 665 0048 (Southdowns Shopping Centre Irene)

Running Inn 079 907 1793 (63 George Storrar Drive)


The Sweatshop (Dunkeld) (011) 325 2567 (Cnr Jan Smuts Ave & Bompass Rd Dunkeld)

The Sweatshop (Bedfordview) (011) 450 2421 (Shop 5 Bedford Arcade)


Contact Information

Race Club:  PHOBIANS

Graham S.: 076 246 5185

Graham G.: 073 171 7507

Rene: 079 889 8484

Leon: 082 920 9495

First 5 000 entries will receive a T-shirt
First 5 000 entries will receive a T-shirt



POPUP (People Upliftment Programme) is a non-profit organisation with a holistic approach to the upliftment of under-privileged communities thereby ensuring that all the needs of individuals are addressed - mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. POPUP renders services to all persons living in Tshwane (in the Gauteng province, South Africa) and the surrounding areas regardless of race, culture, gender or religion. Currently POPUP's main centre is situated in Salvokop, Pretoria. POPUP also expanded with a second centre in Soshanguve in 2012.

Skills Development and Training

At present POPUP offers 9 SETA accredited market related skills programmes to unemployed people. With the expansion to Soshanguve, additional skills programmes will be presented soon. Follow the link for more info. http://www.popup.co.za/

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