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Skip Navigation LinksAnnual Mayoral Road Race Marathon full of beauty for Polokwane City

Polokwane City is bringing the 3-in-1 annual Mayoral road race in the Province as part of raising funds towards a good course. Athletes from other provinces are expected to race at the Old Peter Mokaba stadium on Saturday, 19 May 2018 for 10km and 21,1km and 5km fun run starting from 07h00 in the morning.

The Executive Mayor of Polokwane Municipality, Cllr Thembi Nkadimeng and Councillors will also participate in the marathon as part of promoting a healthy lifestyle and contributing towards Mayoral Bursary Fund. The funds raised will be used to assist the needy and poor deserving learners to pursue their tertiary education.

Registration process started on Monday, 14 May 2018 from 08h00 until 16h00 weekdays at Sport and Recreation Office next to Virgin Active. On Friday the 18 May 2018, registration will take place from 16h00 until 20h00 at Polokwane Athletics Club. Late comers will be given a chance to register on the day of the marathon from the Old Peter Mokaba stadium from 05h00 until 06h45.The early registration runners will be given free T-shirts.

The entry fees for runners will be R100 for 21,1 km, R50 for 10 km and R30 for 5km.Temporary licences for 21, 1 km and 10km will be required  all runners without permanent licences. Medals will be given to all runners who reached the finishing line and lot of prizes are to be won amounting to R150 000.Residents who are non-runners can come and enjoy the aerobics competition.

The 3-1 Annual Mayoral Race marathon 2018 is proudly sponsored by Polokwane Athletics Club (PAC), Coca Cola,Park Inn hotel and Talisman.

Members of the media are invited to attend as follows:

Date: 19 May 2017

Venue: Old Peter Mokaba Stadium

Time: 05h00-11h30

RSVP: Media houses who will be in attendance are requested to confirm with me regarding their accreditation before Thursday, 17 May 2018 at 12h00 on 076 230 3627 or email

Please find attached marathon routes/map for all 3 distances for your attention.

Your attendance will be highly appreciated.

Issued by:   Communications and Marketing