Nedbank Soweto Marathon - Gauteng, Soweto
06h00, Sunday, 02 November 2008
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Where: Elkah Stadium, Soweto, Gauteng
The Nedbank Soweto Marathon is certainly unique, taking participants past some of its most famous landmarks as well as allowing participants a view into a world like they’ve never seen before.
In the world of running, the Soweto Marathon is considered a must when it comes to the uniqueness of the race as well as the glorious purse of R806 700.00, making it the richest marathon race in South Africa.
The Soweto Marathon, or the ‘Peoples Race’, invites all walks of life to join in, from the serious professionals to social runner, to those disabled or those who just want to be part of the atmosphere. Everyone is welcome!
Some of the sites you can expect to see on this fantastic race are:
Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital
Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum
20 kilometre walk
10 kilometres wheelchair race
5 kilometres fun run