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7km Run 2024
7km Run 2024

Sun, 21 Jul

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Tyumbu Bridge

7km Run 2024

A distinctive heritage run where participants have a unique opportunity to touch the birth places of some of South Africa’s most notable struggle icons on this global heritage route event including Dr O.R. Tambo, President Nelson Mandela and Chris Hani.

Time & Location

21 Jul 2024, 07:30 – 9:00

Tyumbu Bridge, Tyumbu, 5100, South Africa

About the event

CLOSING DATE FOR ONLINE ENTRIES:  30th JUNE 2024.  FREE T-SHIRTS TO THE FIRST 500 ENTRIES!

The Icon's Journey Marathon (a proud member of Proudly South African) presents to you it's 6th annual multi-sporting event.

The Icon’s Journey Marathon vision was inspired by President Nelson Mandela’s journey of growing up in the rural villages of the former Transkei homeland to becoming a Global Icon.

In the physical event participants in South Africa’s longest 1 day running event have a unique opportunity to trace Madiba’s footprints from where he  was born, grew up, went to school and is laid to rest.

A unique heritage and tourism  route where participants have an opportunity to also touch the birth places of some of South Africa’s Iconic freedom fighters namely Chris Hani, Walter Sisulu, Dr. A.B Xuma, Mama Albertina Sisulu, King Sabata Dalindyebo, Mama Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Dr. O.R Tambo  and many others.

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#theiconsjourney2024

RACE INFO:

Download the route map here

Running Starting Points:

103km - Clarkebury Institution Start

35km - Nelson Mandela’s Qunu Home

14km - Xolilizwe Sangoni Technical High School

7km - Tyumbu bridge

All races finish at Nelson Mandela Museum, Bhunga Building, Mthatha.

STANDARD ENTRY (for RSA and INTERNATIONAL)

Icon’s Journey Marathon drawstring bag.

Refreshment points along the route.

Entertainment along the route.

Race Number.

10% discount coupon for merchandise.

Finishers Iconic medal.

Get free t-shirt if you are in 1st 500 to enter.  

It is a requirement of ASA and CSA that participants of running and cycling races require a license, either a permanent one (purchased through your club) or a temporary one.

Temporary license fee:  R65

START & CUT-OFF TIMES:

103km - 03h00am start in Clarkebury to cut off time 18h00pm at Nelson Mandela Museum.  Cut off  is 15 hours.

There are cut off points every 21kms along the route as detailed below:

•  21km - 3hrs (06h00h)

•  42km - 6hrs (09h00)

•  63km - 9hrs (12h00)

•  84km - 12hrs (15h00)

•  94km - 13h30min (16h30)

•  103km - 15hrs (18h00)

35km - Qunu via Qokolweni to Nelson Mandela Museum.

•  07h00am -13h00pm.

•  Cut-off time 6hrs.

14km - Xolilizwe Sangoni High School  to Nelson Mandela Museum.

•  07h15 - 09h45.

•  Cut-off 2h30min

7km - Tyumbu bridge to Nelson Mandela Museum.

•  07h30 - 09h00.

•  Cut-off 1h30min

RACE PACKS TO BE COLLECTED AT THE EXPO FROM 17-20 July 2024.  

MEDALS TO ALL FINISHERS - TO BE COLLECTED ON RACE DAY.

NO RACE ENTRIES WILL BE SOLD ON RACE DAY.

NO RACE PACK COLLECTION ON RACE DAY.

Please review the RACE RULES here before entering.

Please check your details upon entering, no refunds or exchanges under any circumstances.

HELP US MAKE A DIFFERENCE:

400km Iconic Challenge Run

Do you want to run, cycle, walk for a charity? Please donate by clicking here:

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The only way to finish this challenge is by tapping into your inner Icon.

WILL YOU ENDURE THE ICON’S JOURNEY?

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.

Schedule


  • 1 hour 30 minutes

    7km Run

    Tyumbu Bridge

Tickets

  • 7KM RUN WITH FREE T-SHIRT

    Sale ends: 30 Jun, 00:06

    Includes a FREE t-shirt! (While stocks last) 7km Run 2024 This ticket includes: Refreshment points along the route. Entertainment along the route. Race Number. Finishers Iconic medal. RACE PACKS TO BE COLLECTED AT THE EXPO ON 17-20 JULY 2024. MEDALS TO ALL FINISHERS - TO BE COLLECTED ON RACE DAY.

    R 140,00
  • 7KM RUN STANDARD ENTRY

    Sale ends: 30 Jun, 00:06

    7km Run 2024 This ticket includes: Refreshment points along the route. Entertainment along the route. Race Number. Finishers Iconic medal. RACE PACKS TO BE COLLECTED AT THE EXPO ON 17-20 JULY. MEDALS TO ALL FINISHERS - TO BE COLLECTED ON RACE DAY.

    R 140,00
  • Temporary Running License

    Sale ends: 30 Jun, 23:50

    It is a requirement of ASA and CSA that participants of running and cycling races require a license, either a permanent one (purchased through your club) or a temporary one.

    R 65,00
  • ICON FOR CHANGE DONATION

    Sale ends: 30 Jun, 23:50

    Make a difference! Donate to underprivileged children and young adults in the villages along the 103km route and townships nationwide. Play your part by donating to Promote Sport for Social Change!

    ZAR

Total

R 0,00

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