Entries for marathon awaited

2016-03-16 06:00

ENTRIES for this year’s Free State O.R. Tambo Marathon are open for runners interested in competing in the three categories of the event.

This year’s event takes place in Bloemfontein, starting at the Free State Sports Science Institute (FSSSI) and finishing at the Dr Petrus Molemela Stadium in Mangaung. Runners can compete in the following categories: 42,2 km (R100 entry), 21,1 km (R50 entry) and 10 km (R30 entry).

Up for grabs are cash incentives: R350 000 first prize in 42,2 km, R50 000 first prize in the 21,1 km and R10 000 first prize in the 10 km, including gold medals for both men and women.

The races make provision for junior, senior and veteran runners.

The closing date for entries is 4 April.

Runners can register on-line at fssacr.gov.za.

Dial 051-407-3500 with any enquiries.

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