Longest Day race in August

2015-07-01 06:05
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Longest Day race participants.

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COLLEGIANS Harriers is calling on runners to sign up for the 20th annual Longest Day race, a 12-hour track race for runners and walkers at Collegians Club on Saturday, 1 August at 7am.

This year Collegians will to donate R10 of the R375 entry fee to King’s Academy in Amanzimtoti.

Entries close on 18 July or when 150 participants have entered, whichever comes first.

A specially designed medal will be presented to all runners who complete a minimum of 80 kilometres and walkers who complete a minimum of 60 kilometres in 12 hours.

The Longest Day is an officially recognised event to qualify to participate in the Comrades Marathon. Information on distances and the applicable qualifying times can be found on the Comrades Marathon website.

Race participants must be 20 or older and must be a member of a registered athletic club.

For more information, contact the race office at 082 750 0822, Les Burnard at 082 336 7244 or visit www. collegiansharriers.co.za - Supplied

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