About the race

Hosted by the Rotary Club of Grahamstown Sunset in consultation with Albany Saints and Sinners Multisport Club

The GBS Mutual Bank Mountain Drive Half Marathon starts and finishes at Graeme College (Somerset Field- use lower entrance at corner of Miles and Selbourne Road), Grahamstown on Saturday, 25 August 2018.

The Race starts at 8am for runners and walkers.

Pre-entries close at 9am on Wednesday, 22nd August at Brian Bands Sports (PE) and Oasis Water (Peppergrove Mall, Grahamstown).

First 200 online entries will receive t-shirts.

Online entries close at midnight on Tuesday, 22nd August 2018.

Late entries to be accepted on race day at the Graemian Centre, Graeme College from 6:30am to 7:45am.

All race officials and marshals are to be obeyed at all times.

Unless otherwise directed, all runners are to keep on the right hand side of the road.

Entrants must be 16 years or older on the day of the race.

Registered athletes are covered by a group personal accident insurance scheme. Details may be obtained from your club/province. Temporary licensed participants are therefore urged to join an affiliated athletics club. Details obtainable from the EPA Office 041 374 2818. Runners using temporary licenses shall produce proof of age on race day to qualify for prizes. Completion of the tear-off slip for temporary licenses is compulsory. Temporary license numbers are to be displayed on the front of a plain vest/shirt.

Water Tables will be present on the route, with water sachets and Coke. However, in order to LOWER YOUR CARBON (AND PLASTIC) FOOTPRINT, you are urged to run with a hydration pack/your own cup or make use of the re-useable cups and water dispensers at each water table. Our hope is to make this run 100% GREEN within the next 5 years.

Littering outside the allocated disposal points may lead to disqualification.

Personal seconding rules apply and wearing of earphones will lead to disqualification.

Cut off time is 12:00 noon for walkers and runners. Prize-Giving will take place at 12:15pm.


  David Stoloff     082 643 6733
  Jaco van Dyk   081 531 5299    e-mail a.s.s.running@gmail.com
  Viv Quin   082 563 7167  Rotary Club of Grahamstown Sunset

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