Explore Southern
Africa

Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

With over 7000 participants from around the country, the Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon is regarded as the largest inland ultra-marathon in South Africa. Its name, Om die Dam is Afrikaans and is directly translated to "around the dam" - which is relevant to the event, because the marathon is run around the Hartebeespoort Dam in the North West Province.

The dam itself is a scenic destination and it surrounded by the majestic Magaliesberg Mountain Range. The race not only has the advantage of being held in such a beautiful setting, but also has a family appeal and is consistently voted as one of the top races of the year.

Om die Dam is a beautiful, but difficult race and has shown tremendous growth throughout the years, growing from only 1950 athletes in 1991 to over 7000 participants now.

If you are up for an extremely challenging run with lots of steep hills, then this is the race for you! One of the hills in the final stretches can bring even the most skilled runners to a walk. Remember to take water with you as this event in middle of the hot North West Province summer.


The race offers a 50km Ultra Marathon, a 21km Half Marathon, a 10km run and a 5km run.

The 26th consecutive Om die Dam Ultra Marathon will be run on Saturday, 12 March 2015.

Village Mall Shopping Centre
c/o Tielman Street & R511, Hartbeespoort
GPS Coordinates: S 25° 43.830' - E 27° 53.1

For more information, visit: www.omdiedamultra.co.za/
Contact number: 078 765 2167 (Race Secretary)
Contact Email: omdiedam@gmail.com

Nearby Listings

Sleeps: 10 in 5 units/rooms
From R 487,50
Per person, per night sharing.

Hartbeespoort Dam Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

0.5km South East of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Hartbeespoort Dam Lodge provides visitors to the Hartbeespoort Dam with bed and breakfast accommodation. Located in Kosmos on the shores of the Hartbeespoort Dam, in the North West province. Imagine sitting at the breakfast table using all your senses, lo

Call Direct Direct Enquiry

Willinga Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

0.6km East of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Willinga Lodge offers guests bed and breakfast accommodation in Hartbeespoort in the North West province. Set in the secure and picturesque village of Kosmos with wonderful views of the Hartbeespoort dam, Willinga Lodge is a perfect romantic get away. Onl

Instant Booking
Sleeps: 2
From R 400,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Kosmos Getaway / Wegbreek

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

0.6km South East of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Kosmos Getaway provides self catering flatlet accommodation in the Hartbeespoort Dam area in the North West province. Kosmos Getaway / Wegbreek is situated in the tranquil charming Kosmos village, nestling against the Magalies mountains. The two flatlets

Call Direct Direct Enquiry
Graded:
Sleeps: 20 in 6 units/rooms
From R 895,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Kosmos Manor

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

0.7km South East of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Kosmos Manor provides both bed and breakfast accommodation and self catering in Hartbeespoort in the North West province. Named after the quaint neighborhood Kosmos, Kosmos Manor bed and breakfast on the banks of the Hartebeespoort Dam consists of 6 beaut

Instant Booking Call Direct Direct Enquiry
Graded:
Sleeps: 16 in 8 units/rooms

Galagos Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

0.7km South of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Galagos Lodge offers bed and breakfast accommodation in Hartbeespoort in South Africa's North West province. Perfectly situated in the picturesque village of Kosmos, set against the Magaliesburg mountain range with uninterrupted views of the Hartbeespoort

Instant Booking
Sleeps: 10

Atelier Isabella

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

0.8km South of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Atelier Isabella offers self catering accommodation at the Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West province. (Sleeps 8). Located in the quiet suburb of Kosmos overlooking the Hartbeespoort Dam. Relax in an artistic atmosphere where paintings enrich the interi

Call Direct Direct Enquiry

Palm Valley Inn

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

2.6km North East of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Palm Valley Inn offers self catering apartment accommodation in Hartbeespoort in the North West province. Set in the quite suburb of Shoemansville overlooking the Hartbeespoort Dam. Our self catering serviced holiday apartments are just 700 meters from th

Instant Booking Call Direct Direct Enquiry

Shangrila Innibos Country Lodge

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

4.2km West of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Shangrila Innibos is surrounded by the majesty of the Magaliesberg Mountain range opposite the world famous Elephant Sanctuary and within walking distance to the Monkey Sanctuary. Hartbeespoort Dam is very popular for weekend getaways or day trips. In the

Instant Booking

Shangrila Innibos - Tented Camps & Camping

Caravan or Camping Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

4.2km West of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Shangrila Innibos - Tented Camps & Camping is located on the Old Rustenburg Rd (R104), in the Hartbeespoort Dam area in the North West province. Shangrila Innibos is surrounded by the majesty of the Magaliesberg Mountain range opposite the world famous El

Instant Booking
Graded:
Sleeps: 56 in 18 units/rooms

Casa Bianca Guest Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Hartbeespoort & Dam

4.5km North East of center of Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon

Casa Bianca Guest Lodge offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in the heart of Hartbeespoort in the North West province. Cradled between the Magaliesberg Mountains lies the small town of Hartbeespoort - a town with a dam, known by many a tourist, t

Call Direct Direct Enquiry