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Soweto Marathon

The Soweto Marathon is an annual event which takes place in Soweto at the NASREC Expo Centre. It is a circular race and will begin and end at the Expo Centre.

The marathon is sponsored by Energade, Netcare 911 and the MTN Expo Centre. Metro police will be directing traffic where there are road closures on the day.

The Soweto Marathon is one of South Africa's most popular races. More than 15 000 participants are expected to take part. The race offers beautiful views as runners run through the streets of Soweto. The day offers the whole family an opportunity to get involved. There are various distances and races for all ages.

Race times:
42.2km marathon - 6am (athletes must be 20years and older)
10km wheelchair race - 5:50am
10km able-bodied race - 6am
10km professional walkers - 6:40am
5km fun run - 8:30am

Entrance fee:
42.2km - R110
10km run/walk - R70
10km professional walk - R70
10km wheelchair - R70
5km - R10
All participants who finish the race within time will receive a medal. There will also be a school's challenge on the day. All schools are invited to participate. The school with the most learners finishing the race will receive R5000, second place will receive R3000 and then R2000 to the third school. The race is fast becoming more popular each year.

Be sure to mark these dates on your calendar, don't miss out on this opportunity.

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Sleeps: 12 in 6 units/rooms
From R 680,00
Per unit, per night.
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33 on First

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Melville

6.9km North of center of Soweto Marathon

33 on First Guesthouse is situated a stone's throw from the Bohemian suburb of Melville's famous 7th Street with its vibe atmosphere, pavement cafes, cozy restaurants, antique/vintage stores and cocktail clubs, we are in the perfect location to explore Jo

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7th Street Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Melville

7.6km North of center of Soweto Marathon

7th Street Guesthouse and Conference Venue is a 4 star graded by TGCSA, with 13 luxury en suite rooms equipped with DSTV, Wifi internet access, heaters, hairdryers, fans, digital safes, coffee/tea facilities and bar fridges stocked with compliment...

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Sleeps: 8 in 4 units/rooms

Parktown Guesthouse

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Parktown

7.7km North of center of Soweto Marathon

Parktown Guesthouse is set in a beautiful garden of a private Parktown estate - Situated in a lovely neighborhood. The cottage can accommodate two persons.

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Sleeps: 2

Forest Cottage B&B

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Forest Town

8.9km North of center of Soweto Marathon

Nestled in the leafy suburb of Forest Town, in a quiet and secure cul-de-sac with 24 hour security guards. Friendly and warm comfort offered by Annie and Chris Challis - this is your home away from home.

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Sleeps: 18 in 11 units/rooms
From R 300,00
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Villa Lugano Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Johannesburg

9.2km East of center of Soweto Marathon

Villa Lugano Guesthouse is an exclusive Mediterranean styled luxury 4 Star and an AA Quality Assured Superior graded guest house ideally situated in Mulbarton in South Africa's City of Gold, Johannesburg. Situated close to the Camaro Street....

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Forest Town Guest Cottages

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Forest Town

9.2km North of center of Soweto Marathon

Forest Town Guest Cottages situated in Forest Town in Johannesburg. These attractively and comfortably furnished villas are self-contained, separate and private, 1- and 2-bedroom villas to suit families, the business traveller and tourists.

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House Higgo

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Northcliff

10.6km North West of center of Soweto Marathon

Bearing the proud crest of the Higgo family, this boutique guesthouse offers luxury accommodation and conference facilities in the northern suburb of Northcliff, Johannesburg.

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Abbott's in Parkhurst

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Parkhurst

10.6km North of center of Soweto Marathon

Self catering accommodation in Parkhurst, Johannesburg. Including office area and within walking distance restaurants, shops and pubs. A sports club is on the boundary of the establishment.

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The Jack Rose

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Johannesburg

11.4km North of center of Soweto Marathon

The PERFECT ROSEBANK ACCOMMODATION for Business and Leisure Travellers. There are 56 huge rooms and apartments, the beds are comfortable, the WiFi is fast & free and the coffee is GOOD! This perfect location makes getting around Johannesburg that much eas

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Rockridge Manor Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Randburg

11.4km North West of center of Soweto Marathon

Rockridge Manor is a bed and breakfast establishment situated in Fairland, Johannesburg. Architecturally designed in raw brick, wood & glass and atriums to blend with the garden of indigenous trees and rock.

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