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Birchwood Half-Marathon 2018

Running Events in Gauteng

The Birchwood Half-Marathon returns for it’s 8th iteration on 22 April 2018. You’re invited to #CrossTheLine and be part of a family-friendly, fun-filled and festive event which promises a great run, prizes to be won and award-winning hospitality! 

Aimed at attracting both dedicated athletes, and promoting exercise, combined with fun, for a healthy lifestyle amongst Gauteng’s families, the race has grown year on year; in 2017 accommodating 3 750 runners in the 21.1km and 10km races, and a further 250 runners/ walkers in the 5km race.

The FIRST 1 500 entrants to the race will receive a t-shirt and medals will be awarded to all participants who successfully finish the race. Start times for the 21.1km and 10km is 6:30am and 7:30am for the 5km race.

Entries cost R140 for the 21.1km, R100 for the 10km and R60 for the 5km. Temporary licence fees apply to runners not affiliated to a club; R25 for the 21.1km, R20 for the 10km and no fee for the 5km race. Entries close on 19 March 2018 or when sold out, with no entries sold on the day.

Click here to enter online or grab an entry form at Birchwood Main Reception,  The Sweat Shop in Dunkeld or Bedfordview. 

Please also take note of the below important information:

  • Online entries have opened, enter by going to
  • Entries can be bought at the Sweat Shop Dunkeld and Bedfordview (details on on flyer)
  • Temporary licences can be bought on the day of the race
  • Closing date is 19 March 2018 or when the event is SOLD OUT
  • NO ENTRIES are sold on the day

Pacing charts will be available to download soon!

T-shirt system 
1500 entries in total. If you qualify for a t-shirt you will receive a voucher in you race number. The race number and t-shirt voucher codes correspond with each other. 

750 vouchers have been allocated to online and 750 vouchers have been allocated collectively to Sweat Shop / Birchwood. 

The actual race number does not determine when you bought the entry and that you will receive a shirt. 

Online entries allocation is done automatically, there is a date and time allocated to each race number purchased. The first 750 will receive shirts 

T-shirts can be collected on the below dates 
20/21 April 2018 10:00 – 15:00 
22 April 2018 05:00 – 06:30

**We will endeavour to supply requested sizes but cannot guarantee size or fit


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