The Umgeni Water Marathon new venue: Baynesfield Recreational Club
The Umgeni Water Marathon takes place in March every year during National Water Week. In 2019 the event will be taking place at the Baynesfield Recreational Club which is approximately 21 kilometres outside Pietermaritzburg.
Baynesfield is a small village just off the Richmond Road (R56) and is easily accessed from Durban by taking the Richmond Road (R56) turnoff at Umlaas Road. From Pietermaritzburg take the Alexandra Road turnoff from Chief Albert Luthuli Road and proceed to the Richmond Road (R56).
Our next event will be held on 24 March 2019.
Event distances, entry fees, start times and time limits:
o 42.2 km Run – R240 – 6 am start – time limit 5 hours – half way cut-off 3 hours
o 21.1 km Run – R160 – 6 am start – time limit 3 hours 15 minutes
o 14.475 km Run/Walk – R120 – 6:15 am start – time limit 3 hours
Total entries limited to 1800 runners/walkers
o 21 km – R40
o 14.475 km – R30
Ways to enter:
On-line until midnight Sunday 17 March 2019