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Voet of Africa

October 13, 2018

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 42.2km, 21.1km and 10km

The Voet van Afrika Marathon will be running for the 40th time this year, in 2018, and the original voet route is back! Join in on this well loved community event! The TOUGHEST race with the warmest heart!

Start Time: 6:00am 
Entry Closing Date: 30 September, Sunday 
Category: Running 
Province: Boland 
Distance: 42.2km, 21.1km and 10km 
Start Venue: Bredasdorp Sports Ground 
Finish Venue: Bredasdorp Sportsgrounds 




  • Refreshment tables will be placed at regular intervals along the routes and will supply water and/or Coke/Powerade.
  • Distance markers indicate the kilometers to be completed.


  • All races will finish at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.
  • Parking is available at the finish.  Security is available, but vehicles are parked at the owner’s risk.


  • You must be available at the prize giving ceremony to receive your prize.  No prizes will be forwarded by mail or bank deposits.
  • 2km, 21.1km and 10km prize giving start 15 minutes after marathon cut off time.
  • Only club members qualify for Team Prizes in 42.2km and 21.1km



  • Tog bags are loaded onto the trucks at the start of the 42.2km and 21.1km and the be collected at the tog bag area at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds with your tog bag number as identification.
  • Tog bag facilities for the 10km race are in the arena.
  • Tog bag facilities are used at your own risk.


  • Start at 06:00 on the Elim road, at the farm Mierkraal(±8.5km from Bredasdorp)
  • The first bus will depart at 04:45 from Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.
  • King of the Mountain:  first man at the water table next to the house on top of the mountain and to complete the race.
  • Last Runner Home:  last runner to reach the finish before the cut-off.
  • Participants must be 20 years and older.
  • First cut-off at the 21km mark (10km from the start) at 7:20.
  • Second cut-off in Napier at the “Bo-dorp Huisie” (16.5km to go) at 10:30
  • Third cut-off at the Stormsvlei turnoff (4.5km to go) at 11:30.  Final cut-off at 12:00.  Time Limit of 6 hours.
  • Race officials assisted by police and traffic officers will enforce the cut-off times.
  • Failure to obey the officials can result in disqualification and banning from future entry to the Voet.
  • Refreshment stations every 3km.
  • No late entries will be taken.
  • No secure parking is available at the start, please use the transport provided by the organizers.


  • Start at Grashoek at 07:30.  Transport to the start will depart from Bredasdorp Sport grounds at 05:45.
  • Final cut-off at 11:30.  Time limit of 4 hours.
  • Queen of the Mountain:  first lady at the water table next to the BM Ford water table at the 12.8 km to go mark and to complete the race.
  • Participants must be 16 years and older.
  • Walkers are welcome.
  • Refreshment stations every 3km.
  • No late entries will be taken.
  • No secure parking is available at the start, please use transport provided by the organizers.


  • Start at Bredasdorp Police Station at 08:00
  • Final cut-off 10:00
  • Participants must be 15 years and older.  Juniors to wear a “J” category tag on the front and back in a visible position to qualify for age category prizes.
  • Juniors are those who are under the age of 20 on 31 Dec in the year of the competition.
  • Walkers are welcome.
  • All participants qualify for prizes (Temp and Club athletes).  No team prizes available in this race.
  • Refreshment stations every 3km.
  • Entries close Friday 12 October 2018 at 21:00
  • No entries will be taken on race day.


  • The race will take place on Friday 12 October 2018 at 18:00.
  • Entries will be taken from 15:00 until 17:45 on race day.
  • Entry fee R20 for all participants.
  • Registration, start and finish at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.
  • Medals to the first 600 finishers.
  • Time limit of 1 hour.


  • Number collection will take place at the store you selected on the entry form on 11 October 2018 from 12:00 until 17:00.
  • Number collection will also take place on 12 & 13 October at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds from Friday 14:00 until 21:00 and Saturday from 04:00.
  • Temporary licences are available at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.


October 13, 2018
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