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Mandela Day Marathon

Republic of South Africa | M,H,R | Full member of AIMS

Race information

The Mandela Marathon is held at end of August each year; typical temperatures are lows of 8-10C and highs of around 22-25C. The race starts in Edendale just outside Pietermaritzburg which is accessible by light aircraft SAA flights from Johannesburg. It lies about 120km from Durban Airport.

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Sbu Khuzwayo
242 Langalibalele Street

T: +27 33 897 6763

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