About: It?s our DECADE so its time to get your running shoes on, and to clear your diary, in preparation for the annual Birchwood Cross the Line Half Marathon which takes place in the City of Ekurhuleni next year on Sunday, 19 April 2020.
Now for our FIRST DECADE, the race starts and ends on the 52 sprawling hectares of gardens of the Birchwood Hotel and OR Tambo Conference Centre in Boksburg.
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 2020 accommodating 4 500 runners in the 21.1km and 10km races, and a further 250 runners/ walkers in the 5km race. The FIRST 2000 entrants to the 10 & 21km events will receive a T-Shirt while 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 open in November 2019 and can be purchased online at www.birchwoodhalfmarathon.com, at Birchwood Hotel reception or the Sweat Shops in Bedfordview and Dunkeld. Entries cost R260 for the 21.1km, R200 for the 10km and R70 for the 5km. Temporary licence fees apply to runners not affiliated to a club; R40 for the 21.1km & 10km and no fee for the 5km race. Entries close on 19 March 2020 or when sold out, with no entries sold on the day.
Click here to start your entry
Click here to view the start list
Organiser: Birchwood Athletics Club
Kate Wood 082 903 9722
Carol Wallace 082 886 2898