Hemel & Aarde Marathon 2020

29 February 2020
Whalehaven Winery, R43, Valley Road, Hemel en Aarde
Morning Race

Hemel & Aarde Marathon

Annual Hemel & Aarde Marathon on 29 February 2020

START: Overberg High School, Caledon
END: Whalehaven Winery, Hermanus

QUALIFIER: This event is a qualifier for the Two Oceans and Comrades marathons.
Comrades qualifying time: 4 hours 50 minutes
Two Oceans qualifying time: 5 hours

This event is held under the rules and regulations of ASA and Boland Athletics

Entries Information

  • Enter Online
  • Online entries close on Saturday, 29 February 2020
  • No entrires available on race day
  • NOTE that the entry limit for this event is 2000 entrants
  • Entry fees are non-refundable
  • No substitutions
  • Online entries only
  • Bus Ticket: R75
  • Runners will receive a high quality Hemel En Aarde race T-shirt sponsored by ASICS

Number Collection

  • Registration & number collection will take place on the day from 03h45 - 05h30
  • Registration / Number collection will take place on:
    • Friday, 28 February 2020 18h00-21h00 @ Whale Coast Mall, Hermanus
    • Friday, 28 February 2020 18h00-21h00 @ Overberg High School, Caledon


Start Time
Cut-off Time
Race Type
Licenced Athlete
Unlicenced Athlete
Minimum age
Date: Sat 29 Feb
Start Time: 06:00
Cut-off Time: 11:30
Distance: 42.2km
Race Type: Road
Licenced Athlete: R 225
Unlicenced Athlete: R 275
Minimum age: 20 years



  • NOTE that the starting address for this race differs from the end address:
    Overberg High School, 19 Prince Alfred Rd, Caledon

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General Information

  • MEDALS: Medals will be awarded to all finishers within cut-off times
  • PRIZE-GIVING: Scheduled to start at 11h00
  • REFRESHMENTS: Refreshments will be on sale at the event
  • HEADPHONES: The use of music players with headphones is not allowed and may result in disqualification
  • TRANSPORT: Buses will depart from The Whale Coast Mall from 03H30 on the day of the race. Bus Ticket R75
  • PARKING: Parking at the Whale Coast Mall at the back of the Shopping Mall. Parking also available at the Start in Caledon - Overberg High School
    • Runners must fill from the back
    • Self-seeding must be done
    • Please seed yourself according to your estimated finish time
    • Runners must cross the start line to record a start time. Failure to cross the start-line will lead to disqualification
    • Mat-to-mat timing will be used once again


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