Rand Water Vaal River City Marathon 2024

Event Date

Come and join us at the 6th edition of the Vaal River City Marathon taking place on the 8th of September 2024 at the Vaal University of Technology Isak Steyl Stadium in Vanderbijlpark

Hosted by the Arcelor Mittal Athletics Club, this year's event will offer athletes an early opportunity to accomplish their road running goals at the beginning of the season.

With renewed and revitalised partnerships, this year's event will also offer athletes the opportunity to engage with the organisations that have made this event a resounding success over the years.

42km is a Comrades and Two Oceans Marathon Qualifier

Entry Detail

Online Entry Portal

  • Race entry fees:
    • Marathon: R290
    • Half-Marathon: R240
    • 10km Race: R190
    • 5km Fun Run: R100

Registration / Number Collection

  • No number collection on race day
  • 30 August 2023 : Sportsmans Warehouse, Centurion Value World, Centurion
  • 31 August 2023: Sportsmans Warehouse, East Rand Value Mall, Boksburg
  • 01 September 2023: Sportsmans Warehouse, The Glen, Johannesburg
  • 02 September 2023: Sportsmans Warehouse, The Palms, Vanderbijlpark

  • Collection times are 10h00-17h00.

Race Day Information

  • WALKERS: Walkers are welcome
  • TIMING:¬†
    • Timing will be MAT to MAT for 42.2km and 21.1km (start line to finish line).
    • There will be a 15 min start window for the 42.2km & 21.1km runners.
    • GUN to MAT on 10km.
    • The race distances for the 3 main distances have been measured, certified and approved by the IAAF.
  • CUT-OFF:¬†Marathon runners will not be permitted to start second lap of 42.2 km distance after 08h30.
  • This race will by run in accordance with the rules of WA, ASA and AVT

Location Map

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