2018 Old Mutual Soweto Marathon: now officially open!
the opening of the Expo at the FNB Stadium on Thursday morning, 1 November 2018.
With 30 000 feet expected over the three-day duration, the Expo will be open from 10:00 – 19:00 on Thursday and Friday; and then on Saturday from 8:30– 16:00.
“We’re once again delighted to welcome this year’s partners, spectators and most importantly runners,” says Soweto Marathon Chairman Sello Khunou. “The Soweto Marathon Trust in conjunction with the sponsors and partners of The People’s Race promise our best event yet come Sunday 6am. I personally would like to wish everyone a safe and enjoyable run on the beautiful Soweto streets. Let us celebrate South Africa once more!”
Old Mutual Head of Brand Thobile Tshabalala says, “As very proud title sponsors of this special and rapidly growing event, we share in the excitement of the organisers and the community around the event. The Soweto Marathon is so much more than a race, it is a cultural running experience that can compete with the very best. This is thanks to the incredibly dedicated and hard-working team at the Soweto Marathon Trust. We wish all our runners the very best of luck, we hope that you enjoy your race. The time is now to run your great!”
Race Director Danny Blumberg encourages athletes to come early on Sunday morning. “We are expecting more runners and more supporters than ever before, with 30 000 runners participating on Sunday, so please do get here early, get yourself organised and enjoy our race.”
Soweto Marathon Trust (SMT) would like to thank Old Mutual, the Gauteng Provincial Government, City of Joburg, SABC, among others, for their contributions and participation.
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