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Home >> News >> Special invitation for Blue Number Club members

Special invitation for Blue Number Club members

  • Half Marathon
  • Blue Number Club

Blue Number Club members are invited to test the Half Marathon entry process before entries open to the public.


  • Blue Number Club members will be able to enter the Half Marathon from 10am (SA time) on 5 November.
  • There will be a limit of 1 000 entries, entries will be on a first-come-first-served basis.


We want you to enjoy a smooth and hassle-free entry process.  To achieve that, please click here to update your personal details before entries open.

Please note: This invitation is not transferable and Blue Number Club members will not be able to enter on behalf of non-BNC members! 

Please see below for entry fees and all other entry dates.  



  • From 1 October 2014: Log in to update your personal details
  • 15 October 2014, 10am: Ultra Marathon Entries open
  • 5 November 2014, 10am:  Half Marathon Entries open for BLUE NUMBER CLUB membes (*by invitation only)
  • 13 November 2014, 10am: Half Marathon Entries open for CLUB MEMBERS
  • 19 November 2014, 10am: Half Marathon Entries open to the public
  • 4 December 2014, 10am: Trail Run Entries open


To Qualify For The Ultra Marathon
  • You must have a proven marathon or ultra-marathon qualifying time.  All standard marathons and races longer than 42,2km will count as qualifying races, provided that they are held under the auspices of the IAAF (or ASA in South Africa).
  • You must finish a standard 42,2km marathon in under 5 hours.
  • RSA runners must belong to a running club in South Africa.
  • You must be at least 20 years old on Race Day.
Ultra Marathon Entry Fees
  • SA licenced :  R230
  • SA unlicenced :  Not applicable as SA runners must be licenced
  • Africa entries:  R500 (incl. Temp licence of R40)
  • International entries:  R1 000 (incl. Temp licence of R40)
To Enter The Popular Half Marathon
  • Due to the high demand for Half Marathon entries, we urge you to update your details or create your profile before your actual entry date.
  • Entries on the respective entry days will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
Half Marathon Entry Fees
  • SA Licenced:  R120   
  • SA Unlicenced:  R120 plus Temp licence of R35
  • Africa entries:  R350
  • International entries: R550
To Enter The Trail Run
  • Online entries sold out in less than 15 minutes last year, so please ensure that your details are up to date before 4 December.  Entries will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
Trail Run Entry Fees
  • 10km R395
  • 22km R525