EVENT

INFORMATION

  • Adults
    R160
    • R145 - until 13 October
    • R160 - 16 October to 20 October
    • No entries on the day
    • Entries limited to 30,000
    • First 1000 entries receive exclusive beauty product
  • Kids
    RR110
    • 2 - 12 years
    • R100 - until 13 October
    • R110 - 16 October to 20 October
    • Children under 2 - free
    • No entries on the day
  • Dogs
    Free
    • Dogs join for free
    • Dogs must be registered
    • No entries on the day
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Event Information

DATE: SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2018
VENUE: MARKS PARK SPORTS CLUB, JUDITH ROAD, EMMARENTIA, JOHANNESBURG

HOW TO ENTER: 
ENTRIES AT THE VENUE: 16 – 20 OCTOBER 2018. 10:00 to 19:00.
ENTRIES ONLINE: EXTENDED TO 23:00, 19 OCTOBER.
ENTRIES OPEN AT SPORTSMANS WAREHOUSE: CLOSED

NO ENTRIES ON EVENT DAY.

WALKER PACK COLLECTION IS BETWEEN TUESDAY, 16 AND SATURDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2018. 10:00 TO 19:00 AT MARKS PARK.

Event Guide & Cancer Survivor Handbooks

Get all the information you need in the lead up to the event. 

We’ve got all the details on route, road closures parking, what’s happening and more.

Walkers Guide: PDF Download

Cancer Survivors Guide: PDF Download

Parking Information

If you’re traveling by car please arrive early and check the official parking information, road closures and more in the event guide.

Event Guide: PDF Download

Park & Ride Information

East Rand Mall – Sold out
Parking lot next to Nandos.
Turn Corner Rietfontein Rd & Bental Rd into shopping centre, Nandos (parking area) is visible from the roadside.

Royal Elephant Hotel – 6am Departure
Bus will be parked in the main parking area of the hotel.
Corner Wierda Rd & Willem Botha St, turn into main gate Bondev Park, security will direct guest to the main parking area of the hotel

Silverstar Casino – 6am Departure
Bus will be parked in the parking lot closest to the main entrance of the casino.
From the R28, Muldersdrift turn off at Silverstar boom entrance, turn right after boom into parking area leading to the front entrance of the casino

Fairlands Walk – 6am Departure
Bus will be parked at the main entrance boom.
Corner Beyers Naude Dr & Wilson St, right into Enterprise Rd, turn right into the main parking area

Please note: Buses are clearly marked STABUS. No tickets can be will be sold on the day. Sales close Friday at COB 17h00.

Departure time from Marks Park for all locations: 12pm

Route & Road Closures

Get all the information you need regarding the route the event will take and any road closures in place.

Simply download the event guide for all the information.

Event Guide: PDF Download

Registration Costs

R160.00 per adult
R110.00 per child under 12 years
Children under 2: Free (prams permitted)
Dogs are welcome but must be registered free of charge.

WALKER NUMBER COLLECTION INFORMATION AT MARKS PARK

• Between Tuesday, 16 and Saturday, 20 October 2018: From 10:00 to 19:00
• Walk Pack Contents: goodie bag, race number and t-shirt [if qualified]

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS

Entry is only available now online (until 19 October) or in person at Marks Park, Emmarentia, 10am – 7pm, 16 – 20 October. No entries on the day of the walk.

INSTORE ENTRIES

Entry is only available now online (until 19 October) or in person at Marks Park, Emmarentia, 10am – 7pm, 16 – 20 October. No entries on the day of the walk.

START TIMES

Wave Start time

Red (First 10,000): 07:30 Marks Park, Johannesburg

Blue (Second 10,000): 08:00 Marks Park, Johannesburg

Green (Third 10,000): 08:30 Marks Park, Johannesburg

Red group go straight to the start line. Please follow the signage at the venue which will direct you to your specific colour coded start area corresponding with the colour of your walk number. Adhering to this will help you to have a most enjoyable start.

DISCOVERY VITALITY

Discovery Vitality members will earn up to 100 points for participating in the Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon. Points will be automatically awarded within a week after the event is complete.

HOSPITALITY PACKAGES AVAILABLE

The Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon provides an ideal opportunity for corporate
entertainment and team building. 

On race day all the pre and post–race action will happen in the Corporate Hospitality Village at Marks Park Sports  Club, where you can spend time with your colleagues, family and friends and enjoy time together, whilst supporting Avon Justine in their crusade against breast cancer.

We have contracted with Marks Park on the basis of compliance with their regulations. There are municipal by-laws and safety requirements to which the hospitality team and all participants must adhere. It is requested that companies take responsibility for their employees, guests and families, whilst frequenting the Corporate Hospitality Village.

Download the Corporate Hospitality Guide (PDF – 3mb)

The Hospitality Coordinator/s can be contacted on 087 097 0011 or email at
hospitality@ithembawalkathon.co.za should you wish to discuss anything, obtain further
information or arrange a personal meeting.

INCENTIVES

  • All entries will receive a special Goodie Bag. Contents may vary from bag to bag but all will include an Avon and a Justine product and a Caxton magazine.
  • The first 25 000 entries will receive a commemorative event t-shirt. T-shirts will be available for purchase to those who did not qualify.

A SUCCESSFUL ENTRY

All entries require an entry form that is fully completed. Your entry will only be deemed complete and successful for processing once we have received the completed entry form AND matching payment, before the closing dates. Please ensure proof of payment is correctly cross-referenced with your TEAM name for team entries or your NAME & SURNAME for individual entries as it appears on your entry form.

If you do not receive confirmation of your entry via email or sms, please contact our event office call centre on 071 274 1613 OR email support@ithembawalkathon.co.za.

TEAM ENTRIES

Entry is only available now online (until 19 October) or in person at Marks Park, Emmarentia, 10am – 7pm, 16 – 20 October. No entries on the day of the walk.

• Team entries can be done online but please note that all team members have to complete a separate entry form.
• Team payment must be made by one person for all team members at the same time.
• Please use your TEAM NAME as your reference if paying by EFT or Direct Deposit.
• Your team captain must do the collection for the whole team during Walk Pack Collection (registration).

ON EVENT DAY

• Start your walk with Avon Justine iThemba Ambassador and Avon Spokesperson, Kaya FM DJ’s and presenters.
• Live entertainment, with prize giveaways on stage.
• Children’s play area, toddler’s trot and focussed kids entertainment.
• Kaya FM presenters will broadcast live from the event. You can tune into 95.5 FM for live updates regarding traffic and parking on the day from 06:00.
• Food stalls to buy meals, snacks and drinks; and a variety of vendors selling their goods
• The “Check Yourself” Breast Cancer Awareness dance. Are we doing this?
• Put on your pinkest Avon pout in the crusade against breast cancer at the 2018 Walkathon and let’s break the Avon world record! #PoutForAPurpose.

BRING ALONG

• There will be refreshment stations along the route but please also bring your own water provisions.
• Invite everyone you know to register to walk for a purpose and come support the walk and iThemba’s message Early Detection Saves Lives.
• Sunblock, hats sunglasses and comfortable walking shoes.

Event Day Rules

NO entries will be accepted on the day of the event.

• All children are to be supervised and wearing identification wrist bands. Wristbands will be provided (on the day) at the kids area from 07:00.
• Wear your walker number visibly on the front of your chest for the duration of the walk.
• T-shirt size changes will not be permitted at registration as they have been ordered to quantity.
• Obey marshals and traffic officials at all times for your safety.
• Prams and wheelchairs are welcome.
• Park in designated parking only, cars parked illegally will be towed away. Updated parking information will be included in your walkers guide, this site and on our Facebook page.
• No skateboards, bicycles, rollerblades or wheelie shoes are allowed.
• No fires, alcohol, firearms, drugs, illegal substances or reckless and violent behavior.
• No gazebos or stand umbrellas allowed

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