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Race Information

10th August 2024


Palapye, Majestic Five Hotel


Start Times: The Marathon will start at 0630hrs, Half marathon race will start at 0645hours, 10Km race will start at 0700hours and the 4Km Fun race will start at 0715hours.

Start/Finish Venue: All the races will start and finish at Majestic Five Hotel, except the 21.1Km which starts at the Khurumela/BIUST turn.

Registration Fees:

42.2Km = P300.00

21.1Km = P250.00

10Km = P200.00

4Km = P100.00

NB: Registration fee includes timing chips and finisher medals. Participants who want race Tshirts should include it in their registration. Proof of payments should be emailed to centralsportscentre@gmail.com

Race Route

This race will take you through the famous A1 road and introduce you to the vibrant village of Palapye with beautiful malls along the course.  Participants should be ready to feel heart-warming reception from the residents as the race takes them through various main roads in town. Runners will have the opportunity to appreciate the beautiful landscape emerging through the village including some key areas such as the beautiful malls along the A1 road, main Kgotla, old mall shopping complex, the Lotsane River and bridge, the Science, Engineering and Technology University (BIUST) stemming from the far south, the water treatment plant and other key areas of interest in Palapye such as the Tswapong Hills.

The distance covered on the full and half marathon route is basically a tarred road with a flat surface making it easier for runners to enjoy. The 10Km race have an ascending and descending landscape. The distance covered will be from the beautiful Majestic Five Hotel on the A1 road to the wimpy robot and back to the start point. Runners will have an opportunity to see Palapye’s higher buildings and projects such as the new Morupule B power plant, Hotels and new malls. The 4Km Fun Run race will give participants an opportunity to gauge their speed on a short distance from the beautiful Majestic Five Hotel to Lotsane Junction Mall and return.


During the month of August the weather is usually cool and chilly. Participants can expect temperatures of around 16 -27 degrees Celsius which are typically good for runners. Vests or light t-shirts are the recommended clothing items for race.

Race Eligibility

The full marathon and the 21.1Km is open to persons with 18 years or more.

The 10Km race and the 4Km fun run are open to persons with ages from 12 years or more. Families with children are encouraged to register for the 4Km Fun run.

Corporate challenges, groups and Schools may contact centralsportscentre@gmail.com for reduced registration fees or call +267 74395239/75480087 or more information. Groups should be made of ten participants or more.

Our Values

Health and Wellness

Human life is precious and we encourage fitness to preserve life.


We treat everyone valuable and worthy of respect. We welcome ideas from all our athletes, partners and community


We value diversity in culture, background, and experience. Life becomes more enjoyable when we are united


We believe in giving. Blessed is the hand that gives and makes a difference in another person’s life.

Race Organizers

  1. Mr. Moagi Rahube – Race Director

  2. Mr. Onkemetse Mmolainyane – Race Coordinator

  3. Mr. Moreetsi Temba – Race PR and Branding

  4. Ms. Jessica Setiko – Race Sponsorships & Awards