12th August 2023
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 by the half marathon route is basically a tarred road with a flat surface making it easier for runners to enjoy. The 10Km race and the 10Km Walk 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.
This year (2023) we introduce a 42.2Km Run which at the Majestic Five Hotel through A1 Road up to new police and right turn into the village, passing through the new BHC, VTC, Palapye Kgotla, Hospital, Old mall, Lotsane bridge and finishes at MaJestic Five Hotel.
Mr. Moagi Rahube – Race Director
Mr. Onkemetse Mmolainyane – Race Coordinator
Mr. Moreetsi Temba – Race PR and Branding
Ms. Jessica Setiko – Race Sponsorships & Awards