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Entries for the Soweto Marathon 2019 are now open and you will find the entry link on www.sowetomarathon.com.
Please make sure you choose the correct distance and category when entering as the event will not allow refunds for an incorrect entry.
If you do NOT have a South African ID number you must enter either the Rest of Africa category or International depending on the nationality of your passport. The system will then allow you to enter using your passport number.
The new ASA rules allow for temporary licences across all distances and one must be purchased during the online entry process if you are not in possession of an ASA permanent licence.
The entry fee does not include a temporary licence.
If you currently own a ChampionChip the system will allow you to search for your data by using either your current chip code or your ID number . Only use either your chip code or ID to search. If you do not own a chip, just enter continue and it will allow you to proceed with your entry and purchase or hire a ChampionChip during the process.
EFT/Direct bank deposits will be verified on a weekly basis once the payment reflects in the event account. This process can take up to 14 days before you will receive an entry confirmation.
If we have not answered your question we will respond within 48 hours.
The Soweto Marathon Race Office