Twilight Festival 2016

06 December, Tuesday

5km, Fun Run/Walk, Community Chest, Top Events

Over the past 34 years Community Chest has hosted the corporate Twilight Team Run. This annual iconic charity event has allowed us to bring together up to 15000 participants from over 100 companies, government officials, academic institutions, general members of the public in a 5km walk/run/crawl through the Mother City.

On 6th December 2016, Community Chest launches the Twilight Festival 2016, where our theme “Uniting the City for Charity” wishes to amplify our commitment to serving the needs of all citizens of Africa. All funds raised at this event will be invested into the Education sector, enabling thousands of scholars to enter the 2017 schooling year prepared.

General Information


Closing date for online entries is Sunday 27th  November 2016. For any enquiries about online entries, please contact Top Events at 021 511 7130 or e-mail


  • Complete your entry form, sign it, and fax it along with your deposit slip to 021 510 7230. Closing date for fax entries is Sunday 14th November 2016
  • Bank Details:
    Name of Account:     Twilight Run
    Bank:                          Nedbank
    Account No.:              1138120065
    Branch Code:             104709


  • Group entries are managed by Top Events.
  • Pre-packs must have a typed list of entrants with a contact person / contact details.
  • Each entrant must complete and sign an entry form.
  • Pre-packs must be submitted by Monday 14th  November 2016


Bring your entry form and cash to a cashier in any of the Sportsmans Warehouse stores.
You will receive two till slips, one to be stapled onto your entry form, and the other you retain as proof of your entry. Bring this to Walk Number Collection the day before the event. Closing date for store entries is Sunday 13th November 2016.


Hand in your entry form and proof of payment/cash at Top Events (6 Koeberg Road, Maitland) from 09h00 – 14h30 on weekdays only.  Entries close on Friday 11th November 2016.


  • Online, fax, e-mail and postal entries will receive a confirmation e-mail (if e-mail address is provided).
  • Before Walk Number Collection (the day before the event), you will receive an SMS (if cell number is provided), indicating your Walk Number and where you have selected to collect.
  • Please bring your proof of entry, e-mail, or SMS confirmation with you when you collect your Walk Number.


  • Refreshment stations along the route.
  • Medical facilities at the event
  • Spot prizes and entertainment on the evening at the Festival
  • Food vendors and over 18 bar facilities will be available at the Festival

Number Collection Points

Walk number collection will take place on:

Mon 5th December 2016   13:00 – 18:00  @   City Hall
Tues 6th December 2016   12:00 – 18:30  @   City Hall

Cape Town City Hall   Show details

Contact number:

City Hall Darling Street Cape TownDarling Street Cape Town

GPS Co-ordinates: -33.925732, 18.424269


All funds raised at this event will be invested into the Education sector, enabling thousands of scholars to enter the 2017 schooling year prepared.
Donation towards: School shoes, School Bags, School Stationery starter kit


Festival Information:

Date: Tuesday 6th December 2016 5km walk, run, skate
Best Dress Competition: 17:30 – 18:30
Race Start: 19:00
Prize Giving: 20:00 – 20:30
Entertainment: 20:40 – 22:00
Venue: Grand Parade, Cape Town
Theme: Celebrate Unity
Tickets: R70


– No pets allowed
– Please ensure that your walk number is worn on the front of your clothing at all times.
– Please ensure you wear your arm band for entry.
– Please obey the marshals and traffic officers at all times.
– Organisers accept no responsibility for any loss of items.
– NO glass bottles or liquor will be allowed into the Festival

Event Details

Date: 06 December, Tuesday
Start Time: 7:00pm
Entry Closing Date: 30 November, Wednesday
Category: Fun Run/Walk
Province: Western Cape
Distance: 5km
Start Venue: Darling Street (Outside City Hall)
Finish Venue: Darling Street, Grand Parade