04:43 PM, 25 September 2018

40th Voet van Afrika 2018

13 October, Saturday

42.2km, 21.1km and 10km, Running, Bredasdorp Athletic Club, Lizelle du Toit

The Voet van Afrika Marathon will be running for the 40th time this year, in 2018, and the original voet route is back! Join in on this well loved community event! The TOUGHEST race with the warmest heart!

General Information


  • Online: topevents.co.za.  Closing date 30th September 2018 midnight.
  • Fax: completed entry form and deposit slip to 021-510 7230.  Closing date 23th September 2018.
  • In store: Deliver your entry form and cash to the cashier and you will receive two proof of payments.  Attach one to your entry form and keep the other as proof of payment.  Bring this along to number collection.  You can enter at Sportsman Warehouse Rondebosch, Tyger Valley, Canal Walk, Somerset Mall.  Closing date 23th September 2018.
  • If you run your 10th half or full marathon you qualify for a permanent number, please indicate it on your entry form.


  • Fax and online entries will receive an email, if you provide an address.
  • Prior to number collection days you will receive a sms indicating your race number and collection date and time.
  • Please bring proof of entry, email confirmation or sms confirmation to registration.
  1. ROUTE
  • Refreshment tables will be placed at regular intervals along the routes and

will supply water and/or Coke/Powerade.

  • Distance markers indicate the kilometers to be completed.
  • All races will finish at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.
  • Parking is available at the finish.  Security is available, but vehicles are parked at the owner’s risk.


  • You must be available at the prize giving ceremony to receive your prize.  No prizes will be forwarded by mail or bank deposits.
  • 2km, 21.1km and 10km prize giving start 15 minutes after marathon cut off time.
  • Only club members qualify for Team Prizes in 42.2km and 21.1km



  • Tog bags are loaded onto the trucks at the start of the 42.2km and 21.1km and the be collected at the tog bag area at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds with your tog bag number as identification.
  • Tog bag facilities for the 10km race are in the arena.
  • Tog bag facilities are used at your own risk.


  • Start at 06:00 on the Elim road, at the farm Mierkraal(±8.5km from Bredasdorp)
  • The first bus will depart at 04:45 from Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.
  • King of the Mountain:  first man at the water table next to the house on top of the mountain and to complete the race.
  • Last Runner Home:  last runner to reach the finish before the cut-off.
  • Participants must be 20 years and older.
  • First cut-off at the 21km mark (10km from the start) at 7:20.
  • Second cut-off in Napier at the “Bo-dorp Huisie” (16.5km to go) at 10:30
  • Third cut-off at the Stormsvlei turnoff (4.5km to go) at 11:30.  Final cut-off at 12:00.  Time Limit of 6 hours.
  • Race officials assisted by police and traffic officers will enforce the cut-off times.
  • Failure to obey the officials can result in disqualification and banning from future entry to the Voet.
  • Refreshment stations every 3km.
  • No late entries will be taken.
  • No secure parking is available at the start, please use the transport provided by the organizers.


  • Start at Grashoek at 07:30.  Transport to the start will depart from Bredasdorp Sport grounds at 05:45.
  • Final cut-off at 11:30.  Time limit of 4 hours.
  • Queen of the Mountain:  first lady at the water table next to the BM Ford water table at the 12.8 km to go mark and to complete the race.
  • Participants must be 16 years and older.
  • Walkers are welcome.
  • Refreshment stations every 3km.
  • No late entries will be taken.
  • No secure parking is available at the start, please use transport provided by the organizers.


  • Start at Bredasdorp Police Station at 08:00
  • Final cut-off 10:00
  • Participants must be 15 years and older.  Juniors to wear a “J” category tag on the front and back in a visible position to qualify for age category prizes.
  • Juniors are those who are under the age of 20 on 31 Dec in the year of the competition.
  • Walkers are welcome.
  • All participants qualify for prizes (Temp and Club athletes).  No team prizes available in this race.
  • Refreshment stations every 3km.
  • Entries close Friday 12 October 2018 at 21:00
  • No entries will be taken on race day.


  • The race will take place on Friday 12 October 2018 at 18:00.
  • Entries will be taken from 15:00 until 17:45 on race day.
  • Entry fee R20 for all participants.
  • Registration, start and finish at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.
  • Medals to the first 600 finishers.
  • Time limit of 1 hour.




Number Collection Points

  • Number collection will take place at the store you selected on the entry form on 11 October 2018 from 12:00 until 17:00.
  • Number collection will also take place on 12 & 13 October at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds from Friday 14:00 until 21:00 and Saturday from 04:00.
  • Temporary licences are available at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.

Bredasdorp Sports Grounds   Show details

Contact number:

GPS Co-ordinates: -34.539999, 20.046828

Sportsmans Warehouse - Rondebosch   Show details

Contact number:

34 Klipfontein Road, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, Cape Town, South Africa

GPS Co-ordinates: -33.955583, 18.491517

Sportsmans Warehouse - Tygervalley   Show details

Contact number:

1 Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue, Tyger Valley, 7530, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

GPS Co-ordinates: -33.877183, 18.633500


  • Race will be run on 13 October 2018 under the auspices of Bredasdorp Athletics Club and According to the rules of ASA and Boland Athletics.
  • Competitors must run in club colours with a 2018 licence number or a temporary number
  • Displayed on their vests.  Temporary licences are available at Bredasdorp Sport Grounds.
  • The official event race number must be worn on the front and you club of temp licence Number on the back of your garment.
  • Age category tags must be worn on the runner’s front and back in a visible position to qualify

For age category prizes.

  • Athletes may qualify for the age category and/or the open category in the 21.1km and 42.2km events.
  • Category groups are as follows:  10km: Junior and Senior. 42.2km and 21.1km: Open,Master 40+, Master 50+, and Master 60+
  • All competitors must abide by the rules, regulations and instructions given by officials.Non-compliance may lead to disqualification.
  • No seconding will be allowed.
  • The entry fee is non-refundable.  If the event is cancelled for seasons beyond our control, Entry fees will be donated.

Event Details

Date: 13 October, Saturday
Start Time: 6:00am
Entry Closing Date: 30 September, Sunday
Category: Running
Province: Boland
Distance: 42.2km, 21.1km and 10km
Start Venue: Bredasdorp Sports Ground
Finish Venue: Bredasdorp Sportsgrounds


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