Pick n Pay Marathon, presented by Momentum

Attracting a field of 6000 athletes, the Pick n Pay Marathon, presented by Momentum is a regular go-to for Ultra runners. This year’s event will once again be an opportunity in Gauteng to qualify for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra in March, or to get a solid qualifier for Comrades.

pnp marathon runner


Now in its 34th year, race day gives athletes a little bit of everything: A tough 42km or 21km (one lap of the marathon), as well as popular 8km and 4km fun runs around Senderwood. There is even a 420m mini-marathon for under-4, under-6, under-8 and under-10 kiddies, so bring your youngsters along and let them enjoy a taste of running glory, too!

Event date:      Sunday 12 February 2017

Start times:

  • 06h00 – 42.2km and 21.1km
  • 06h30 – 4km and 8km


  • Saheti School, Senderwood, JHB

Cost of Entry:

  • 42.2km =  R180
  • 21.1km =  R150

The Marathon and Half Marathon are limited to 6000 runners only. No late entries available.

4km/8 km Fun Run limited to 3000 runners only.
Enter online, at number collection or on the day.

Manual entries will be available and accepted at the  Red Money counters at the following Pick n Pay stores:
Alberton City | Bedford Centre | Benmore | Blue Hills | Boksburg Hyper | Boksburg Local | Cosmo City | Cresta | Darras | Diepkloof Gold Reef (Carletonville) | Lynnwood | Mall at Reds (Wierda Park) | Mall of the South | Morningside | Princess Crossing | Rosebank | Ruimsig | Vaal Mall | Woodlands Boulevard | Carlton Centre | Menlyn Maine | Southdowns | Hazeldean


PinkDrive are the official charity to the event

In 2015 you helped us raise R35 000. Thank you!

You can donate to the cause during your online entry or visit the PinkDrive website to find out about more ways to give!

2016 results Click Here.