Hemel & Aarde Marathon
Sat 29 Feb 2020, 06:00 @ Hermanus, Western Cape


  • The race entries are capped at the first 2000 entries received.

  • Runners will receive a high quality Hemel En Aarde race T-shirt sponsored by ASICS

  • Parking at the Whale Coast Mall at the back of the Shopping Mall

  • Security staff will be available 

  • Please arrive early to avoid congestion

  • Parking also available at the Start in Caledon - Overberg High School

  • Please enter the Shopping Mall on the R43 and take the two side roads to the back of the Mall


Take note of the following important information:

  • Runners must fill from the back 

  • Self-seeding must be done.

  • Please seed yourself according to your estimated finish time

  • Runners must cross the start line to record a start time. Failure to cross the start-line will lead to disqualification 

  • Mat-to-mat timing will be used once again


  • Entry Fee: R225.00

  • Bus Ticket: R75.00


  • The race finish is after a 4km downhill at the Whalehaven Winery 

  • Wine and Craft Beer on sale

  • Runners that want  to park their vehicles in Hermanus can buy a bus ticket and will be transported to the Starting Point in Caledon

  • Buses will depart from The Whale Coast Mall from 03H30 on the day of the race.

  • Bus Ticket: R75.00

  • The Hemel & Aarde Marathon is run and organized in terms of the rules of Boland Athletic Union and ASA

  • Age restriction 18-Years

  • No iPod's or listening devices

  • No littering allowed more than 30m away from the watering points (Runners will be disqualified when caught littering) Let's keep our beautiful country clean.

  • Registered athletes must wear their 2020 license numbers on the front and back of their vests


  • There will be a refreshment station every three kilometers 3 - 30 km

  • Refreshment stations will be every two kilometer  from 30 km onwards

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
Marathon Entry
Excludes Bus Ticket (R75.00 purchased during entry process)
42.2 km 06:00 R 225.00

Event location
Whalehaven Winery, Valley Road, Hemel en, Hermanus

Coordinates -34.4105161, 19.2006345
Address Whalehaven Winery, Valley Road, Hemel en Aarde, Onrus, South Africa
City Hermanus
Province Western Cape

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