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The annual Capricorn District Municipality (CDM-4-in-one) annual Marathon was officially launched at Park Inn Hotel Polokwane on Thursday.

The marathon has grown from leaps to bounds over the years attracting seasoned runners as well as political leaders.

The 2023 CDM 4-IN-ONE edition will take place on Saturday, 25 February starting at 06:00. The race will begin and end at Old Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane.

The entries are now open and participants can get the registration forms from www.peaktiming.co.za. Athletes can register for the four race categories on offer – 42km at R270, 21km at R170, 10km at R150 and 5km at R80.

2023 CDM-4-in-one marathon launch
2023 CDM-4-in-one marathon launch

Manual registration will also be done at the Polokwane Athletic Club offices just behind Old Peter Mokaba Stadium on the 22-23 February 2023 from 9h00 to 18h00. On the 24th the registration will close at 20:00. The Marathon usually attracts plus and minus 2 000 runners annually.

EXECUTIVE MAYOR RARING TO GO FOR CDM 4-IN-ONE

“Last year we held the Marathon in June and it was very cold but the attendance was very good. So, this year because it’s also summer, we are anticipating that the attendance will be a good one,” said Capricorn District Municipality executive Mayor Cllr Mamedupi Teffo.

The mayor has also confirmed that she will be running in the 21km race alongside seasoned media personality BK Matewe who will be leading a half-marathon bus of 3 hours.

CDM 4-IN-ONE BUSES

Rocky’s Bus (42KM)

Estimated time to run: 4 hours and 35 minutes. 

Mnandi Bus (42KM)

Estimated time to run: 4 hours and 50 minutes and driven by Lucas Seleka.

Corrie Kalitz of Polokwane Athletics, Mayor Cllr Mamedupi Teffo and Municipal Manager Ramakuntwane Selepe
Corrie Kalitz of Polokwane Athletics, Mayor Cllr Mamedupi Teffo and Municipal Manager Ramakuntwane Selepe

CDM-4-in-one PRIZES:

42KM

1.       R 9 000

2.       R 6 000

3.       R 3 000

4.       R 1 500

5.       R 1 000

21KM

1.       R 4 500

2.       R 3 000

3.       R 1 500

4.       R 800

5.       R 600

10KM

1.       R 1 500

2.       R 1 000

3.       R 600

4.       R 400

5.       R 200

All runners who finish on time will get medals 

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