11 Mar EXECUTIVE MAYOR WELCOMES OM DIE DAM PARTICIPANTS
Executive Mayor of Madibeng Local Municipality Cllr Jostina Mothibe would to welcome all participants of Om Die Dam Marathon which takes place this weekend on Saturday, 12 March 2016.
The race has four categories of 50km ultra marathon, 21.1km half marathon, 10km Road Race and 5km Fun Run.
The 50km Ultra starts at 06:00, followed by 21.1km and 10km at 06:20 and lastly the 5km at 06:40.
“I wish to welcome everybody who will be participating at the race-the sponsors, runners and the general public. This is one prestigious event that takes place in the Madibeng municipal jurisdiction and as the municipality we will continue to be part of it in ensuring it becomes a success.
“I urge people not leave immediately after the race but visit the many places of interest on offer in and around the Hartbeespoort dam area well as the Brits” said the Executive Mayor.
The municipality will also be participating through water point which will be stationed at Meerhof and will as well sponsor the category of the First Male & Female runners to reach the Sartjies Nek Hill.
The municipal traffic officers together with their provincial counterparts will be deployed around the routes to control traffic and ensure safety of the runners.
Motorists are requested to be patient with runners and fully co-operate with the traffic cops to ensure an incident free race.