all the January 2018 Qualifiers you can possibly do
Made some resolutions that involve some distance racing? Now’s the time to amp up your training and get those qualifiers in. For things to do that aren’t endurance, click here.
January 2018 Qualifiers for Comrades and Two Oceans
To qualify for Comrades and Two Oceans 2018 you have to complete an IAAF accredited road race of 42.2 km or longer within the specified times. The time you finish in will determine your seeding batch, ultimately determining how quickly you get over the start line. For more details on the qualifying criteria click here.
20 | AEL Mielie Marathon | Free State
20 | Finlime Flat One Marathon | Northern Cape
21 | Kynsna Heads Marathon | Western Cape
27 | Wonderpark Akasia 3-in-1 | Gauteng
27 | Volksrust 5-in-1 | Mpumalanga
27 | STBB Red Hill Marathon | Western Cape
28 | Johnson Crane Marathon | Gauteng
Source: Runners’ Guide
January 2018 Seeding for Midmar Mile
It is not compulsory to do a seeding event prior to race day, but advisable if you want to be in the correct batch based on your time. If you do not do a seeding Race, you will be placed in the slowest batch. To view more details on the Midmar Mile and seeding events go to their official website.
13-14 | New Year Swim Challenge | Midmar
14 | EBOTSE Mile Swim | Gauteng
21 | Dolphin Mile | KwaZulu Natal
20-21 | Lake Heritage Water Festival | Gauteng
Source: Midmar Mile
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