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Econet Victoria Falls Marathon 2019

Get ready for the most majestic run on the calendar, the 2019 Econet Victoria Falls Marathon. Start training today and enter the 2019 Econet Victoria Falls Marathon 42km, Half Marathon 21km or Fun run 7km on the 7th of July 2019.

Date: Sunday 7 July 2019

This race is one of the most majestic run on the African Continent

It's SCENIC - Crossing the spectacular bridge border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the route offers great views of the Falls and river.

It's WILD - routing through the Zambezi National Park, chances are good you may spot some wildlife.

It's FUN - the official sunset cruise and after party are legendary!

Its CHIPPED - we are excited to announce that this year's race will be based on chipped timing event.

 

Whether you join us for the full 42km marathon race, 21km half marathon or 7km fun run, this is one race you don't want to miss

EXPLORE. DREAM. DISCOVER

Races and entry fees :

  1. 42km - entry fee $10
  2. 21km - entry fee  $10
  3. 7km - entry fee  $3

The above prices are for Zimbabwean Citizens only and proof must be provided when collecting race numbers.

EcoCash Payments Option

Please note that our Eco-Cash Biller Codes are as follows:

  1. 56931 - to be used for Econet Marathon registration payments.
  2. 84493 - to be used for Transport & Accommodation payments.

How To Register

  1. Online - www.vicfallsmarathon.com

Payments can be done online or by cash at Kingdom Hotel on 5 July & 6 July 2019

Travel & Accommodation packages are also available

  • Marathon day is 07 July
  • Bus departs Harare on 5 July at 1800hrs
  • Bus departs Victoria Falls on 8 July at 0730hrs

Package

 Based on Rest Camp Chalets & lodges, 3* & 4* hotels Rates are per person sharing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BASIC

Option A1

Rest Camp Chalets: (each sleeps 2 people) communal bath & toilet

By Road

By Air

Return transfer from Harare to Victoria Falls

90.00

TBA

6 July

Transfer from bus station/ airport to rest camp

08.00

 
 

Accommodation self-catering sharing

23.00

 
       

07 July

Sunset cruise after marathon

35.00

 
 

Accommodation self-catering

23.00

 
       

08 July

Transfer to bus station/ Airport

08.00

 
 

Total

187.00

 
 

Single occupancy self-catering per night

35.00

 
 

Additional night per person sharing USD23.00

       
       

Option A2

Rest Camp Lodges (each lodge sleeps 4 people)

Own bath, toilets & cooking facilities, crockery & cutlery

Return transfer from Harare

90.00

 

06 July

Transfer from bus station/ airport to rest camp

08.00

 
 

Accommodation self-catering

41.00

 
       

07 July

Sunset cruise after marathon

35.00

 
 

Accommodation self-catering

41.00

 
       

08 July

Transfer to bus station/ airport

08.00

 
 

Total

223.00

 
       

 

 

 

 

PREMIUM

Option B

Based on Victoria Falls Rainbow Hotel: 3*

Return transfer from Harare

90.00

 

06 July

Transfer from bus station/airport to hotel

08.00

 
 

Accommodation: sharing on BB

83.00

 
       

07 July

Sunset cruise after marathon

35.00

 
 

Accommodation sharing on BB

83.00

 
       

08 July

Transfer to bus station/airport

08.00

 
 

Total

307.00

 
   

Single occupancy per night

142.00

 
         
 
 
 
     

Per person sharing

Single occupancy

A1 package

 

Return transport from Harare, inter hotel transfer from station to lodge, sunset cruise and accommodation

187.00

205.00

A2 Package

 

Return transport from Harare, inter hotel transfer from station to lodge, sunset cruise and accommodation

223.00

457.00

Premium 1 - 3star hotel

 

Return transport from Harare, inter hotel transfer from station to hotel, sunset cruise and accommodation

307.00

419.00

Premium 2 - 4 star hotel

 

Return transport from Harare, inter hotel transfer from station to lodge, sunset cruise and accommodation

375.00

509.00

         

 

4* hotels: Kingdom Hotel, Azambezi River Lodge & Elephant Hills Hotel

For Bookings please contact:

Email: reservations@batokasafaris.co.zw; bookings@batokasafaris.co.zw

Call: +263772882511 or +2631343368 or 41122 13

Race Numbers

 

All participants, registered and not registered, will be required to collect their race numbers & tshirts before the race from The Kingdom Hotel on

  • Friday, 5 July 2019 1000 to 1730 hours
  • Saturday, 6 July 2019 1000 to 1730 hours

No race numbers will be issued on the day of the race.

 

For more details please visit www.vicfallsmarathon.com.

FAQs

How do I Register?

Registration is available online by visiting the event website on http://vicfallsmarathon.com/. Alternatively, you can register and pay in Victoria Falls on 5 and 6 July 2019 –see above website for details. All entrants must collect their race numbers etc at the Registration Venue in Victoria Falls as noted above, there are NO registrations or number collections on RACE DAY.

What do I do if I cannot participate once I have registered?

All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.

How do I make payments to participate in the marathon, half marathon and 7km fun run.

For locals, we have introduced an EcoCash biller code, 56931, which is ready to receive payments. Upon payment please retain the transaction approval message as proof of payment and present it during registration days on July 5 and 6 2019. International runners can make payment using the various payment options available on the Econet Victoria Falls Marathon website www.vicfallsmarathon.com

Can someone else pick up my race material?

All participants must pick up their own race materials. Photo I.D. is required. Race materials will not be mailed.

What do I receive with my registration?

Each registered participant will receive the following: • Race bib • Water/Coke or similar at selected waterpoints along the course • Water at the finish line • Entertainment from cheerleaders from start to finish • Ambulance back up en route . Marshals on route . National Parks stadd on route . Police security .
A set number of finishers will receive t-shirts in all three events , and medals in the full and the half .

What is the Minimum Age Requirement?

• You must be over the age of 21 to enter to the 42km race. • You must be over the age of 18 to enter to the 21km race.

Are bikes, rollerblades, or baby joggers allowed on the course?

No dogs, in-line skates, baby strollers, skateboards, or bikes will be allowed on any part of the course. This is for everyone’s safety!

Is the course walker friendly?

The course is walker friendly. We just ask that all participants train in an effort to complete the course within the course time limit.

How do you prepare for a marathon?

Runners should naturally be physically fit and healthy. We have the National Health Care Trust on hand who will be giving tips to runners in the build up to the run and they shall also be on site during registration in Victoria Falls and on race day to provide free testing for Non Communicable Diseases and other life threatening illnesses. The trust will also prepare a fitness schedule for the run.

Is there a course time limit?

Yes, please view official course time limits on our Event Timelines Page.

Travel and Accommodation Packages – Are there any travel and accommodation packages for race participants from outside Victoria Falls?

Travel packages are available for both local and international participants and these can be accessed through the Econet Victoria Falls Marathon website on www.vicfallsmarathon.com.