The Spruit Marathon 2020


The uncontested best way to run out of 2020!! A full marathon on Jozi’s magnificent Braamfontein Spruit Emerald Belt!
In your own time between 1 November and 31 December, in any direction, on your own or with friends and dogs, as many times as you like!
Spectacular one-of-a-kind Spruit Marathon Medals and/or Race Shirts to display and wear with pride anywhere in the world!
4 segments in any order: Emmarentia Dam / Alberts Farm / Delta Park / along the Spruit to the City limits. Experience the very best running our wild vibrant city has to offer!

Four segments

In your own time

At your own pace

Any order

Any direction

Pet Friendly

Alberts Farm(11 km)
Botanical Gardens(12 km)

Delta Park(7 km)

Bryanston(13 km)

Four Segments

  1. You can run the segments as many times as you like.
  2. You must stay on the designated course( within 5m of the track at all times )
  3. Your time for the marathon will be the sum of the times you submit for all segments, so only submit your best 4.
  4. You can start anywhere you like on the 3 loops(leg1, leg2 , leg 3)
  5. You must finish where you start for the loops(Leg1 , Leg2, Leg 3)
  6. Leg 4 is a single direction along the spruit. You can run in either direction


If you do not have a smart watch then download and install the Strava app to your phone. To record a run on Strava. Open Strava and push the Record button, push the Start button and then push the Pause and then the Finish button when done.

From a Browser

Download the file to your computer. Open the file in your tracking app.

On A Mobile

Once the file has been downloaded. Click on it and it will come up with an Open Menu. Open the file in the app you will be using to track. Remember to Save the route in your App.

Garmin Users – Garmin Connect -> sync to your watch

Suunto Users – Suunto App -> sync to your watch

Strava Users – Strava ->the route will already be in Strava


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