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Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon

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22 Oct 2017
2017-Oct-22 07:30am 2017-Oct-22 23:00:00 Africa/Johannesburg Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon Bring the whole family and join us for the 12th annual Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon to help raise breast cancer awareness. iThemba is a Zulu word meaning hope. To date Avon Justine has raised in excess of R7 Million through the sale of special “pink ribbon” products for breast cancer education, awareness and screening in South Africa. Show your support for the fight against breast cancer, a disease that will strike 1 in 29 South African women in their lifetime. With your help, we are… Judith Rd, Emmarentia, Randburg, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa Sportsvendo info@sportsvendo.co.za
Start Time : 07:30am
Event Venue : Judith Rd, Emmarentia, Randburg, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa
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Bring the whole family and join us for the 12th annual Avon Justine iThemba Walkathon to help raise breast cancer awareness.

iThemba is a Zulu word meaning hope. To date Avon Justine has raised in excess of R7 Million through the sale of special “pink ribbon” products for breast cancer education, awareness and screening in South Africa. Show your support for the fight against breast cancer, a disease that will strike 1 in 29 South African women in their lifetime. With your help, we are saving lives!

CELEBRATE ANOTHER YEAR AS A SURVIVOR BY WEARING YOUR BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR SASH AT THE START OF THE WALKATHON.

Collect your free Breast Cancer Survivor Sash at registration when you collect your race number and goodie bag.
 

To show your support for survivor’s, you can purchase items during registration and on event day from Look Good… Feel Better and Wings of Hope.


WALK INFORMATION

Wave Start Time Venue: Start & Finish Pack Collection  
Red 07:30 Marks Park, Johannesburg First 12,000
Blue 08:00 Marks Park, Johannesburg Second 12,000
Green 08:30 Marks Park, Johannesburg Last 11,000

*All participants will receive a colour coded walk number indicating his/her start time.
 

Bring Along

  • There will be a refreshment station along the route but please also bring your own water provisions.
  • Invite everyone you know to register to walk with a purpose and come support the walk and iThemba's message. Early Detection Saves Lives!
  • Sunblock, hats, sunglasses and comfortable walking shoes
  • Cash

 

Children

  • No children will be allowed to walk alone, they must be accompanied by a parent.
  • All children will be required to wear wristbands
  • Wristbands will be provided when collecting your goodie bags. Please ensure you provide the correct information to ensure for easy identification.
  • If you child gets lost, please go directly to the lost child area.

 

Doggie Walk

  • Bring your doggie to take part in the Walkathon!
  • Doggie walk for free
  • All doggies must be on leashes.
  • Only friendly doggies should partake in the Doggie Walk
  • Although there will be water stations, you may want to bring extra water and snacks for them.
  • Locum vet at the finish line to tend to minor issues such as scuffed paws etc.

 


 

Event Office:

For walk enquiries: support@ithembawalkathon.co.za

For Hospitality enquiries: hospitality@ithembawalkathon.co.za

 

VENUE

Judith Rd, Emmarentia, Randburg, Johannesburg 2195, South Africa


 

Event Office:

For walk enquiries: support@ithembawalkathon.co.za

For Hospitality enquiries: hospitality@ithembawalkathon.co.za

 

Entry Instructions

Entry forms can be obtained and submitted as follows:

 

Pre Entries

  • Sportsmans Warehouse Stores close: Monday 9 Oct | R135 per Adult | R90 per Child under 12 years | Children under 2 years - FREE
  • Online Entries close: Saturday 14 Oct | R135 per Adult | R90 per Child under 12 years | Children under 2 years - FREE

 

Hand Delivered Entries:

Complete your entry form and pay at the till then drop it (with the receipt / proof of payment) at one of our selected Sportsmans Warehouse stores.

  • Fourways Crossing Retail Centre, Fourways
  • Blackheath Pavilion, Cresta
  • East Rand Value Mall, Boksburg
  • Princess Crossing Shopping Centre, Roodepoort
  • Park Meadows Shopping Centre, Kensington
  • Stoneridge Mall, Modderfontein
  • Woodmead Super Value Centre, Waterval Crescent South
  • West Rand Retail Crossing, Roodepoort
  • The Glen Shopping Centre, Oakdene

Note: Make sure you drop off your hand delivered entry form at the above listed stores before 09 Oct 2017  to be sure that you don’t miss out. 

For EFT payments please contact our walk office on support@ithembawalkathon.co.za for information and options.

 

Walker Number Collection

Marks Park, Emmarentia, Johannesburg

  • Between Tuesday 17 and Saturday 21 October: From 10:00 to 19:00
  • Walk Pack Contents: goodie bag, race number and t-shirt [if qualified]

 

Incentives

  • All entries will receive a special Goodie Bag. Contents may vary from bag to bag but all will include an Avon and a Justine product and a Caxton magazine.
  • The first 25 000 entries will receive a commemorative event t-shirt. T-shirts will be available for purchase to those who did not qualify.

 

A Successful Entry

All entries will receive a special goodie bag. Contents may vary from bag to bag but will all include an Avon and Justine product as well as a Caxton magazine.

First 25,000 participants will receive a commemorative event T-Shirt.

 


 

Event Office:

For walk enquiries: support@ithembawalkathon.co.za

For Hospitality enquiries: hospitality@ithembawalkathon.co.za

 

Rules
 

  • NO entries will be accepted on the day of the event.
  • All children are to be supervised and wearing identification wrist bands. Wristbands will be provided (on the day) at the kids area from 07:00.
  • Wear your walker number visibly on the front of your chest for the duration of the walk.
  • T-shirt size changes will not be permitted at registration as they have been ordered to quantity.
  • Obey marshals and traffic officials at all times for your safety.
  • Prams and wheelchairs are welcome.
  • Park in designated parking only, cars parked illegally will be towed away. Visit www.ithembawalkathon.co.za for updated parking information.
  • No skateboards, bicycles, rollerblades or wheelie shoes are allowed.
  • No fires, alcohol, firearms, drugs, illegal substances or reckless and violent behaviour.
  • No gazebos or stand umbrellas allowed

 

Event Office:

For walk enquiries: support@ithembawalkathon.co.za

For Hospitality enquiries: hospitality@ithembawalkathon.co.za