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08 Oct, 2015

Soweto Half Marathon route description

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Everyone who knows the route advises that you should keep something in reserve for the last part of the Soweto Half Marathon. And this year’s 21.098 km route is no exception.

After starting at Nasrec, the half marathon runners will turn right onto Rand Show Road and cross the N1.

Runners will then turn left into Masupha Street, followed by another left turn into Madhlala Street. After passing a number of intersections, runners will then turn right into Mosaka Street, then left into Kuse Street and right again into Tema Street.

After crossing over a number of intersections, runners then turn right into Madhlala Street and then turn left into Kinsley Sethole Street. After turning right into Mbambisa Street, runners will again pass a number of intersections before turning right into Moroka Nancefield Road.

They will then turn right into Klipspruit Valley Road and then right again into Sofasonke Street, followed by a left turn into Mooki Street. This road will take the runners past the Orlando Stadium before turning left into Senaone Street and then left again into Jolobe Street. Shortly after that, another left into Thibeng Street will take the runners to a right turn into Mofokeng Street.

Runners will then turn right into Madhlala Street and then left into Masupha Street. This will lead them through a number of intersections until they find themselves on the Golden Highway. They will then turn right into Exhibtion Road, then left into Landbou Street and right towards Nasrec’s Gate Two for the finish.