Om Die Dam Half Marathon

2018 will see the the 28th consecutive edition of the Old Mutual Om die Dam Half Marathon. The race is run under the rules of Athletics South Africa (ASA) and Athletics North-West North (ANWN).


Hartebeespoort Holiday Resort, 5 Old Rustenburg Road, Hartbeespoort, Brits, 0250. The start is at 06:30.

Race Information




Saturday, 17 March 2018



Cut Off Time

4 Hours

Prize Giving




Grand Masters


Great Grand Masters


Age Categories

Minimum age for participation: Entrants must be no younger than 16yrs on the day of the race

Cut – off

The race is run from mat to gun. Mat to mat times will also be available. Cut-off is 4 hours (10:20)

If you do not reach the cut-off points within the required time, you will be asked to retire from the Race and leave the road. YOU MAY NOT CONTINUE RUNNING.

Athletes who fail to obey the race officials will be subject to disciplinary action and may be banned from participation in the Old Mutual Om die Dam Ultra Marathon in future. Transport will be provided at all the cut-off points to take the runners back to the Finish.

Refreshment Stations

There will be six well equipped refreshment stations along the route to ensure that runners hydration needs are adequately catered for. Drinking water will be provided throughout the race in 100 ml plastic sachets (Booster Bags), while Coca-Cola will be served in paper cups. In addition, potatoes, bananas, chocolates, jelly sweets and other ‘morale lifters’ will be available at some stations.

Half Marathon Prizes


PLEASE NOTE: The prize-giving for the Ultra Marathon is at 9:30am.

Individual Prize Money

The same prize money for men and women/h3>