Events in Gauteng – January / February 2011

Johnson Crane Marathon and Half Marathon: This event takes place in Benoni on the East Rand on Sunday the 30th of January 2011. The Johnson Crane Marathon features a circular route. The half marathon is comprised of one lap of the route and the marathon is comprised of 2 laps of the same route. The route takes the runner from Benoni’s smallholdings through Rynfield and Northmead before the easy and flat sections at High Road. The first 11 kilometres are fairly flat before a slight downhill stretch to the 15km mark and the half marathon split. The Johnson Crane Marathon and Half Marathon also features a challenging climb to the 19km mark. The last 2 kilometres are an easy downhill. Walkers are also welcome and there is a 6 hour cut off time to accommodate them. This Johnson Crane marathon and half maraton has been consistently ranked as a well organised and presented event. Marathon runners get a long sleeved T shirt and half marathon entrants a short sleeved T shirt. The starting point for these marathons is at  Old Benonians Sport Club in Benoni. For more information contact Ashvin on 082-9240234 or visit

Beeld Holiday Show: This event is held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from the 11th of February until the 13th of February 2011. The Beeld Holiday Show is renowned for its quality exhibitors, its credibility and the amazing turnout of visitors. It’s the ideal place to plan your 2011 holidays. Over 300 outdoor exhibitors – all under one roof. Like always, the 2011 show will celebrate the launch of new products never seen before. There will be plenty to see in all categories. Categories include Accessories, Wheels, Destinations, Activities and Services. Don’t miss out on discovering why the Beeld Holiday Show is the leading holiday show in Africa today.Tickets cost R50 for Adults & R30 for students and pensioners. Children under 7 enter for free. The Beeld Holiday Show will be open from 09:00 – 18:00 on each day. Visit for more information.

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