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Lace up for the Music Marathon with OFM

Central South Africa's most fun-filled running event is back! OFM, the sound of your life, once again presents the Music Marathon, hosted by Achilles Running Club, on Saturday, 9 November. Participants can enter for a full 42.2km marathon, a 21.1km half-marathon, or a 10km or 5km race.
Along the route, refreshment stations will celebrate the best music of the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s. In some of the routes the runners will be accompanied by music trucks to keep them motivated.

According to OFM Marketing Manager, Lindiwe Mtwentula, this is the third year that OFM is presenting this wonderful event.

“Last year, we had around 1,500 entries and we hope for even more this year! The Music Marathon celebrates music, running and a sense of community. For serious runners this is a Comrades and Two Oceans qualifying event. And we have something special for our fun run participants as well! The Best Dressed 5km runner will receive a prize and the theme is ‘Your Favourite Popstar’.”

Official winners in the 42.2km, 21.1km and 10km categories will receive prize money and gold medals. All finishers within the given cut-off time will receive a medal.

More information and entry forms are available at or SMS “music” to 36636 at R1.50 per SMS for details. Runners can enter and collect their race numbers from the Achilles Sports Club on 6, 7 and 8 November from 15:00 to 20:00. The Music Marathon will start and finish at the Sports Grounds at Tempe Military Base in Bloemfontein.

OFM Radio's press office

OFM RadioOFM is central South Africa's largest independent radio station. Catering to an English and Afrikaans audience of LSM of 7 to 10 across the Free State, North West Province, Northern Cape and southern Gauteng.

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