Red Hill Marathon and 36.2km Classic

Race Information

25 January 2020

Red Hill Marathon & Classic

The STBB Red Hill Marathon takes place on the of 25 January 2020, starting from Fish Hoek Athletic Club.

Runners will line up facing away from Peer’s Cave and set off along the secondary road. After approximately 100 meters, at the fork with this road and what is nominally 21st Avenue, the runners will proceed through the Corsair Way Robots and four-way robots.   The route then takes the runners through Kommetjie, Misty Cliffs, Scarborough, and at the Perdekloof Picnic site, the Marathon runners will veer off towards Cape Point for a 6km loop, while the Classic runners will continue over Red Hill. The Marathon runners will join the same route again after the loop.

The runners join up with the Simonstown Main Road at the end of Red Hill and continue towards Fish Hoek.

Turn right into 2nd ave, left into Recreation Road, right into Central circle, right into Disa road, left into Erica Rd, right into Elgin Circle, left into Genoa, Right into upper Recreation Road, and then proceed to the Poplar Road footpath.  Once through the footpath, they proceed along Poplar Road, before turning right onto the gravel road at the municipal yard, left onto the sports field and to the finish outside the Athletic Club.

Entries & Late Entries

Save R 10.00 when you enter and PAY online, this discount does not count for cash payments!

You can now also donate to Tears or WildLife fire services when entering online.

Online Entries
R 160 Online Licenced Entry
R 230 Online Unlicenced Entry

Late Entries or cash payments
R 170 Licenced Entry
R 240 Unlicenced Entry

You can collect your race number and Enter at the following venues

Wednesday, 22nd January The Sweat Shop Claremont, 15h00-18h00
Thursday, 23th January Sportsmans Warehouse Tokai, 15h00 – 18h00
Friday, 24th January Fish Hoek Athletic Club, 17h00 – 19h00
Saturday, 25th January Fish Hoek Athletic Club, 04h30 – 05h15


You can down grade or upgrade during the race just hand your top-left tear-off from your race number to the marshal at the split wearing a blue reflective jacket.

There will be NO subtititions, No Exceptions!

King & Queen of the mountain & most important rules.

Be the first male or female to conquer the hill in either marathon or classic race and you can win a gift voucher from Sportsmans Wharehouse.

Race Day

Both races start at 5h30 at the Fish Hoek Athletic Club

Silverglades Sports Fields, Cnr Nelson Road, and 20th Avenue, Fish Hoek.

(Cut-off at 27/33 mark is 4 hours.  Official cut-off for both races is 5 hours)

You can change from the marathon to classic or visa verse marathon split just before Red Hill by giving the marshal there the left-hand corner tear-off on your race number.

Medals and Prizes

The first 2 250 runners to cross the finish line before cut-off receive medals.

We also have R 5000.00 lucky draw Cash prizes.

Age category prizes for men & women in each race.

1st 2nd 3rd
Open 950 850 750
40-49 750 650 550
50-59 650 550 450
60-69 550 450 350
70+ 450 350 250
Team (R250 each) x 4

Fun Run

Bring your family along for a day of adventure.

Bay Primary 5Km fun run starts at 7 am

Cost R 30 on the morning of the race from 6 am

There will be loads of lucky draw prizes

For more information contact Bev at or 021 782 2065


There is loads of parking on the sports fields, NO vehicle is allowed into the designated parking area where the medical control center is allocated.

We will have a drop off an go area for gazeboes

Due to high wind gusts, unmanned gazebo’s can actually be a danger to runners, children, and property, therefore, ANY gazebo that is left unguarded during the race WILL BE REMOVED by the safety officer and the club will be fined!

We ask that you please carpool when coming to our small town to save yourself some headache and frustration.

Do you have what it takes?

Important Info

Brought to you by

Fish Hoek Athletics Club

The FHAC is situated in the heart of the Fish Hoek valley, equidistant from both oceans. The club has a strong family ethos. This is evident in the club’s participation in races, support in club events and the Fish Hoek community as a whole.

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