2021 Buffs Marathon & Half Marathon virtual run


Virtual run


The 2021 Buffs Marathon & Half Marathon is a virtual run, you get to Do It Yourself. You can choose to run either 42.2km or 21.1km.

Your DIY 42.2km or DIY 21.1km run can be completed at any time after your race number is issued, results must be submitted by 10am on Monday 1 March 2021. The route is of your choosing.

Your event time must be a total moving time ie gun to mat (no pausing the watch), your submission must include Start time and Finish time. Please note you must complete your run within current government curfew and regulations.



This event will not count towards your cumulative total of Buffs Marathons completed on our Database.

Results will be compiled in alphabetical order only and will remain unofficial results.

This event is sanctioned by Border Athletics and Athletics South Africa.



Please note that no prizes will be awarded based on finishing times or positions.



Enter online at www.buffaloroadrunners.co.za

R85  (EFT or Credit Card only)

Includes a sublimated Buff (collect) and Race Certificate (emailed)

If you would like to have your Buff delivered (nationally only) courier is R106 additional. (Paxi is on request).

Entry fees are not refundable for non-participation.

All marathon entrants must be 20 years and over, 16 years and over for the half marathon.

By entering you declare you are medically fit to complete your event.

Buffs Collection


Thursday 25 February 2pm-6pm

Monday 1 March 4pm-6pm

Further collection dates may be advised in future.

Terms & conditions


By engaging in the virtual runs, you as the participant, warrant that you have read, understood & agree to be bound by these terms & conditions, as they may be amended, updated or revised from time to time.

Indemnity and release


You expressly agree to indemnify and release Buffalo Road Runners, Buffs Club, Border Athletics, Athletics South Africa, any of their affiliated and/or constituent bodies, and/or any volunteer, sponsor, representative, employee, servant or agent of the aforegoing bodies or persons from any and all liability whatsoever and howsoever arising, connected with your participation and understand that under no circumstances will they be liable for any injury or damages, including consequential or indirect damages or for any delictual liability of any nature whatsoever suffered by you as a consequence of your participation in the virtual runs which is inclusive, but not limited to your physical activities. You also agree that in no event shall they be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with your participation in the virtual events.