20km Walk

Entering the 20km

Entry Fee: Online R88-00
                   In Store R95-00

Race Pack Collection

Race Pack collection will take place at Moses Mabhida Stadium at the following times:
Thursday 19 May 2016 - 10h00 - 19h00
Friday 20 May 2016 - 10h00 - 19h00
Saturday 21 May 2016 - 10h00 - 14h00

Race Numbers

Race numbers must be pinned to the front of a walker's outermost piece of clothing and must be clearly visible at all times


Walkers must wear the provided t-shirt on the day of the event.

Park and Ride

Parking facilities are available at both the start and finish. A bus service running between the start and finish is available to all entrants free of charge.

More Info

Bus Schedule

Buses from the finish to the start before the walk
First Bus: 05:30
Last Bus: 06:15
Buses from the finish to the start after the walk
First Bus: 11:00
Last Bus: 13:30

Start And Finish

Start Venue: Ushaka Marine World
Start Time: 07:00

Finish Venue: People's Park, Moses Mabhida Stadium


The 20km is a timed distance. Your race number will have a timing chip attached. The race number must be pinned to the front of the outer most piece of clothing and visible to officials at all times during the course of the walk and especially when crossing the finish line

The Route

Walkers enjoy 5km of majestic scenery on the Durban promenade, proceeding north via Snell Parade, turning left into Athlone Drive, to turn immediately right onto Ruth First Highway contra-flow to cross the Umgeni River. We veer right up the first on ramp, turn left and take an immediate right to continue on Waterkant road.
Turn right into Old Mill Way, right into Broadway, left into Fairway, left into Hinton Grove, left into Norrie, left into Rankin Place, right into Beachway and immediate left into Roehampton, right into Gleneagles Drive, right into Broadway and immediate left into Hoylake, which becomes Sackville Place, cross Old Mill Way to continue on Prospect Hall Road.
Here the 20km walkers join the 15km walkers where the road veers left and then right to cross Umgeni river.
Take the first on ramp to turn right into Athlone Drive and left into Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) to join the 5km, 10km and 15km walkers for the final stretch to the finish.

Download Map


Refreshment stations will be on route. Details of these refreshment stations are available in the downloadable route map. No personal seconding will be allowed

Time Limit

Walkers must complete the course distance they entered before 12h00.Walkers on the road after 12h00 will be deemed to have retired. (Sweep vehicles will collect all walkers who are still en route at this time).

Discovery Vitality Points

Up to 1100 points are available to Discovery Vitality members who complete the 20km walk. Maxiumum fitness points limits will apply. Points will reflect between 4 and 6 weeks after the event. For a full set of terms and conditions, visit www.discovery.co.za and click on Discovery Vitality