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Nelson Mandela Bay Train Race

get ready for the ultimate man versus machine race

The Medihelp Nelson Mandela Bay Train Race is a unique relay race where teams, consisting of five runners and one mountain bike rider, challenge a Metro Rail train on a 38 km long route between the Port Elizabeth and Uitenhage stations in Port Elizabeth. We invite all corporate, social, club and school teams to participate in this exciting race, taking place on Sunday, 19 August 2018.

Race information:


Sunday, 19 August 2018

Starting point

Port Elizabeth Railway Station



More informationRegistrations will take place on Thursday, 16 August from 11:00 to 15:00 at the Eastern Province Child & Youth Care Centre, cnr. Conyngham & Lennon Roads, Glendinnigvale

Remember: Teams must consist of five runners and one mountain bike rider. For more information about the race and to buy your ticket, click here.

It's easy to get your hands on a free entry...

If you are a member of Medihelp's free online wellness programme, HealthPrint, you can sign up as a team captain free of charge. Click here and follow the easy steps to register. You can then claim your free ticket by clicking on the Medihelp Nelson Mandela Bay Train Race link on HealthPrint's homepage.

If you are not a member of HealthPrint, click here and follow the easy steps to register. By joining HealthPrint, you will get free entry to this and all other sponsored Medihelp events.

Helping those in need

You can make a difference by supporting the CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation, an organisation in South Africa that provides comprehensive countrywide support for children with cancer and other life-threatening blood disorders, and their families. We encourage all teams and spectators to donate food and clothing in good condition. You can drop it off when you pre-register for the race.

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