SOUTHERN AFRICAN CHALLENGE 2017
7 Marathons - 7 Countries - 8 Days
South Africa - Lesotho – Swaziland – Zambia – Zimbabwe – Botswana - Namibia
Z Adventures is proud to present the first ever Southern African Challenge. The 7 marathons, 7 countries adventure will take place from July 28th to August 6th, 2017. We will take adventurers and sports enthusiasts on a cross country journey filled with unique running challenges and cultural immersion. Our athletes have the option to partake in one or more running events over a fun-filled drive / fly vacation. The professionally managed official events will take place in South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. The Southern African Challenge is designed to accommodate every kind of runner and walker. Participants will get a chance to explore the different countries, meet like-minded adventure-athletes, and soak in the sights and sounds of each destination. Runners & walkers can choose any distance they like ranging from 5K, 10K, half marathon to full marathon.
DATES: July 28 - August 6, 2017
LOCATIONS: South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia.
MARATHON PACKAGE: USD 2,500.00 per person. This includes:
- Welcome dinner in Johannesburg.
- 9 nights accommodation based on twin sharing basis.
- Transfers to all marathon locations.
- Return flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone.
- Entry fee to all 7 professionally managed official marathons.
- All meals as specified.
- Unique finisher's medal for each race.
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: USD 495.00
. Airfare to/from Johannesburg, South Africa
· Transfer from JNB airport to host hotel
· Alcoholic beverages
· Hotel room telephone, mini bar and hotel food and drinks between meals
· Accommodation after flying back to Johannesburg
. Visas to all the countries
· Personal items purchased
INDIVIDUAL RACE ENTRY FEE: USD 100.00 (applicable to non-packaged runners). The price includes a finisher's medal & T-shirt.
· All runners are required to have either a GPS watch or smartphone with distance calculation app.
. Mandatory vaccinations for entering South Africa and other countries.
· Trip and medical evacuation insurance.
Johannesburg: High/Low, degrees Celsius: 19/1. Colder at night, comfortable days (but can get chilly days as well as hotter days)
Lesotho: High/Low, degrees Celsius: 27/17. Days can get hot.
Swaziland: High/Low, degrees Celsius: 20/6. Colder at night, comfortable days (but can get chilly days as well as hotter days)
Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia: High/Low, degrees Celsius: 27/7. Colder at night, days can get hot.
Malaria: Prevalent in Victoria Falls and surrounding areas – consult your doctor about best anti malaria medication for you.
In addition, mosquito repellent is very important in order to reduce the risk of malaria.
Yellow Fever: Travelers between Zambia and South Africa require proof of a Yellow Fever Vaccination. You will be required to have the vaccination a minimum of 10 days before arrival, however the vaccination is valid for 10 years.
Other: It is your own responsibility to ensure you have the required medication with you for the duration of the trip. Consult your doctor to ensure your vaccinations are up to date and that you bring along any other medicines you require.
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