The 3rd Consecutive Nelson Mandela Day Marathon will be held on 31 August 2014 and is run under the rules of IAAF, AIMS (Association of International Marathons and Distance Races Distance) and the KZN Athletics Club.
The event has 3 raced categorized as follows:
42.2 km Marathon.
10 km Marathon.
5 km Special.
The above mentioned races each meander through the beautiful breath taking landscape of uMgungundlovu District Municipality passing historic sites along the way and ending at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site.
Runners who complete the race are awarded unique Nelson Mandela Marathon medal which is symbolic of the day South Africa gained its freedom.