Celebrating Easter and the joy of running

By 28th Mar 2024No Comments

April is a special month at Mall of the North. Not only is it Easter, but we also get to welcome

athletes and running enthusiasts to the annual Mall of the North Marathon on April 6, 2024. This event has been a staple on the South African running calendar for many years now and stands as a celebrated Comrades Marathon qualifier, as participants chase their long-distance running dreams.

Easter excitement for everyone

As we dive into April, the Easter holidays are a time of joy, celebration, and togetherness. Mall of the North has something for everyone as your go-to destination for shopping and holiday fun.

A run for every runner

The annual Mall of the North Marathon is more than just a race – it’s a celebration of health, fitness, and endurance. Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner aiming for the Comrades Marathon or someone who finds joy in shorter distances, our race has it all.

  • The full marathon (42.2km): A test of endurance and speed, offering athletes the chance to qualify for the Comrades Marathon.
  • The half marathon (21.1km): Perfect for those looking to challenge themselves beyond the beginner stages.
  • The 10km Race: An intermediate distance that balances competitiveness with fun.
  • The 5km Fun Run: Ideal for families, casual runners, or anyone looking to enjoy a little bit of community and fun.

Head on over here to register now!

Why running?

Running can be the start of a journey towards a healthier, more vibrant life. It builds endurance, improves cardiovascular health, and serves as a powerful stress reliever. Beyond the physical benefits, running fosters a sense of community brings people together from diverse backgrounds – plus the awesome feeling that comes with crossing the finish line.  Whether you’re a competitive athlete or someone who enjoys leisurely jogs, running is an accessible way to enhance your overall wellbeing.

Join us this April!

You’re invited to be part of our Easter celebrations and to lace up your running shoes for the Mall of the North Marathon. Experience the joy of the season, the thrill of the race, and the warmth of our community. See you at the starting line!

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