Roar to the Finish Line: NWR Annual Half Marathon '24

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Event Date: Saturday, 1 June 2024
Location: Gross Barmen Resort, Okahandja
Race Packages: Explorer, Adventurer, or Trailblazer Packages (See pricing tab for details)
Free Entry: Kids younger than 12 years

 

 


 

 

A Race with Heart, A Step Towards Hope in Namibia

 

Dive into the heart of Namibia with the NWR Annual Half Marathon, a premier event that combines the passion for running with the commitment to conservation and community support. This year, as we champion the majestic lion, we also take meaningful strides towards providing essential footwear for schoolchildren in Kavango East and Ohangwena regions.

 

 


 

 

Empower Lives, Embrace the Cause: A Conservation Run with Impact

 

Your participation in the NWR Annual Half Marathon goes beyond the race; it’s a lifeline for children, offering hope and opportunity. Lace up for change and make every step count towards a brighter future for these young learners.

 

 


 

 

Why Your Heartbeat Matters: Join the Conservation Run

 

  • Impactful Cause: Participate in a race that supports conservation and empowers schoolchildren in Namibia.
  • Breathtaking Scenery: Experience the unparalleled beauty of running in the Gross Barmen Resort, a highlight of Namibia’s natural landscapes.
  • Community of Courage: Stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow runners, united in the quest to make a difference through this charity run for children.

 

 


 

 

Race Day: A Symphony of Steps for Change

 

Mark your calendar for 1st June 2024 and be part of the NWR Annual Half Marathon, a day where every participant contributes to a chorus of change and hope.

 


 

 

Ready to Be the Change? Register for the NWR Annual Half Marathon Today!

 

Embark on a journey of purpose and heart. Register for the NWR Annual Half Marathon today, and let’s run together for the children, for conservation, for tomorrow.

 

 

Early Bird Race Packages

 

 

Unlock early bird benefits and savings for an unforgettable marathon experience.

 

 

Included Explorer Package Adventurer Package (Popular) Trailblazer Package
Price N$125 N$520 N$910
Savings vs. Last Minute 16.7% Off 20% Off 30% Off
Premium Water Bottle
Warm Winter Beanie
Sporty Commemorative T-Shirt
50% Discount on NamLeisure Card*
Free Shiny Finisher’s Medal**
Free Camping Voucher***
Discounted Accommodation for Event Weekend****
Official Race Number
Timing Chip
Surprise-Filled Goodie Bag

 

Late Race Packages (1 April – 30 April 2024)

 

 

Still great value with late registration, including exclusive marathon weekend benefits.

 

 

Included Explorer Package Adventurer Package (Popular) Trailblazer Package
Price N$137 N$585 N$1105
Savings vs. Last Minute 8.7% Off 10% Off 15% Off
Premium Water Bottle
Warm Winter Beanie
Sporty Commemorative T-Shirt
50% Discount on NamLeisure Card*
Free Shiny Finisher’s Medal**
Free Camping Voucher***
Discounted Accommodation for Event Weekend****
Official Race Number
Timing Chip
Surprise-Filled Goodie Bag

 

Last Minute Race Packages (1 – 17 May 2024)

 

 

Join the adventure with last-minute registration, complete with comprehensive benefits.

 

 

Included Explorer Package SOLD OUT Adventurer Package (Popular) SOLD OUT Trailblazer Package
Price N$150 N$650 N$1300
Premium Water Bottle
Warm Winter Beanie
Sporty Commemorative T-Shirt
50% Discount on NamLeisure Card*
Free Shiny Finisher’s Medal**
Free Camping Voucher***
Discounted Accommodation for Event Weekend****
Official Race Number
Timing Chip
Surprise-Filled Goodie Bag

 

*Enjoy a 50% discount on NamLeisure Family, Plus, Solo, or Student card for new sign-ups or renewals, valid for one year if processed before or on the event date.
**Celebrate your achievement with a Shiny Finisher’s Medal, awarded exclusively to those who complete the race.
***A complimentary camping voucher invites you to explore Namibia’s breathtaking natural scenery.
****An exclusive discount on accommodation at Gross Barmen Resort during the marathon weekend, ensuring a memorable and cost-effective marathon experience.

 


Ready for an Adventure Beyond the Finish Line?

 

Selecting a package for the NWR Annual Half Marathon not only prepares you for an extraordinary race day filled with perks but also unlocks exceptional savings and benefits, making your marathon weekend and subsequent adventures at an NWR resort truly memorable.

 

Register now to secure your spot in the race and take advantage of comprehensive benefits that enrich your experience before, during, and after the event.

 

Choose Your Path, Share Their Journey

 

Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or stepping onto the track for the first time, the NWR Annual Half Marathon at the Gross Barmen Resort offers 5km, 10km, and the breathtaking 21km races through Namibia’s natural beauty.

Achieve personal glory and contribute to a noble cause, with prizes awaiting the top performers in each category, underscoring the spirit of this conservation run.

 

Place 5 km (N$) 10 km (N$) 21 km (N$)
1st Place 3,000 3,000 3,000
2nd Place 2,000 2,000 2,000
3rd Place 1,000 1,000 1,000

General Information

 

 

1. What is the NWR Annual Half Marathon?

 

The NWR Annual Half Marathon is a premier running event at Gross Barmen Resort, Okahandja, blending the spirit of running with conservation efforts and community support. This year, it focuses on lion conservation and providing essential footwear for schoolchildren in Kavango East and Ohangwena regions.

 

 

2. When and where does the race take place?

 

The race is scheduled for Saturday, 1 June 2024, at the Gross Barmen Resort near Okahandja.

 

 

3. Who can participate in the NWR Annual Half Marathon?
The event is open to all runners and conservation enthusiasts. Children under 12 years can participate for free.

 

 

Race Packages and Registration

 

 

4. What race packages are available?

 

Three packages are offered: Explorer, Adventurer (the most popular), and Trailblazer. Each provides different benefits, including a timing chip, discounts, a sporty commemorative T-shirt, a premium water bottle, and more, depending on the package level.

 

 

5. How do I register for the event?

 

Registration is available on the official NWR Annual Half Marathon website. Choose your desired package and follow the prompts to register.

 

 

6. Is there an early bird discount?

 

Yes, early bird registrations benefit from discounted prices and additional savings. The earlier you register, the more you save.

 

 

Race Day Information

 

 

7. What distances are available for runners?

 

Participants can choose from 5km, 10km, and the signature 21km races. Each route offers a unique experience of Namibia’s natural beauty.

 

 

8. What prizes are available for race winners?

 

Prizes are awarded to the top three finishers in each category: 1st place receives N$3,000, 2nd place N$2,000, and 3rd place N$1,000.

 

 

Additional Benefits

 

 

9. What additional benefits do participants receive?

 

In addition to race package benefits, participants enjoy a 50% discount on the NamLeisure Card, a shiny finisher’s medal, a free camping voucher, and discounted accommodation at Gross Barmen Resort during the marathon weekend.

 

 

10. Can I get a refund if I cannot attend after registering?

 

For details on refunds, please refer to the registration terms and conditions on the official marathon website or contact the event organisers directly.

 

 

Supporting the Cause

 

 

11. How does participating in the marathon support conservation and the community?

 

Your participation helps raise awareness and funds for lion conservation and provides essential footwear to schoolchildren in need in the Kavango East and Ohangwena regions, making a direct impact on conservation efforts and community support.

 

 

Accommodation and Logistics

 

 

12. Are there accommodations available for participants?

 

Yes, participants can avail of discounted accommodation at Gross Barmen Resort during the marathon weekend. Book early to secure your stay.

 

 

13. How can I stay updated on race day details and announcements?

 

Stay connected through the official NWR Annual Half Marathon website and social media channels for the latest updates, tips, and race day information.

 

 

For any further questions, please visit our website or contact our team at +264 61 285 7167. We’re here to help make your NWR Annual Half Marathon experience unforgettable.

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