42 K Buddy Up Relay Marathon

42K Buddy Up Relay Marathon

Thank you for your interest in participating in ACVV Khayalethu Child and Youth Care Centre’s 42 K Buddy Up Relay Marathon Series: a fundraising project initiated by the Khayalethu boys for playground equipment at the Centre.

Do good and have a great time doing it

When your organisation enters a 42 K Buddy Up Relay Marathon:

  • You empower our boys in realising their goals
  • You contribute towards providing a safe, child-friendly environment in which our boys will grow
  • You gain an opportunity to promote your company in a variety of media, and
  • You enjoy a morning of successful team-building focussed on healthy competition and camaraderie in a family-friendly environment.

Find out all you need to know

  1. Each event requires 28 participants – two teams of 14.
  2. Each participant will be partnered with a Khayalethu boy to run (or walk) a 3 km leg of the 42 km marathon.
  3. The legs begin 10 minutes apart and finish times are recorded and added up to find the winning team.
  4. The START and FINISH of each leg is at the gates of ACVV Khayalethu Child and Youth Care Centre, where participants and supporters are able to enjoy entertainment and refreshments, give starters a great send-off and finishers, a warm welcome home.
  • There is an entrance fee of R50 for humans, and R20 for furry friends.
  • Entrants will be asked to collect sponsorships for their run/walk from friends, family and colleagues. (A Sponsorship Form will be provided.)
  • Proceeds from the sales of refreshments will go towards this fundraising project.
  • A fee is charged for the opportunity to erect branding materials at home base and along the marathon route.

We’re hoping to hold a 42 K Buddy Up Relay Marathon on the first Sunday of the month, every two months. The start is a 07h00 and the event usually lasts from three to four hours, depending on the pace of  the participants. Ask us about the next available date.

How to sign up for the 42 K Buddy Up Relay Marathon

Fill in request for info form by clicking on the button below, and we will get back to you with the details you need. You may also contact Dr Marietjie van der Merwe on khaya@khayalethu.org.za or 041 484 5667.

See past 42 K Buddy Up Relay Marathons


All donations are tax deductible both personally and for your business. Ensure that you receive a receipt from us which you can pass on to your accountant or tax consultant. This will help you pay less tax.

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ACVV Khayalethu Child and Youth Care Centre and Oliver House

Lot 160
Kragga Kamma Road
South Africa

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The ACVV Khayalethu Child and Youth Care Centre and Oliver House is a registered as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) with the South African Revenue Service – PBO Reg. No. 93 000 6889 – and also as a Non Profit Organisation – NPO 199-436.

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