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Mapetla parkrun

What is Mapetla parkrun?

A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you!

When is it?

Every Saturday at 8:00am.

Where is it?

The event takes place at Mapetla Park, Kunene Link & Mapetla Ext, Soweto, Johannesburg, 1818. See Course page for more details.

What does it cost to join in?

Nothing - it's free! but please register before you first come along. Only ever register with parkrun once. Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won't get a time

How fast do I have to be?

We all take part for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!

Mapetla parkrun needs you!

It is entirely organised by volunteers - email to help.

We're friendly!

Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in Dreams pub and restaurant - please come and join us!

Thanks to this week's volunteers

Alina MPHOGO  •  Kamogelo MAKHEMA  •  Lwandile PHALEDI  •  Mpumelelo PHAKATHI  •  Sipho ROBERTS

See our volunteer page for information on how you can get involved.


Mapetla parkrun takes place every Saturday at 8:00am.

Please note Mapetla parkrun is cancelled on 23/10/21 - See the news page for more detail

Other parkruns nearby

Rose, Lenasia (5.2km), Mofolo (5.9km), Doornkop Military Base (12.2km), Roodepoort (13.8km), Bosmont Stadium (14.4km), Westbury (16.8km), Alberts Farm (17.9km), Randfontein (17.9km), Westonaria (20.4km), Bells Inn (20.4km)