Om Die Dam 50k Live Coverage
The Om Die Dam 50k is a IAU gold label event on the 50 km distance. It has been held for 29 years, and has been a label for around 10 years. The race will start in the morning on Saturday, March 16th 2019 from 5:30 am South Africa Standard Time (GMT+2).
It has had a number of times were sub 3 hours results were produced. Regularly there are around 5 men and women at the international level and many more on national level.
The 50km attracts around 4000 runners and the race itself go around the scenic Hartbeespoort Dam in South Africa that is around 60 km outside Johannesburg. There are 2 large climbs (one at 16 km and another one at 42 km) plus a few shorter steep challenges.
Regional development is an integral part of global promotion of the sport of ultrarunning. Our goal is to decrease the distances between races worldwide and this is why we would like to share with you the event.
There will be live streaming covering leading men and women in the event. The links for the live stream are provided below.
We want to thank Norrie Williamson and the Race Directors of Om Die Dam for coordinating with us on live streaming the race.
IAU Director of Communication