• 702 Presenters
  • City of Joburg
  • EMS
  • South African Police Services and SAPS Parkview
  • Altech Netstar – helicopters
  • And the over 1000 temporary staff who marshalled, manned points and helped make the event possible
  • General Information


    Email: walkthetalk@702.co.za

    Team FAQs

    What are the benefits of being in a team?
    A big advantage is that ALL team walk packs are packed together and the team leader can collect for everyone in the team at the same time. Only teams are packed together.

    When do team entries close?
    Team entries close on 20 May 2015. All payments for the teams are due on or before this day.

    How does the team leader make payment for the team entries?
    Payment must be made for the entire team, all at once – only once the team has been entered completely. There are three methods to make payment – once your team is complete:

    Credit card: Select all entrants being paid for, and click on PAY FOR SELECTED
    Fast EFT: Select all entrants being paid for, and click on PAY FOR SELECTED, and follow the instructions
    EFT: Click on PAY FOR SELECTED or PROFORMA INVOICE, to view the outstanding amount for the team. Make the deposit into our bank account, and send a LEGIBLE proof of payment to www.walkthetalk.co.za or fax to 086 684 0158 – use the TEAM NAME as created on the online entry system as the reference. Banking details: are on the pro-forma invoice

    The Route

    What if I decide during the Walk that I cannot continue?
    There will be sweep vehicles patrolling the route. If you find that you cannot continue along the walk, you can flag down a marshal at the closest water point to request a sweep vehicle to assist.
    The walker must call the emergency number on their race number and medical resources from the JOC will be dispatched. Medical support at the 702 Walk the Talk will be supplied by ER24.

    Are there any road closures?
    Yes. The road closure is enforced by Johannesburg Metro Police and Johannesburg Roads Agency. Judith Road will be closed for traffic from Beyers Naude Drive to Barry Hertzog Avenue from 04h00 – 14h00.
    Please go to www.walkthetalk.co.za for all the Road Closure and Parking information.

    How many water points are there on the route?
    There will be 3 water points on the routes. Water points will be stocked with Coca-Cola/Powerade and water.

    Are there public toilets along the route?
    Yes, there will be over 150 public toilets along the route.

    Is the route completely closed off to motorists?
    Yes, the route will be closed off to motorists for the safety of the walkers.

    Is the route safe?
    Yes, the route is safe to walk on. Great provision has been taken for the safety of our walkers.

    Hospitality/Venue

    How can I book a hospitality site at the venue?
    Contact Chevaughn Jacoby at chev@hsp.co.za or on 011 017 2700 to book your hospitality or picnic site.

    Will there be entertainment after the walk?
    There will be DJ’s at the Finish.

    Can I bring a picnic basket for after the Walk?
    Yes, you can bring your own picnic basket to enjoy after you finish the walk, however, no alcohol is permitted. There is a beer garden within the public catering area. Only soft drinks and water from ABI will be permitted. NO open fires will be permitted. Legislation prevents the public from braaing on open fires.