Event

When is the MTN Walk the Talk with 702?
Sunday the 28th of July 2019.

Where does the Walk the Talk take place?
Marks Park Sports Club, Judith Road, Emmarentia.

Which distances are available to choose from?
5km, 8km, 15km, 25km.

Entries

What are the entry fees for the different distances?
5km and 8km: R180.00
Under 12 years of age: R155.00
Over 60 years of age: R155.00

15km: R199.00
Over 60 years of age: R155.00

25km: R399.00

The 25km entry fee includes a limited edition 25km MTN Walk the Talk with 702 long sleeve moisture management shirt and a once off 25km medal to all finishers. Limited to the first 3000 entries only.

When do entries close?
Entries are open to the first 50 000 paid entries up to 7 June 2019.

What is the age limit for the walk?
5km – no age limit
8km – no age limit
15km – 14 years and above
25km - 16 years and above

Where does the MTN Walk the Talk with 702 start and finish?
The walk starts on Judith road at the intersection of Hill street in Emmarentia.
The finish is on the Marks Park Sports Club grounds.

What time does the walk start?
25km 06h45
15km 07h15
8km 09h00
5km 11h00

Is the Walk timed?
No actual time will be provided, only a confirmation of completion. Should an entrant wish to purchase a timing chip in order to receive a Certificate of Completion, this can be selected on the entry system at a cost of R14 (incl VAT) This option is only available for purchase online until 7 June 2019. A Timing chip will be added to the back of the Walk Number. Only walkers with a timing chip on their Walk Number will qualify for a certificate of completion for this event in order to claim Vitality Points or other fitness incentive programmes offered by insurers. Vitality Points will be awarded as follows: 5km / 8km = 300 Points, 15km = 600 points, 25km = 1500 points.

Can we enter as a team?
Yes, team entries are welcome, a team is 10 or more people and can be entered online www.walkthetalk.co.za by clicking on "Create a team".
Team entries close on 7 June 2019.

Do you have to qualify to enter the MTN Walk the Talk with 702?
No, you do not need to qualify. Anyone can walk, young or old. Prams and dogs are also allowed on the 5km and 8km routes.

How can I pay for my entry?
Payment can be done online www.walkthetalk.co.za by credit card or by eft/bank deposit.
When paying by eft / bank deposit please use your id number as a reference and email us the proof of payment at walkthetalk@702.co.za

How will I know if you have received my entry?
Once your entry is captured you will receive a confirmation email to confirm that you are entered and paid. An entry with no payment is not valid.

I have entered and paid, now what?
Once the entries are closed you will receive an email and SMS with your walk number and the dates and times that you can collect your number.

Where is my entry fee going?
The entry fee goes some way to cover the costs of putting walkers onto the route. The Legacy (charity projects) that the event supports each year are also benefitted by the walk entry fees. The Legacy projects intended to create or improve public facilities that encourage activity and have historically been installed in the suburbs whose residents are directly affected by the MTN Walk the Talk with 702 – as a gesture to thank them for the disruption and event of this nature does cause.

Are dogs allowed to walk?
Dogs are allowed on the 5km and 8km walks only, only 2 dogs are allowed per walker.
We will have dog waterpoints along the route and a roaming mobile vet.

Entertainment

How do I book hospitality?
The MTN Walk the Talk with 702 provides the perfect opportunity for corporates, teams or charities to entertain their clients, colleagues and team mates in the highly sought-after Hospitality Village, after their walk.
Situated on the fields within Mark Park Sport Club – preparing for over 120 corporate clients, sponsors and charities who occupy the Hospitality Village on Walk the Talk Sunday is an operation of monumental proportion.
The exclusive catering and bar services offer a range of options to suit a variety of tastes and budgets. Delicious meals are freshly prepared on site to meet the highest standards.
Ensure you don’t miss out on the festivities encompassed in South Africa’s largest corporate hospitality setup! Avoid the post-walk traffic – take advantage of the winter sunshine and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in your very own Hospitality site.
A variety of packages are available from the Race Office.
Please contact Chevaughn Jacoby on 011 017 2700, or chev@hsp.co.za.

Are there food stalls available?
Yes, there are a variety of food stalls available, as well as a bar.

Is there an ATM on site?
Yes.

Is there entertainment after the walk?
Yes! Entertainment provided by 702 will be sure to keep you around to enjoy the winter sunshine!