The Luthuli Legacy Walk and Fun Run will be held on Saturday, 20 July 2019. The Walk and Fun Run will commemorate Chief Luthuli's untimely death in 1967 at the railway bridge.

Fun Walk and Run


Date 20- July- 19
Fun Walk 11.5KM
Start Time: 07h00
Starting Point: The Walk starts at the Luthuli Museum
Finishing Point: Ends at the Groutville Sports Ground
Fun Run 8 KM
Start Time 08h00
Starting Point: Nonhlevu Store, Gledhow (KwaDukuza)
Finishing Point: Ends at the Groutville Sports Ground

Fun Walk

The Walk will be from the Luthuli Museum on Nokukhanya Luthuli Street to the Memorial Site returning via Chief Albert Luthuli’s grave site at the Groutville United Congregational Church to the Groutville Sports Ground. This year marks 52 years after the tragic death of Chief Albert Luthuli on 21 July 1967.

On the route is the Aldinville Primary School, where Chief Albert Luthuli started schooling. Next to it is the King Shaka Observation Rock.

Fun Run

The Fun Run will start at the Nonhlevu Store, Gledhow, formerly the shop of Chief Albert Luthuli. The run also passes Nkukwini Primary School, past Chris Hani Hall to connect to the R102. Cross over the R102 and turn left at the car wash straight to the Memoria T-Junction. Turn left at the junction pass KwaDube Butchery to connect to R102. Turn into Cranbrook Road and will turn left at KwaMbatha.

The run will then join Nokukhanya Luthuli Street, past the Luthuli Museum which is the home of Chief Albert Luthuli and Mama Nokukhanya Luthuli and proceed to the finish line at the Groutville Sports Ground.

NB. Parking will be at Gledhow Ground next to Gledhow Primary School.



Open Date: Now Open
Closing Date: 17-July-19
Fees: Fun Walk R 80.00
          Fun Run R 100.00
          Seniors (60 yrs +)        Half Price

NB – Use ID number as reference when paying


Race Pack Collection

Make sure you collect your pack between 18 – 19 July 2019
Venue: Luthuli Museum
Time: 09h00 – 19h00


Road Closure

KwaDukuza Traffic Department will close off several roads mainly the R102. Intersection on KwaMbambo leading to the R102. The R102 North bound will also be closed from KwaDube intersection to the Groutville Clinic.

Runners need to ensure that they commute smoothly and hassle free before the Run starts. R102 closure will be at 08h00. Transport will be made available to Runners back to the start line.

Time Limits

Fun Walk participants must finish the walk by 11h00.

Fun Run participants must finish the run 10h00.


Let's Get Those Bodies Warmed Up!!!

There will be an Aerobics Session for those who just like to get down to the beat. This can also be used as a warm up session for the Fun Walk. The warm up session will start at 06h00 - 06h45 at the Luthuli Museum.

An aerobics cool down session will be held for all to enjoy at 09h00 at the Groutville Sports Ground.

2019 Wristbands

All Participants Must Collect Their Colour Coded Wristbands At The Following Points During The Fun Walk & Fun Run:

Luthuli Museum (Home) Fun Run Only
Nonhlevu Store Fun Run Only
Memorial Site Fun Walk Only
UCCSA Church Fun Walk Only


Telephone 27 325 596 822
Email info@luthuliwalk.org.za
Website www.luthuliwalk.org.za
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