LIQUID TELECOM ATHLETIX GRAND PRIX SERIES

Our athletes have lit up the global stage, now it’s time for the nation to celebrate our golden generation on home soil! The Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series will showcase our #RecordTakers, #GroundBreakers and our #BarRaisers by hosting three world-class athletics meets. Sensational athletics and spectacular entertainment for the whole family!

To ensure you don’t miss out, buy your tickets below

EVENT INFO

Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix #1

Date: 1 March 2018

Venue: Ruimsig Athletics Stadium, Johannesburg

Time:

  • Pre-programme: 16h45 – 17h30
  • Main programme: 17h45 – 19h00
Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix #2

Date: 8 March 2018

Venue: Bestmed Tuks, Pretoria

Time:

  • Pre-programme: 16h45 – 17h30
  • Main programme: 17h15 – 19h00
Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix #3

Date: 22 March 2018

Venue: Dal Josafat, Paarl

Time:

  • Pre-programme: 16h45 – 17h30
  • Main programme: 17h45 – 19h00

LATEST NEWS

Semenya Brings The House Down in Paarl at final Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting

Seen here:  Caster Semenya and Dominique Scott in action at the Dal Josaphat Stadium in Paarl.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg In windy conditions, South African middle distance star, Caster Semenya gave the 34-year-old SA 1500m record a good scare at the third and...
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Star studded lineup at Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Final in Paarl

After two scintillating Meetings on 01 and 08 March at Ruimsig (Johannesburg) and Tuks (Tshwane) respectively, the Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series final moves to Dal Josaphat Stadium this coming Thursday, 22 March and it promises to be yet another high...
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Head to Head 100m Men: Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 3, Dal Josaphat Stadium, Paarl

Akani Simbine missed out on defending his national 100m title at the SA Senior Championships in Tshwane on 16 March after withdrawing from the championships citing a tight hamstring. Henricho Bruintjies will be competing in front of his home crowd and newly crowned SA...
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Yego Set To Fine-Tune His Technique In Paarl at Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Final

Seen here:  Julius Yego.  Photo Credit:  Roger Sedres Affectionately known as ‘Mr. YouTube’ after starting his javelin career by watching Javelin Throw videos on YouTube, Julius Yego will be seen fine-tuning his technique at the 3rd and final Liquid Telecom Athletix...
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President Hotel partners with Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series

Cape Town’s most beautiful urban resort, the President Hotel, has partnered with the action-packed Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series as the accommodation partner of the final Meeting that will take place at the Dal Josaphat Stadium in Paarl this coming...
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Simbine and Bruintjies The 100m Drawcard At The Final Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Paarl

Seen here:  Akani Simbine in action at the Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2 at TUKS Stadium on Thursday, 08 March 2018.  Photo Credit:  Roger Sedres Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies are undoubtedly one of the major drawcards in the men’s 100m...
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New SA Record Holder, Carina Horn Announced for Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Final

Seen here:  Carina Horn in action at the ASA Senior Championship in Pretoria on Thursday, 15 March 2018. Photo Credit:  Roger Sedres Fresh off her SA record run in the women’s 100m semi-finals at the national championships on Thursday, 15 March and winning the...
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Semenya Seeks Second Record at Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series, Paarl

Seen here:  Semenya won the 1000m Women’s race in a new SA Record at the second Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting held at Tuks Athletics Stadium in Tshwane on Thursday, 08 March 2018.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Fresh off her 1000m SA record,...
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Poole Confident Ahead Of Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Paarl

Seen here:  Breyton Poole in action at the inaugural Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Ruimsig on Thursday, 01 March 2018.   Photo Credit:  Rogers Sedres Speaking on the eve of the competition of the South African Senior Track and Field...
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Jobodwana Claims Scalp of World Champion Justin Gatlin at 2nd Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Meeting

The second Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting held at Tuks Athletics Stadium in Tshwane on Thursday, 08 March 2018 saw Caster Semenya win the 1000m Women’s race in a new SA Record, while Anaso Jobodwana brought down the house by taking the scalp of...
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Head to Head 150m Men: Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2, Tuks Stadium, Tshwane

Most of the line-up at the Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2 at Tuks Stadium, Tshwane will be racing in their first ever 150m competitive men’s race - an event that is not often raced - on Thursday, 08 March 2018. As a non-standard distance, there...
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Head to Head 3000m Men: Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2, Tuks Stadium, Tshwane

The 3000m Men’s race sees many of the athletes who raced in the 1500m at the inaugural Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Ruimsig last Thursday return to do battle again tomorrow (Thursday, 08 March 2018). The 1500m was won by the World Junior...
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Gatlin vs Jobodwana 150m Clash at Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series, Tuks Stadium, Tshwane

Seen here (from left to right):  Anaso Jobodwana, Justin Gatlin and Akani Simbine.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg World 100m champion, Justin Gatlin and former South African 200m record holder and 2015 World Championship 200m bronze medalist, Anaso Jobodwana will...
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Head to Head 200m Women: Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2, Tuks Stadium, Tshwane

Justine Palframan and Tamzin Thomas headline the women’s 200m on Thursday 8 March at the second Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series meet. The field is a blend of up and coming athletes and established sprinters.  Tamzin Thomas is the 2015 African Junior Champion...
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Head to Head 1000m Women: Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2, Tuks Stadium, Tshwane

The 1000m is a seldom run event, making it difficult to judge and an intriguing battle between 1500m and 800m specialists. For most in the line-up on Thursday, 08 March 2018, this will be new territory. Caster Semenya will line up as the race favourite with the...
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Semenya Faces Ugandan Challenge at Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting at Tuks

Seen here (from left to right):  Halimah Nakaayi, Caster Semenya and Winnie Nanyondo.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Caster Semenya will face the Ugandan challenge of Winnie Nanyondo and Halimah Nakaayi this coming Thursday, 08 March 2018 at what should be an...
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Makwala Targets Sub 31sec In 300m at Tuks

Seen here (from left to right):  Mame-Ibra Anne and Isaac Makwala during the 400m men’s race at the inaugural Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting at Ruimsig Stadium on Thursday, 01 March 2018.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Botswana’s Isaac Makwala, who...
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Head to Head 400m Hurdles Men: Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2, Tshwane

The 400m Men’s Hurdles is historically always a big race at South African Meetings and the race in Tshwane on Thursday, 08 March 2018, will be no exception with a quality line-up not seen for many years. This field includes a former world champion, an Olympic silver...
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Head to Head 100m Men: Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting 2, Tuks Stadium, Tshwane

The 100m Men’s race at the 2nd Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Series Meeting in Tshwane on Thursday, 08 March, is a much anticipated race as it heralds the first race of 2018 for South Africa’s 100m record holder, Akani Simbine. The 100m once again has an...
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Jobodwana Shows Old Form at First Liquid Telecom Athletix Grand Prix Meeting

Seen here (from right to left):  Anaso Jobodwana taunts Clarence Munyai as they cross the 200m men’s finish in 1st and 2nd place respectively.  Photo Credit:  Roger Sedres The 200m Men’s race was billed as one of the highlights and was duly delivered on as South...
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FAQ

How do I buy tickets?
You can buy tickets online here or on event day at the gate

How much do tickets cost?
What does my ticket include?
You will receive an exhilarating live experience in the pre and main programme as well as a printed event programme and clappers to support your favourite athletes!

Can I buy tickets at the gate?
Should we still have space available we will sell tickets at the gate on a first come first serve basis. It is advisable that you purchase your ticket online to avoid disappointment.

Will I be able to buy food and beverages at the event?
Yes! We will have a fully stocked bar as well as a variety of food vendors, so bring along your whole family!

How do I get there?
By foot, bus, car, train, or plane! Click here for direction to each stadium.

Are times officially credited?
Yes they are! And we’re expecting to break records!

Will the event be live streamed?
Yes, so if you can’t make it to the stadium, be sure to catch it online!

I am an athlete, how do I enter?
Fill in your details here and we’ll get hold of you.

I am a journalist, how do I get accreditation for the event?
We can’t wait to host you, fill in your info here and we’ll send you your accreditation.

Where do I park?
Each event will have an allocated parking area near the stadium, with security guards. Watch this space for more information.

Will the events be on TV?
Yes they will! Stay tuned for broadcast schedule.

Where can I find results?
They will be loaded on the event website on race day.

How do I contact the organizers?
Yes! Drop us a line on info@athletixgrandprix.com

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