Bank Windhoek ready to host its fifth relay

​The highly anticipated Bank Windhoek Relay, will host its fifth race on Saturday, 28 March 2020, at The Tannery, Elisenheim north of Windhoek. 

A charitable initiative aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle, physical fitness, and teamwork, the Bank Windhoek Relay will see four participants per team compete in five categories, namely; men, women, veterans, schools, and mixed groups. Each team, comprising four participants, will be required to walk or run a total of 20 kilometres - each participant will complete five kilometres.

The entry fee per adult team is N$560, while school groups will only be required to pay N$280. After the event, the money raised will be donated to various charitable initiatives countrywide.

“Besides promoting the importance of physical activity in our daily lives, the Bank Windhoek Relay is also a team-building exercise. We are therefore encouraging all companies, schools, and individuals to enter teams to partake in this fun-filled event," said Bank Windhoek's Executive Officer of Marketing and Corporate Communication Services, Jacquiline Pack.

The venue

The Tannery has been selected to host the Bank Windhoek Relay due to its breath-taking scenery and location. The Tannery will host its monthly market during the Bank Windhoek Relay, which is well-known known for its artisan food, handcrafted goods, and selected wines, and provides the ideal opportunity for corporate entertainment and team building.

The Tannery is also an excellent venue for children to stay active. There are various activities, including its bike track, jumping castles, and climbing walls. “Participants are not allowed to bring in their own drinks, and can purchases drinks from The Tannery. Participants can, however, set up their shade and day camp, including tables and chairs where they can relax, socialise and braai their own meat," said Pack.

Teams wanting to enter the Bank Windhoek Relay can visit OTB Sport's website at  to register. Alternatively, they can contact Bank Windhoek's Relay coordinator, Suzette January, at Tel: 061 299 1278 or send an email to

The closing date for entries is Wednesday, 25 March 2020, at noon. Registration of all entries will take place on Thursday, 26 March, at OTB Sport Wernhil Park between 12:00 and 17:00.

"By hosting an event of this nature, we are hoping to affect positive change and to assist with uplifting the lives of the communities in which Bank Windhoek operates," concluded Pack.

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