Athletics SA-that has elected new board members, have been acknowledged for this development.
The Soweto Marathon is one of the country’s biggest sporting events, that draws international interest.
The value of the deal was not divulged neither how long it is.
The competition will take place on November 2 2014, in the 10km, 21km and 42km races.
To conscientious the runners, the prize has been upped to R100 000 for both man and woman winners, and R10 000 for half runners and R5000 for 10km winner.
Entries for the race open on Thursday (July 31) and forms are available at selected Nike sport shops and shopping centres in and around Johannesburg.
Participants can also enter online at: www.sowetomarathon.com where only Visa or Master credit cards are accepted.
Manual forms can be processed at:
Orlando Community Centre
Nike The Zone Rosebank
Nike Sandton City
The Sweat Shop (Dunkeld West Shopping Centre, Fourways Crossing, Bedford Arcade – Bedfordview, Southdowns Shopping Centre – Pretoria Run A Way Store – Freesia Street, Lynwood Ridge, Pretoria.