RACE DAY:

TBC SUNDAY 9 FEBRUARY

2025

DAYS(S)

HOUR(S)

MINUTE(S)

RACE RULES

The race is run in accordance with the rules of ASA and WPA. All participants must comply with the rules, regulations and instructions given by race officials, marshals and traffic officials. Non-compliance may lead to disqualification. The race organiser reserves the right to accept / reject any entry received.

  1. The race is run in accordance with the rules of ASA and WPA. All participants must comply with the rules, regulations and instructions given by race officials, marshals and traffic officials. Non-compliance may lead to disqualification. The race organiser reserves the right to accept / reject any entry received.
  2. Runners must obey traffic officers, race marshals and race officials always.
  3. Junior Categories is under of 20 at the end of the year. Born 2005 or later. The minimum age for each distance
    • 21.1km - Minimum age 16 years on race day
    • 10km - Minimum age 14 years on race day
    • 5km - Minimum age 9 years on race day
    • 3km – Minimum age 7 years on race day
  4. No personal seconding permitted except at official refreshment stations.
  5. The time limits is 09:45am cut off:
    • 21.1KM - 195 minutes
    • 10kmKM - 180 minutes
    • 5kmKM - 165 minutes
    • 3kmKM - 150 minutes
  6. Licensed runners should run in club colours and a licence valid for 2024 must be worn on the front and back of the vest or purchase a temporary licence to be worn on the back of the vest.
  7. Temporary licence runners will be available at registration.
  8. Temporary licensed runners to wear plain clothing, no advertising.
  9. Age category tags must be worn (front & back) and be visible for the entire race to be eligible for any age category prizes including Juniors. Tags:
    • Junior - [J]
    • 40-49 - [40]
    • 50-59 – [50]
    • 60-69 – [60]
    • 70+ - [70]
  10. Race numbers will be issued and must be worn unaltered on the front of the runners' vests. As per the ASA 2024 rules.
  11. The race number is placed on the front over the licence number so that the licence sponsor, year, and province remain visible.
  12. No swapping of race numbers is permitted as the race number is linked to your name and finishing time. Any swapping may result in your disqualification.
  13. For safety reasons the use of personal music players during road races is strongly discouraged. Any person using such device is in contravention of IAAF Rule 144.3(b) and if they fail to obey a reasonable instruction from a race official may be disqualified and shall not be eligible for individual prizes.
  14. Timing Tag will be on your Race Number. Do not bend or remove the timing tag. Make sure your Race Number is visible when you cross the finish line.
  15. Participants must stay on the left-hand side of the road at all times (running with the traffic), unless instructed differently by the marshals and Traffic Officers.
  16. Distance markers will be placed at every kilometre. Please see route map online for more detail.
  17. Do not litter. Dispose of any litter or cups responsibly by using the bins at the finish. Report offenders to the referees. #RunClean, #ICarryMyOwn, #RunGreen
  18. Entrants participate at their own risk.
  19. Participants take part at their own risk and the organisers, sponsors and WPA will not be held responsible for any accident or injury resulting from the athlete’s participation.
  20. Detailed rules are available on www.wpa.org.za or on request from the organisers or the WPA office.
  21. Wheelchair athletes must please contact the organisers timeously to discuss arrangements for their participation
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