Race Rules

RULES FOR THE 10KM AND 21.1KM RACES

  • The race is held in accordance with the rules of ASA and CGA.
  • Athletes indemnify the national, provincial and regional bodies, sponsors and organisers of the race against any or all actions of whatsoever nature, whatever the same may be arising out of their participation in the race.
  • All athletes participate at their own risk. Athletes acknowledge that by entering the event, they are medically fit to participate.
  • All athletes must supply the name and contact number of their next of kin on both the race number and entry form.
  • Licensed athletes must wear club colours and their 2019 licence number on the back and front of their vests, with the race number worn on the front of their vest. Licensed athletes who do not wear their 2019 licence numbers must purchase a temporary licence on the day or face disqualification.
  • Temporary licensed athletes must wear plain clothing with the issued temporary licence on the back of their vest. No temporary licences are issued for marathons or ultra-marathons.
  • Athletes competing for category prizes must wear clearly visible age tags of the appropriate size, on the back and front of their running vest.
  • No seconding allowed.
  • International athletes must provide a clearance letter (from their country of origin) to the organisers and chief referee prior to the start of the event. Prizes will be withheld if this rule is not adhered to.
  • Walkers competing for walkers prizes (if any) must wear walker tags on the front and back of their running vest.
  • No blades, cyclist or mechanically operated devices allowed in the race.
  • No 2, 3 or 4 wheel carts/prams, which are mechanically or manually operated by participants, or wheelchair athletes will be permitted to participate without special permission granted by the race organiser.
  • All these participants must start at the back of the field.
  • No animals/pets are allowed to participate.
  • Only South African athletes are eligible for team prizes.
  • The domicilium rule apply.
  • Minimum age for participation: 21.1km | 16 years old and 10km | 15 years old.
  • Prize winners must present their proof of age to the referees before the prize giving. Prizes will be withheld until all the necessary details of the winners are confirmed.
  • Only those who have completed all the information required in the race entry/number are eligible for prizes.
  • No refunds.
  • No earphones, iPods and similar devices are allowed, as they are in contravention of the IAAF rule 144.2b and may lead to disqualification.
  • Athletes may not run with another athlete’s race number unless by prior arrangement has been made with the race organiser.
  • The race organiser retains the right to refuse entry and reject persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol, who are disorderly, or engage in inappropriate behaviour, vandalism or evade paying for admission.
  • Athletes who participate without buying a race entry will be disqualified, will not be entitled to any benefits associated with the race and will be liable for a double entry fee charge.
  • Habitual offenders (those who regularly participate without purchasing a race entry) will be called to a CGA disciplinary.
  • Littering is not allowed. Athletes are to dispose of any litter in appropriate bins and can be disqualified if they litter.
  • Cut-off time for all events is 3 hours (10h00).