Rules

Rules

  1. Do not litter. Dispose of sachets and cups responsibly by using the boxes provided or carrying them to the finish.  Report offenders to the referees.
  2. Any entry not done through the paygate and paid before the 18th of January 2019 will be considered a late entry and an R10 late entry fee will be charged!
  3. Racing shirts will only be available online and have to be fully paid by the 5th January 2019 or the order will be void.
  4. All traffic officers, marshals, referees, medics, and other officials involved with the event must be obeyed.
  5. Runners may change the distance they are running at the Perdekloof split by tearing off the left-hand corner of their race number and giving it to the marshall on duty at that point. Athletes changing race distance shall not be eligible for the category or team prizes.
  6. All athletes to run on the far right-hand side of the road unless otherwise directed by marshals or traffic officials. (Please always look out for vehicles.)
  7. There is a 4-hour cut-off at the 27km /33 km mark. Cut off for both races is 5 hours.  All runners must be off the road by 10h30.
  8. Participants must be 20 years of age or older on race day.
  9. Free entry to all Grandmasters 70+.  Proof of age may be requested.
  10. The 42.2m Marathon is a qualifier for the 2019 Two Oceans and Comrades if completed within the qualifying time.
  11. One race number (bib) will be issued.  Registered athletes must wear their ASA license on the front and back of their vest.  The race number must be worn on the front of the vest, partially covering the ASA license, so that the ASA license sponsor remains visible.  Different colour race numbers will be issued for each race.  The marshals at the race split and finish will direct the runner in accordance with the colour of their race number.
  12. Temporary licensed runners must wear the race number on the front of their vest and the temporary license on the back.
  13. Temporary licensed holder when registering must complete and hand in the tear-off slip from the number in order to be eligible to compete.
  14. Licensed runners should wear club colours.  Temporary licensed athletes must run in clothing without advertising.
  15. The use of music players with headphones is not allowed and may result in disqualification.
  16. No person seconding is permitted except at official refreshment stations.  The stand and hand rule shall always apply and seconds may not run beside an athlete.  Seconding may not be conducted from a vehicle – whether moving or stationary.
  17. No participant may run with dogs or other animals.
  18. Prize-giving for both races will start at 10h40.
  19. Participants must be present at prize-giving to be eligible for lucky draw prizes.
  20. To qualify for team prizes, athletes must wear full club colours and participate with a permanent license.
  21. Age category tags must be worn (front and back) and visible for the entire race to be eligible for any category prize.
  22. Entry cards (tear of on race number) must be in the athlete’s possession during the race and handed in at the results board at the finish.
  23. Wheelchair athletes must please contact the organizer timeously to discuss arrangements for their possible participation. race@fishhoekac.com
  24. Detailed rules are available on www.wpa.org.za or on the request from the organizer or the WPA office.
  25. Participants take part at their own risk.  The organizers, sponsors, WPA, venue owners and local authorities accept no responsibility for loss, injury or accident resulting from participation in the event.
  26. Tog bag storage facilities are available at the runners’ own risk.  Do not leave valuables in the bag.
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