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The Event

DATE            : Saturday 26 January 2019

TIME             : Start 06:00 for Runners and Walkers

                                   Cut off 11:00

VENUE         : Start and Finish at VOLKSRUST HIGH SCHOOL

ROUTE         :Out and back, undulating course, tarred road, water points every 2km,

                                   42.2km race will include 5km gravel road

Comrades Qualifier. Walkers welcome, as long as they finish at 11:00

All finishers receive a medal.

Prize giving and lucky draw prizes at 11:00


Runners – Gold Medals to first 5 men and ladies in each race. Silver medals to positions 6-15 and bronze medals to all finishers within 5 hour cut-off. Prize money to the first 3 male and female finishers. No category prizes.


Volksrust Race Prize Money for Runners: Men and Ladies


42.2km 

1st R600.00 

2nd R500.00 

3rd R450.00 


32km

1st R500.00

2nd R450.00

3rd R400.00


21.1km

1st R450.00

2nd R400.00

3rd R350.00


10km

1st R400.00

2nd R350.00

3rd R300.00


Rules

  • Referees Decision is Final
  • Obey all traffic officials and race marshalls.
  • The race will be run according to the rules of the IAAF and ASA
  • No seconding will be allowed
  • Ages: Athletes for 10km must be 14 years or older on race day.
  • Athletes for 21.1km must be 16 years or older on race day.
  • Athletes for 42.2km must be 20 years or older on race day.
  • Proof of age (ID) to be produced upon request on race day.
  • All athletes will participate at their own risk
  • Registered athletes must wear full club colours
  • 2017/2018 license numbers must be worn on the front and back of the vest
  • Temp license at the front of the vest
  • Remember to fill in the temp license
  • Age category ID tags must be worn (front and back) by athletes competing for a category prize
  • AND the tag must be fixed on all 4 corners
  • Walkers must have a fixed W on the vest to qualify for any prizes
  • 12% levy of entry fee must be paid over to Athletics Mpumalanga by race organizer
  • No Ipods allowed during the race


Refreshments:


School tuck shop will be open.


For further information:


Jopie Jordan : 083 760 2629

Reiner Stucky : 082 735 1104 or 034 328 1010

Linda Duvenage: 083 733 4621

Siyabonga Msimango : 073 481 8528

Sanet Thysse : 034 328 1013      


* Race run according to rules and regulations of ASA. The organizers accept no responsibility for any loss, damage or injury suffered by participants


For more information visit our web site at: http://www volksrust com/marathon

When and where?



Volksrust High School
Joubert Street
Volksrust
South Africa
2470

Starts:
Sat 26 Jan 2019 at 6:00 AM (SAST)
Ends:
Sat 26 Jan 2019 at 11:00 AM (SAST)

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Organiser details

Volksrust Marathon Club

0827351104
0827351104