Nelspruit Marathon Club
EVENT CLOSED !
Uniwisp Kaapsehoop Marathon
EVENT CLOSED !
Saturday 6 November 2021
42.2km KAAPSEHOOP MARATHON.
This event has been approved as a qualifier for Comrades 2022 and Two Oceans 2022.
Athletes for 42.2km must be 20 years or older on the day of the race. Proof of age (ID) to be produced upon request on day of race.
The Uniwisp Kaapsehoop Marathon will be hosted under strict COVID-19 compliance procedures to ensure that every person can enjoy a safe event.
A staggered start will see runners setting off in seeded batched groups of 300, allowing for ample social distancing, every 5 minutes from 6h00.
Seeding will be based on 2019 Kaapsehoop Marathon race results but not limited to the Uniwisp Kaapsehoop Marathon. This process will ensure that we remain below the official gathering regulations of Level 2 and that you are adequately social distanced from one another. Numbers will be colour coded to ensure the runner enters the correct batch on race day.
The 42km Marathon will be timed using two systems:
1. Gun to Mat for any position and prize money, and secondly,
2. Mat to Mat for qualifier times for other races (net time).
Start of 42.2km is at Kaapsehoop / Nelspruit Road at 6h00 am. Finish is at Mbombela Stadium. Cut-off is 12:00 Midday.
Buses depart at 04h30am from Mbombela Stadium. Your RACE Bib is your BUS TICKET !
ARAMEX, will transfer athlete’s bags from the Start to Finish Area.
UNIWISP KAAPSEHOOP 10KM.
Athletes for 10km must be 14 years or older on the day of the race.
Proof of age (ID) to be produced upon request on day of race.
All athletes will participate at their own risk.
Start of 10km is at Mbombela Stadium at 6h30 am. FINISH Mbombela Stadium.
NO PRIZE GIVING EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE FINISH VENUE.
Prize money will be verified by Race Referees via the Protime electronic timing system, based on Gun to Mat time.
Prize money will be deposited into category winners bank accounts.
RACE PACK COLLECTION DATES:
at Mbombela Stadium, KIOSK Area.
Thursday, 4 November 2021 (14h00 – 20h00)
Friday, 5 November 2021 (10H00 – 21H00)
NO LATE ENTRIES
The races will be run according to the rules of AMPU, ASA and WA (IAAF). No seconding will be allowed.
All participants must wear a suitable face mask on arrival at the venue. No person will be permitted to enter the demarcated areas without a face mask. The mask must be worn onboard the buses as well as the start & finish areas. The mask may be removed during the run only, but must be replaced at the Finish.
Athletes, entering for this event, and who use medication to treat an illness or condition which falls under the Prohibited List, should complete a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) form before entering for the event and obtain authorization from SAIDS to take the needed medicine or method.
Registered athletes must wear full club colours. You do not need to be a member of a registered club, any individual can enter and run as an unlicensed athlete.
You will however need to purchase a temporary license. Temporary numbers must be worn on the back of the vest.
Licensed athletes license-numbers must be worn on the front and back of the vest. Official Race numbers must be worn on the front of the vest, below the top part of ASA.
Age category ID tags must be worn (back and front) by athletes competing for a category prize AND must be fixed on the vest (all 4 corners).
Walkers must have a fixed "W" on the vest to qualify for any prizes.
Entry Includes : Medal, Electronic Tag on Race Bib ( which is also your 42k Bus Ticket )
Ongoing Pandemic Cancellation.
If the race is cancelled due to an ongoing Pandemic, there will be NO refunds, but the race will be converted to a Virtual race.
A No-refund policy will apply.
In the event of another COVID-19 lockdown, the race will automatically downgrade to a Virtual Race. T-Shirts, Medals, and race Numbers will still be delivered to each athlete as per entry details.
NO UPGRADES / DOWNGRADES OR SUBSTITUTIONS.
Mbombela Stadium, Mbombela