VOLKSRUST MARATHON 42km, 32km, 21.1km, 10km race
DATE : Saturday 22 January 2022
TIME : Starts 6:00 for Runners and Walkers Cut off 12:00
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
Pre – entry only!
Entries Close on Thursday 20 January 2022!!!
Comrades Qualifier / Walkers welcome as long as they finish at 12:00
NO Prize giving DUE TO COVID REGULATIONS. Prize money will be given as you finish
Runners- Gold medals to the first 5 men and ladies in each race. Silver medals to position 6-15 and bronze medals to all finishers within 5 hours cut-off. Prize money to the first 3 male and female finishers. NO Category Prizes
Refreshments: School tuck shop will be open
Volksrust Race entry fees Volksrust Race Prize Money – Runners only
Distance Starting Time: Entry fee Men and Ladies 42.2km 32km 21.2km 10km
42.2km 06:00 R200-00 1st R1000-00 R600-00 R550-00 R500-00
32.0km 06:00 R150-00 2nd R800-00 R500-00 R450-00 R400-00
21.1km 06:00 R120-00 3rd R600-00 R400-00 R350-00 R300-00
10.0km 06:00 R 60-00
Temporary Licenses: R40-00 / Grand Masters (60+) : Free
If the race is cancelled due to Covid, your entry will be moved to 2023. There will be no refunds.
REFEREES’ DECISION IS FINAL
Obey all Traffic Officials and Race Marshals.
The race will be run according to the rules of ASA, IAAF & AMPU House rules.
No seconding will be allowed. No pacing of any kind.
Ages: Athletes for 10km must be 14 years or older on the day of the race.
Athletes for 21.1km must be 16 years or older on the day of the race
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.
All athletes will participate at their own risk.
Registered athletes must wear full club colours.
2021/ 2022 license numbers on the front and back of the vest.
Temporary license at the front on the vest.
Remember to complete the Temporary license tear off slip immediately and hand it back to the organizer.
Age category ID tags must be clearly displayed for the duration of the event (back and front) by athletes competing for a category prize AND must be fixed on all 4 corners and not be covered by rain jacket or any shirt.
Asa license numbers must not be covered with any paper race numbers /race bib.
This is a close competition for runners, walkers with a fix “W” welcome.
Any Foreign athlete must have a conformation letter or permit form their Sport federation required under IAAF Rule 4 from taking part in the event.
No littering, please make use of waste boxes on the route – RUN CLEAN All participates must take note that photographs might be taken at the event and placed on social media.
12% Levy of entry fee must be paid over to Athletics Mpumalanga by race organizer.
The use of earphones during the race will lead to disqualification
For more information:
Jopie Jordan:083 760 2629 | Reiner Stucky :082 735 1104 | Linda Duvenage:083 733 4621 | Siyabonga Msimango :073 481 8528 | Sanet Thysse :034 328 1013
Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event
|42.2km||42.2 km||R 200.00|
|32km||32 km||R 150.00|
|21.1km||21.1 km||R 120.00|
|10km||10 km||R 60.00|
|42.2km (Over 60 years of age)||42.2 km||Free|
|32km (Over 60 years old)||32 km||Free|
|21.1km (Over 60 years old)||21.1 km||Free|
|10km (Over 60 years old)||10 km||Free|
VOLKSRUST HIGH SCHOOL, Volksrust
|Address||Hoërskool Volksrust, Adelaide Tambo Street, Volksrust, South Africa|