Jacaranda City Challenge
Sat 12 Oct 2019, 05:30 @ Pretoria, Gauteng


Organiser
TimeMe

RACE INFORMATION

DISTANCE 

START TIME 

CUT-OFF TIME 

MINIMUM AGE 

PRIZE GIVING 

START/FINISH VENUE

 42,2km

05h30

½ way 3hrs

5hrs 30min

20yrs

10h00

Hoërskool Oos-Moot,

Haarhoff Street, Villieria

NEW VENUE!


21,1km

05h30

3hrs

16yrs

09h00

10km

06h00

2hrs

14yrs

09h00

5km

06h25

2hrs

9yrs

09:00


ENTRY INFORMATION:

ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS

  • Only Pre-Entries available for 42,2km 

No entries will be will be accepted after pre-entry closing date or at the venue

  • Pre-Entries and Entries at the venue available for 21.1km, 10km and 5km.


PRE-ENTRIES: Close 3 October 2018 or when entry capacity reached


ENTRY OPTIONS:

  • Paper Entry By Hand Delivery: Refer to listed Hand Delivery Addresses
  • Online Entries: entries.timeme.co.za

LATE ENTRIES  10 to 12 October 2019 only at venue – Hoërskool Oos-Moot, Villieria

                                Times: 10 and 11 October: Between 11:00 and 18:00

                                Times: 12 October: between 04:30 and 06:30


Important on Race Day: Arrive early to park in the FREE dedicated parking at the venue


ENTRY CAPACITY: Capped at the first 10,000 entries received.

  • Entries are limited and capped as follows: (by hand and/or online):
  • 42,2km:  First 3 000 received
  • 21.1km: First 3 000 entries received
  • 10km: First 3 000 entries received
  • 5km fun run: First 1000 entries received


EVENT T-SHIRTS: R85,00

  • Order your 2019 event t-shirt when entering ONLINE ONLY.
  • Limited number of t-shirts [if not sold out] will be available at the venue, Hoërskool Oos-Moot, between 10 and 12 October


COLLECTING OF RACE NUMBERS

HAND DELIVERED ENTRIES 

Will only open on 2 August at the selected sport shops and Gys Pitzer Motor dealerships

Will receive their race number & temporary licence number (if applicable) immediately upon entering


ONLINE ENTRIES

Online entries must collect race numbers & temporary licence numbers (if applicable] at the venue on the following registration dates:

At the VenueHoërskool Oos-Moot, Villieria 

10 & 11 October: Between 11:00 and 18:00 

12 October: From 04h30  – Note: Entries close 15min before applicable event starting time


HAND DELIVERY ADDRESSES

The following sports stores:

The Sweat Shop, Dunkeld West Centre – 011 325 2567

The Sweat Shop: Bedford Arcade, van Buuren Rd, Bedfordview – 011 450 2421

Run-A-Way Sport: 302 Freesia St, Lynnwood Ridge – 012 361 3733

Sweat Shop: South Downs Shopping Centre, Centurion – 012 665 0048

Sportsmans Warehouse:

Atterbury Value Mall – 012 991 4926

Kolonnade Retail Park – 012 548 5131

Centurion Value World – 012 665 0768

Gys Pitzer Motors

1005 Steve Biko Street, Wonderboom – South, Pretoria - 087 724 8305

125 Stormvoel Road, Lindo Park, Pretoria – 087 250 3087

Solomon Mahlangu Dr & Bendeman Blvd, Silver Lakes, Pretoria, - 012 941 0191


RULES & GENERAL INFORMATION    

ALL ATHLETES

The time limits for all events will apply as stipulated under Race Information.

All entrants must be amateurs, as defined under ASA rules, and according to the age restrictions as stipulated under Race Information.

Marshals and traffic officials must be obeyed at all times.  Failure to comply with their instructions may lead to immediate disqualification.

NO SECONDING OR VEHICLES ON ROUTES WILL BE ALLOWED.

All entrants will participate under the rules of AGN and ASA, and it is the athlete’s responsibility to familiarize themselves with the rules.

It is the responsibility of each athlete to ensure that he or she is medically fit and healthy to participate in any of the events.

The race committee reserves the right to accept or reject any entry.

The judge’s decision is final.

Proof of age must be presented on request at the race. This is essential for athletes competing for a category prize.

Athletes competing for a category prize, must wear official age category ID tags and “W” tags for walkers (front & back of the running vest) and must be clearly visible. 

Regret, but no wheelchair athletes, blade, cyclist or mechanically operated device allowed in the races.

No animals are allowed in the races.

No iPods or listening devices allowed.

Temporary licensed athletes are eligible for open and category prizes, provided they have the age category tag clearly visible back and front of the running vest.

LICENSED ATHLETES

All entrants for the 10km, 21,1km and 42,2km events must be in possession of a valid 2019 licence number, which must be worn on the front & back of the running vest.  The race number issued by the organisers must be worn on the front of the running vest without obscuring the provincial licence number.

Foreign athletes must comply with IAAF Rule 4, par 2 regarding handing over their permits to the organiser.

UNLICENSED ATHLETES

Unlicensed athletes of the 42,2km, 21,1km and 10km must purchase a temporary license number.  This number must be worn on the back of the running vest and the race number issued by the organisers must be worn on the front of the running vest.


AGE CATEGORIES (age on day of race)

Juniors: under 20 yrs

Open: All ages

Age Group: between 40 and 49 yrs

Age Group: between 50 and 59 yrs

Age Group: between 60 and 69 yrs

Age Group: 70 and 79yrs 

Age Group: 80yrs and older


RACE TIMING

A disposable chip will be attached to the 42,2km race number only. NO CHIP NO RESULTS

The 10km & 21,1km will be manually timed.

 All athletes must clearly fill in all detail on the 10km, 21,1km & 42,2km race number tear-off strips to receive results.

 NO TEAR-OFF NO RESULTS


PRIZE GIVING & LUCKY DRAW PRIZES                

This will take place at the venue as stipulated under Race Information


RESULTS 

Preliminary results will be available 48hrs after the event.

Official results will be available five days after the event at www.raceresults.co.za


TOG BAGS (At owner’s risk)

Tog bag facilities available at the venue


PHOTOGRAPHS

Photographs will be taken by Jetline Action Photo, and can be viewed after the event at www.jetlineactionphoto.com


GENERAL INFORMATION

The Jacaranda City Challenge will be hosted in “The Moot” with its many running friendly, Jacaranda lined streets and Hoërskool Oos-Moot, as the new venue.

The 42,2km will be a double lap race that includes “quick kilometres” where running/walking will be without strain, a couple of “slow poisons” where athletes will have to keep their focus on the job at hand and short steep climbs that will bring a challenge or two into the experience. The 5km and 10km will be fast and cover the “valley” part of the Moot. 

Fast foods and refreshments on sale at the venue

Refreshment stations [± 3km] will provide Coke and water sachets. 

Do your bit to ensure that the race is litter free.  Dispose your water sachets at the recycling bins at the refreshment stations

Only official and accredited vehicles will be allowed to park at the finish & the club picnic areas

The entry fee is non-refundable 

Toilet facilities will be available at the venue.

Medical support will be present on race day at the venue & along routes

Supervised exciting kiddies entertainment 

Live entertainment 


ROUTE & PARKING [See detail at www.sportsvendo.co.za]

  • View the routes, road closures at the Start and FREE venue parking at above website 
  • Parking for Club Trailers. Entrance to be used is Hertzog & 33rdavenue [from North]
  • Delivery times and set-up: Clubs are requested to please set-up on Friday, 11 October and not Saturday morning
  • Friday 11, Oct. 12h00 to 18h00 [there will be security]
  • Saturday 12 Oct. 03h00 to 05h00 ONLY 


PRIZE MONEY

42,2KM MARATHON (MEN & WOMEN)







Position

Open

40-49 yrs

50-59 yrs

60-69yrs

70 - 79yrs

 80yrs +




1

R1 500

R1 000

R500

R500

R500

 R500




2

R1 000

R750

 

 

 

 




3

R500

R500

 

 

 

 




 21,1KM (MEN & WOMEN)








Position

Open

40-49 yrs

50-59 yrs

50 - 59yrs 

60 -69yrs

70 - 79yrs 

80yrs + 

Juniors 


1

R1 000

R500

R250

R250

R250

R250

R250

R250


2

R500

R300








3

R300

R200








10KM (MEN & WOMEN)









Position

Open

40-49 yrs

50-59 yrs

50 - 59yrs

60 -69yrs

70 - 79yrs

80yrs +

Juniors


1

R500

R300

R150

R150

R150

R150

R150

R150


2

R 200

R150








3

R 100

R100









WALKERS (MEN & WOMEN)









Open

40-49 yrs

50-59 yrs 

50 - 59yrs 

60 -69yrs 

70 - 79yrs 

80yrs + 

Juniors 


42,2km

R500

R300

R200

R200

R200

R200

R200

N/A


21,1km

R300

R200

R100

R100

R100

R100

R100

R100


10km

R200

R100

R100

R100

R100

R100

R100

R100



MEDALS


42.2km21.1km10km5km
GOLD: Category Winners [M & F]
SILVERFirst 500First 500First 500N/A
BRONZEAll finishers in
sub 5½ hrs
All finishers in
sub 3 hrs
All finishers in
sub 2 hrs
All finishers in
sub 1½ hrs


OTHER INCENTIVES

Various other spot prizes

Fantastic weekend away prizes sponsored by members of the Thabazimbi Tourism Association. Ts & Cs apply.

  • Komma Nader Guest House – Bushveld breakaway for two persons
  • Ben Alberts Lodge – Hunting weekend for two persons
  • Hardekool Guest House – Weekend with two rooms /two persons per room
  • Baskloof Luxury Tented Camp - Accommodation for two nights for four persons

Visit www.thabazimbi.co.za for more information and Like Discover Thabazimbi facebook page to enter one of the prize draws

Indemnity: I agree not to hold harmless and indemnify AGN and any sponsor, or any person assisting in the organisation or holding of the event against claims of whatever nature, including costs and expenses, for loss, damage,  injury, illness or death, which I may suffer directly or indirectly as a result of participating in the event.  I acknowledge that I am aware of and understand fully the risks and dangers associated with my participation in the event and hereby accept any consequence thereof.


EARLY COMRADES & TWO OCEANS QUALIFIER


More information: www.sportsvendo.co.za/events/view/67


Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
42.2km - Marathon 42 km 05:30 R 202.20 + 9.30
42.2km - Grand Master ( 60 - 79 ) 42 km 05:30 R 101.10 + 4.65
42.2km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 42 km 05:30 Free
21.1km - Half Marathon 21 km 05:30 R 121.32 + 5.58
21.1km - Grand Master ( 60 - 79 ) 21 km 05:30 R 60.66 + 2.79
21.1km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 21 km 05:30 Free
10km 10 km 06:00 R 111.21 + 5.12
10km - Grand Master ( 60 - 79 ) 10 km 06:00 R 50.55 + 2.33
10km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 10 km 06:00 Free
5km - Fun Run 5 km 06:25 R 50.55 + 2.33
5km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 5 km 06:25 Free

Event location
Hoërskool Oos-Moot, Pretoria

Coordinates -25.7075444, 28.2401654
Address Haarhoffstraat 1120, Villieria, Pretoria, 0186
City Pretoria
Province Gauteng


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