The marathon starts in Main Road, Green Point at 05h15, while the half marathon starts at the Bergvliet Sports Club at 07h00 with both routes taking runners on a fast, flat course through to the finish at the Naval Sports Grounds in Simon’s Town. The event is organised by Celtic Harriers in association with Top Events and is an official qualifier for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon and Comrades, with many runners using it not only as their qualifier but also as their long training run.
HOW TO ENTER:1. ONLINE: Enter online at www.topevents.co.za (should you have any enquiries about entering online, please contact Top Events on (021) 511 7130 or email email@example.com . Closing date for online entries is midnight on Sunday 2nd February 2014 2. FAX: Complete your entry form and fax it along with your deposit slip to (021)5107230. Closing date for fax entries is Sunday 2nd February 2014 3. INSTORE ENTRIES: Hand deliver your entry form and cash to a cashier in any of the Sportsmans Warehouse stores marked below. You will receive two till slips, one to be stapled onto your entry form and the other serves as proof of your entry. Please bring this with you to registration. Closing date for in-store entries is Sunday 2nd February 2014. You can enter at the following Sportsmans Warehouse stores in the Western Cape: o Sportsmans Warehouse Canal Walk o Sportsmans Warehouse Rondebosch o Sportsmans Warehouse Sea Point o Sportsmans Warehouse Somerset Mall o Sportsmans Warehouse Tokai o Sportsmans Warehouse Tygervalley o Sportsmans Warehouse West Coast 4. ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND WILL BE DONATED TO CHARITY. CONFIRMATION OF ENTRY: 1. Post, fax and online entries will receive a confirmation email (if an email address is provided by you). 2. Prior to number collection you will receive an sms indicating your race number and registration venue you selected on your entry form. 3. Please bring proof of your entry, email confirmation or sms confirmation with you to number collection on Saturday 15th February 2014. START TIMES AND START VENUES: 1. 42.2KM 05H15 Main Road, Green Point (Opp Cape Town Stadium) 2. 21.1KM 07H00 Bergvliet Sports Club, Children’s Way, Bergvliet (Off Ladies Mile Road) CUT OFF TIMES: 1. 42.2km 11h15 (6 hours) 2. 21.1km 11h00 (4 hours)
NUMBER COLLECTION: 1. Number collection for post, fax, in-store and online entries will take place on Saturday 15th February 2014 from 10h00-17h00 at the following venues:
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|Open||R 3 500.00||R 2 000.00||R 1 000.00||Open||R 1 750.00||R 1 000.00||R 500.00|
|40-49||R 1 200.00||R 800.00||R 450.00||40-49||R 600.00||R 400.00||R 200.00|
|50-59||R 800.00||R 400.00||R 250.00||50-59||R 400.00||R 200.00||R 120.00|
|60-69||R 750.00||R 400.00||R 250.00||60-69||R 350.00||R 200.00||R 120.00|
|70+||R 400.00||R 300.00||R 150.00||70+||R 200.00||R 150.00||R 100.00|
|16-19||R 200.00||R 150.00||R 100.00|
|Team||4 x R150||Team||4 x R125|
1. The Cape Peninsula Marathon is run in accordance with the rules of ASA and WPA. 2. The Cape Peninsula Marathon and Half Marathon are open to all licenced and non-licenced runners of 16 years and older for the Half Marathon and 20 years and older for the Marathon. 3. Licenced runners must wear club colours. Official event race numbers to be worn on the front and a 2013 licence number on the back of the vest. 4. Temporary licences are available at R35 for the 21.1km and R40 for the 42.2km events. 5. Temporary licenced participants are eligible for age category prizes provided they enter the relevant age group, wear the appropriate age tags and provide proof of age. Club colours must be worn to qualify for team prizes. 6. Unlicenced runners must wear plain clothes (no advertising permitted). Official event race number to be worn on the front and the temporary licence number on the back. 7. Personal seconding is not permitted, except at official refreshment points. Private vehicles are requested not to follow the athletes on the route. 8. In addition to overall (Open) prizes, participants will only be eligible for an age category prize in the age category they enter. Corresponding numerical age category tags must be worn on the front and back of their club vest. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to senior. 9. Athletes competing for a category prize must wear age category tags (on the front and the back). 10. No swopping of race numbers as the race number is linked to your name and finishing time and may result in your disqualification. 11. Juniors must provide proof of age to qualify for prize money. 12. Juniors (born from 1995 onwards) wearing junior or senior licence must wear an age category tag “J” to qualify for age group prizes. 13. All traffic officers and marshals must be obeyed. 14. Proof of age is required for category prizes. 15. The race organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry. 16. Foreign athletes must comply with IAAF rule 4.2 and all relevant race and domestic rules. The athletes must be able to produce the letter from his/her federation permitting participation on race day. 17. The entry fee is non-refundable. 18. Kilometre markers will be placed at each kilometre mark. 19. Refreshments stations will be situated approximately every 3km. 20. Medals will be handed to all finishers. 21. There will be a tog bag truck at the start of the 42.2km & 21.1km. These vehicles will deliver the bags to the finish in Simon’s Town. 22. Toilets will be available. 23. Parking is available at the finish. 24. Prize-Giving will take place at 12h25. 25. Results will be available on www.topevents.co.za. 26. Pre-paid photo’s are available for R95.00 for 2. For enquiries or to view your photo’s visit www.actionphoto.net for more details. Pre-paid photos are posted 6-8 weeks post event. 27. No transport is arranged by the organisers from the finish back to the respective starting points. Train timetables are available on www.capemetrorail.co.za. 28. NO CHIP NO TIME!
To qualify for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon and the Comrades Marathon, complete the marathon in under 5 hours.