Cape Peninsula Marathon 2015

15 February, Sunday

42.2km, 21.1km Running, Celtic Harriers & Top Events, Top Events

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.


General Information

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 info@topevents.co.za . Closing date for online entries is midnight on Sunday 1st February 2015.
2. FAX: Complete your entry form and fax it along with your deposit slip to (021)5107230. Closing date for fax entries is Sunday 1st February 2015
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 1st February 2015. You can enter at the following Sportsmans Warehouse stores in the Western Cape:

  • Sportsmans Warehouse Canal Walk
  • Sportsmans Warehouse Rondebosch
  • Sportsmans Warehouse Sea Point
  • Sportsmans Warehouse Somerset Mall
  • Sportsmans Warehouse Tokai
  • Sportsmans Warehouse Tygervalley
  • Sportsmans Warehouse West Coast

4. ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND WILL BE DONATED TO CHARITY IF AN ENTRY IS CANCELLED BEFORE RACE DAY.
5. Due to the fact that chip timing is being used, there will be NO LATE ENTRIES.

CONFIRMATION OF ENTRY:
1. 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 14th February 2015.

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)

CHIP TIMING INFO:

You will be provided a disposable Timing Chip in your race pack. Instructions on how to fit and attach it will be found in the race pack. The disposable Timing chip is to be worn on your shoe. Failing to wear your Chip will result in not receiving an official time and you will NOT qualify for prize money. On the field directly after the finish line, there will be a gazebo where you can view your race result and finishing picture. Please go with the cursor to your name and your finishing picture will be shown.

This event is being timed with a Transponder Chip, worn by the athlete as prescribed, as back-up to the Official Timing System. Only the Transponder Chip Times will be available immediately after the athlete finished the race. Official Times will only be released once it is signed off by the Referees, and distributed by the Race Organizers after the race.

ROAD CLOSURES:
1. Main Road, Green Point – From York Road to Three Anchor Bay Road (05h15 – 05h45)
2. Main Road, Muizenberg – From Atlantic Road to the turn off to Boyes Drive, Kalk Bay. Traffic will only be permitted towards Cape Town. All traffic going towards Fish Hoek will be diverted over Boyes Drive (07h30 – 09h30).
3. Main Road & Ladies Mile, Bergvliet – For 15 minutes from 07h00 – 07h15 during the start of the Half Marathon.

Number Collection Points

NUMBER COLLECTION:
1. Number collection for fax, in-store and online entries will take place on Saturday 14th February 2015 from 10h00-17h00 at the following venues:

  • Sportsmans Warehouse Tokai
  • Sportsmans Warehouse Tygervalley
  • The Westin Hotel Cape Town

2. There will be no upgrades or downgrades after closing date.

Sportsmans Warehouse - Tokai   Show details

Contact number:

 

 
 
 

Shop 3, Tokai-On-Main Centre, Cape Town, Main Road, Tokai, 7945, Cape Town, South Africa

 
 
 

GPS Co-ordinates: -34.063326,18.457839


Sportsmans Warehouse - Tygervalley   Show details

Contact number:

1 Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue, Tyger Valley, 7530, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa

GPS Co-ordinates: -33.877183, 18.633500


The Westin Hotel Cape Town   Show details

Contact number: +27 21 412 9999

Convention Square · Lower Long Street • 8001 Cape Town · South Africa

GPS Co-ordinates: -33.915016,18.427116


Charity

Pink Drive: Cause Marketing Fundraisers (CMF) is a non-profit organisation and, through our Pink Drive campaign, we are committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering services to women across South Africa,particularly to those who do not have access to information on breast health. We currently have two mobile breast units, an education unit working in approximately 80 community health centres in Gauteng and a mammography unit, which operates at 3 community health centres in the Cape Town area, under the Tygerberg Hospital jurisdiction.

South African Guide Dogs Association:

To ensure the safety and independence of blind and partially sighted people using a guide dog as a mobility aid.
To achieve the highest standards of breeding, development, care and training of dogs.
To achieve the highest standards of education of blind and partially sighted people in the handling, care and use of a guide dog as a mobility aid.
To provide excellence in the provision of aftercare services to blind and partially sighted people and their guide dogs for the lifetime of the dog.
To develop and promote Orientation and Mobility as part of the rehabilitation of blind and partially sighted people in society.
To educate and qualify instructors to achieve the highest standards in the education of Orientation and Mobility techniques.
To provide consultancy services and support for the implementation, delivery and evaluation of Orientation and Mobility services to NGO’s, government departments and the corporate sector.
To educate communities and individuals in the Mission and Vision of the Association.


Prize Money

42km 21km
1st 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 3rd
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

Rules

1. The Cape Peninsula Marathon is run in accordance with the rules of ASA and WPA. & HALF MARATHON
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 should wear club colours. Official event race numbers to be worn on the front and a 2015 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 event.
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.
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 stations. 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 or disposable chips as these are linked to your name and finishing time and may result in your disqualification.
11. Juniors (born from 1995 onwards) wearing junior or senior licence must wear an age category tag to qualify for age group prizes.
12. Club colours must be worn to qualify for team 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 11h30.
25. Results will be available on www.topevents.co.za and www.wpa.org.za.
26. Pre-paid photos are available for R99.00 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, NO RESULT, NO PRIZES, NO QUALIFICATION FOR TWO OCEANS OR COMRADES
29. For more information regarding the disposal chip timing please visit our website www.topevents.co.za
30. For safety reasons, the use of personal music players during the races is strongly discouraged. Any person using such a device in contravention of IAAF Rule 144.2B who fails to obey a reasonable instruction from a race official may be disqualified and will not be eligible for individual or team prizes

 

Event Details

Date: 15 February, Sunday
Start Time: 5:15am
Entry Closing Date: 01 February, Sunday
Category: Running
Province: Western Cape
Distance: 42.2km, 21.1km
Start Venue: Greenpoint Main Road
Finish Venue: Simons Town Naval Base

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