McKenna & Scott / Pinelands Athletic Club 10km Road Race

The McKenna & Scott Pinelands Athletic Club 10 km takes place near the first weekend in August. This is a fast, flat route run mainly through the streets of Pinelands and surrounding areas. It is an ideal race to go for a PB. Walkers are most welcome. There is a time limit of 2 hours.

10km Run

Start Venue: Pinelands Athletic Club, Lower Oval, Pinelands

10km: 07:30

Cut off: 09:30

Social walkers are welcome to enter the 10km run. Walkers to start at the back and to keep to the side of the road.

5km Fun Run/Walk

Start Venue: Pinelands Athletic Club, Lower Oval, Pinelands

Start Time: 07:45

Cut Off: 09:30

Prize Giving

Prize giving will be soon after 09:15


The race is run in accordance with the rules of ASA and WPA.

Detailed rules are available on or on request from the organisers or the WPA office.


Participants take part at their own risk and the organisers, sponsors and WPA will not be held responsible for any accident or injury resulting from the athletes participation.

Age Limits

The race is open to all licenced and non-licenced runners of 14 years and older.

Participants younger than 10yrs must be accompanied by an adult in the Fun Run

Licenced Runners

Licenced runners should wear club colours. Official event race number to be worn on the front. Registered athletes must wear their ASA licences on the front and back of their vest. The race number must be worn on the front of the vest, partially covering the ASA licence, so that the ASA licence sponsor remains visible.
No swopping of WPA licence numbers as the number is linked to your name and finishing time. Swopping or lending licence  numbers could result in disqualification.

Unlicenced Runners

Temporary licenced runners must wear the race number on the front of their vest and the temporary licence on the back.

Temporary licences are available at R40 for the 10km senior and R25 for the 10km junior

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.

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.

Temporary licence holders when registering must complete and hand in the tear off strip from the number in order to be eligible to compete.

Personal Seconding

Personal seconding is not permitted except at official refreshment stations. Private vehicles are requested not to follow the athletes on the route.

Category Prizes

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 up to senior.

Proof of age is required for category prizes.

Club colours must be worn to qualify for team prizes.

Juniors (born from 2000 or later) wearing a junior or a senior licence must wear an age category tag to qualify for age group prizes.

Race Numbers

No Race numbers will be issued. All registered athletes must wear two valid licence numbers. Unregistered participants must purchase a Temporary Licence which must be worn on the front of the vest.

Race Cards

Ensure that your club name and licence number are filled in on your entry card.
Entry race cards must be in athletes possession at all times during the race, and handed in at the results board at the Finish.

Traffic Officers & Marshals

All traffic officers and marshals must be obeyed.

Foreign Athletes

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.

Refreshment Stations

Water and coke will be available along the route and at the finish.

Eats and refreshments will be on sale.


Medals will be handed to the first 2000 finishers in the 10km run.

Medals will be handed to the first 400 finishers in the 5km fun run.

Tog Bag Facilities

There will be tog bag facilities. Bags dropped off at runners’ own risk. The organiser will be not be held responsible for any loss or damages.

Prize Giving

Prize giving will be soon after 09h15

Lots of lucky draw prizes


Do not litter. Dispose of sachets and cups responsibly by using the boxes provided or carrying them to the Finish. Report offenders to the referees.

Wheelchair Athletes

Wheelchair athletes must please contact the organisers timeously to discuss arrangements for their participation.

Music Players

The use of music players with headphones is not allowed and may result in disqualification.


Results will be available on

  • ONLINE: Enter online at (should you have any enquiries about entering online, please contact Top Events on (021)5117130 or email Online entries attract a 14% admin fee. Closing date for online entries is Tuesday 30 July 2019 until 12am.
  • RACE DAY: Entries will be taken on race day from 06h00 to 07h30 at the Pinelands Athletic Club.
  • PRE-ENTRIES will be taken at Sportsmans Warehouse Rondebosch on SATURDAY 3 August 2019 from 10am to 3pm.
  • ENTRIES can be done at the Pinelands Clubhouse on SATURDAY 3 August 2019 from 4pm – 6pm.
10km Senior Licensed AthleteR60 (Manual), R69 (Online)
10km Senior Unlicensed AthleteR100 (Manual), R114.60 (Online)
10km Junior Licensed AthleteR50 (Manual), R57 (Online)
10km Junior Unlicensed AthleteR75 (Manual), R85.50 (Online)
5km Fun Run/WalkR30 (Manual), R34.20 (Online)
  • When entering online please be sure to add in your email address to receive your confirmation email.
  • This confirmation email should be brought with you to number collection on 3 August 2019

Registration for online entrants will be taken at Sportsmans Warehouse Rondebosch on SATURDAY 3 August 2019 from 10am to 3pm.

Registration for online entrants can be done at the Pinelands Clubhouse on SATURDAY 3 August 2019 from 4pm – 6pm.

Mamre Primary School

Men & Women1ST2ND3RD
OPENR1 200R800R500


• additional & once off offer on top of the current incentive scheme
• payment at end of year as part of current incentive payment scheme
• 3 x slots for men & women
WPA “Jackpot” Incentive Payment Breakdown:
(for registered WPA Senior and Junior Athletes only)

Senior MenSenior Women
Sub 29.00Sub 34.30R3 000,00
Sub 29.30Sub 35.00R2 000,00
Sub 30.00Sub 35.30R1 000,00
Junior MenJunior Women
Sub 30.00Sub 35.30R2 000,00
Sub 30.30Sub 36.30R1 500,00
Sub 31.00Sub 37.30R1 000,00
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