Melkbos 15km Road Race 2019

15km Run

Start Venue: Melkbosstrand Beach Road

15km: 06:30

Cut off: 08:45

 

Social Walkers are welcome to start at the back and keep to the side of the road

Start and Finish

Start and Finish: Both are on Beach Road which will be closed during the race.

Parking

Parking available along the avenues and at Birkenhead Shopping Center which is walking distance form start.

Please pay attention to marshals’ instructions. Also please be considerate of the residents in the avenues

Prize Giving

Prize giving will be soon after 09:00

ASA & WPA

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

Detailed rules are available on www.wpa.org.za or on request from the organisers or the WPA office.

Indemnity

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

Minimum age is 15yrs. Any appropriate age tag must be worn on front.

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 15km senior and R20 for the 15km 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.

Medals

Medals to all finishers

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 at all water stations and at the finish.

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 at 09h00

Littering

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.
#RunClean.

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

Results will be available on www.wpa.org.za

  • ONLINE: Enter online at topevents.co.za (should you have any enquiries about entering online, please contact Top Events on (021)5117130 or email info@topevents.co.za. Online entries attract a 14% admin fee. Closing date for online entries is 20 October 2019.
  • RACE DAY: Entries will be taken on race day from 05h30.
15km Senior Licensed AthleteR90 (Manual), R102.60 (Online)
15km Senior Unlicensed AthleteR130 (Manual), R148.20 (Online)
15km Junior Licensed AthleteR50 (Manual), R57 (Online)
15km Junior Unlicensed AthleteR70 (Manual), R79.80 (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 26 October 2019
Men & Women1ST2ND3RD
JUNIOR (9-15)R800R600R400
OPENR1500R1200R600
40-49R800R600R400
50-59R800R600R400
60-69R800R600R400
70+R800R600R400

 

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