Spar Womens Challenge

10km Run

Start Venue:  Green Point Common

Start Time: 07:00

Finish Venue: Green Point Common

Prize Giving / Cut off time: 09:30

10km Walk

Start Venue:  Green Point Common

Start Time: 07:15

Finish Venue: Green Point Common

Prize Giving / Cut off time: 09:30

5km Fun Run/Walk

Start Venue:  Green Point Common

Start Time: 07:40

Finish Venue: Green Point Common

Prize Giving / Cut off time: 09:30

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 of the WPA office.

AGE LIMIT

Minimum age in the 10km is 14 years.

The 5km Challenge is open to all female runners/walkers 9 years and older.

INDEMNITY

Participants in this event do so at their own risk and release and discharge the organisers, sponsors, provincial and national athletics bodies and all persons assisting in staging the event from any responsibility, liability or costs relating to any injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, however caused, arising directly or indirectly from their participation in the event.

LICENSED RUNNERS

Runners must obey traffic officers, race marshals and race officials at all times.

Licensed runners should run in club colours and a license valid for 2019 must be worn on the front and back of the vest or purchase a temporary license to be worn on the back of the vest. One race number (bib) will be issued. The race number must be worn on the front of the vest, partially covering the ASA license, so that the ASA licence sponsor remains visible.

No personal seconding permitted except at official refreshment stations.

TEMPORARY LICENSED RUNNERS

Temporary License holders when registering must complete and hand in the tear off strip from the number in order to be eligible to compete. Temporary licensed runners to wear plain clothing, no advertising. Temporary licensed runners must wear the race number on the front of their vest and the temporary license on the back.

10km senior Temporary license – R40

10km junior – R25

PERSONAL SECONDING

No personal seconding permitted except at official refreshment stations.

AGE 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 down to senior.

Temporary licensed participants are eligible for age category prizes provided they enter the relevant age group, wear the appropriate age tags and provide proof of age

To qualify for team prizes, athletes must wear full club colours and participate with a permanent license.

Age category tags must be worn (front and back) and visible for the entire race to be eligible for any age category prize.

TOG BAGS

Tog bag facilities will be provided at own risk.

Tog bag facilities will be available at the finish. Organisers will take reasonable care but no responsibility will be accepted for damages or loss of personal items. Do not leave valuables or cash in your tog bag.

MUSIC PLAYERS

For safety reasons the use of personal music players with headphones is not allowed. Use of such device in contravention of IAAF rule 144.3b, may result in disqualification.

RUN CLEAN

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.

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.

PRIZE GIVING

Prizes: Prize giving starts at 09:30. Only entrants present when the lucky draw takes place will be eligible to win prizes. CHILDREN UNDER 9 YEARS AND ANY MALE ENTRANTS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ANY PRIZES. Entertainment will start at 10:00.

TIMING

Race timing: Only the 10km events will be officially timed.
For the timed 10km, participants will be issued with one SPAR race number to be worn on the front
and one temporary licence to be worn on the back. Licensed runners must wear their permanent
ASA licenses, front and back. The race number must be worn partially covering the ASA licence so
that the ASA licence sponsor remains visible.

SEEDING

All club runners dressed in club colours will be seeded for the 10 km race. Runners and walkers will be seeded separately.

MEDALS

Medals will be awarded to all entrants who complete the race.

WATER

Water will be available along the route and at the finish. Please feel free to bring your own water to help us limit water consumption and reduce plastic.

GOODIE BAGS

Goodie bags will be distributed at the FINISH OF THE RACE.

TOILETS

Toilets will be available at the start and finish.

PRAMS

Participants with prams, strollers and small children will be allowed to participate in the 5KM ONLY and do so at their own risk. Please assemble at the rear end of the field and give way to runners at all times.

WHEELCHAIRS

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

• Enter online: no more entry forms!
• Log onto www.sparwomensrace.co.za
• Fill in your details and select the pickup point for your race number, T shirt and magazine.
• To enter a group of 10 or more please email info@topevents.co.za or call 0215117130 extension 252
• You will receive confirmation via sms and email.
• Need help? Phone our call centre on 086 005 1021 extension 206, 216 or 217.

Entry Cost – R120.00
Includes T-shirt, race mag, peak cap.
GOODIE BAGS & MEDALS on completion of the race only.

Two easy methods of payment!
• Pay immediately by credit card online OR
• Pay at any SPAR store in the Western Cape within 72 hours of entering.
Use your online reference number to pay at the cashier and receive a receipt of your payment.

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

•Rondebosch
•Sea Point
•Tokai
•Tyger Valley
•Somerset Mall
•West Coast
•Stellenbosch

• Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).
• Bulk entry collections will take place at the Spar DC in Philippi only on Wednesday 22nd May 11:00 – 18:00.

The Group entry system works as follows:

You let us know how many entries you need in the respective distances, what your company name is and provide us with your invoicing details.

We will then send you the invoice for your entries.

Once payment of invoice is made, we will forward you the voucher codes to be used for these entries.

They then enter themselves through our online entry site using the voucher code they have been given.

Kindly notify your entrants that all details and tick boxes need to be completed in order for their entry to be submitted successfully.

They must click on the apply voucher button when using the voucher and make sure that the voucher code has been applied correctly (the amount will be R0.00)

It is compulsory that all group entries be collected by one person at the date, time and venue notified to you by us. Please communicate this to all your entrants’ pre-event.

The closing date for entries is the 8th May 2019.

 Please note we only accept group entries with 10 or more people.

No late entries will be accepted after the group entries closing date.

 Kindly note that there are no refunds on any unused vouchers/entries.

We look forward to hosting you at the 2019 SPAR Women’s Challenge.

Sportsmans Warehouse Rondebosch

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am  to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).

Sportsmans Warehouse Sea Point

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am  to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).

Sportsmans Warehouse Tokai

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am  to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).

Sportsmans Warehouse Tyger Valley

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am  to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).

Sportsmans Warehouse Somerset Mall

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am  to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).

Sportsmans Warehouse West Coast

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am  to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).

Sportsmans Warehouse Stellenbosch

Collect your race number, magazine and T-shirt at your selected Sportsmans Warehouse outlet:

Collection takes place on Friday 24 May (11am  to 6pm) and Saturday 25 May (10am to 5pm).

Start and Finish

Start Beach Road (Corner of Haul & Beach Roads) & run with the traffic towards Fritz Sonnenberg Road
Left into Fritz Sonnenberg Road.
Right onto the Fore Court.
Left towards the Underpass but turn 45 degrees right on pedestrian walkway.
Onto Main Road (Sea Point bound) & run on fan walk/pavement towards Three Anchor Bay Road.
Turn right at robots just past the Sea Point Library into Three Anchor Bay Road.
Turn left into Beach Road at corner of Beach & Three Anchor Bay Roads.
Stay on the City bound in Beach Road Sea Point.
Turn around just before the Old Aquarium Building, all areas fenced.
Return on Pavement and Promenade (till the end of the Promenade).
At the end of the Promenade into Beach Road towards the Waterfront (City Bound).
Stay on the City bound in Beach Road Mouille Point.
Right into Fritz Sonnenberg Road.
Right into Stephan Way.
Finish Entrance onto the fields at bottom gate (Behind Hamilton’s Rugby)

Start Beach Road (Corner of Haul & Beach Roads) & run with the traffic towards Fritz Sonnenberg Road.
Left into Fritz Sonnenberg Road.
Right onto the Fore Court.
Left towards the Underpass but turn 45 degrees right on pedestrian walkway.
Onto Main Road (Sea Point bound) & run on fan walk/pavement towards Three Anchor Bay Road.
Turn right at robots just past the Sea Point Library into Three Anchor Bay Road.
Turn right into Beach Road at corner of Beach & Three Anchor Bay Roads.
Stay on the City bound in Beach Road Green Point/Mouille Point.
Turn left onto Promenade after Putt Putt Course.
At the end of the Promenade into Beach Road towards the Waterfront (City Bound).
Stay on the City bound in Beach Road Mouille Point.
Right into Fritz Sonnenberg Road.
Right into Stephan Way.
Finish Entrance onto the fields at bottom gate (Behind Hamilton’s Rugby).

WIN a R25 000 SPAR shopping Voucher!
7 x R2000 Sportsmans Warehouse Vouchers + lots more prizes!
Only entrants present when the lucky draw takes place will be eligible to win prizes. Children under 9 years and any male entrants are not eligible for any prizes.

OPEN

14-19

40-49

50-59

60-69

70+

1st

R10 000,00

R2 000,00

R1 000,00

R1 000,00

R1 000,00

R1 000,00

2nd

R7 500,00

R1 000,00

R750,00

R750,00

R750,00

R750,00

3rd

R5 000,00

R850,00

R500,00

R500,00

R500,00

R500,00

4th

R3 000,00

R750,00

5th

R2 500,00

R650,00

6th

R2 250,00

R600,00

7th

R2 000,00

R550,00

8th

R1 500,00

R500,00

9th

R1 250,00

10th

R1 000,00

OPEN TEAM PRIZE –  R2000.00 (4 x R500.00)


3 Tons of Fun

3 Tons of Fun have emerged over the last 8 years as one of Cape Town’s most loved all-female groups. They are in great demand on the corporate circuit throughout South Africa and have performed at functions for top companies including amongst others Standard Bank, Ernst & Young, BOE, Sanlam, Transnet, Bidvest, Pick n Pay, Rabie Properties, IBM and Ericsson as well as at many prestigious events at the Arabella Sheraton Hotel, Kelvin Grove, and at Evita Bezuidenhout’s 80th birthday party in 2005.

BULELWA SAKAYI (mezzo soprano) comes from a classical music and theatre background having performed in numerous television, film and stage productions including the local film ‘E Carmen’ which received critical acclaim internationally.

MICHELLE THOMAS (alto) hails from Cape Town and has been involved in numerous musical productions including ‘Music Active’ at the Baxter Theatre.

STHE MFUPHI (alto and mezzo) has a diploma in light jazz, plays keyboards and drums, does musical arrangements and compositions, and is well known on the Cape Town jazz circuit, having performed at numerous jazz venues including ‘Mannenberg Jazz Café’.

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