1 Timing - Electronic Chip Timing
1.1 All participants will be provided with a returnable Timing Chip.
1.2 Failure to return the Loaned chip by midnight Sat 29 Sep will render the participant liable for the Replacement cost of R90.
1.3 Your Chip must be laced onto one of your running shoes for the duration of the race. NO CHIP, NO RESULTS, NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
2. Cut off Times
The time limit for the 100km is 18 hrs
You must retire at 24h00 wherever you are. (midnight)
3. Closing Date for Entries
Receipt of entries close on 23rd September 2012. Mailed entries must be postmarked no later than 20th September 2012
4. Acknowledgment of Entry
Only email acknowledgements will be sent by the Cape Town 100km organisers, confirming receipt of postal and fax entries. Ensure your e-mail is clear and legible It is very important that you bring this email printout to registration. Should you lose it, please bring your ID Document with you.
Be sure your-email address is clear and legible
5. Race Registration
You must collect your Timing chip and courtesy bag (with T-shirt ) at the Start / Finish Marquee between 04h30 and 05h30 on SATURDAY 29th September 2012. Please wear your current license number front ans back
6. Pre-Race Briefing
All runners are required to attend the important briefing session on Saturday Morning 29th September at 05h30 in the Marquee .
7. Refreshments Stations
There will be 4 refreshment stations along the 10km loop (+-2.5km apart). These will be stocked with Coke, water, and Powerade. Additionally, tables with bananas, oranges, and biscuits will also be provided. Soup and bread will also be available in the marquee.
8. Qualifying Table
All entrants must qualify by completing a race according to the following table during the period 1st JANUARY 2012 and 23rd SEPTEMBER 2012.
Distance of race & Qualifying Time
42.2 km 5hrs00 min
48 - 52 km 6hrs 30 min
54 - 56 km 7hrs 00 min
60 km 7hrs 50 min
64 km 8hrs 20 min
80 km 10hrs30 min
Comrades sub 12 hrs
100 km 13hrs 00 min
Walkers may request special time qualifications to participate. Participants must be 20 years of age on the date of the qualifier.
The No Mobile Seconding rule will be enforced very strictly. No mobile seconds of any description will be allowed on the route. The STAND AND HAND rule will apply. Any transgressions will lead to disqualification.
Registered Club colours and your 2012 licenced numbers must be worn on the front and back throughout the race. In terms of IAAF rules no personal sponsors patches/markings are allowed on any competitors clothing or person.
South African entrants must be current licenced members of a club. Entrants from other countries must obtain clearance from their athletic body. No athlete may run for a club other than a club in the province in which s/he is domicilted. Refer to the ASA rule Your Completed entry form with your qualifying race, distance and time must be checked and signed by a bona fide club member. Any irregularities in your entry form will result in your entry being sent back to you. The Cape Town 100km organizers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
12. Tog Bag Facilities
These will be provided for at the start / finish for those needing it. Please do not leave any valuables in the togbag. Vigilance by the organisers will be maintained but they will not be liable for any losses that may arise.
13. Other Facilities
Ample space on the lawns near the marquee is available for clubs and supporters to set up gazebos or tents.
REFRESHMENTS - may be on sale to supporters and the public.
PARKING No Vehicles are allowed on the lawns at any time!
Use demarcated parking spaces in the surrounding area.
Conveniently located portable and / or public toilets along the entire loop will be accessible to athletes throughout the race.
Please use these and do not foul any public areas.
15. Anti Litter Rule
A strict anti-litter rule will be applied throughout the race. Several clearly marked carboard litter bins will be located along the entire 10km loop
. Numerous public litter bins are also found along the entire route. Runners failing to use the bins will make themselves liable for disciplinary action from race officials and referees.
16. Medical Facilities
A professional medical facility will be available at the start/finish area to attend to any emergencies.
17. Route Distances
Every kilometre of the 10km loop will be clearly signposted. See the photo on the back of the entry form for details of the route. It is flat and being at sea level is suited to PB's or race/world records. Street lighting along the entire loop makes night running relatively safe.
The only official lap scores and times will be recorded by Electronic Chip Timing. In the event of a query or dispute, the Chief Referees decision will be binding and final. Efforts will be made to display a progressive /provisional set of results at regular intervals on the notice / results board in the marquee. A provisional set of results will be displayed on a notice board in the marquee on Sunday morning 30th September the prize-giving. Final and official results willonly be availiable the following day
Many EXCITING LUCKY DRAW PRIZES will be up for grabs at this function.
19. Further Event Eqnquiries:
Telephone , fax: (021) 696 4502,
For a comprehensive list of accommodation contact:
Cape Town Tourism
Tel (021) 487 6800
Fax (021) 487 6899