Race Rules

RACE RULES1. The race is run under the rules of the IAAF, Athletics South Africa (ASA) and Athletics North-West North (ANWN) By entering the race each athlete accepts the responsibility to know and abide by these rules and the rules of the race.2. Athletes indemnify national, regional, provincial bodies, sponsors and organisers against any action due to participation in the race.3. Runners participate at their own risk.4. All athletes must wear the race numbers provided on the front of their vests.5. Licensed athletes, belonging to a club affiliated to ASA must: • wear their club colours; and• wear 2019 ASA license number on their vest with the top branded section visible both front and back.6. Unlicensed athletes must buy a temporary license for the 10km and wear the temporary license on the back of their vests. The top of the temporary license must be visible above the race number.7. Age category identity tags (available from provincial offices) must be worn on the back and front of athletes’ vests in order to be considered for category prizes.8. Unlicensed runners on the 10km must wear plain garments.9. Foreign/International athletes not belonging to a club affiliated to ASA need to purchase a temporary license and wear the temporary license on the back of their vests. The top of the temporary license must be visible above the race number.10. International Athletes must provide a clearance letter from their country of origin in the event of them winning a prize. They must also comply with IAAF rules 4.2 and 142.2.11. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run in club colours unless such club exits in their country of origin or they are in possession of a refugee status permit or are naturalised citizens of RSA (Refer to IAAF rule 4).12. In order to win an age award proof of age must be produced on the day.13. Minimum age for participants in the event:• 10km - no younger than 17 on the day of the race 14. No bicycles are allowed along the route.15. Athletes may not participate with pets.16. All traffic officers and officials’ instructions must be obeyed.17. No refund of race entry fees.18. The race organizer retains the right to refuse entry and eject persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol, who are disorderly, or engage in inappropriate behaviour, vandalism or evade paying for admission.19. No earphones are allowed during the race. 20. Late Runners: The start will be closed 15 minutes after the official start time. Runners who run in the incorrect distances are not eligible for prizes.21. Any runner who starts the race distance later than 15 minutes and does not follow this rule will be disqualified and not provided with a time or any race handout.22. ALL prizes are based on gun to gun times.23. Athletes who fail to obey the race officials will be subject to disciplinary action and may be banned from participation in the event in future. 24. In accordance with International standards team managers or supporters will NOT be allowed to enter the start or finish areas of the race. A section will be provided at the end of the race after the finish line for family, athletes representatives, managers, or team support to be able to see their seeded athletes cross the line and greet them.