THIS RACE IS RUN UNDER THE AUSPICES OF IAAF, KZNA AND MANDELA DAY MARATHON

 

RULES AND INFORMATION

DATE AND TIME OF RACE

The 42.2Km race will be run on Sunday, 27 August 2017 starting at 06h00 and finishing at 12h00 which is a 6 hour cut-off.

The 21.1 Km race will be run on Sunday, 27 August 2017 starting at 05h30 and finishing at 08h30 which is   a 3 hour cut-off.

The 10 Km race will be run on Sunday, 27 August 2017 starting at 05h30 and finishing at 07h30 which is a 2 hour cut-off.

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MANDELA DAY MARATHON RIGHTS RESERVED

Any irregularities in your entry form will result in a rejected entry. Mandela Day Marathon reserves the right to accept or reject any entry, subject to the rules of IAAF, ASA, KZNA and MANDELA DAY MARATHON.

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AGE RESTRICTION

42.2 Km - The minimum age requirement is that the athlete must be 20 years or older on 27 August 2017.

21.1 Km - The minimum age requirement is that the athlete must be 16 years or older on 27 August 2017.

10 Km - The minimum age requirement is that the athlete must be 14 years or older on 27 August 2017.

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RESTRICTION ON ENTRY

The Mandela Day Marathon 42.2 Km  is restricted to licensed runners only. Temporary licenses will be available at registration for the 10km and 21.1km races.

TEMP/ LICENSE COST

R10 .00 for 10KM

R20 .00 for 21,1KM

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NO CHIP, NO RESULTS.

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RUNNING KIT, SPONSORSHIP & ADVERTISING

ASA approved Club colours or unbranded kit and the Mandela Day Marathon 2017 race number must be worn on the front of your upper body garment throughout the race.

Temporary Licenced Athletes must wear plain colours with no branding.

Runners must familiarize themselves with and abide by the advertising rules as per the IAAF and ASA Rulebooks. (IAAF Rule 8 and ASA Rule 3 and advertising regulations). These provisions apply for the duration of the race including warming up, all race ceremonies and official press conference. Under no circumstances may a runner display a political slogan.

 

SECONDING\PHYSICAL ASSISTANCE

The no mobile seconding rule will be strictly enforced.  No seconds may drive, cycle or run alongside any athlete on the route as there will be 20 well stocked Refreshment Tables.  No seconds may travel on the route. No pacing will be permitted. Any transgressions will lead to disqualification. Any athlete being found carried along the route and/or before the finish line will be liable for disqualification. (IAAF Rule 144)

In compliance with IAAF Rule 144 athletes are not allowed to be in possession or use cassette recorders, radios, CD, radio transmitted, mobile phone or similar devices.

Athletes MUST obey Race Referees, Traffic Officers , Marshals and Race Officials at all times. Foreign athletes must comply with IAAF Rules

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ENTRY

Entries can be confirmed on the Mandela Day Marathon website www.mandelamarathon.co.za by clicking on ‘Confirm Entry’ and printing the acknowledgement page. Entries will also be acknowledged to valid e-mail addresses and/or SMS (as supplied on your entry form).

It is your personal responsibility to check your confirmation of entry. If any of the details are incorrect please contact the MANDELA DAY MARATHON so that your details can be accurately captured. You must produce this confirmation in order to collect your race number