1. The race is run in accordance with rules of ASA and CGA. Athletes indemnify the national, provincial and regional bodies, sponsors and organisers of the race against all or any actions of whatsoever nature: what maybe arising out of their participation of the race.
2. Registered athletes, who must be members of a club affiliated to A.S.A , are to wear their club colours and 2020 licence number (front and back).
3. Profix Scaffolding Marathon race number to be worn on the front of vest on top of the provincial A.S.A licence number not concealing “the sponsors’ logos” at the top of the licence.
4. For the 5km we encourage families to run together. Runners must be at least 4 years old and we insist that all children under 11 are accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. 10km minimum age is 15 years; 21.1km minimum age is 16 years and 48km and 42.2km minimum age is 20 years. Numeric age category ID tags to be worn on the back and front of the vest and clearly visible. Proof of age must be produced on request on the day.
5. Temporary licences will be available at the start. Temporary licenced athletes to wear plain clothing with the issued temporary licence numbers.
6. Walkers welcome for the 10km and 21.1km. Walkers to comply with international walking rules.
7. Walkers have to wear identifying W's clearly visible back and front.
8. Wheelchair athletes welcome but due to safety reasons may only participate in the 21.1 km race. Only the following wheelchair makes may compete; normal athlete chair or a rugby, basketball and tennis wheelchair. Other types of wheelchairs will not be accepted due to safety reasons.
9. No seconding allowed. 5 hour cut-off for the marathon. Ultra Marathon cut-off is 6 hours with an additional cut off at 5 hours and 15 minutes at the +/- 41.5 km mark.
10. Proof of age for prize winners may be required and to be presented to referees before prize-giving. Prizes will be withheld until all necessary details of the winners are confirmed.
11. No blades, cyclists or mechanically operated devices allowed in race.
12. Regrettably, no animals will be allowed on the route of the race.
13. No refunds will be entertained.
14. International athletes must provide a clearance letter from the country of origin to the referee in the event of them winning a prize.
15. Foreign athletes may not run with a provincial license unless they are domiciled within the Republic. All foreign athletes will be required to purchase a temporary license or face disqualification.
16. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run in South African club colours unless such Club exists in their country of origin or they are in possession of a refugee status permit or are naturalized citizens of RSA. (Refer to IAAF Rule 4)
17. Prize winners must be present at the prize-giving.
18. Wearing headphones/earphones is prohibited.
19. Athletes may not run with another athletes race number unless by prior arrangement with the race organiser.
20. The race organiser 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.
21. Licensed athletes who do not wear their 2020 licence numbers must purchase a temporary licence on the day or face qualification. Runners participating without buying a race entry will also face disqualified and will not be entitled to any benefits associated with the race and will be liable for a double entry fee charge.
22. Habitual offenders (those who regularly participate without purchasing a race entry) will be called to a CGA disciplinary.
23. Licensed athlete's not wearing Club colours may face disqualification.
24. Objections must be lodged within 30 minutes before or after prize-giving in writing to the chief referee accompanied by R500, which is refundable if the appeal is upheld.
25. Athletes are only eligible for prize money for the race they have entered.
26. All athletes participate at their own risk. Athletes acknowledge by entering the event that they are medically fit to participate. All athletes must supply the name and contact number of their next of kin on both the race numbers and entry form.
27. Littering is not allowed. Athletes are to dispose of any litter in appropriate bins. Athletes can be disqualified if they litter.
28. ChampionChip will be used to time the 48km, 42.2km, 21.1km and 10km events and therefore you are required to own or rent a ChampionChip® to participate and receive an official time.
29. To ensure that you are accurately recorded in the Race Results it is important that you are in possession of your ChampionChip that is correctly registered in your name and that all you details are correctly updated on your runner profile.
30. If you do not currently have a ChampionChip or want to verify that it is correctly registered, this can be done on the Internet at www.championchip.co.za or by contacting ChampionChip® Africa on 0861 100 963.
31. Your ChampionChip® code must be entered on this entry form.
32. Your ChampionChip® MUST be correctly attached to your shoe laces. For correct attachment instructions please visit www.championchip.co.za.
33. No corrections or manual updates will be done due to incorrect use of the ChampionChip® or not abiding by the race rules.
34. 5km Fun Run is not timed.
35. NO CHIP. NO RESULTS.
36. The Ultra & Marathon qualifying times are automatically submitted to Comrades.
37. Online entrants must give permission to share results with Discovery Vitality for the 10km, 21.1km, 42.2km & 48km for Vitality points. Late entrants and 5km will have to submit their own results.