This event is run under the rules of the IAAF, ASA and KZNA.
It is the responsibility of the entrant (or their legal guardian) to ensure that all the correct participant information is supplied. Entrants who provide incorrect or incomplete information on their entry forms, whether electronically or written, will not qualify for any gender or age category prizes.
Entries are limited to the first 17 500 entries received, irrespective of event distance.
|DATE & TIME OF EVENT||CUT-OFF TIMES|
|10 km||08:00 Sunday, 24 June 2018||2hrs 30min|
|5km||09:30 Sunday, 24 June 2018||1hrs 30min|
START, COURSE & FINISH VENUES
The course is an “out-and-back” starting in Masabalala Yengwa Avenue outside Jonsson Kings Park Stadium outer fields. The finish is on the Jonsson Kings Park Stadium outer fields.
|10km Non-Licensed Entrant||R 120 (includes R 10 temp licence fee)|
|10km Licensed Entrant||R 110|
|5km All Entrants||R 110|
Enter online at www.sparwomensrace.co.za using the following payment options:
CREDIT CARDS – Visa and MasterCard credit cards only. Online payments via credit card must be received on or before Sunday, 17 June 2018.
EFT – An option is also available for EFT payments. Online payments via EFT close on Monday 11 June 2018.
NO faxed or emailed entries will be accepted. Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES will entry fees be REFUNDED. NO SUBSTITUTIONS.
SPAR STORES WILL NOT ACCEPT ENTRY FORMS
BULK ENTRIES HAVE OFFICIALLY CLOSED
If you are entering 10 or more people, please email ****@sparwomensrace.co.za. You will be sent information on how to manage your bulk entries. Time Freight will deliver your race packs and goodie bags directly to your team co-ordinator or you will be required to collect your bulk packs at registration. Please note that entries will not be processed until payment has been received. Bulk entries may only be submitted electronically. Bulk entries close on Monday, 4 June 2018.
ENTER AT REGISTRATION
Manual entries will be accepted at the Registration Venue on the 3 days prior to the event (Subject to the 17500 limit not having been reached). Payment options at Registration include cash, credit card and debit card. NO CHEQUES.
10 km – competitors are required to be 14 years or older on the day of competition
5km – competitors are required to be 9 years or older on the day of competition
RACE BIBS & LICENCE NUMBERS
All participants must wear a SPAR Race Bib on the FRONT of their vest/shirt. For licensed athletes the SPAR Race Bib must only be placed over the numeric portion of the ASA licence number. See ASA Rules.
ALL 10km participants are required to wear either a Provincial Licence Number or a Temporary Licence Number on their BACK. (NOT on the shorts – ASA/KZNA Rule). All numbers are to be clearly visible.
NOTE: 5km participants do NOT require a Temp Licence.
All foreign athletes must comply with IAAF Rule 4.2 & 142 and ASA Rule 9.
NO personal seconding on route
NO pets on the route or in the finish venue
Mothers pushing prams will be directed to the back of the start batches – no exceptions.
There will be a seeded start. Female licensed athletes in club kit will be given seeding preference on both the 10km and 5km events. No males will be permitted into the seeded batch.
Your race bib has an electronic timing chip attached. Please ensure that your FULL SPAR Race Bib is visible and not tucked into a crop top, shirt or pull-over.
NO race bib, NO time, NO exceptions.
T-SHIRTS & PROMO BAGS
Only 17500 T-shirts and Promo Bags will be produced. T-shirts are ONE-SIZE-FITS-MOST. All entrants will receive a T-shirt and Promo Bag.
Any irregularities in your entry form will result in your entry being returned to you. In the event that a returned entry is resubmitted after the 17500 cut off number has been reached that entry will not be accepted. An administration charge of R100 may be levied on incomplete entry forms received. Right of entry is reserved.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ENTRIES
Confirmation of online entries can be checked at www.sparwomensrace.co.za/durban. Please allow at least 2 full working days for your entry to be confirmed and processed onto the race management system.
REGISTRATION NEW VENUE
Entrants must collect their race Bibs, T-shirts and Promo Bags from Hall 6, Durban Exhibition Centre, off Walnut Road.
|Thursday||21 June 2018||10:00 to 17:00|
|Friday||22 June 2018||10:00 to 17:00|
|Saturday||23 June 2018||10:00 to 15:00|
Limited parking will be available on the South Plaza, accessed via Samora Machel Street on Thursday and Friday ONLY. NO PARKING on South Plaza on Saturday. Underground Parking is available at the ICC (Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre) accessed via Bram Fischer Road.
ASA Rule 28.5 – IAAF Rule 125 makes provision for a Race Referee to warn an athlete by showing a yellow card and exclusion by showing a red card; He (she) shall have authority to warn or exclude from competition, any athlete guilty of acting in an unsporting or improper manner or under Rule 162.5. Warnings may be indicated to the athlete by showing a yellow card, exclusion by showing a red card. Warnings and exclusions shall be entered on the result card and communicated to the Competition Secretary and to the other Referees.
All finishers will receive a FREE breakfast pack. Please note that NO MEDALS WILL BE AWARDED.
This is a women’s event. Males who enter are NOT eligible for position or lucky draw prizes. Males will receive no seeding preference and will not be permitted to finish within the top 20 positions.
R2 of each entry will go to CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home. Located in Durban, CANSA Mkhuhla Care Home is a homeaway-from-home to cancer patients receiving cancer treatment far away from their own homes.
There will be NO Kids Zone at the finish. It is your responsibility to look after your children.
A breakdown of prizes is available on the website at www.sparwomensrace.co.za/durban
The prize-giving is scheduled to begin at 10:00. Age Category tags MUST be worn clearly on the front and back of your vest in order to qualify for age category prizes. These are available from your athletics club or from KwaZulu-Natal Athletics on 031 312 9374.
An appeal to the Jury of Appeal must be made within 30 minutes of the official announcement of the decision made by the Referee, in writing, signed by the athlete or a responsible official on behalf of the athlete, and shall be accompanied by a deposit of R500, which will be forfeited if the appeal is not upheld.
NOTE: Entrants who provide incorrect or incomplete information on their entry forms, whether electronically or written, will not qualify for any gender or age category prizes.
LUCKY DRAW PRIZES
All female finishers of both the 10km and Fun Run/Walk who are present at Jonsson Kings Park Stadium outer fields on completion of the event will qualify for lucky draw prizes. Men are not eligible for lucky draw prizes.
* The lucky draw prizes are due to be drawn after the final prize-giving on race day.
RELEASE AND WAIVER
I am in good health, physically fit and have trained sufficiently to participate in the event. I agree to comply with the rules, conditions of entry and regulations for this event which includes payment of the entry fee which is not refundable. I hereby release and discharge the organisers of the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge and 5km Fun Run Walk, all sponsors, volunteer groups, medical personnel, and any and all local authorities, from any loss or damage, however caused, arising from my participation in the event, including pre-race and post-race activities. This waiver applies to my executors, heirs, administrators, assigns and myself. I grant permission to the organisers and sponsors, in terms of section 51 of the Electronic Communications Transactions Act 25 of 2002, to use my name, race information and any photographs, video tape, broadcast and/or telecast footage in which I may appear, for whatever use, at no charge. I acknowledge that purchasing a temporary licence does not include the ASA athlete medical insurance policy applicable to licensed athletes.
RACE CONTACT INFO
Tel: 031 312 9374
ONLINE ENTRY ENQUIRIES AND HELP DESK
Tel: 086 722 7006