The Spar Women’s 10km Race: Maritzburg takes place on the 18th of August 2019, from The Oval Stadium – Alexandra Park (Pietermaritzburg). Distance options: 5km & 10km.
The course is an “out-and-back” starting in Princess Margaret Drive outside Maritzburg College. The finish is at The Oval Cricket Stadium in Park Drive.
Distance & Entry Fee
Pre Entries (Closing 12 Aug 2019):
10km Non Licensed Entrant (Includes R25 Temp Licence Fee) – R 145
10km Licensed Entrant – R 120
5km All Entrants – R 120
Venue: The Oval Cricket Stadium, Alexandra Park
Start Time: 5km & 10km – 8am
10km – 2hrs 30min
5km – 1hrs 30min
Note: There will be a 55-minute cut-off at the 4.5km point for the 10km participants. Participants who do not meet this cut-off time will be directed onto the 5km route.
Entrants must collect their race Bibs, T-shirts and Promo Bags from The Oval Cricket Stadium, Park Drive, Pietermaritzburg.
Friday, 16 August 2019 10:00 to 17:00
Saturday, 17 August 2019 10:00 to 15:00
There will be a seeded start. Female licensed athletes in club kit will be given seeding preference. 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:
All entrants will receive a T-shirt and Promo Bag. Only 4500 T-shirts and Promo Bags will be produced. T-shirts are ONE-SIZE-FITS-MOST.
Right of entry is reserved. An administration charge of R120 may be levied on incomplete entry forms received.
Acknowledgement Of Entries:
Confirmation of online entries can be checked at www.sparwomensrace.co.za/maritzburg. Please allow at least 2 full working days for your entry to be confirmed and processed onto the race management system. An SMS with your race number will be sent out in the week of the event.
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.
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.
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 the 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.
R2 of each entry will go to CHOC (Childhood Cancer Foundation) Pietermaritzburg.
There will be a Kids Zone at the finish. It is not a child-care area and your children MUST be monitored at all times. ONLY children will be permitted in this area.
A breakdown of 10km event prizes is available on the website at https://www.sparwomensrace.co.za/maritzburg
The 10km prize-giving is scheduled to begin at 10:30. 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.
Lucky Draw Prizes:
All-female finishers of both the 10km and Fun Run/Walk who are present at The Oval Cricket Stadium event will qualify for lucky draw prizes.
Men are NOT eligible for lucky draw prizes.
Spar Women's Race Grand Prix Series
How to Enter?
Enter online at www.sparwomensrace.co.za using the following payment options:
CREDIT / DEBIT CARDS – Visa and MasterCard credit cards only.
Online payments via credit/debit card must be received on or before Monday, 12 August 2019.
EFT / ATM DEPOSIT – EFT and ATM deposits MUST BE PAID on or before Monday, 5 August 2019.
NO “over the counter” bank deposits will be accepted.
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
If you are entering 10 or more people using the ONLINE MULTI ENTRY option Time Freight will deliver your race packs and promo bags directly to your team co-ordinator.
In order for BULK entries to be delivered, they must be processed, paid for and confirmed by Friday, 2 August 2019.
ENTER AT REGISTRATION
Manual entries will be accepted at the Registration Venue on the 2 days prior to the event (Subject to the 4500 limit). Payment options at Registration include cash, credit card and debit card. NO CHEQUES.
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