The JointEze Irene Ultra takes place on the 7th of April 2019, from ARC Irene Campus. Distance options: 48km, 21.1km & 5km fun run.
The Ultra will be run for the fourth time in 2019. The event offers runners the ideal opportunity for a better seeding for Comrades. The qualifying time will be 5:50 hours, the same as for a 50 km but with 2 km less to run and mat-to-mat timing.
Distance & Entry Fee (Closing 22 March 2019)
Irene Ultra 48km: R230 (Age 60-69 = R150, Age 70+ = Free)
Irene Half 21.1km: R110 (Age 60-69 = R60, Age 70+ = Free)
Temp. License = R40
5km Fun Run: R50 (Age 60-69 = R50, Age 70+ = Free)
Venue: Agricultural Research Council Irene, John Vorster Drive, Centurion, South Africa
48km & 21.1km – 05h30
5km Fun Run @ 06h00
5km – 08h00
21.1km – 08h30
48km – 11h30
The 48km and 21,1km events are being timed with the ChampionChip system and therefore you are required to own a ChampionChip to get an official timed result and be eligible for prize money. ChampionChips are available to purchase for R140. No chip. No result. No prize.
Race Pack Collection
- Thursday, 4th April JHB (TBC)
- Friday, 5th April 2019 – 9am to 6pm at Sweatshop Southdowns
- Saturday, 6th April 2019 – 9am to 6pm at Sweatshop Southdowns
- Race Day (Sunday 7th April) – 04:00 till 05:30 at the venue
Gold: 1st ten men & 1st ten ladies plus category winners in the 21,1km and 48km.
Silver: Next 100 in the 21,1km and 48km.
Bronze: 5km – 1000 on the day to finishers , 21,1km & 48km – 4600 to first entrants who finish.
Distance markers every 1km.
Water points every 3km.
Cut-off times: The cut-off for the 21,1km is 9am. The cut-off for the 48km is 11:30am. There will be a cut-off of 3 hours at the 21km mark for the ultra marathon.
Tog bag area available.
Medical support available.
The 5km fun run is wheelchair friendly
Irene Athletic Club
How to Enter?
Enter online at www.championchip.co.za
Online entries close 22 March 2019
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