EDENVALE MARATHON RACE RULES

  • This race is held under the rules of the IAAF, ASA & CGA, and by entering the race you acknowledge to abide by these rules. By entering the race each athlete accepts the responsibility to know and abide by these rules and the rules of the race
  • Participants in the Edenvale Marathon, half marathon, 10km & KidneyBeanz 5km fun run & related activities (“the event”) acknowledge that although all precautions have been taken by the organising body there may be dangers inherent in participation in the event. Participants voluntarily assume such risks & waive all claims of whatsoever nature and however arsing in relation to the event against any parties, including but not limited to the organising body, sponsors, advertisers, local authorities, directors, employees and suppliers of these parties and any individual, official, marshal or agent (“parties”). Participants irrevocably indemnify the parties against any liability or claims of any nature whatsoever arising (whether directly or indirectly , whether negligence, albeit gross and/or from involvement in or passage to or from the event) including but not limited to liability or delay, inconvenience, accident, death injury, illness to their person, or loss or damage property or costs and expenses sustained, incurred or put to by participants and/or by any minor child under the care or control of participants. Parents or guardians authorising a minor’s participation in the event, hereby consent to such minor not being capable of waiving his/her rights as stipulated.
  • Cut off time is 11h30
  • Marathon runners must pass the corner of First Avenue and Linksfield Road, (approx. 20.2km) before 08:45 am or they will be directed to the finish at the end of the first lap
  • Race Route: The route is the same as the 2018 route (marathon is a double lap)
  • Licensed athletes, belonging to a club affiliated to ASA must wear the 2019 ASA license number on their vest with the top branded section visible both front and back with the Edenvale Marathon number displayed on the front of the vest.
  • Temporary licences : Temporary licences will be on sales for the Marathon, half marathon & 10km on race day. These must be worn on the back of plain clothing.
  • Foreign athletes must have a clearance letter as per IAAF and ASA rules.
  • Foreign/International athletes not belonging to a club affiliated to ASA need to purchase a temporary license and wear the temporary license on the back of their vests.
  • All traffic officers and officials’ instructions must be obeyed.
  • Minimum ages on race day: 42km – 20 years, 21km – 18 years, 10km – 14years
  • ID Tags: Numerical age category tags must be worn on the front & rear of the vest and be clearly visible. In order to win age award proof of age must be produced on the day.
  • No refund of race entry fees.
  • No earphones are allowed during the race.
  • Walkers and wheelchairs are welcome.
  • No pets allowed.
  • No iPods, MP3 players, headphones or other electronic devices may be used during the race other than hearing aids.
  • Runners who are disqualified will not be provided with any race handout (applies to all not just rule 21)
  • ALL prizes are based on gun to mat times but all runners will be provided with mat to mat timing.
  • TIMING
  • Entrants are required to wear a ChampionChip® to be eligible for results.
    • No manual insertion of results will be accommodated and no results will be amended for failure to comply with such rule.
    • The No Chip, No Result rule will be strictly enforced.
    • 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. 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.
    • Your ChampionChip® code must be entered on the entry form. NO CHIP NO RESULTS.
    • ChampionChips® will be on sale at the entry venues as well as at the race
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