Road Race

Old Eds Road Race with Discovery Vitality
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ROAD RACE
with Discovery Vitality

SUNDAY, 14 August 2022

21.1 KM | 10KM |5KM Fun Run

The Old Edwardian Sports Club

Get fired up this running season with the Vitality Run Series. Complete five of the most iconic races in Joburg and earn Vitality points. This is race 5 of 5 in the Series. Whether you’re a first-timer or an avid runner, you can join in on the action. Medals to all finishers.

Start and finish at Old Edwardian Sports Club

ENTRY INFORMATION

Substitutions will be allowed at race number collection on race weekend.

Distance Pre-entry (8th of August 2022) Temp

licence

21.1km R200 R35
10km R150 R30
5km fun run R100

Electronically timed event (mat to mat)

Entries for all races are available online at

http://onreg.com/vitalityjhb22

Entries are limited to 4 500 entries across all distances: 2000 for 21.1km; 1500 for 10km; 1000 for 5km fun run

COLLECTION

Friday 12 August 14h00 – 18h00, Saturday 13 August 09h30 to 16h00, Race day 06h00 – 07h00 at The Old Edwardian Society, 9th Ave & 11th Ave, 9th Ave, Lower Houghton, Johannesburg

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Entries will also be available and accepted at the following shops:

The Sweat Shop

(011) 325 2567 Dunkeld West Centre, Cnr Jan Smuts and Bompas, Dunkeld

  • Photographer
  • Secure tog-bag area
  • Food and refreshments will be on sale
  • No braais – catering will be available at the Club

Start Time and Place

Distance Time

10km and 21.1km 07h30 – 07:40 (staggered start); race start in 9th Avenue

5km fun run 7h45; race start in 9th Avenue in the opposite direction

Race Rules and COVID-19 Requirements

  • The 21.1km and 10km race startis in 9th Avenue behind the Club, Lower Houghton and finishes in the Club on the field; the staggered start is for COVID-19 safety requirements
  • Contenders for prizes to start at 07:30 (start to mat timing), rest of the field mat to mat timing will apply.
  • The 5km Fun Run race start is in 9th Avenue behind the Club
  • Please do not park on the race route
  • Limited parking will be available inside the Club
  • A portion of the Fun Run proceeds will go to [nominated charities].
  • No pets allowed in the Club

Race office oldedsroadrace@gmail.com 082 465 9065

VITALITY POINTS

Discovery Vitality members receive bonus fitness points for completing the race

Distance Vitality fitness points

5 km: 300 + 500 bonus points = 800 pts

10 km: 600 + 500 booster pts = 1100 pts

21 km: 1500 + 500 booster pts = 2000 pts

Terms, conditions and limits appl

PRIZE GIVING at 09h30 (equal prize money for male & female) Medals to all finishers

Prize money 2022 21km 10km
open 1 5000 2000
2 2500 1000
3 1000 500
4 750 300
5 500 200
40-49 1 1000 750
2 750 500
3 500 250
50-59 1 750 500
2 500 250
60-69 1 500 250
2 250
Disabled runner 1 750
Junior 1 500 (Voucher) 250 (Voucher)

EVENT
DETAILS

21.1 KM | 10KM |5KM Fun Run

Date

  • SUNDAY, 14 August 2022

Venue

  • The Old Edwardian Sports Club

Start Time and Place

Distance Time

10km and 21.1km 07h30 – 07:40 (staggered start); race start in 9th Avenue

5km fun run 7h45; race start in 9th Avenue in the opposite direction

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Race Rules and COVID-19 Requirements

  • The 21.1km and 10km race start is in 9th Avenue behind the Club, Lower Houghton and finishes in the Club on the field; the staggered start is for COVID-19 safety requirements
  • Contenders for prizes to start at 07:30 (start to mat timing), rest of the field mat to mat timing will apply.
  • The 5km Fun Run race start is in 9th Avenue behind the Club
  • Please do not park on the race route
  • Limited parking will be available inside the Club
  • A portion of the Fun Run proceeds will go to nominated charities.
  • No pets allowed in the Club

Race office oldedsroadrace@gmail.com 082 465 9065

VITALITY POINTS

Discovery Vitality members receive bonus fitness points for completing the race

Distance Vitality fitness points

5 km: 300 + 500 bonus points = 800 pts

10 km: 600 + 500 booster pts = 1100 pts

21 km: 1500 + 500 booster pts = 2000 pts

Terms, conditions and limits appl

PRIZE GIVING at 09h30 to 10h00 (equal prize money for male & female) Medals to all finishers

RULES FOR THE 10KM AND 21.1KM RACES

  • The race is held in accordance with the rules of ASA and CGA.
  • Athletes indemnify the national, provincial and regional bodies, sponsors and organisers of the race against any or all actions of whatsoever nature, whatever the same may be arising out of their participation in the race.
  • All athletes participate at their own risk. Athletes acknowledge that by entering the event, they are medically fit to participate.
  • All athletes must supply the name and contact number of their next of kin on both the race number and entry form.
  • Licensed athletes must wear club colours and their 2022 licence number on the back and front of their vests, with the race number worn on the front of their vest. Licensed athletes who do not wear their 2022 licence numbers must purchase a temporary licence on the day or face disqualification.
  • Temporary licensed athletes must wear plain clothing with the issued temporary licence on the back of their vest. No temporary licences are issued for marathons or ultra-marathons.
  • Athletes competing for category prizes must wear clearly visible age tags of the appropriate size, on the back and front of their running vest.
  • No seconding allowed.
  • International athletes must provide a clearance letter (from their country of origin) to the organisers and chief referee prior to the start of the event. Prizes will be withheld if this rule is not adhered to.
  • No blades, cyclist or mechanically operated devices allowed in the race.
  • No 2, 3 or 4 wheel carts/prams, which are mechanically or manually operated by participants, or wheelchair athletes will be permitted to participate without special permission granted by the race organiser. All these participants must start at the back of the field.
  • No animals/pets are allowed to participate.
  • Only South African athletes are eligible for team prizes.
  • The domicilium rule apply.
  • Minimum age for participation: 21.1km | 16 years old and 10km | 15 years old.
  • Prize winners must present their proof of age to the referees before the prize giving. Prizes will be withheld until all the necessary details of the winners are confirmed.
  • Only those who have completed all the information required in the race entry/number are eligible for prizes.
  • No refunds.
  • No earphones, iPods and similar devices are allowed, as they are in contravention of the IAAF rule 144.2b and may lead to disqualification.
  • Athletes may not run with another athlete’s race number unless by prior arrangement has been made with the race organiser.
  • The race organiser retains the right to refuse entry and reject persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol, who are disorderly, or engage in inappropriate behaviour, vandalism or evade paying for admission.
  • Athletes who participate without buying a race entry will be disqualified, will not be entitled to any benefits associated with the race and will be liable for a double entry fee charge.
  • Habitual offenders (those who regularly participate without purchasing a race entry) will be called to a CGA disciplinary.
  • Littering is not allowed. Athletes are to dispose of any litter in appropriate bins and can be disqualified if they litter.
  • Cut-off time for all events is 3 hours (10h30).

COVID-19 Requirements

  • Participants aged 18 (eighteen) and above will be required to present their vaccination certificate (not SMS) at registration.
  • Entrants that are not fully vaccinated must present a negative PCR test (not older than 48 hours) or a negative same day rapid test at registration. Failure to do so will result in entrants being ineligible to participate and forfeiting their entry fee.
  • Please adhere to all event Covid-19 policies and protocols (including observing a social distancing standard of 2 (two) metres, mask wearing when indoors and frequent sanitizing of your hands).If you are feeling unwell or are presenting flu-like symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for Covid-19, please do not attend the event or registration in the best interests of all parties.
  • Masks to be worn until the race start, they can be removed during race, and worn after the race.
  • Club gazebos allowed depending on COVID-19 restrictions at the time of the race
  • Staggered start to avoid bunching at the start.

By entering this race, which forms part of the Discovery Vitality Run Series, you hereby agree to share relevant personal information with Discovery Vitality (Pty) Ltd and related third parties.

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