Kindly familiarize yourself with the race RULES and other INFORMATION regarding the event. Obeying the rules is non-negotiable and non-compliance may lead to disqualification from the race. Rule are also in place to make the event an enjoyable experience for every participant. Should you have any inquiries about the rules, kindly contact the KZNA office at 031 312 9374 who will gladly assist. Below is a list of the most important rules:

  • All entrants will participate under the rules of WA, ASA and KZNA and it is the athlete’s responsibility to familiarize themselves with the rules.
  • ASA licensed athletes are covered by limited ASA insurance. Contact KZNA on 031 312 9374 for further information
    In addition to the above there are specific race rules that will be enforced: by agreeing to enter the event, the athlete automatically agrees to abide by the above rules, race rules, and any final instructions issued prior to race day.
  • Foreign runners whether long stay or visiting must apply for the (new) foreign temporary number and have a specific waiver to compete. For this reason entry must be made directly through the race office.
    ATTENTION IS DRAWN TO THE ASA RULES 7 AND 34.
    NOTE THAT NON CONTENDER RUNNERS HAVE SEVERAL BENEFITS INCLUDING THE USE OF MAT TO MAT TIMING AND A RELAXATION OF CERTAIN RULES UNDER WA RULE 100
  • Runners must declare if they meet and wish to be considered as Contenders for awards, or not. This includes age group / good for age runners: The criteria to qualify for this seeding is provided in a table based on Distance, Gender and age: (see ASA rule 7 and 34 in particular)
  • Marshals, security officers, race officials, SAPS & SANDF members and traffic officials must be obeyed at all times. Failure to comply with their instructions will lead to immediate disqualification. Your safety is paramount to us.
  • NO SECONDING OR VEHICLES WILL BE ALLOWED on the route:
  • The race committee reserves the right to accept or reject any entry.
  • Subject to WA rule 146.2, the Referee’s decision is final.
  • Regret no wheelchair athletes, blade, cyclist or mechanically operated device allowed in the races.
  • No animals are allowed in the races.
  • Dispose your water sachets, at the side of the road AND at the recycling bins at the refreshment stations. (see also ASA Rule 28)
  • Refreshment stations (+3km) will provide Coke and water sachets. Do your bit to ensure that the race is litter free.
  • The route measurement is KZNA, ASA & WA certified as required for official record purposes and should any records be broken on race day

    CUT-OFF TIME
    Marathon participants who have not passed the half marathon turn in by 3 hours 15 minutes (9:15) will not be allowed to continue but may complete the half marathon until the 4 hours’ time limit.
    Participants who have not completed 21.1km by the 4hrs will be called off the road.
    10KM – 10:00am (3 hours)
    21,1KM – 9:30am (3:30 hours)
    42,2KM – 12:00pm (6 hours)

    MARATHON
  • 24 km mark by 4 hours (10am)
  • 27 km mark by 4 hours & 30 minutes (10:30am)
  • 31 km mark by 5 hours (11am)
  • 36 km mark by 5 hours and 30 minutes (10.30am)
  • 42,2 km mark by 6 hours (12pm