25th Township Marathon
Sun 23 Feb 2020, 06:00 @ Soweto, Gauteng


Organiser
TimeMe

25TH Township Marathon

SUNDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2020

INCORPORATING CGA 10KM WALK LEAGUE
ELDORADO PARK STADIUM
CUMMING ROAD
ELDORADO PARK
SECURED & SAFE PARKING IN THE STADIUM


Special 25th edition high quality T-shirts for the first 3000 pre-entries on Marathon,
Half Marathon & 10km events before 12th February 2020.
Starting time: Marathon, H/Marathon & 10km Run = 6:00am | 10km Walk = 6:10am
4.5km Fun Run/Walk =- 6:30am | Cut off time: 12:00 noon.

Mat to mat timing.

Vitality points awarded automatically on completion of race.

Hand deliveries for eligibility of T-shirts close 12 February 2020. 

All entries received after 12 February 2020 do not qualify for T-shirts.


Number collection & late entries:

Saturday 22 February from 9am to 4pm &
Sunday 23 February from 4am at Eldorado Park Stadium.

Hand deliveries:
The Sweat Shop, Fourways Crossing, Shop U4A | Tel: (011) 467-5966
The Sweat Shop, Southdown Shopping Centre, John Vorster Ave | Tel: (012) 665-0048
The Sweat Shop, Dunkeld West Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Dunkeld | Tel: (011) 325-2567
The Randburg Runner, Cnr. 5th Street & 4th Ave | Tel: (011) 888-9644
Orlando Community Hall, Soweto | Tel: 073 944-2571
CGA, Germiston | Tel: 073 944-2571
The Sweat Shop, 2 Bedford Arcadia, Van Buuren Road, Bedfordview | Tel: (011) 450-2421
8 Nieuwveld Street Eldorado Park, Soweto, 1811, South Africa | Tel: (083) 704-3649


Rules

1. Run in accordance with the rules of ASA and CGA.
2. Proof of age to be produced on request.
3. Marathon runners must be 20 years or older on race day.
4. Half-Marathon runners must be 16 years or older on race day.
5. 10km race runners must be 15 years or older on race day.
6. Fun Run open to all age groups.
7. No seconding allowed, as there are ample watering points.
8. Registered athletes must be a member of a club affiliated to ASA and wear club colours.
9. International athletes must provide a clearance letter from their country of origin to the referee in
the event of them winning a prize.
10. Temporary licenced athletes must wear plain clothing.
11. The issued race number must be worn throughout the race in front of the vest on top of the 2020
Provincial licence number and the issued temporary licence number must be worn on the back
of the vest and the issued race number on the front of the vest.
12. Only top 3 positions for men and women are open. The rest of the categories are applicable to
athletes competing for these categories. Athletes must wear their age category tags on the back
and front of their vest, clearly visible.
13. No walkers in the marathon.
14. Wheelchair athletes are welcome to participate in 10km run/walk road race only.
15. No rollerblades, skateboards or cyclists allowed on the route.
16. Registered athletes must wear their club colours together with their 2020 provincial licence bib
on the back and front of their garment/vest with the insured race number on top of their provincial
licence bib not obscuring the sponsors names on their provincial bib number
17. Regrettably, athletes are not allowed to participate with pets.
18. Walkers competing for prize money must wear short pants. Any long pants covering the legs will
lead to disqualification.
19. Entry fee is not refundable.
20. All entrants participate at their own risk.
21. Blatant running by any walker may lead to immediate disqualification.
22. Walkers must wear their WALK tags.
23. Three warnings may lead to disqualification.
24. Team prizes: Only SA citizens or permanent residents will be eligible.
25. All foreign athletes must comply with the rules of IAAF and ASA rule 142.2 and 4.2.
26. All traffic officers and officials instructions to be obeyed.
27. Athletes are only eligible for prizes if all information is completed on their race number, tear-off
strip.
28. Athletes are only eligible for prizes in the race they have entered.
29. Objections must be lodged within 30 minutes (before or after prize-giving) in writing to the chief
referee, accompanied by R500, which is refundable if the appeal is upheld.
30. The organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
31. No ear plugged devices allowed during the race, excluding hearing aid devices in contravention
of IAAF rule 144.2b may lead to disqualification.
32. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run with a ASA Provincial licence and are required to purchase
a temporary licence or face disqualification. (Refer to IAAF rule 4.)
33. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run in club colours unless such club exist in their country of
origin or they are in possession of a refugee status permit or are naturalised citizens of RSA.
(Refer to IAAF rule 4.)

For more information contact: Joe Morris - 082 443 3777 & Gerhard Van Wyk - 083 292 9551


Total Prize-money R 81 840.00



Marathon:

Equal Cash Prize Money for Men & Women

Position
Open
Veteran
Master
G/master
1.
R5000
R1000
R750
R500
2.
R3000
R750
R400
R300
3.
R1500
R500
R250
R200


Marathon: Open Team

Equal Cash Prize Money for Men & Women four to count

Position
Open
1.
R2000


Starting Time: 06h00

Prize Giving:  11h00


Gold: Top 3 Men & Women ,All category Winners

Silver: To Sub 3 hours

Bronze: To all finishers


Marathon Record Incentive:

Man:
Raphael Segodi
 2:20:17
(2013)  
R5 000-00
Woman:
Michelle Williams
2:52:55
(2013)  
R5 000-00




Half Marathon:

Equal Cash Prize Money for Men & Women

Position
Open
JuniorVeteran
Master
G/master
1.
R1500
R300R500
R400
R300
2.
R1000R200R300
R250
R200
3.
R750
R100R200
R150
R150


Half Marathon: Open Team

Equal Cash Prize Money for Men & Women four to count

Position
Open
1.
R1000


Starting Time: 06h00

Prize Giving:  10h00


Gold: Top 3 Men & Women ,All category Winners

Silver: To Sub 90 minutes

Bronze: To all finishers


Half Marathon Record Incentive:

Man:
Derocious Makubane
1:06:29
(2014)  
R1500-00
Woman:
Lebogang Phalula
1:20:09
(2016)  
R1500-00




10km Run:

Equal Cash Prize Money for Men & Women

Position
Open
JuniorVeteran
Master
G/master
1.
R1000
R200R400
R300
R200
2.
R750R100R250
R200
R150
3.
R500
R70R150
R150
R100


10km Run: Open Team

Equal Cash Prize Money for Men & Women four to count

Position
Open
1.
R1000


Starting Time: 06h00

Prize Giving:  09h00


Gold: Top 3 Men & Women ,All category Winners

Silver: To Sub 40 minutes

Bronze: To all finishers


10km Run Record Incentive:

Man:
Namakoe Nkhasi
0:29:57
(2018)  
R1000-00
Woman:
Nolene Conrad
0:34:24
(2013)  
R1000-00




10km Walk: is a CGA League Event

Equal Cash Prize Money for Men & Women

Position
Open
JuniorVeteran
Master
G/master
1.
R1000
R200R400
R300
R200
2.
R750



3.
R500





Starting Time: 06h10

Prize Giving:  09h00


Gold: Top 3 Men & Women ,All category Winners

Silver: To Sub 45 minutes

Bronze: To all finishers


Incorporating the CGA 10km Walk League:

Man:
Lebogang Shange
0:41:29
(2016)  
R1000-00
Woman:
Zelda Schultz
0:50:59
(2019)  
R1000-00




4,5km Run/Walk

Medals to all Finishers

Starting Time: 06h30

Entry Fee: R50




More information: www.sportsvendo.co.za/events/view/67


Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
42.2km - Marathon 42 km 05:30 R 236.88 + 13.62
42.2km - Grand Master ( 60 - 79 ) 42 km 05:30 R 114.18 + 6.57
42.2km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 42 km 05:30 Free
21.1km - Half Marathon 21 km 05:30 R 180.52 + 10.38
21.1km - Grand Master ( 60 - 79 ) 21 km 05:30 R 94.99 + 5.46
21.1km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 21 km 05:30 Free
10km 10 km 06:00 R 113.79 + 6.54
10km - Grand Master ( 60 - 79 ) 10 km 06:00 R 57.57 + 3.31
10km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 10 km 06:00 Free
5km - Fun Run 5 km 06:25 R 48.11 + 2.77
5km - Great Grand Masters ( 80+ ) 5 km 06:25 Free

Event location
Eldorado Park Stadium, Soweto

Coordinates -26.299121, 27.892136
Address Cumming Road, Eldorado Park
City Soweto
Province Gauteng