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Spar Oak Cottage Mountain Drive Half-Marathon

 
Date : 12 August 2017
Province : Eastern Cape
Location : Rhodes University Prospect Field, Upper African Street, Grahamstown
Entries Close : 09 August 2017
Starting Time : 08:00
Registration : Prospect Field, 06:30-07:45
Late Entries : Yes
Timed By : http://www.pe.co.za/Sport/Sport_Index.htm
ROAG Registration : No
Event Website : https://www.facebook.com/mountaindrivehalf/

RACE DETAILS:

RaceStart TimePre Entry FeeLate Entry Fee
21km (ASA Club Member)08:00R 70,00R 70,00
21km (Includes Temporary ASA License) 08:00R 100,00R 100,00


REGISTRATION DETAILS:

Date: 12/08/2017
Time: 06:30-07:45
Venue: Prospect Field


MORE INFO:

TEMPORARY LICENSED PARTICIPANTS:

Registered athletes are covered by a group personal accident insurance scheme. Details may be obtained from your club/province. 

Temporary licensed athletes are covered by ASA Insurance Scheme, applicable for race day only. Completion of the tear-off strip is compulsory.

Temporary license number to be displayed on front of plain vest/shirt.


RULES & RACE INFORMATION: 

The SPAR Oak Cottage Mountain Drive Half-Marathon starts/finishes at the Rhodes University Prospect Field, African Street, Grahamstown on Saturday 12 August 2017. The race starts at 8am (Runners & Walkers).

• Pre-entries close on Wednesday 9 August 2017 at the following sports stores: Brian Bands (PE) and Brocketts Sports (Uitenhage).

Online entries: www.roag.co.za close on Wednesday 9 August 2017 at midnight.

• Late entries to be accepted at Rhodes University Prospect Field (Old Mutual Pavilion) on the morning of the race from 6:30 am to 7:45 am.

• All race officials and marshals to be obeyed at all times. Athletes to stay on the right hand side of the road unless otherwise instructed.

• Entrants must be 16 years or older on the day of the race.

• TEMPORARY LICENSED PARTICIPANTS: Registered athletes are covered by a group personal accident insurance scheme. Details may be obtained from your club/province. Temporary licensed athletes are covered by ASA Insurance Scheme, applicable for race day only. Completion of the tear-off strip is compulsory.

Temporary license number to be displayed on front of plain vest/shirt.

• Official club colours must be worn.

• 2017 license numbers to be worn on front and back of vest. Age tags must be worn on front and back of vest to be eligible for category prizes. Runners using a temporary license shall produce proof of age on race day to qualify for prizes.

• Littering outside the allocated littering points may lead to disqualification.

• Personal seconding rules apply. Refreshment tables will be provided.

• The wearing of ear phones is prohibited and will lead to disqualification.

• Cut-off time is 12noon (4 hours for runners & walkers). Prize-giving will take place at 11.15am

• Enquiries: Stephen – 082 468 8384 / Terri-Lynn – 083 504 7940 / e-mail grahamstown@runwalkforlife.co.za or visit the FaceBook page: www.facebook.com/mountaindrivehalf

• Toilet and shower facilities will be available at start/finish.

• Refreshments will be on sale with tea and coffee at the start and finish.


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Terrain: 

First 2km on tar road, followed by 7km on gravel road (over Mountain Drive), and the final 12km on tar road. 

Features: 

1 Climb on route, 302m elevation gain. 

Features: 

The most beautiful scenery at the top of Mountain Drive. 


FOOD & BEVERAGES: 

Boerewors rolls on sale as well as bar facilities available on site. 


LOCAL ACCOMMODATION & ACTIVITIES

Please see the below links to local accommodation & activities options. 

Accommodation: http://www.grahamstownaccommodation.co.za/

Activities: http://www.grahamstown.co.za/


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