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aQuellé Hermannsburg Mudman

 
Date : 03 February 2018
Province : Kwazulu Natal
Location : Hermannsburg School
Entries Close : 31 January 2018
Starting Time : 14:00
Registration : Hermannsburg School, 12:00-14:00
Late Entries : Yes
ROAG Registration : Yes

RACE DETAILS:

RaceStart TimePre Entry FeeLate Entry Fee
Full Individual Paddle14:00R 160,00R 180,00
Full Individual Swim14:00R 160,00R 180,00
Full Team Paddle14:00R 390,00R 420,00
Full Team Swim14:00R 390,00R 420,00
Half Individual Paddle14:30R 140,00R 160,00
Half Individual Swim14:30R 140,00R 160,00
Half Team Paddle14:30R 330,00R 360,00
Half team Swim14:30R 330,00R 360,00


REGISTRATION DETAILS:

Date: 03/02/2018
Time: 12:00-14:00
Venue: Hermannsburg School


MORE INFO:

GOODIE BAGS & T-SHIRTS: 

Goodie Bags and T-Shirts to the first 350 pre-entries. Sizes on a first come first serve basis. 


MEDALS

Medals to all finishers. 


FOOD & BEVERAGES: 

Food & beverages will be sold at the school's tuck shop. 

CAMPING:

There is camping available on the school ground. Please see the below price per person: 

R85 per person (Over 12)

R45 per person (Under 12)

Under 3years camp for free. 


MUDMAN SERIES- EVENT STRUCTURE AND RULES

An event consists of a swim / paddle, cycle and run for a particular age group.

An event can be completed by an individual or by a 3 man team (e.g.: where one person swims /paddles, another cycles and a third runs).

Events are offered in either full or half-distance.

Prizes are differentiated for male and female competitors.

The ROAG MTB Number boards will be used so if you have a board please remember to bring it with you to the event!                           


 RACE OPTIONS:

Full Distance

700 meter swim or 2.5 km paddle

20 km mountain bike ride

5 km trail run


Half Distance

350 meter swim or 1.25 km paddle

10 km mountain bike ride

2.5 km trail run 


Mudskipper

Start Time: TBC


 RACE INFORMATION AND RULES:

1.   Bear in mind at all times that the Mudman Series is a fun event.

2.   Two man and four man teams may participate and will receive medals, but are not eligible for prizes.

3.   Only teams with 3 participants are eligible for prizes. A K2 canoe qualifies you as a two man team, and is therefore not eligible for prizes.  An individual cannot compete in a K2.

4.   Qualification for the Series prize requires entry into the SWIM FULL DISTANCE INDIVIDUAL category

5.   The minimum age for the full distance event is 8 years of age (with an entered parent/guardian /responsible supervising adult).

6.   The minimum age for the half distance event is 6 years of age (with an entered parent/guardian /responsible supervising adult).

7.   Helmet and own bike is compulsory for the ride as well as life jackets and own canoe for the paddle.

8.   Crop tops/T-shirts are compulsory for the run.

9.   No wet suits allowed in the swim.

10. Bike boards are compulsory.

11. Organisers reserve the right to not award prizes in a category if there are fewer than 5 entries in that category. Athletes entering this category will be placed one age group higher until there are sufficient entries (minimum 5 in a category).

12. The idea of the event is to have fun - cheating is not permitted and will result in disqualification.

13. If you leave the course at any point you must rejoin the course where you left or else you are considered to have taken a short cut.

14. Please put your helmet on before you remove your bike from the transition.

15. All cyclists must wear a fastened helmet.

16. No cycling in the transition area.

17. Athletes need to be marked according to race requirements.

18. Canoes must have buoyancy.

19. Athletes must obey marshals and race officials.

20. No spectators are permitted into the transition area until after the event.

21. The Mudman Series has a NO REFUND policy in the event of a race/s being cancelled in part or in whole for whatever reason.

22. The Mudman Series has a NO REFUND policy in the event that an athlete or team opts to withdraw their entry for whatever reason.

23. All athletes on the course must have entered the event.

24. Series winners can be competitors from any age group, and are based on the best 3 results out of the 4 events in the full distance swim category. Points are allocated as follows:

20th place - 1 point

19th place - 2 points

18th place - 3 points

17th place - 4 points

16th place - 5 points

15th place - 6 points

14th place - 7 points

13th place - 8 points 

12th place - 9 points

11th place - 10 points

10th place -11 points

9th place - 12 points

8th place - 13 points

7th place - 14 points

6th place - 15 points

5th place - 16 points

4th place - 17 points

3rd place - 18 points

2nd place - 19 points

1st place -  20 points

MUDSKIPPERS

An event for children in various age groups ranging from pre-school to under-12.

These younger competitors can also participate in the Mudman events - accompanied all the way by a parent, but not assisted.

Mudskippers is specifically for children. The Mudskipper event, comprises a wade on the edge of the dam (Hermannsburg swims in a pool), a short cycle and a short run.

A medal, goodie bags and / or sweets may be given at the finishes but no prizes are given for the Mudskipper events.

PRIZE CATEGORIES

Paddle / Cycle / Run

Event

Age group

Position

Half Distance - Team

u11

1

Half Distance - Team

u13 (12 13)

1

Half Distance - Team

u16 (14 - 16)

1

Half Distance - Team

u40 (17 - 39)

1

Half Distance - Team

40+

1

Half Distance - Individual

u11

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

u11

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

u13 (12-13)

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

u13 (12-13)

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

u16 (14 - 16)

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

u16 (14 - 16)

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

u40 (17 - 39)

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

u40 (17 - 39)

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

40+

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

40+

1 M

Full Distance Team

u18

1

Full Distance Team

Open (18+)

1

Full Distance - Individual

u18

1 F

Full Distance - Individual

u18

1 M

Full Distance - Individual

u40 (19 - 39)

1 F

Full Distance - Individual

u40 (19 - 39)

1 M

Full Distance - Individual

40+

1 F

Full Distance - Individual

40+

1 M

Swim / Cycle / Run

Event

Age group

Position

Half Distance - Team

u11

1

Half Distance - Team

12-13

1

Half Distance - Team

14-16

1

Half Distance - Team

17-39

1

Half Distance - Team

40+

1

Half Distance - Individual

u11

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

u11

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

u13 (12 - 13)

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

u13 (12 - 13)

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

u16 (14 - 16)

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

u16 (14 - 16)

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

17 - 39

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

17- 39

1 M

Half Distance - Individual

40+

1 F

Half Distance - Individual

40+

1 M

Full Distance Team

u18

1

Full Distance Team

Open

1

Full Distance - Individual

u18

1 F

Full Distance - Individual

u18

1 M

FulDistance - Individual

19 - 39

1 F

Full Distance - Individual

19 - 39

1 M

Full Distance - Individual

40+

1 F

Full Distance - Individual

40+

1 M

FulDistance - Individual

Overall

1 F

Full Distance - Individual

Overall

1 M