Wind: 14.48 km/h
The Routes have been carefully chosen to allow you to enjoy your qualifier and set you up for a good time as the highest point is only 30 m above sea level. Fast and scenic does not always go together but here it does. Take a tour of Knysna that hugs the water for all but 2.4 km of the entire route.
This event will be held under the rules of ASA and ASWD and offering the following options:
5 km Fun Run
The Waterfront offers a host of shops and restaurants as well as lots of activities and adventures. Here you can relax and admire the view, shop till you drop, eat to your hearts content or enjoy the activities on offer from this destination.
Mario’s will be open from 6:00 for an early morning coffee or breakfast.
Knysna NSRI Station 12 will be be the beneficiary of your donations – be generous. They provide an invaluable service to all that visit Knysna.
06:00 Late entries & Registration
07:00 Running events start
10:30 Prize giving
5 Km Fun run – As Flat as can Be
10 Km – As flat as can be. Your chance for a fast time.
21.1 Km – First 11 Km is Flat till the climb up to Conneyglen start. Work this hill with care and you will be rewarded with a great downhill and a fast finish on the last 6 flat Km
Registration and late entries 12 November – From 06h00 Waterfront North Entrance
Internet entries: www.knysnamarathonclub.com (25/09/2016 till 9/11/16
Entry Fee: 5 km – R30.00 or 10km – R45.00 OR 21.1km – R55.00
Start/Finish/Parking Knysna Waterfront
Parking at the Waterfront Drive parking area. Race Start/Finish at the South Waterfront Parking area.
Ablution: Available at Venue –
Accommodation: Knysna Hollow Tel: 044 382 5401
Hand-outs: Medals to all finishers within the cut-off time.
Medals: Medals to all finishers who complete the race within the cut-off time – Gold to Category winners – Bronze medals to all other finishers.
Prize giving: Waterfront Promenade 10h30
Prize Money: Equal Prize money will be awarded to men and women.
Route: 5 and 10 km: out and back along the waters edge – very flat for fast times 21.1 km: Waterfront – Leisure Isle Coney Glen and back.
ASWD Licensed athlete take note: Forget your chip – you will have to pay R20 to loan one for the race. Lost your chip – you will have to pay R50 for a replacement chip.
First Aid: At the venue and along the route
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Held under the rules of ASA and ASWD. All competitors must comply with the rules, regulations and instructions given by officials, marshals and traffic officials. Non-compliance may lead to disqualification. The Race Referee’s decision is final. The Race Organizer reserve the right to accept / reject any entry received.
Club Colours: Athletes must participate in their correct club colours and display the ASA 2016 license number on the front and back of the vest. All other runners must display temporary number on front and back of vest. No advertising allowed. No Temp License needed for 5km Fun run
Cut-off time: 5km = 1 ½ hrs OR 10km = 2 hrs OR 21.1 = 3 1/2 hrs
Distance markers: Will be placed at every kilometre.
Foreigners: All foreign athletes must comply with IAAF rule 142 and 4.2. Foreign athletes must be able to produce a letter from their respective federation permitting them to participate on race day.
Minimum ages: 5 km = 9 yrs, 10km = 14 yrs OR 21.1 km = 16 yrs. Athletes must give proof of their age at the request of the Race Referee. (ID / Birth Certificate / Permanent Residence Permit)
Refreshment Tables: Drinking / Sponging stations shall be provided at 2.5 km’s, 5 km, 5.66 km, 9.83 km, 13.1 km, 16.1 km, 18.6 km. Water and other suitable refreshments will also be available at the start and finish of the races.
Road: Athletes must stay on the brick paved route and move to the right hand side of the road at all other times, unless instructed differently by the marshals and Traffic Officers.
Safety: No animals or racers (push carts or prams) will be allowed.
No earphones or in-ear music devices will be allowed.
– Immediate disqualification ( Applies to all events )
Seconding: No seconding from cyclists or private vehicles will be allowed on the route. No seconding will be allowed except for 1m on either side of a refreshment station.
Age Tags: Participants will be eligible for prizes in the OPEN category and the age category for which they have entered provided the relevant OFFICIAL ASWD age category tag or junior tags is displayed front and back. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to SENIOR.
(Red age tag or Orange “W” tag)
Temporary licenses: Will be available to runners at the cost of R35.00.
Transport: No transport will be provided
RACE TIMING: An Electronic timing chip will be made available, on a loan basis, to all participants apart from ASWD licensed athletes who are to use their current personalized chips. The chip is to be worn on your shoe for the duration of the event. The loan chips are to be handed back at the end of the race in exchange for a medal. Participants will be held responsible for lost or damaged chips or those not handed back as required. It remains your responsibility to return the chip to the race organizer even in the event of not completing the race.