Adventure Events

22nd Slow-Mag Marathon

Take Part In The Annual Slow-Mag Marathon

Event Date:
27 Apr 2014
Province: Gauteng
Venue: Benoni Northerns Sports Club, Albert Bekker Park, Cnr O’Reilly Merry & Brodigan Street
Online Start Date: 09 Dec 2013
Online End Date:  18 Apr 2014
Contact: Race Office / Madge Attwell
Contact Number:  076 839 6800 / 083 573 1011

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Distance & Entry Fee
50km Ultra R171
50km Ultra Runners 60yrs+ R85.50
42.2km R136.80
42.2km Runners 60yrs+ R68.40
21.1km R91.20
21.1km Runners 60yrs+ R46
10km R36
10km Runners 60yrs+ R21
5km R26
Wheelchairs FREE (21.1km Only) R46

Temporary Licences
42km R36
21.1km R26
10km R26

Start Time
06h30 for Ultra, Full and Half Marathon
06h40 for 10km and 5km Family Fun Run

Venue
Benoni Northerns Sports Club, Albert Bekker Park, Cnr O’Reilly Merry & Brodigan Street
GPS co-ordinates: Latitude: 26o10’23.16”S
Longitude: 28o19’42.33”E

Registration
LATE ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN AT BNAC ON SATURDAY 26th APRIL FROM 10am-5pm AND ON THE MORNING OF THE RACE FROM 04:30. No postal or faxed entries.
Pre-entry closing date: 18th April 2014.

General Information
T-Shirts for pre-entries for the Ultra, Full and Half Marathons ONLY.
PRIZE GIVING: 10 & 21.1km at 09h00 /42.2km & 50 km at 11h00.
RACE RESULTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE: www.raceresults.co.za
For route info, visit www.slow-mag.co.za and click on ‘events’
Comrades qualifier

Rules
1. The race is run in accordance with the rules of A.S.A and CGA. Athletes indemnify the national, provincial and regional bodies, sponsors and organisers of the race against all or any actions of whatsoever nature: what ever same may be arising out of their participation of the race.
2. Registered athletes, who must be members of a club affiliated to A.S.A., to wear their club colours and 2014 licence numbers (front and back).
3. Slow-Mag® race number to be worn on the front of the athletes vest.
4. Minimum age of competitors on the day of the race 16 years for the half marathon and 20 years for the marathon and ultra marathons. Numeric age category ID tags to be worn on the back and front of the vest and clearly visible. Proof of age must be produced on request on race day. Fun run entrants to be 9 years or older on race day.
5. Temporary licences will be available at the start. Temporary licensed athletes to wear plain clothing with the issued temporary licence numbers .
6. Walkers welcome for the 21.1 km. Walkers to comply with international walking rules.
7. Walkers to wear identifying Ws clearly visible back and front.
8. Wheelchair athletes welcome but due to safety reasons may only participate in the 21km race. Only the following wheelchairs may compete, normal athletes chair, or a rugby, basketball and tennis wheelchair. Other types of wheelchairs will not be accepted due to safety reasons.
9. No seconding allowed. 5 hour cut-off for the marathon. Ultra Marathon cut-off is 6 hours, with an additional cut-off at 5 hours 15 minutes at the 41.5km mark.
10. Proof of age for prize winners may be required and to be presented to referees before prize giving. Prizes will be withheld until age is confirmed.
11. No blade, cyclist or mechanically operated device allowed in the race.
12. Regrettably, no animals will be allowed on the route of the race.
13. No refunds will be entertained.
14. International athletes must provide a clearance letter from their country of origin to the referee in the event of them winning a prize.
15. Prize winners must be present at the prize giving.
16. Separate start for walkers.
17. Athletes are only eligible for prizes if ALL info is filled in on the stickers or race number tear off.
18 Wearing headphones / earphones is prohibited

Prizes And Medals
First 3 positions in each category
22000
22001

Directions
FROM PRETORIA
Take R21 to JHB
Turn left at Benoni off ramp
Follow road until Great North Rd and turn left into Great North Rd
Turn left into Celia Nestadt
Follow road - sports fields on right-hand side
Cnr O’Reilly Merry and Brodigan

FROM JOHANNESBURG
Take N12 Benoni
Take Snake Rd off ramp and turn left at next robots (5th Ave)
At the next robot turn right (2nd St)
2nd becomes O’Reilly Merry
BNSC on left-hand side
Cnr O’Reilly Merry and Brodigan

In Store
- The Sweat Shop, Irene:  012 665 0048
- The Sweat Shop, Dunkeld West Centre, Jan Smuts Ave: 011 325 2567/8
- The Sweat Shop, Fourways:  011 467 5966
- The Bedford Runner, 2 Bedfordview Arcade, Van Buuren Rd:  011 450 1847
- The Randburg Runner, Sanlam Court, cnr 5th and 4th Ave, Linden:  011 888 9644
- Run away Sports,302 Freesia St, Lynwood Ridge, Pretoria:  012 361 3733
- Sportsmans Warehouse, Boksburg Value Mart:  011 823 3350
- Woodstock Cycles, Benoni, O’Reilly Merry Street:  011 849 1305
Last update on this event: 07/03/2014
Event added: 07/03/2014
General Event Details
DATE:
Sunday, 27 April 2014
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Gauteng Province, Benoni