Adventure Events

32nd Johnson Crane Hire Road Races

Qualifiers: Comrades & Two Oceans Marathon
42.2km Marathon
21.1km Half Marathon
10.5km Quarter-Marathon (Medals Only)
5km Fun Run (Medals Only)
1km Kiddies Race
Event Date: 26 Jan 2014
Province: Gauteng
Venue: Old Benonians Sports Club (Benoni Harriers AC), Cnr. President Brand & President Boshoff, Rynfield, Benoni
Online Start Date: 03 Nov 2013
Online End Date: 20 Jan 2014
Contact: Race Office
Contact Number: 071 202 1936
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Distance & Entry Fee
42.2km Marathon R128.80
21.1km Half Marathon R100.80
10.5km Quarter Marathon (Medals Only) R51
5km Fun Run (Medals Only) R31
50% Discount - Grandmasters / Grandmaster ladies with ID tags
42.2km  R63.84
21.1km R51
10.5km (Medals Only) R28.50
5km Fun Run (Medals Only) R18.50
Temp Licenses: 42.2km R51 / 21.1 & 10.5km R41
Note: All fees are non-refundable and a percentage will be donated to iTemba www.traumasupport.org.za

Start Time
42.2km & 21.1km 06h00
10.5km  & 5km 06h30
1km Kiddies Race 07h00

Venue
Old Benonians Sports Club (Benoni Harriers AC), Cnr. President Brand & President Boshoff, Rynfield, Benoni
GPS Coordinates -26.142359, 28.321552.
The Finish: At the above venue, Public Catering, entertainment and toilets will be available.

Registration
Old Benonians, Saturday 25th January 2014 from 10h30 to 16h00.
Race day entries at Old Benonians from 04h45 on Sunday 26th January 2014.

Entry Incentive
(T-SHIRT Only - Special Addition)
All entrants who enter before the 26th January 2014 or the 3500 Pre-entered participants will receive T-SHIRT only - special addition. (ONLY MARATHON AND HALF-MARATHON)
Please Note that t-shirts size are not guaranteed
Special Gifts For Quarter Marathon and 5km Fun Run

Permanent Numbers
Contact John Holland  078 417 1021 or email  johnhslf@gmail.com.  - Permanent number runners must exchange pre-entry race numbers for their permanent number at the permanent number tent on race morning

General Information
Cut -Off Time (Marathon and Half-Marathon): 11h30
Parking: Old Benonians Sports Grounds and surrounding areas. (FREE PARKING)
Club  Colours:Registered athletes must run in club colours with 2014 licence number displayed on the back and Johnson Crane Hire marathon/half marathon number on the front of vest.
ID Tags: Numerical age category tags must be worn on the front and back of vests; proof of age must be produced on request on the day of the race
Temp  Licenses: Temporary licenses will be on sale for the marathon at R45 and half marathon at R35 on the day of the race. These must be worn on the back of plain clothing, no advertising
Seconding: No seconding will be permitted
Wheelchairs / Pets: We are unable to guarantee the entire suitability of the road surface for wheelchairs and therefore regret that we cannot allow entry of wheelchair athletes. No pets are allowed during the entire event
ASA & CGA Rules: The race will be held under these rules
I declare that I will abide by the rules of the ASA and CGA. I indemnify the national, provincial and regional bodies, sponsors and the organisers of the race against all and any action of whatsoever nature, whatever same might be arising out of my participation in the race. All foreign athletes must comply with the ASA domicile rules
Indemnity:Athletes indemnify the national, provincial and regional bodies as well as sponsors and organizers of the race against all or any actions of whatsoever nature, whether same may arise out of their participation in the race or otherwise
Prize giving: 21.1km / 10.5 km at 09h00 AND 42.2km at 11h00
Water Points: Approximately every 3 km, Toilets at Venue and at all waterpoints on the route
Medical  Support: St. Johns and Red Cross will supply medical support along the route as well as at the finish
Prohibited: No blades, in-line skates, wheelchairs or cyclists of mechanically operated devices are allowed in the race. Regrettably, no athletes are allowed to participate with pets
Race Route: Route is the same as 2013 race - The marathon is a two lap course.

 http://www.centralgautengathletics.co.za/index.php/road-running/road-running-rules

Incentive For Breaking Race Records
Prize monies to be DOUBLED for 1st male and 1st female for 42.2km, 21.1km and 10.5km

Enquiries
Race Office: 071a 202 1936
Fax: 086 244 5516
Email: raceinfo@benoniharriers.co.za

Ashvin Jivan: (Race Organiser)
082 924 0234
chairman@benoniharriers.co.za

Dillip Nana: 082 372 4296
Sean Mackay: 084 776 3249

Website: www.benoniharriers.co.za
Email: marathon@benoniharriers.co.za

Directions
Directions: N12 Highway (JHB)
Please take 1 following off Ramps

Atlas Road
Take the off ramp before the Atlas Road bridge,
Take Left Slip way and Turn right into Mercury (2nd Robot Total Garage on Left)
Turn Right in Great North Road (KFC on right),
Turn Left in Oak Street and drive towards O’Reilly Merry – arriving at Venue

Tom Jones
Take off ramp Turn Left into Great North Road (BP Garage on right)
Pass 5 robots
Turn Right in Oak Street and drive towards O’Reilly Merry – arriving at Venue

Snake Road
Take Benoni off ramp
Take Left into Pretoria Road
Turn Left at KFC
Turn Right into O’Reilly Merry and drive 1.2km and arrive at Venue

Directions: N12 Highway (Witbank)
Take off ramp Turn Right into Pretoria Road (Driving North)
Turn Left at KFC
Turn Right into O’Reilly Merry and drive 1.5km and arrive at Venue

Directions: N17 Highway (JHB)
Take the off ramp at Carnival Casino
Turn Left into Snake Road drive 3-4km and drive under the N12 and becomes Pretoria Road
Turn Left at KFC
Turn Right into O’Reilly Merry and drive 1-2km and arrive at Venue

Directions: R21 (Pretoria)
Take Benoni off ramp
Take Left into High Road and drive 5km
Take left slip way onto Great North Road
Turn Left into Celia Nestadt which becomes O’Reilly Merry and arrive at Venue

Please allow for sufficient time to arrive at START - Old Bens Sports Grounds - 10-15 Minutes minimum.
Last update on this event: 06/01/2014
Event added: 06/01/2014
General Event Details
DATE:
Sunday, 26 January 2014
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Gauteng Province, Benoni