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RACE RULES

  • The 27 for Freedom is run in accordance with the rules of ASA and Boland Athletics.
  • The 27 for Freedom 27km and 10km is open to all licenced and non-licenced runners of 14 years and older for the 10km and 20 years and older for the 27km.
  • Licenced runners must wear club colours. Official event race numbers to be worn on the front and a 2017 licence number on the back of the vest.
  • Temporary licences are available at R30 for the 27km and 10km events.
  • Temporary licenced participants are eligible for age category prizes provided they enter the relevant age group, wear the appropriate age tags and provide proof of age.
  • Unlicensed runners must wear plain clothes (no advertising permitted). Official event race number to be worn on the front and the temporary licence number on the back.
  • Personal seconding is not permitted. Private vehicles are requested not to follow the athletes on the route.
  • In addition to overall (Open) prizes, participants will only be eligible for an age category prize in the age category they enter. Corresponding numerical age category tags must be worn on the front and back of their club vest. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to senior.
  • Athletes competing for a category prize must wear age category tags (on the front and the back).
  • No swopping of race numbers or chips as these are linked to your names and finishing time and may result in disqualification.
  • Juniors must provide proof of age to qualify for prize money.
  • All traffic officers and marshals must be obeyed.
  • Proof of age is required for category prizes.
  • The race organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
  • Foreign athletes must comply with IAAF rule 4.2 and all relevant race and domestic rules. The athletes must be able to produce the letter from his/her federation permitting participation on race day.
  • Kilometre markers will be placed at each kilometre mark.
  • Refreshments stations will be situated approximately every 3km.
  • Medals will be handed to all finishers.
  • Results will be available on www.topevents.co.za.
  • Prize-Giving will take place at 11h00.
  • Toilets will be available.
  • Shuttle will run from parking to the start until 25 mins before time. Please arrive early.
  • No ambush marketing.
  • There will be a tog bag facility for use at athlete’s own risk. Cell phones, money & jewelry are not to be left in tog bags. No bag tag, no bag.