Forever Resorts Loskop Marathon Series

PRE-ENTRIES ONLY!

Entries close on 7 March 2019. Limited fields on both races!

50km Ultra Marathon

  • Start: Sat 13 Apr 2019 @ 06:00am.
  • From: Municipal Offices, Wanderers Ave, Middelburg.
  • Entry Fee: R350.00 (Incl. Mpumalanga Athletics levy).
  • Temp licenses: R35 / license. Available from the Race Administration Office. Book and pay with entry.
  • Entries capacity: 4000 entries.
  • T-shirts: Only pre-entries received on /before 4 March 2019.
  • Parking: Secure FREE parking at the start.
  • Timing: ChampionChip® (No Chip No Time no Result).

21,1km Wild Challenge

  • Start: Sat 13 Apr 2019 @ 06:30am.
  • From: Loskop Nature Reserve, Damwal Complex, Loskopdam.
  • Entry Fee: R210.00 (Incl. Mpumalanga Athletics levy).
  • Temp licenses: R35 / license. Available from the Race Administration Office. Book and pay with entry.
  • Entries capacity: 2000 entries.
  • T-shirts: Only pre-entries received on /before 4 March 2019.
  • Parking: Secure FREE parking at the start.
  • Timing: ChampionChip® (No Chip No Time no Result).
Comrades Qualifying Event

The Forever Resorts Loskop Ultra Marathon (50km) is an official Comrades Qualifying event.

Comrades Qualifying Time: 05:49:59

CHAMPIONCHIP® TIMING

This event is being timed with the ChampionChip® system and therefore you are required to own a ChampionChip® to participate in the event. To ensure that you are accurately recorded in the Race Results it is important that you are in possession of your ChampionChip® that is correctly registered in your name. If you do not currently have a ChampionChip® or want to verify that it is correctly registered, this can be done on the Internet at www.championchip.co.za or by contacting ChampionChip® Africa on 0861 100 963. Your ChampionChip® code must be entered on this entry form. Your ChampionChip® MUST be correctly attached to your ankle using a suitable Velcro strap. For correct attachment instructions please visit www.championchip.co.za. No corrections or manual updates will be done due to incorrect use of the ChampionChip® or not abiding by the race rules.

Peak Timing / ChampionChip

Map: 50km start

25°46'38.2"S 29°26'52.02"E

Forever Resorts Loskop Marathon 50km Ultra Marathon Route

Map: 21,1km start

25°24'15.5"S 29°22'03.4"E

Forever Resorts Loskop Marathon 21km Wild Challenge Route

The 4,9km Rhino Fun Run

This Family Fun Run takes place on Saturday, 13 April 2019, from the start of the 21,1 km Wild Challenge (near the Dam wall). This unique run will be towards the Resort along the dam. Entries, only on Race day at the start. R35-00 per entry and contribute towards the FRIENDS OF LOSKOP CONSERVATION FUND. No prize-money will be awarded, but all finishers will receive a medal. Walkers are also welcome. The Fun Run starts at 06:45.

#runclean

This race has pledged itself to Modern Athlete’s #runclean campaign. Runners are urged to honor this pledge by disposing of sachets or other refuse at water points and only at designated refuse bins. Please do not throw your water sachets in the veld. Rather drop it in the road if you miss the provided bins for ease of cleaning up.

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Race Rules

  1. 2019 License numbers must be worn. Race number on the front of your vest.
  2. Official Championchip timing chip MUST be attached to the shoe or as per instruction.
  3. NO CHIP NO RESULT.
  4. Licensed runners must wear club colours; other runners should be neatly dressed in accordance with accepted athletic norms.
  5. To prevent disqualification, obey all marshals and traffic officers/officials.
  6. Only athletes as defined by ASA rules:
    • 21,1 km - the minimum age is 16 years of age on race day; and
    • 50 km Ultra - 20 years of age on race day.
  7. Identification and proof of age must be provided on request on race day.
  8. Athletes competing for category prizes must wear age category tags on both the front and back of their vests. Category tags MUST be visible. They must complete the race before 11:30.
  9. Time limits will apply as follows (NO SECONDS ALLOWED):
    • 21, 1 km - Limit of 4 hours 00 minutes
    • 50 km Ultra - Time limit of 7 hours, Comrades qualifying time is 05:49:59.
    • 50 Km Cut-off times: - 25km: 3:45; - 36km: 5:15; - 42km: 6:00
  10. The judges’ decision is final.
  11. Submitting of medical information is compulsory and entrant’s responsibility.
  12. Run under the rules of ASA and Athletics Mpumalanga.
  13. Walkers may participate with no additional time allowed. Cut-off times as above will apply.
  14. No race numbers will be posted.
  15. Run clean - any athlete accused of irresponsible disposing of litter other than into/at provided refuse bins may be subject to disciplinary action, and if found to be in contravention of any race rules/laws will be disqualified and subject to future bans.
  16. Voluntary seeding - make use of the voluntary seeding and expected finishing times as displayed at the start venues. Walkers and slower runners please refrain from starting in the front - this for your own benefit and safety.
  17. Runners to check all information on their race pack/envelope BEFORE leaving the registration desk. Report any errors to the administration team at the Info desk.
  18. Random drug testing, under the auspices of Drug Free Sport and ASA will be conducted.
  19. Time incentives will be paid into the recipient’s bank account only once full doping results are received by the organisers.
  20. Substitution will be allowed at R200-00 only until 4 March 2019 - the substitute will get the race t-shirt as ordered by the original entry.
  21. International athletes: no permanent number can be substituted

We Salute Our Sponsors

  • Forever Resorts, Lodges, Hotels and Retreats
  • Department of culture, sport and recreation
  • Shanduka beverages
  • Schoonbee Landgoed
  • N4 Toll Route TRAC
  • Steve Tshwete Municipality
  • Sealy
  • O.H. Frewin
  • Columbus Stainless
  • CtecG