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Please scroll to the event you are interested in entering for all the information relevant to you.

 

*** ULTRA MARATHON ***

Total Distance Entry Limit:  11 000

CategoryEntries Open Entry FeeIncluded
SA Entries 1 November 2017
R500

OMTOM T-shirt

Africa Entries (NO Hospitality Package) 1 November 2017 R565 OMTOM T-shirt
Temp License
Entry into International Friendship Run (see Important Notes)
Africa Entries (WITH Hospitality Package) 1 November 2017 R1650 OMTOM T-shirt
Temp License
Expo & Finish Line Hospitality
Entry into International Friendship Run (see Important Notes)
International Entries 1 November 2017 R1650

OMTOM T-shirt
Temp License
Expo & Finish Line Hospitality
Entry into International Friendship Run (see Important Notes) 

Charity Entries 4 December 2017 Set by Charity OMTOM T-shirt
Any additional offering by Charity

Important Notes

  • Your entry category is based on your residential address.
  • Your entry includes a commemorative Ultra Marathon adidas running t-shirt. Please refer to the size charts before selecting your t-shirt size, as exchanges cannot be facilitated.
  • If you do not have a RaceTec timing chip, you will be required to buy one (R130).
  • Blue and Yellow Number Holders have a guaranteed entry pool of 1 500 entries.
  • International Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017 
    • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
    • All international runners musts run a qualifying marathon and submit their results before 28 February 2018.
    • International entrants may purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.
  • Africa Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017
    • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
    • All Africa entrants must run a qualifying marathon and submit their results before 28 February 2018.
    • Africa entrants can choose between two entry packages: 
      • Entry; NO hospitality at Expo & Finish Line
      • Entry WITH hospitality at Expo & Finish Line (You may also purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.)
  • International and Africa entrants are invited to participate in the International Friendship Run on Friday, 30 March. This is a free event, and additional guests can be added to your entry at a nominal fee. Remember to enter this event from your Entry Dashboard. CLICK HERE for more information. 
  • Substitution Entry Window: 10am on 9 January 2018 - 5pm on 28 February 2018
  • All Profile Updates, Qualifier Information & 2018 Running Club Updates: 5pm on 28 February 2018 (runners who do not update their Club and Qualifier information by the deadline WILL forfeit their entry; no refunds will be given)

 

    *** HALF MARATHON ***

    Total Distance Entry Limit: 16 000

    CategoryBallot ApplicationsEntry Fee
    Blue & Yellow Number Club (SA) Entries Open: 1 November 2017
    Blue & Yellow Number holders will be able to enter directly.
    Guaranteed entries are limited to 1 300 entries. (If you don't get an entry within this pool, you are required to follow the Ballot Application process.)

    R210
    Ballot Applications - CLUB MEMBERS
    • Applications Window: 10am on 1 November - 5pm on 10 November 2017
    • Club Verification Process: 11 - 15 November 2017 (If you are found to not be a Club Member, your application will automatically be deferred to the General Draw)
    • CLUB Draw: 20 November 2017
    • Club Members' Payment Window: 20 November - 5pm on 25 November (If you do not finalise your payment by the deadline, you will forfeit your entry.)
    R210
    Ballot Applications - GENERAL
    • Applications Window: 10am on 1 November - 5pm on 10 November 2017
    • Draw: 27 November 2017
    • Payment Window: 27 November - 5pm on 2 December 2017 (If you do not finalise your payment by the deadline, you will forfeit your entry.)
    R210
    Africa Entries (NO Hospitality Package) Enter: 10am on 1 November 2017 - 5pm on 28 February 2018 R265
    Africa Entries (WITH Hospitality Package) Enter: 10am on 1 November 2017 - 5pm on 28 February 2018 R1 000
    International Entries Enter: 10am on 1 November 2017 - 5pm on 28 February 2018 R1 000
    Charity Entries 4 December 2017 Set by Charity

    Important Notes

      • Your entry category is based on your residential address.
      • You may purchase a commemorative Half Marathon adidas t-shirt at R345 each. Please refer to the size charts before selecting your t-shirt size, as exchanges cannot be facilitated.
      • If you do not have a RaceTec timing chip, you will be required to buy one (R130).
      • International Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017 
        • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
        • International entrants may purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.
      • Africa Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017
        • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
        • Africa entrants can choose between two entry packages: 
          • Entry; NO hospitality at Expo & Finish Line
          • Entry WITH hospitality at Expo & Finish Line (You may purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.)
      • International and Africa entrants are invited to participate in the International Friendship Run on Friday, 30 March. This is a free event, and additional guests can be added to your entry at a nominal fee. Remember to enter this event from your Entry Dashboard. CLICK HERE for more information. 
      • Substitution Entry Window: 10am on 9 January 2018 - 5pm on 28 February 2018
      • All Profile Updates, Results For Seeding & 2018 Running Club Updates: 5pm on 28 February 2018


      *** TRAIL RUNS ***

      Entry Limits Per Distance

      • 24km: 600
      • 12km: 400
      Distance Entry Open Date & Status Entry Fee Included
      12km Trail Online Entries Open: 10am on 1 December 2017 R750 OMTOM T-shirt
      SANParks Fee
      24km Trail Online Entries Open: 10am on 1 December 2017
      R920 OMTOM T-shirt
      SANParks Fee

      Important Notes

      • Entries sell out within minutes - please do not delay your entry.
      • Your entry includes a commemorative Trail Run adidas running t-shirt. Please refer to the size charts before selecting your t-shirt size, as exchanges cannot be facilitated.
      • A limited number of Development Runner entries are available via Western Province Athletics. Applications are to be submitted to WPA in writing.
      • Substitution Entry Window: 10am on 9 January 2018 - 5pm on 28 February 2018
      • All Profile Updates, Results For Seeding & 2018 Running Club Updates: 5pm on 28 February 2018
      • If you do not have a RaceTec timing chip, you will be required to buy one (R130).

       

        ***FUN RUNS****

        Distance Entrie Open Entry Fee Entry Limit
        5.6km Fun Run 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 3 500
        2.1km Fun Run 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 2 000
        300m Toddlers' Trot 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 350
        56m Nappy Dash 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 300

        Important Notes:

        • Manual entries are accepted on the day of the event, provided that the entry limit has not been reached.
        • Development Runners may apply to Western Province Athletics for entries

         

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