Rules and Regulation

ROUTES

All routes take place entirely on tarred roads and any athlete found leaving the road, cutting corners, running on paths or out of the demarcated areas, will face disqualification not only for prizes but also for all finisher’s awards and placing in the final results.

ONLINE ENTRIES

Submit and pay for your entry online at: www.legendsmarathon.co.za

FAX ENTRIES

Fax your entry form together with the deposit slip or proof of payment to 086 620 4026

  • Photocopies of entry forms will be accepted. 
  • Entries without clear proof of payment will be rejected.  
  • No reduction in size of entry form will be accepted.

Please deposit payment into the following bank account: 

Name: Legends Gaming Promotions
Bank Name: First National Bank
Branch Name:  Vincent Park
Branch Code:  211021
Account No:  62402808200

MANUAL ENTRIES

Hand delivered entries will be accepted at Legends Marathon     
Phillip Kahts Softball Stadium, East London.

Entry Forms may be collected from:

  • Legends Marathon Offices
  • Border Athletics office 
  • Sportsman’s Warehouse, Beacon Bay
  • Totalsports – Vincent Shopping Centre
  • Totalsports – King William’s Town
  • Totalsports – Mthatha
  • Totalsports – Mdantsane

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES

68 km and 21,1 km: 12 noon on Friday, 23 September 2016
10km & 5km, one hour before race 

TEMPORARY LICENCE

  1. Temporary licences will only be issued at registration.  
    Kindly pay for temporary licence with your entry fee.
  2. Temporary licences to be collected on 29 -30 September 2016. (Thursday:10am - 6pm and Friday: 10am - 8pm) from Phillip Kahts Softball Stadium

CUT-OFF TIMES

Cut-off time for the 68 km race will be 11h30 at half way mark.  
Cut-off time for 21,1km will be 10h30 at finish line

RESULTS AND PRIZE-GIVING

NO RACE NUMBER/CHIP, NO RESULT
21,1 km Prize giving will commence at approximately 09h30.  
68 km Prize giving will commence at approximately 13h00. Complete results will be available on: www.legendsmarathon.co.za

AGE CATEGORY RESTRICTIONS

  • 68 km Athletes must be 20 years and older on race day. 
  • 21.1 km Athletes must be 16 years and older on race day. 
  • Juniors (age 16-19) will be according to IAAF rules. The athlete must be 19 years or younger on 31 December 2016.
  • 10km athletes must be 15 years and older on race day.    

Athletes may enter only one age category and may only qualify for prizes in the category in which they are entered, plus the open category.  All age category runners including juniors must wear the relevant age category flashes clearly visible on the back and front of their vests, in order to qualify for prize-money. Proof of age is required for age category prizes.

SECONDING

  1. No seconding permitted in the 68km.
  2. Refreshment stations every 3km.

GENERAL

  • Prizes will only be awarded to athletes who fill in their entry form, comprehensively and clearly.
  • The race will be run according to the rules of IAAF and ASA.
  • Athletes do not need to belong to a club to participate, but a temporary licence will be required.
  • All foreign athletes must comply with IAAF rule 142.2 and 4.2. Foreign athletes must be able to produce a letter from their respective federation permitting participation on race day.
  • No advertising in the form of tattoos, or any other form, will be permitted to be displayed by  athletes - other than that of the official club vest or the event race number.
  • All traffic officers and marshals must be obeyed.
  • All runners must have a race number on their front vest.
  • The race organisers reserve the right to accept or reject an entry. No entries for 68 km and 21,1 km races will be taken on race day. Legends Marathon Organising Committee is not responsible for  accommodating athletes.  Athletes are advised to arrange their own accommodation or visit 
  • www.legendsmarathon.co.za for more information.
  • The entry fee is non-refundable.
  • Tog bag facilities and toilet facilities will be available.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Legends Marathon Organising Committee 
email: info@legendsmarathon.co.za
Philip Kahts Softball Stadium, Bunkers Hill, East London
Information office: 043 735 1302

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