Boroughs of Bedfordview 2024

ENTRIES ARE OPEN! ENTER NOW!

Come enjoy a great day at the races with your club.

START TIMES
15km at 06h00
5km at 06h15

The route will start & finish at the Virgin Active Bedfordview top field opposite the squash courts  at 101 Van Buuren Avenue, Bedfordview. Both the 15km & 5km will be electronically timed, gun to mat.

15km Race will start at 06:00 and is gun to mat timing with a 2.5 hour cut-off.
The 5km will start at 06:15 and it will be timed.

RACE ENTRIES

15km

Standard Entry is R180.00
Temp Licence R60.00
T-Shirt R150
All entry fees exclude online transaction fees.
Includes a Goodie Bag worth approximately R500 plus in great give-aways.
Sorry, still no medals!

5km

Standard Entry is R100.00
No Temp License required
T-Shirt R150
All entry fees exclude online transaction fees.
Includes a Goodie Bag worth approximately R500 plus in great give-aways.
Sorry, still no medals!

The 5km is a Fun Community Walk/ Run in support of Better Bedfordview, a local community initiative and the net proceeds from this event will also be donated to Better Bedfordview.

If you would like to order a race T-shirt, be sure to enter by the 25th of August. This is the cut-off date for all T-shirt orders.

ENTRIES CLOSE 19 SEPTEMBER 2024 OR WHEN ENTRIES ARE SOLD OUT

 

RACE SHIRTS FOR SALE

Same quality shirt but unfortunately only FOR SALE this year. If you would like to purchase one, order one when you register online.
Orders close 25 August 2024. 

PRIZE GIVING FOR 15KM at 08h00 (equal prize money for male & female).

POSITION OPEN 40-49 50-59 60+ JUNIOR
FIRST R2500 R1000 R1000 R800 R500
SECOND R1500 R500 R500 R250
THIRD R500

ENTER NOW! RACE ROUTE IN GPX

Bedfordview Country Club / Virgin Active

Brought to you by Bedfordview Athletics Club

The 4th running of the Boroughs of Bedfordview event will happen on Sunday 22 September 2024.
This year the race starts and finishes at Virgin Active Top field opposite Squash courts, 101 Van Buuren Road, Bedfordview.
The net proceeds from the timed 5km Fun Walk/ Run, will be donated in support of our local community initiative Better Bedfordview.


Race Number Collection

Friday 20 September 2024 from BMW Bedfordview 8 Kings Road, Bedfordview between 10h00 -13h00.
Saturday 21 September 2024 from Virgin Active Squash Courts, 101 Van Buuren Road, Bedfordview between 10h00 – 15h00.
Sunday 22 September 2024 Virgin Active Squash Courts, 101 Van Buuren Road, Bedfordview from 04h30.

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First 250 entries get an automatic entry into the lucky draw to win an exclusive entry to the traditionally sold-out BMW Berlin Marathon in 2025.

A minimum donation of R50 to Better Bedfordview, secures you an additional entry into the lucky draw for the BMW Berlin Marathon 2025 entry.

The raffle prize is a race entry only to the value of 209 Euro’s and excludes flights, accommodation, spending money, insurance and any other costs.

A Big Thank You To Our Sponsors For The Prizes & Goodie Bags

Hosted at Bedfordview Country Club by Bedfordview Athletics
101 Van Buuren Avenue, Bedfordview at Virgin Active/Bedfordview Country Club.

View the 15km and 5km Routes Below

Boroughs of Bedfordview 15km

View 15KM Route on Strava

Boroughs of Bedfordview 5km

View 5KM Route on Strava

RACE RULES

  1. Race Rules
    1. Runners must wear their event race number with disposable chip to get results.
    2. The race is held under the rules of ASA and CGA.
    3. All athletes participate at their own risk & acknowledge by entering the event that they are medically fit to participate. All athletes must supply the name and contact number of their next of kin during the entry process.
    4. The minimum age for entry is 16 years old on race day for the 15km and 5 years old for the 5km Fun Run.
    5. No littering on route and anyone found to be littering may be disqualified.
    6. All athletes must wear the event race number provided on the front of their vests and must ensure the title sponsor on the provincial licence is clearly visible.
    7. Licenced athletes must:
    a. belong to a club affiliated to ASA
    b. wear their club colours
    c. wear their 2024 licence number on the front and back of their vests or purchase a temporary license.
    8. Licenced athletes not wearing their club colours may face disqualification.
    9. Unlicenced athletes must buy a temporary licence at registration and wear plain clothing with the temporary license on the back of their vests.
    10. Numerical age category ID tags must be visible on both front and back of athletes competing for category prizes.
    11. Proof of age to be produced on request on Race Day and prize money may be withheld until all necessary details are verified.
    12. Athletes indemnify national, provincial and regional bodies, sponsors and organisers of the race against all and any actions of whatsoever nature that may occur during the race.
    13. No seconding or bicycles are allowed along the route. Ample refreshment stations are provided.
    14. No blades, cycles, scooters or mechanically operated devices allowed.
    15. No 2, 3 or 4 wheel carts/prams that are mechanically or manually operated by participants, or wheelchair athletes will be permitted to participate without special permission from the race organiser. All such participants must start at the back of the field.
    16. We regret that athletes are not allowed to participate with pets.
    17. No refunds.
    18. Foreign athletes must provide a clearance letter from their country of origin in the event of their winning a prize. This is in compliance with the WA & ASA rule 142.2 and 4.2.
    19. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run with an ASA Provincial licence and are required to purchase a temporary licence or face disqualification. (Refer to WA rule 4.)
    20. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run in club colours unless such club exists in their country of origin or they are in possession of a refugee status permit or are naturalised citizens of RSA. (Refer to WA rule 4.)
    21. The official cut-off time 8h30. All marshals and officials will be withdrawn from the course after cut off.
    22. No entries or substitutions on Race Day.
    23. No duplicate of lost numbers will be issued.
    25. Copy of ID is required at registration.
    26. No earphones allowed and contravention of WA rule 144.2b, may lead to disqualification.
    27. It is illegal to run with another athlete’s race number and all athletes found to be in contravention of this rule will be reported to CGA and their respective club.
    28. No athlete may participate in our race without buying an official entry and if found in contravention of this rule, will be liable for all late entry penalties with habitual offenders will be reported to CGA and their respective club.
    29. All instructions from traffic and race officials/marshals must be obeyed at all times.
    30. The race organiser retains the right to refuse entry and eject persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol, who are disorderly, or engage in inappropriate behaviour, vandalism or evade paying for admission.
    31. Objections must be lodged within 30 minutes after completing the race with the Chief Referee accompanied by R500.00 which is refundable should the appeal be upheld.
    32. Please note, should there be official race photographers on the day, entry information will be shared with the race photographers for them to alert you when your race pictures are available. Entrants agree that photographs taken by the official race photographer on event day can be used for promotional purposes by the event and/or the event sponsors.
    33. The lucky draw prize for the BMW Berlin Marathon includes an entry only and excludes all travel, accommodation, spending money, insurances and other travel expenses.

 

RACE FLYER

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