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Kinetic Night Trail Run - Observatory Golf Club

When: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Observatory Golf Club
Main Activity: Trail Running

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-26.1783, 28.0789

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Event detail

  • The trail run will take place at night.
  • Competitors will complete the course following reflective direction boards with the aid of a headlight.
  • The stronger the light from the headlight, the easier the course will light up ahead of you.
  • Petzl headlights will be sold at registration. R200 and up

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RACE CATEGORIES
Senior competitors between the age of 18 and 40. Male and female categories
Junior competitors under the age of 18. Male and female categories
Veteran competitors over the age of 40. Male and female categories

RACE DISTANCE & COURSE
8 km trail running course
4km trail running course

TIMES
Registration: 18h00 - 19h20
Race briefing: 19h20
8 km race start: 19h30
4 km race will start:19h40
Prize giving: 21h00

EVENT RULES & REGULATIONS
Competitors
Competitors are to complete the entire event without any assistance.
Competitors are required to follow the course as designed by the Organiser.

Supporters
No support members will be required. Supporters are welcome to support their competitors progress at designated viewpoints. These areas will be indicated at race briefing.
No physical support is allowed. Any form of physical support will lead to the competitor's disqualification.
Supporters may provide moral support.
Supporters are to have read these Standard Rules and Regulations as well as the Event Specific Rules.

General Rules
Any individual who tests positive for illegal substances will be barred from all events for a minimum period of two (2) years. (See www.infosource.co.za/druglist for illegal substance details.)
Any individual, male or female, will be barred from all events for life if found to have used physical violence during the course of the event.
Abusive language will not be tolerated. Persons wishing to express outrage will do so in a controlled manner.
Competitors crossing the finish will be given a 'line finish position'. This is pending the outcome of illegal substance test results, complaints and/or any further information coming to the organisers knowledge.
The first competitor to Picture for article complete the event, having complied with all rules and regulations, will be considered the winner.
Any abuse of or disregard for instructions given by race marshals to any competitor will result in immediate disqualification.

Medical Assistance
Medical crews will be available for medical treatment and consultation.
Medical treatment is limited to basic first aid and advice. Should a competitor require advanced life support, active fluid replacement therapy (IV), the administration of any oral or intravenous drug, then that competitor, subject to the Race Director's final decision, will be prevented from continuing with the event.
The medical crew has the authority, on confirmation of the Race Director, to withdraw a competitor from an event should the competitor's further participation in the event possibly result in permanent injury, disability or death to the competitor.
Competitors are obliged to carry the personal medications on them. The medical crew will not be on hand to supply personal medication should the competitors concerned have failed to supply their own.
The medical crew will provide immediate emergency treatment and stabilisation. Should a competitor require transport by road or air ambulance, the cost of any transport out of the race environment will be carried by the patient
Competitors are strongly advised to take appropriate insurance against the costs of emergency evacuations and repatriation.

Complaints & Appeals
All complaints and/or queries are to be directed to the organisers and/or their Management Team.
In the event of there being discrepancies in finishing positions resulting from such reports and/or complaints, the Prize Giving will only take place after a verdict Picture for article has been reached by the Race Director.
Positions announced at Prize Giving are subject to the results of illegal substance tests and any further findings brought to the attention of the organisers.
Any competitor wishing to appeal or complain any aspect of the event can do so. Complaints are to be received by the Race Director within 30 minutes of the competitor crossing the finish line. Complaints may only be made with firsthand knowledge. No second-hand reports will be accepted or considered. Appeals regarding decisions are to be received by the Race Director within 30 minutes of the decision.
The Event Organiser, as advised by senior marshals, will consider appeals.

Disqualification/Time Penalties
Any competitor who has not completed the entire course will be disqualified.
Any competitor found to have transgressed the rules and regulations of the event and/or acting contrary to the spirit of the event will be liable for disqualification.
The Race Director may impose a disqualification or penalty taking into consideration the spirit of the event. A statement will be requested from the applicable competitor should he/she wish to explain or justify his/her actions.
Any competitor refusing to undergo testing for illegal substances will be disqualified.

Spirit of the Event
Not cheating with regard to the rules and regulations of this event and the sport.
Where one competitor finds another in need of medical attention – they must stop to assist.
Abiding by the rules and regulations of this event and sport.
Being eco-friendly, polite and prepared to assist a fellow man in need.
Not misleading organisers and/or marshals Picture for article with inaccurate/incomplete information.
Not removing direction boards or signage of any sort.

ECO AWARENESS
Competitors are to adhere to the following stipulations at all times:

  • Picking of flowers, cutting of walking sticks and/or any damage to the natural vegetation (even though they might appear to be dead) is prohibited.
  • Competitors must stay on the marked course at all times.
  • No tree, rock, etc. may be defaced in any manner.
  • Be polite and courteous to local inhabitants.

The transgression of any of the above will render the competitor to disqualification.

PRIZES / AWARDS

The following competitors will receive cash prizes:

  • 1st senior male & female 8km/4km - R 200
  • 2nd senior male & female 8km/4 km - R 150
  • 3rd senior male & female 8km/4km - R 100


  • 1st master male & female 8km/4km -  R 200


  • 1st junior male & female 8km/4km - R 200


  • Prize winners must be present at prizegiving to qualify for prizes.
  • All finishers will receive medals.
  • Spot prizes from Petzl, Cape Storm and Ino8 will be handed out at prize giving.
  • If there is any disagreement with category winners all objections must be made at prizegiving, once prizes is handed out the results will be final.

DIRECTIONS
From the N3, take the R24 (West) towards Johannesburg.First robot, turn right into Marcia Street. Carry on over four robots, the road becomes Observatory Road. Just before the fifth robot, turn right into Phile Street. Follow the course boundary fence to the entrance.

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Disclaimer: This info is accurate at time of posting. Please confirm in good time prior to the event.
Contact Mark Dickson on (082) 469-5586 if you have any questions or need additional help with this activity.

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Kinetic 'Night' Trail Run - Observatory Golf Course

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