PreregisterMay 3
Pretoria

South Africa

Pretoria

FAQ

Where is the venue located?

Irene Agricultural Farm (ARC), Entrance via Nellmapius drive opposite Denel.

 

What time is the race?

13h00 local time. Please note that no late starts will be allowed.

 

When do entries close?

Entries will close on May 2, 2019 at 13h00. Only online entries will be accepted. No late entries will be accepted.

 

When and where do I collect my race number?

You need to collect your race number prior to race day at one of the following race pack collection points:

Friday 3, May 2019

Sportsmans Warehouse – Fourways

Shop No. G23, Fourways Crossing, William Nicol, Sunrise & Sunset Blvd, Fourways

Time: 09h00 to 18h00

 

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Sportsmans Warehouse – Centurion

2, Byls Bridge Promenade, Bloukrans Street, Highveld Ext 13, Centurion

Time: 09h00 to 17h00

 

For any queries please contact our Call Centre on (011) 017 2700 during office hours.

 

Will there be secure parking available on race day?

Free secure parking will be available at the venue as well as Denel (Nellmapius Drive, Irene)

 

Where can wheelchair participants collect their parking disks from?

Please collect your parking disk from the Manager at one of the race pack collection points. Parking will be located at the venue

 

Do I need a temporary Athletics South Africa (ASA) licence to participate in the race?

If you do not have a valid 2019 ASA licence, you would be required to purchase a temporary licence for R40.00 at race pack collection. Only cash will be accepted.

 

What time will the race village open on race day?

The event venue will open to participants at 10h00 on Sunday, 5 May, 2019.

 

What time should I be in the start chute?

You will need to be in your start chute at 12h30, so make sure that you arrive early to settle in and enjoy the atmosphere.

  

Can I use the Gautrain to travel to the event?

The Gautrain will be running as per the regular Sunday schedule. Complimentary Tshwane shuttle buses will run between the Centurion Station and the event venue from 10h00 to 12h00 before the race and between 14h00 - 17h00 after the race

 

Which roads will be closed on race day?

To create the best experience for you, we have arranged full road closure for the first 25 kilometres of the race. The actual start line is at ARC, Irene agricultural farm which will also be closed. Make sure to plan your route to the venue and arrive early.

Road Closures: To follow

 

Where can I leave my tog bag during the race?

There will be a secure tog bag facility at the race village, located at the Information Centre.

 

How can wheelchair participants ensure they are eligible for a prize?

There are very particular wheelchair specifications and rules with which you would need to comply with if you want to be eligible for the prize of first male or female wheelchair participant. Please read page 3 and 4 of the Rule Book at www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com

 

Where do wheelchair participants start from?

Competitive wheelchair participants eligible for the prize may load from the front of the chute at the start. Non-competitive and non-compliant wheelchair participants will need to load from the back.

 

Will there be refreshment stations along the route?

There will be 15 refreshment stations along the route and stations are on average 3 kilometres apart.

 

What will be available at the refreshment stations?

Water, Red Bull and Cola will be served at all the tables. Bananas and banana bread will be served after 21km. Please make sure to dispose of your empty water sachets or paper cups in the bins provided!

 

Are there toilets along the route?

All refreshment stations will have toilets (stations are on average about 3km apart).

 

Which stations will have wheelchair friendly toilets?

Stations 1, 3, 5 and 7 will have wheelchair friendly toilets.

 

How will the Catcher Car pass me?

Half an hour after the start the Catcher Car will start chasing down the runners, please note that the Catcher Car needs to pass you on the right – so please KEEP LEFT. Once the Catcher Car has caught you, you must make your way to the closest Tshwane sweep bus as swiftly as possible to be taken back to the race village. You may not continue on the route after you have been caught by the Catcher Car.

 

How do I get back to the race village once the Catcher Car has caught me?

Buses will be positioned at approximately every kilometre in the first 25km. If you fall out in this stretch, you will need to walk to the closest bus. The buses will only return to the venue once full.

After 25km buses will return at regular intervals and not when they are full.

 

Will there be a live broadcast of the race?

The race will be broadcasted live on www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com and there will be a live broadcast on the big screen from the race village.

 

Will there be food vendors at the Race Village?

There will be a variety of food vendors at the Race Village. They will be open from 10h00 until 19h00.

 

Who can I contact in case of emergency along the route?

We have dedicated Safety, Security and Medical teams for race day. An Emergency number will be listed for race day in the final race instructions inserted into your race pack.

 

Who can I contact with any additional questions I may have?

For any queries please contact our Call Centre on (011) 017 2700 during office hours.

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