Rössing National Marathon Championship

Rössing National Marathon Championship

Date & Time
Location
PRO-ED Akademie Sports Field, Baobab Avenue, Ocean View, Swakopmund Map

Map

  • Entry tickets will be available on PayToday, www.today.com.na and Airtime City
  • Entries will close at noon (12.00) on Wednesday, 05 February 2020
  • Race packs must be collected at the race venue between 16.00 and 20.00 on Friday, 7 February 2020. Take along your ID, passport, birth certificate or company card (Erongo uranium companies for the 10km Relay).

Buy Tickets

Ticket Type Price Quantity
10km Run
Starts at 7.30. Cut-off at 9.30.
N$ 60.00
21.1km Frank Slabbert Half-Marathon
Starts at 7.00. Cut-off at 10.00.
N$ 80.00
42.2km Marathon
Starts at 7.00. Cut-off at 12.00 noon.
N$ 80.00

The Event

My health, my life!

The 29th Rössing National Marathon Championship is taking place on Saturday, 8 February 2020, with the start/finish at the  PRO-ED AKADEMIE SPORTS FIELDS, BAOBAB AVENUE, OCEAN VIEW, SWAKOPMUND. 

  • 42.2km Marathon - starts at 7.00 - cut-off at 12.00 (noon) - prize-giving at 12.30
  • 21.1km Frank Slabbert half-marathon - starts at 7.00 - cut-off at 10.00 - prize giving at 12.30
  • 10km Run - starts at 7.30 - cut-off at 9.30 - prize giving at 10.00

All entered athletes (proof of payment must be provided) get a branded training vest and a branded cap as part of your race pack, while stock lasts. 

Please take note that entry tickets are non-refundable.

There's also the 10km Relay (2 runners – 5km each) at 7.30 (for Erongo Uranium companies) and the 5km Fun Walk at 9.00 (register at the venue between 8.00 and 9.00 on the day).

 

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • Race packs must be collected at the race venue between 16.00 and 20.00 on Friday, 7 February 2020.
  • Make sure to bring along your ID, passport, birth certificate or company card (Erongo uranium companies for the 10km Relay) when collecting your race pack.
  • Late registration will take place at the race venue from 16.00 to 20.00 on Friday, 7 February 2020. Late entries are charged at a higher price, thus an extra N$ 50 on top of the actual entry fee.
  • The 5km Fun Walk registration will take place at the race venue from 8.00 to 9.00 on Saturday, 8 February 2020.

NEED HELP?

For help with your entry please contact EventsToday: 081 203 4231 / events@today.com.na
For race info contact Frank Slabbert: 081 240 3383 / fatslab@iafrica.com.na

PRIZE MONEY

42.2km Marathon (Prize Giving at 12.30)

POSITION

OPEN

VETERAN

MASTER

GRAND MASTER

1st

N$10 000 (Plus
N$20 000 development bonus over 12 months for the first Namibia man and lady)

N$2 000

N$2 000

N$2 000

2nd

N$5 000

N$1 000

N$1 000

N$1 000

3rd

N$2 000

N$500

N$500

N$500

4th

N$1 000

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-

 -

 

21.1km Half Marathon (Prize Giving at 12.30)

POSITION

OPEN

JUNIORS 

VETERAN

MASTER

GRAND MASTER

1st

N$3 000

N$1 000

N$1 000

N$1 000

N$1 000

2nd

N$2 000

N$700

N$700

N$700

N$700

3rd

N$1 000

N$350

N$350

N$350

N$350

 

10km Run (Prize Giving at 10.00)

POSITION

OPEN

JUNIORS

VETERAN

MASTER

GRAND MASTER

1st

N$1 500

N$500

N$500

N$500

N$500

2nd

N$700

N$300

N$300

N$300

N$300

3rd

N$300

N$200

N$200

N$200

N$200

 

RULES & REGULATIONS

  1. Eligibility to participate
    THE FOLLOWING AGE RESTRICTIONS APPLY TO ROAD RUNNING IN NAMIBIA:
    1.1. Minimum age to participate in a road race is 12 years
    1.2. Under age 14 - maximum 10km
    1.3. 14-15 years - maximum 15km
    1.4. 16-19 years - maximum 32km
    1.5. Entrants for the full marathon must have turned 20 years of age, and for the half marathon 16 years of age, by the day of the race.
    1.6. Ages shall be taken as being the age of the athlete on the day of the race.
  2. One race number will be provided by the organisers and must be worn on the front of the running vest (chest).
  3. The official cut-off time for the marathon will be five (5) hours, or 12:00. The official cut-off time for the half marathon is three (3) hours. The official cut-off time for the 10km run is two (2) hours.
  4. Traffic rules are to be strictly adhered to and the instructions of Traffic Officials and Marshals must be obeyed without question.
  5. Athletes will run/walk in single file on the RIGHT hand side of the road (facing oncoming traffic) within the municipal area of Swakopmund, unless otherwise instructed by an official - and on the RIGHT hand side of the road on the open roads (facing oncoming traffic) unless otherwise instructed by an official.
  6. Refreshment stations will be placed along the route at intervals of approximately three (3) kilometres.
  7. Distance markers will be placed at approximately three (3) kilometre intervals.
  8. Any objection or appeal must be lodged with the race director not later than thirty (30) minutes after the end of the race together with a fee of N$200. If the objection is upheld, the fee will be refunded. The decision of the Jury of Appeal will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

WAIVER

I declare that all information supplied by me is true and correct. I am in good health to enter and participate in any of the Rössing Marathon events. I know that running a road race is potentially hazardous. I should not run unless I am medically fit, able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decisions of a race official relative to my ability and to safely complete the run. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and in consideration of your accepting my entry, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Swakop Striders Athletics Club, the town of Swakopmund, Namibia, CNNC - Rössing Uranium Limited and all other sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participating in this event, even if that liability arises out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons/entities named in this waiver. From time to time our sponsors may want to use the information provided by me in this entry form to communicate details about their operations. I am willing to have my information used for this purpose. I also grant permission to use my name, race information and photographs, videotapes, broadcasts and telecasts in which I may appear, free of charge. By signing here I also acknowledge that I read and understand the RULES AND REGULATIONS listed in this entry form.

 

Cancellation Policy

Entry tickets are non-refundable.