24 September 2019
20 Feb 2019

Runner Info

  • The timing chip is attached to the front of your race number.

  • Please Do Not Bend/Fold/Crumple race number on your chest as this could damage the antennae in the timing chip (shiny strip on your race number)

  • NO CHIP no TIME.

We encourage you to dress up  or wear your event T-shirt. If you belong to a club, we can’t force you to wear the event T-shirt, but be sure to check with your club first. We are sure they won’t mind if you dress up!

  • Stay away from high fibre meals, curries and exotic food.

  • Lay your running kit or costume and race goodies out the night before so that you don’t forget anything.

  • Pin race number to the front of your race day shirt with provided safety pins 

  • Get a good night’s sleep.

NO number collection on Race Day!

The race will start at 08h00 and 08h15 at FNB Bank City.

  1. The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN in accordance with the rules of ASA and CGA.
  2. The FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN is open to all licensed and non-licensed runners.
  3. Two race numbers (bibs) will be issued. Licenced athletes must wear their ASA licences on the front and back of their vest. The race numbers must be worn front and back, partially covering the ASA licence, so that the ASA licence sponsor remains visible.
  4. Temporary licenced runners must wear the temporary licence on the back. The race numbers must be worn front and back, partially covering the ASA temporary licence, so that the ASA licence sponsor remains visible.
  5. Temporary licences are available at R20.
  6. Temporary licensed participants are eligible for age category prizes provided they enter the relevant age group, wear the appropriate age tags and provide proof of age.
  7. Personal seconding is not permitted. Private vehicles are requested not to follow the athletes on the route.
  8. In addition to overall (Open) prizes, participants will only be eligible for an age category prize in the age category they enter. Corresponding numerical age category tags are included on the race numbers. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to senior.
  9. No swopping of race numbers or chips as these are linked to your names and finishing time and may result in disqualification.
  10. Juniors (born in 1999) wearing a senior or junior licence must display category tags “J”, to qualify for age group prizes. Juniors will count towards Open or Senior team prizes unless there is a Junior team prize offered.
  11. Minimum age for participation is 14 years of age on race day.
  12. All traffic officers and marshals must be obeyed.
  13. The race organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
  14. I  understand that by entering the event I will be added to the event communication database to receive communication about the event and other events.
  15. Foreign athletes must comply with IAAF rule 4.2 and all relevant race and domestic rules. The athletes must be able to produce the letter from his/her federation permitting participation on race day.
  16. Kilometre markers will be placed at each kilometre mark.
  17. Refreshments stations will be situated approximately every 3km.
  18. All finishers will receive a medal.
  19. Results will be available on www.jouburg10k.com. Detailed rules will be available on https://www.athletics.org.za
  20. Prize giving will take place at the Finish. Prize giving will be at 10h30.
  21. Toilets will be available at the Start and at the Finish.
  22. No ambush marketing is allowed.
  23. There will be a tog bag facility for use at athletes’ own risk. Cell phones, money & jewellery are not to be left in tog bags. No bag tag, no bag.
  24. Baby Joggers and Prams are allowed on route.
  25. No bicycles are allowed on route, apart from the lead cyclists and officials.
  26. Wheelchair participants are encouraged to take part. Once entered, participants are encouraged to contact entries@stillwatersports.com to secure race day access.
  27. The use of music players with headphones is not allowed and may result in disqualification.
  28. Do not litter. Dispose of sachets and cups responsibly by using the boxes provided or carrying them to the Finish. Report offenders to the referees.
  29. The time limit to finish the race is 12h30.
CGA Race Rules:
  1. This meeting takes place under the rules of the IAAF, ASA and CGA.
  2. Athletes indemnify the national, provincial and regional bodies, sponsors and organizers of the race against any or all actions of whatsoever nature, whatever the same may arise out of their participation in the race.
  3. All athletes participate at their own risk. Athletes 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 on both the race number and entry form.
  4. Licensed athletes must wear club colours and their 2018 license number back and front, with the race number worn on the front of vest. Licensed athletes who do not wear their 2018 license numbers must purchase a temporary license on the day or face disqualification.
  5. Temporary licensed athletes to wear plain clothing with the issued temporary license on the back of their vest. No temp licenses are issued for marathons or ultra marathons.
  6. Athletes competing for category prizes must wear clearly visible age tags of the appropriate size, on the back and front of their running vest.
  7. No seconding allowed.
  8. Foreign Athletes must provide a valid clearance certificate (from their country of origin and ASA) as well as a copy of their passport to the organizers and chief referee prior to the start of the event or on demand. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run with an ASA Provincial license. They are required to purchase a temporary license or face disqualification. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run in club colours (neutral kit must be worn) 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 IAAF rule 4.) Prizes will be withheld if this rule is not adhered to.
  9. Walkers competing for Walkers prizes (if any) must wear Walker tags on the front and back of their running vest.
  10. No blades, cyclist or mechanically operated devices allowed in the race
  11. No 2, 3 or 4 wheel carts/prams which are mechanically or manually operated by participants, or wheelchairs athletes will be permitted to participate without special permission has been granted from the race organiser. All such participants MUST start at the back of the field.
  12. No animals/pets are allowed to participate.
  13. Only South African athletes are eligible for team prizes. The domicilium rule applies.
  14. All instructions from traffic, race and technical officials must be obeyed at all times.
  15. Proof of age for prize winners is required and must be presented to the referees before prize giving.  Prizes will be withheld until all the necessary details of the winners are confirmed.
  16. Only those who have completed all the information required in the race entry/number are eligible for prizes.
  17. No refunds.
  18. No earphones, iPods and the like allowed and contravention of IAAF rule 144.2b, may lead to disqualification.
  19. Athletes may not run with another athlete’s race number unless by prior arrangement with the race organizer.
  20. The race organizer 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.
  21. Athletes who participate without buying a race entry will be disqualified, will not be entitled to any benefits associated with the race and will be liable for a double entry fee charge. Habitual offenders (those who regularly participate without purchasing a race entry) will be called to a CGA disciplinary.
  22. Licensed athletes not wearing club colours may face disqualification.
  23. Littering is not allowed. Athletes are to dispose of any litter in appropriate bins. Athletes can be disqualified if they litter.
  24. Minimum age is 14 years on race day.
  1. All Athletes who want to qualify for prize money, need to apply and be accepted into the Contender category.
  2. Certain athletes may also be Invited and offered complimentary entry, lodging, travel stipend, and other benefits at the discretion of the Race Organisers.
  3. Prize money will only be awarded to contenders who were accepted to start in the Contender Batch (Batch A).
  4. It is the responsibility of the entrant to apply for this seeding through the entries process via the website.
  5. Athletes need to submit a proof of performance (not older than 2 years) better or equal to the relevant one in the table below.
32:00:00 OPEN 41:00:00
37:00:00 JUNIOR 42:00:00
39:00:00 40-49 47:00:00
44:00:00 50-59 54:00:00
53:00:00 60-69 64:00:00
01:10:00 70+ 01:30:00
  1. Applications for the Contender seeding will close 4 weeks prior to the event (27 August).
  2. Submission of this application does not guarantee acceptance. If an athlete’s qualifying performances cannot be readily verified using the information provided they will not be considered for a Contender or Invitational entry.
  3. NO LATE Applications are accepted
  4. All Contenders must attend the Technical meeting on 23 September.
  5. Contender athletes can collect their race numbers from the Technical Meeting.
  6. All Athlete Representatives (AR) must comply with IAAF Rule 7. Should the AR not comply with these rules, the Event Organisers reserve the right to report the AR to the IAAF and ASA.
  7. Please note: This is an international event and as such there are restrictions on advertising on clothing for Contenders. It is important that Contenders adhere to these rules as covered in IAAF Advertising regulations.
  8. As required in terms of IAAF rules, international athletes must be able to produce a letter of clearance from his/her federation permitting participation.
  9. Prize Money

Please note that all prize money winnings’ are subject to South African Tax Law and drug testing results and can take up to 3 months to process. Contenders, who fail to attend the Contender athlete technical meeting may be docked 10% of their prize money.

    1. South African Athletes

Prize money to South African Athletes will be paid 30 days after the event, provided the result is not subject to the outcome of any drug testing.

PROVIDED the following information has been emailed through to entries@joburg10k.com

      1. copy of SA ID book
      2. SARS tax number
      3. proof of bank details (from bank)
      4. completed prize money form (received at prize giving ceremony)

South African Athlete prize money will not be paid until ALL the required documentation has been submitted.

    1. International Athletes
      1. copy of passport
      2. proof of address (e.g. clothing account, municipal bill)
      3. proof of bank details
      4. completed prize money form (received at prize giving ceremony)

If an athlete is with an Agency, then the Agency must invoice the Event Organizers no later than one week after the event. The Event Organizers will only make International payments via the PayPal platform, therefore it is compulsory for all agencies to have a registered PayPal account. If an athlete is not managed by an Agency, he/she must also have a registered PayPal account in order to be paid. If an athlete is not able to register a PayPal account, their payment will be subject to a delay.

For any questions, please contact entries@joburg10k.com.

The tog bag trucks will be close to the start and finish so you have an option of where you would like to drop and collect your bag. Your tog bag tag is on the bottom of your race number, simple tear it off and attach it to your tog bag. Your race number will serve as the corresponding number when you retrieve your tog bag from the location you dropped it off at.

  • On event day follow the signage to your start chute.
  • Runners must line up in their correct start chute.
  • Runners will be put into batches and allocated a start chute.
  • A can move to B but B cannot move up to A.
  • Batches A,B,C and D will start at 08h00, while batches E & F will start at 08h15.
Tee Graded Spec
Ladies Tee
Measuring Point Sizes: Small Medium Large Xlarge
1/2 Bust 2cm below armhole 42.5 46 49.5 53
1/2 Waist 18cm below armhole 38.5 42 45.5 49
1/2 Hem straight across 46.5 50 53.5 57
Mens Tee
Measuring Point Sizes: Small Medium Large Xlarge XXLarge
1/2 Bust 2cm below armhole 49 53 57 61 65
1/2 Waist 18cm below armhole 49.5 53.5 57.5 61.5 65.5
1/2 Hem straight across 70 72 74 76 79


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