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CURRENT ENTRY STATUS: OMTOM 2018

EVENT ENTRY STATUS SUBSTITUTION ENTRIES
ULTRA MARATHON Entries Closed Open
HALF MARATHON Entries Closed Open
TRAIL RUNS Entries Closed Open
FUN RUNS Online Entries Open Until 28 February 2018 N/a

 

 

*** ULTRA MARATHON ***

Total Distance Entry Limit:  11 000

CategoryEntries Open Entry FeeIncluded
SA Entries 1 November 2017
R500

OMTOM T-shirt

Africa Entries (NO Hospitality Package) 1 November 2017 R565 OMTOM T-shirt
Temp License
Entry into International Friendship Run (see Important Notes)
Africa Entries (WITH Hospitality Package) 1 November 2017 R1650 OMTOM T-shirt
Temp License
Expo & Finish Line Hospitality
Entry into International Friendship Run (see Important Notes)
International Entries 1 November 2017 R1650

OMTOM T-shirt
Temp License
Expo & Finish Line Hospitality
Entry into International Friendship Run (see Important Notes) 

Charity Entries 4 December 2017 Set by Charity OMTOM T-shirt
Any additional offering by Charity

Important Notes

  • Your entry category is based on your residential address.
  • Your entry includes a commemorative Ultra Marathon adidas running t-shirt. Please refer to the size charts before selecting your t-shirt size, as exchanges cannot be facilitated.
  • If you do not have a RaceTec timing chip, you will be required to buy one (R130).
  • Blue and Yellow Number Holders have a guaranteed entry pool of 1 500 entries.
  • International Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017 
    • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
    • All international runners musts run a qualifying marathon and submit their results before 28 February 2018.
    • International entrants may purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.
  • Africa Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017
    • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
    • All Africa entrants must run a qualifying marathon and submit their results before 28 February 2018.
    • Africa entrants can choose between two entry packages: 
      • Entry; NO hospitality at Expo & Finish Line
      • Entry WITH hospitality at Expo & Finish Line (You may also purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.)
  • International and Africa entrants are invited to participate in the International Friendship Run on Friday, 30 March. This is a free event, and additional guests can be added to your entry at a nominal fee. Remember to enter this event from your Entry Dashboard. CLICK HERE for more information. 
  • Substitution Entry Window: 10am on 9 January 2018 - 5pm on 28 February 2018
  • All Profile Updates, Qualifier Information & 2018 Running Club Updates: 5pm on 28 February 2018 (runners who do not update their Club and Qualifier information by the deadline WILL forfeit their entry; no refunds will be given)

 

    *** HALF MARATHON ***

    Total Distance Entry Limit: 16 000

    CategoryBallot ApplicationsEntry Fee
    Blue & Yellow Number Club (SA) Entries Open: 1 November 2017
    Blue & Yellow Number holders will be able to enter directly.
    Guaranteed entries are limited to 1 300 entries. (If you don't get an entry within this pool, you are required to follow the Ballot Application process.)

    R210
    Ballot Applications - CLUB MEMBERS
    • Applications Window: 10am on 1 November - 5pm on 10 November 2017
    • Club Verification Process: 11 - 15 November 2017 (If you are found to not be a Club Member, your application will automatically be deferred to the General Draw)
    • CLUB Draw: 20 November 2017
    • Club Members' Payment Window: 20 November - 5pm on 25 November (If you do not finalise your payment by the deadline, you will forfeit your entry.)
    R210
    Ballot Applications - GENERAL
    • Applications Window: 10am on 1 November - 5pm on 10 November 2017
    • Draw: 27 November 2017
    • Payment Window: 27 November - 5pm on 2 December 2017 (If you do not finalise your payment by the deadline, you will forfeit your entry.)
    R210
    Africa Entries (NO Hospitality Package) Enter: 10am on 1 November 2017 - 5pm on 28 February 2018 R265
    Africa Entries (WITH Hospitality Package) Enter: 10am on 1 November 2017 - 5pm on 28 February 2018 R1 000
    International Entries Enter: 10am on 1 November 2017 - 5pm on 28 February 2018 R1 000
    Charity Entries 4 December 2017 Set by Charity

    Important Notes

      • Your entry category is based on your residential address.
      • You may purchase a commemorative Half Marathon adidas t-shirt at R345 each. Please refer to the size charts before selecting your t-shirt size, as exchanges cannot be facilitated.
      • If you do not have a RaceTec timing chip, you will be required to buy one (R130).
      • International Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017 
        • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
        • International entrants may purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.
      • Africa Entries Open: 10am on 1 November 2017
        • Entries will no longer be accepted at the OMTOM Expo
        • Africa entrants can choose between two entry packages: 
          • Entry; NO hospitality at Expo & Finish Line
          • Entry WITH hospitality at Expo & Finish Line (You may purchase additional Hospitality tickets for up to three guests at R250 per person.)
      • International and Africa entrants are invited to participate in the International Friendship Run on Friday, 30 March. This is a free event, and additional guests can be added to your entry at a nominal fee. Remember to enter this event from your Entry Dashboard. CLICK HERE for more information. 
      • Substitution Entry Window: 10am on 9 January 2018 - 5pm on 28 February 2018
      • All Profile Updates, Results For Seeding & 2018 Running Club Updates: 5pm on 28 February 2018


      *** TRAIL RUNS ***

      Entry Limits Per Distance

      • 24km: 500
      • 12km: 500

       

        Distance Entry Open Date & Status Entry Fee Included
        12km Trail Online Entries Open: 10am on 1 December 2017 R750 OMTOM T-shirt
        SANParks Fee
        24km Trail Online Entries Open: 11am on 1 December 2017
        R920 OMTOM T-shirt
        SANParks Fee

        Important Notes

        • Entries sell out within minutes - please do not delay your entry.
        • Your entry includes a commemorative Trail Run adidas running T-shirt. Please refer to the size charts before selecting your T-shirt size, as exchanges cannot be facilitated.
        • A limited number of Development Runner entries are available via Western Province Athletics. Process TBC.
        • Substitution Entry Window: 10am on 9 January 2018 and close at 5pm on 28 February 2018
        • All profile updates need to be made by 5pm on 28 February 2018
        • If you do not have a RaceTec timing chip, you will be required to buy one (R130).

         

          ***FUN RUNS****

          Distance Entrie Open Entry Fee Entry Limit
          5.6km Fun Run 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 3 500
          2.1km Fun Run 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 2 000
          250m Toddlers' Trot 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 350
          56m Nappy Dash 10am on 1 November 2017 R40 300

          Important Notes:

          • Manual entries are accepted on the day of the event, provided that the entry limit has not been reached.
          • Development Runners may apply to Western Province Athletics for entries. 

           

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