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Trail Run

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The Citizen Trail Run

16 September 2017


In 2016 The Citizen joined as title sponsor, the event was renamed as The Citizen Trail Run hosted by Sun City. The venue was moved from Sun Vacation Club to the Valley of Waves and the runners loved the new venue. More than 750 runners enjoyed the event.

This year’s event will start and finish at the Valley of Waves consisting of three races that competitors can choose from, a 5 km wheel-friendly, a 10 km and a 21 km race.

Competitors arriving before 07:00 on 16 September will gain free entry to Sun City. Buses will transport participants from the parking area to the Valley of Waves. Competitors will have free access to the Valley of Waves. There will be shower and swimming facilities for all participants. A secure tog bag area will also be available.

Please take note:
  • No food and drinks will be allowed inside the Valley of Waves.
  • Only swimming attire is allowed.
  • No spectators allowed in the Valley of Waves before 09:00.

Routes


The Citizen Trail Run offers 3 distances

The 5 km run will be around the Lost City, inside the secure fencing and runners/walkers will have one self-help water point.

Competitors will start at the Valley of Waves, exit at the service gate and run towards The Sun Vacation Club, turning onto the dirt road, past the Lost City Golf Course, then back to Vacation Club, down into the Palace gardens and back to the Valley of Waves.

There is also a wheelchair friendly route.

The 10 km route will be inside the secure fencing of the Sun City Resort, incorporating the Lost City and Palace gardens, with spectacular views of both the Gary Player and Lost City Golf Courses from the adjacent mountain and loops into Letaseng Game Reserve, affording runners the possibility to catch a glimpse of some game.

The 21 km route will be inside the secure fencing of the Sun City Resort, incorporating the Lost City and Palace gardens, with spectacular views of both the Gary Player and Lost City Golf Courses from the adjacent mountain and loops into Letaseng Game Reserve, affording runners the possibility to catch a glimpse of some game.

Water Points


There will be a single water point on the 5 km and 10 km routes respectively. The 21 km track will have three water points offering water, cold drinks and something to eat.

More information regarding the final routes and raceday chat will be published closer to the event. All routes will be well marked with yellow ribbons, marshals, safety personnel and medical support.

Prize-giving


Prize-giving will be at 11:00 on the stage at the Valley of Waves. All winners need to present a valid ID, passport or driver’s licence as proof of age (see age categories below) before they receive their trophies and prize monies.

If an athlete does not attend the prize-giving, the money will be forfeited.

Fees & Times


Race Entry Fee Starting Time
21 km R165.00 07:00
10 km R145.00 07:10
5 km R70.00 07:30

T-Shirt

T-Shirts are R120.00 each.

Late entry fee

After 11 September 2017 an additional R20. 00 will be levied on the entry fees for the 10 km and 21 km races. There will be no additional costs levied for the 5 km race.

On the day, entries open at 05:30 to 07:00.

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Prize Money


21 KM

Category Position Prize Money
Senior men and ladies (from 18+) First R3 000
Second R1 700
Third R1 200
Senior category 21 KM total R5 900
Veteran men and ladies (40 - 49 years) First R1 000
Second R 750
Third R 400
Veteran category 21 KM total R2 150
Masters men and ladies (50 years and older) First R 400
Second R 200
Third R 100
Masters category 21 KM total R 700
Medals first 800 finishers
Grand Total: R20 000.00 (R10 000 for men and R10 000 for ladies)

10 KM

Category Position Prize Money
Senior men and ladies (from 18+) First R 600
Second R 400
Third R 250
Senior category 10 KM total R1 250
Veteran men and ladies (40 - 49 years) First Trophy
Second Trophy
Third N/A
Masters men and ladies (50 years and older) First Trophy
Second Trophy
Third N/A
Junior boys and girls (U18) First Trophy
Second Trophy
Third Trophy
Medals first 800 finishers
Grand Total: R20 000.00 (R10 000 for men and R10 000 for ladies)

Contact


082 809 5498 (08:00 and 20:00)
012 379 4616 office hours

E-mail: jjstrophies@gmail.com
Timing: justin@racetime.co.za
Event Photos: Jetline Action photos www.jetlineactionphoto.com