2017 Race Information

THE 2017 PICK N PAY BOSVELD MILE HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Pick n Pay Bushveld Mile
Event date: 2 April 2017
Province: Limpopo

Venue: Fish Eagle Bay, Boat Club, Warmbaths, Bela Bela. On Alma road.
GPS co-ordinates:
S24 50.700 E28 14.283

Registration: Registration closes 1 hour prior to the start of the entered event, exluding Event 1 & 2, which will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the event.

* Pre-entries close 22 March 2017

Category Distance & Start Time:

Event 1 – Male 14 & Over, 5 km (07:00)
Event 2 – Female 14 & Over, 5km (07:00)
Event 3 – Male 13 & Under, 1 Mile Swim (09:00)
Event 3A – Male 14-30, 1 Mile Swim (09:00)
Event 3B – Male 31 & Over, 1 Mile Swim (09:00)
Event 4 – Female 13 & Under, 1 Mile Swim (10:00)
Event 4A – Female 14-30, 1 Mile Swim (10:00)
Event 4B – Female 31 & Over, 1 Mile Swim (10:00)
Event 5 - Fun, Mix 200m/400m (11:30)
Event 6 - Female, All Ages, ½ Mile Swim (12:30)
Event 7 - Male, All Ages, ½ Mile Swim (12:30)
Event 8 - Female 11 & Over, 3 km (13:15)
Event 9 - Male 11 & Over, 3km (13:15)

 
Entry Fee:

Event 1 - R160.00
Event 2 - R160.00
Event 3 - R120.00
Event 3A - R120.00
Event 3B – R120.00
Event 4 - R120.00
Event 4A - R120.00
Event 4B - R120.00
Event 5 - R40
Event 6 - R80.00
Event 7 - R80.00
Event 8 - R140.00
Event 9 - R140.00

*Late Entry Fees = Additional R40 per event 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 4A & 4B
*Late Entry Fees = R200 per event 1, 2, 8 & 9
*NO Late Entry Fees = per event 5, 6 & 7
*Proof of Payment and entry to be shown if any query arises at registration, failing this late entry fees will apply
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Medals And Results:

ALL FINISHERS RECEIVE A MEDAL AT THE FINISH!!!

Event 1 – 1st R700; 2nd R500; 3rd R400; all finishers will receive a 5km medal
Event 2 – 1st R700; 2nd R500; 3rd R400; all finishers will receive a 5km medal
Event 3, 3A, 3B (each age category)
1st Gold Medal & R1000
2nd Silver Medal & R600
3rd Bronze Medal & R400
Event 4, 4A, 4B (each age category)
1st Gold Medal & R1000
2nd Silver Medal & R600
3rd Bronze Medal & R400
Event 5 – no results, no prize money; all finishers will receive a medal
Event 6 – 1st R500, 2nd R300, 3rd R200; all finishers will receive a ½ mile medal
Event 7– 1st R500, 2nd R300, 3rd R200, all finishers will receive a ½ mile medal
Event 8 – 1st R600; 2nd R400; 3rd R300; all finishers will receive a 3km medal
Event 9 – 1st R600; 2nd R400; 3rd R300; all finishers will receive a 3km medal

Medal Presentation/s and prize giving will take place after event 6 & 7, +/- 13:00

 
Terms and Conditions of Swim:

1. Entries will be accepted on the entry form, on-line with entrytime.com or www.belabelasplash.co.za
2. No post-dated cheques or postal orders will be accepted
3. The event takes place irrespective of weather conditions, unless deemed unsafe by the organizer
4. If the event is cancelled before swim day due to conditions beyond the control of the organizers the cancellation will be posted on entrytime.com & www.belabelasplash.co.za
5. No refunds will be paid out in the event of a cancellation. Money received will be use to cover costs incurred
6. It is the responsibility of the swimmer to ensure that he / she is medically fit to participate
7. Swimmers compete at their own risk
8. Swimmers will only be allowed to swim in the event determined by their age and gender
9. Swimmers may not receive assistance, unless rescued by the lifesavers on patrol
10. All swimmers are required to wear identity tags issued by the organizers, finishing without a tag will lead to disqualification
11. Only swimming goggles, nose clips and swim caps will be allowed as swimming aids – no wet suits or other aids – except in event 5
12. Only swim wear according to SA Swim rules will be allowed
13. Swimmers not swimming the plotted course will be disqualified
14. Any swimmers who fails to abide by these rules and conditions will be disqualified
15. Prize money; recipients MUST BE PRESENT at the prize giving for entitlement
16. Proof of entry and payment (fax or online) must accompany entries and be presented if not found on pre-entry list, if not late entry fee will apply
17. All participants & spectators approve the taking and use of any photographs for promotional and publishing material

 
General Information:

Entry fee to dam : R50 per car
Gauteng North Lifesavers will be on duty
Lucky draws will take place on race day
Food and something to drink will be sold
Results will be available on entrytime.com and www.belabelasplash.co.za

PROUDLY SPONSORED BY:

Bosveld Myl Borge