The OUTsurance KFM Gun Run is run in accordance with the rules of WPA and ASA.
Licences and race numbers
The OUTsurance KFM Gun Run half marathon and 10km are open to all licenced and non-licenced runners of 16 years and older for the half marathon and 14 years and older for the 10km.
Licenced runners should wear club colours. Official event race numbers to be worn on the front and a 2016 licence number on the back of the vest.
Temporary licences are available at R40 for the 21.1km and R25 for the 10km Senior and R15 for 10km Junior events.
Unlicenced runners must wear plain clothes (no advertising permitted). Official event race number to be worn on the front and the temporary licence number on the back.
No swopping of race numbers as the race number is linked to your name and finishing time and may result in your disqualification.
Each race distance has a different race number range and colour with your data captured electronically. Do not transfer between races without notifying the race organisers.
Personal seconding is not permitted except at official refreshment stations. Private vehicles are requested not to follow the athletes on the route.
All traffic officers and marshals must be obeyed.
The race organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
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.
The entry fee is non-refundable.
Kilometre markers will be placed at each kilometre mark.
Refreshment stations will be situated approximately every 3km along the route.
Medals will be handed to all finishers
There will be tog bag facilities at the start for all events. All bags will be delivered to the finish area. Bags dropped off at the runners' own risk.
Toilets will be available at the start and finish.
Results will be available at www.thegunrun.co.za and at www.topevents.co.za
For safety reasons the use of personal music players with headphones during road races is not allowed. Any person using such a device in contravention of IAAF Rule 144.3b, may be disqualified and shall not be eligible for individual or team prizes.
Age Categories and Prizes
Temporary licenced participants are eligible for age category prizes provided they enter the relevant age group, wear the appropriate age tags and provide proof of age. Age category tags will be available for purchase at number collection.
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 must be worn on the front and back of their club vest. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to senior.
Proof of age is required for category prizes.
Club colours must be worn to qualify for team prizes.
Juniors (born from 1997 onwards) wearing junior or senior licence must wear an age category tag to qualify for age group prizes.
Juniors must be under the age of 20 as at 31st December 2016
Prize giving will take place at 11:00 where category winners will receive their prizes followed by lucky draws.
Participants must be present with their race number to claim prizes in the lucky draw.