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RUNNERS' GUIDE
INFORMATION
37th Johnson Crane Running & Walking Races

Sunday 27th January 2019 at Sahara Park Willowmoore, Harpur Ave, Benoni, Gauteng.

Entries are now open for the 37th Johnson Crane Hire Marathon hosted by Benoni Harriers.

Online entries:  www.championchip.co.za - Closing date for all entries

 

This popular event presents the ideal setting for the first marathon of the year.

The route is a double lapper and relatively flat and the course takes runners on an undulating route through the suburbs of Benoni.

The 42km, 21km & 10km events will be timed by ChampionChip. NO CHIP = NO RESULTS

All 42km results will automatically be sent to Comrades as a potential qualifying race based on mat-to-mat timing.

 

The Start

  • 42.2km Marathon Starts 06h00
  • 21.1km Half-Marathon Starts 06h00
  • 10km Starts 06h30  (The 10km is a CGA Championship sanctioned Race - The walk is not included)
  • 5km Fun Run Starts 06h30
  • 1km Kiddies Race Starts 07h00 – Adults also welcome!!

 

Cut-off times:  Marathon & Half-Marathon: 11h30

The course takes runners on an undulating route through the suburbs of Benoni.

View Race Flyer Here

View Information Sheet Here

Substitution Information

 

T-SHIRTS – Special edition t-shirts

All pre-entries to the marathon & half marathon will receive a moisture management T-shirt (No -Shirts for the 10 & 5km).

 

NO SUBSTITUTIONS MAY BE DONE ON RACE DAY

 

Late Entries

Entries ONLY for the 5km and 10km available.

No late entries will be accepted for the 21 & 42km events

Store & Manual Entries (From Mid-Oct)

Sportsman’s Warehouse

Boksburg – (011) 823 3203

The Glen – (011) 435 3888

Princess Crossing – (011) 768 0167

Woodmead – (011) 802 8211

 

The Sweat Shop

Dunkeld  – (011) 325 2567

Broadacres – (011) 465 9180

Southdowns – (012) 665 0048

Bedfordfordview  – (011) 450 2421

 

Nanas Sports Actionville – (011) 421 3911

Run-A-Away Sport Pretoria – (012) 361 3733

Orlando Community Centre – (073) 944 2571

 

NUMBER COLLECTION VENUES AND TIME    (STRICTLY NO RACE DAY COLLECTION)

23rd January – 25th January 2019 Sportsmans Warehouse Boksburg between 09h00 – 18h00

26th January 2019 - Sahara Park, Willowmore – Benoni: 09h00 to 16h00

Sun 27th January 2019 - Sahara Park, Willowmore – Benoni: 04h30

 

PARKING

Sahara Willowmoore Park  is a FREE PARKING ZONE – a donation to the car guards would be appreciated.

 

RULES AND INFORMATION

Marshals and traffic officials must be obeyed at all times. Failure to comply with their instructions will lead to immediate disqualification. All runners participate at their own risk. Athletes must be medically fit to participate and supply the name and contact number of their next of kin on both the race number and entry form.

NO SECONDING OR VEHICLES ON ROUTES WILL BE ALLOWED

All entrants will participate under the rules of ASA and CGA and it is the athlete’s responsibility to familiarize themselves with the rules. The race committee reserves the right to accept or reject any entry. The judge’s decision is final.

Regret no wheelchair athletes, blade, cyclist, or mechanically operated device allowed in the races due to the nature of the course.

No animals are allowed in the races.

Refreshment stations (+3km) will provide Coke and water sachets. Do your bit to ensure that the race is litter free. Dispose your water sachets at the recycling bins at the refreshment stations. Toilets at the venue and at all waterpoints on the route.

Athletes may not run with another athlete’s race number unless by prior arrangement with the race organizer.  St. Johns and Red Cross will supply medical support along the route as well as at the finish.

 

 

 

Race Johnson Crane Marathon & Half Marathon
Website johnsoncranemarathon.co.za
Email raceinfo@benoniharriers.co.za
Contact 072-6782140