Before You Swim
Registering at G.C. Jolliffe Pool
Registration at G.C. Jolliffe Pool is on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday before the event. Registration will be open from 10am until 5pm on Wednesday and Thursday and between 10am and 6pm on Friday.
Registering at the dam
Register at Midmar Dam on Saturday and Sunday at least an hour before you swim. Registration at the dam will open at 7am.
At registration collect your envelope, containing your timing chip and bar-coded tag. You will also receive a swimming cap corresponding to you batch colour.
IMPORTANT – NO CHIP – NO RESULT. LOST CHIPS WILL BE CHARGED AT R100.
The chip must be handed in at the finish, with your bar-coded tag!
Ensure that you have the correct Chip allocated to you.
Attach your Chip to your ankle ONLY.
DO NOT attach the Chip to your wrist.
This tag must be handed in at the finish as proof of finishing. Your tag has been coded with your details, as supplied on your entry form. so you must ensure that you hand it in at the end of the finish channel! You will be supplied with a safety pin to attach the tag to your swimsuit – it is suggested that you attach it to the left leg section of your swim suit and tuck it under the swim suit so that it can easily be removed at the finish.
The seeding for the 2017 aQuellé Midmar Mile will be colour coded by caps. The first batch will be ORANGE, the second batch LIGHT BLUE, the third batch YELLOW, the fourth batch LIME GREEN and finally the fifth batch WHITE. The batches will leave at three minute intervals.
VETERANS IN EVENTS 5 & 6
Swimmers 31 years and over will receive a coloured wristband in their envelope. Please attach this to your right wrist. The colour code will assist you and the officials when it comes to the channel you go up at the finish. Ages 31-40 years receive a pink armband; 41-50 years receive a yellow armband and 51 and over receive a white armband.
Go to the colour coded entrance matching your cap to enter your starting area. These correspond to your batch/seeding.
It is advisable for everyone to get their number written on their arm or chest.
Jetline Action Photo are the Official Photographers. Please place the numbered sticker, supplied in your entry pack, to your swimming cap. Your race number must be written in bold on our arm for identification purposes ONLY.
All photography inquiries must be directed to Jetline Action Photo on (0)11 719-0712