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Entering Midmar Mile

EVENT SCHEDULE

Saturday 10th February 2018
  08:15 Event 1 – Disabled / Ironman / Ironwoman / Biathlons / 71 years and older ENTER NOW
  09:45 Event 2 – Family Team ENTER NOW
  11:00 Event 3 – Company Relay ENTER NOW
  12:15 Event 4 – Non-Company Team ENTER NOW
 
Sunday 11th February 2018
  08:30 Event 5 – Girls 13 & Under / Women 31 & Over ENTER NOW
  09:45 Event 6 – Boys 13 & Under / Men 31 & Over ENTER NOW
  11:00 Event 7 – Women 14 to 30 ENTER NOW
  12:15 Event 8 – Men 14 to 30 ENTER NOW
 

ENTRY FEES

Please note: All the entry fees quoted below are per swimmer

EVENT 1 – IRONMAN/IRONWOMAN/BIATHLONS
  Received by Wed 24 Jan 2018 R300 (incl.t/shirt)
  G.C. Jolliffe Pool Entries Wed 7 to Fri 9 Feb 2018 R350 (NO t/shirt)
EVENT 1 – DISABLED
  Received by Wed 24 Jan 2018 R175 (incl t/shirt)
  G.C. Jolliffe Pool Entries Wed 7 to Fri 9 Feb 2018 R275 (NO t/shirt)
  Midmar Dam Entries Sat 10 & Sun 11 Feb 2018 R300 (NO t/shirt)
NOTE – ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER 23 JAN 2017 ARE NOT GUARANTEED T/SHIRTS OR MEDALS OR BE ELIGIBLE FOR CATEGORY PRIZES.

EVENT 1 – INDIVIDUAL

Any swimmers slower than 60 minutes from previous swims/converted times! All swimmers 70yrs and over without entry times.

Entry fees for Individuals swimmers in Event 1 are the same as Events 2 to 8.

IRONMAN/BIATHLON EVENTS

POPE-ELLIS IRONMAN/IRONWOMAN

Incorporates the 2017 Comrades, 2018 aQuellé Midmar Mile and 2017 Dusi Canoe Marathon

POPE-ELLIS COMRADES BIATHLON

Incorporates the 2017 Comrades Marathon and 2018 aQuellé Midmar Mile.

POPE-ELLIS DUSI BIATHLON

Incorporates the 2018 aQuellé Midmar Mile and the 2017 Dusi Canoe Marathon.

SCORING

Competitors receive a percentage score per event based on the following formula.

“Cut-off Time”- “Participants Time”/”Cut off time” – “Winners Time”.

Ironman = Comrades + Dusi + Midmar/300

Biathlon = Comrades + Midmar/200 or Dusi + Midmar/200.

Ironman entrants are automatically entered into the Biathlon sections.

EVENTS 2 To 8 – ENTRY FEES
  Received by 31 Oct 2017 R175
  Received by 1 Nov 2017 – 16 Dec 2017 R205
  Received by 17 Dec 2017 – 24 Jan 2018 R235
  G.C. Jolliffe Pool Entries Wed 7 to Fri 9 Feb 2018 R275
  Midmar Dam Entries Sat 10 & Sun 11 Feb 2018 R300

COMPANY TEAMS

All team members must be permanent employees of the same Company.

Safe swimmers are compulsory for this event

Teams are a maximum of 5 people

NON COMPANY TEAMS

No Swimming Club teams will be eligible for prizes in this section.

Safe swimmers are compulsory for this event

Teams are a maximum of 5 people

FAMILY TEAMS
All team members must be immediate family. All team members must have a direct link to at least one other member of the team.Examples below.
  CORRECT DIRECT LINKS INCORRECT
  Father – Son Sister – Brother Uncle – Nephew
  Father – Daughter Brother – Brother Uncle – Niece
  Mother – Son Husband – Wife Aunt – Nephew
  Mother – Daughter Step Father – Children Aunt – Niece
  Sister – Sister Step Mother – Children Cousin – Cousin

CORRECT LINK EXAMPLE

Robert Smith (son) – Mr Bob Smith (Father) – Mrs Mary Smith (Mother nee Brown) – Mrs Jane Green (Mother’s Sister – nee Brown) – Martin Green (Son of Mother’s Sister)

INCORRECT LINK EXAMPLE

Robert Smith (Son) – Mr Bob Smith (Father) – Mrs Mary Smith (Mother nee Brown). Martin Green (Son of Mother’s Sister) – Margie Green (Sister to Martin)

No direct link between Mrs Smith and her nephew & Niece.

TEAM EVENTS (on Saturday 10th February 2018)

Minimum of 3 entrants and maximum of 5 entrants per team.

Top 3 finishers per team will count. Fastest accumulative time will win.

Male & Female swimmers may be included in a team.

All 5 team members qualify for category prizes.

SCHOOL TEAMS – EVENTS 5 TO 8

All swimmers from the same campus of a school will qualify.

The top 5 swimmers with the fastest accumulative time will count. It remains the responsibility of the entrant and school to check their details on the entry list prior to the event.

CLUB TEAMS – EVENTS 7 & 8

All swimmers from the same registered club will qualify. The top 5 swimmers with the fastest accumulative time will count. It remains the responsibility of the entrant and club to check their details on the entry list prior to the event.

EVENTS 7 & 8

To avoid the situation that arose in 2007 due to extreme weather conditions, the organisers will officially announce a seeded list of elite swimmers for event 7 & 8. In the case of conditions becoming too difficult for weaker swimmers, these elite swimmers will have an opportunity to race with extra supervision.

GENERAL

INDEMNITY

All swimmers compete at their own risk. By entering the starting pens you acknowledge that you have read and understood the event rules and have completed the event entry form including the release and waiver, in full.

WAIVER

Should it NOT BE POSSIBLE to hold the event, beyond the control of the organising committee, medals will be issued and no entry fees refunded.

ENTRY CRITERIA

Swimmers who cannot swim 1600 meters in a pool in under 50 minutes are advised against entering.

NOTES

The organisers reserve the right to accept or reject entries.

Photocopies of the fax entry form will be accepted.

Any special consideration must be applied for before 25 January 2018.

A confirmation of entry will be emailed and sms’d to all entrants who enter before the 19 January 2018.

The Organisers reserve the right to limit entries in each event. The organisers reserve the right to charge an administration fee for changes to a captured entry.

Entry fees are per person per event. Entry fees will not be refunded under any circumstance.All entry fees are inclusive of VAT.