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Entering Midmar Mile

EVENT SCHEDULE

Saturday 8th February 2014
  08:15 Event 1 – Disabled / Ironman / Ironwoman / Biathlons / Individuals
  09:45 Event 2 – Company Teams
  11:00 Event 3 – Non-Company Teams
  12:15 Event 4 – Family Teams
     
Sunday 9th February 2014
  08:30 Event 5 – Girls 13 & Under / Women 31 & Over
  09:45 Event 6 – Boys 13 & Under / Men 31 & Over
  11:00 Event 7 – Women 14 to 30
  12:15 Event 8 – Men 14 to 30
     
Monday 10th February 2014
  07:00 3km
  08:30 10km

ENTRY FEES

EVENT 1 – IRONMAN/IRONWOMAN/BIATHLONS
  Received by Mon 20 Jan 2014 R250 (incl.t/shirt)
  G.C. Jolliffe Pool Entries Wed 5 to Fri 7 Feb 2014 R270 (NO t/shirt, Medal NOT guaranteed)

EVENT 1 – DISABLED
  Received by Mon 20 Jan 2014 R150 (incl t/shirt)
  G.C. Jolliffe Pool Entries Wed 5 to Fri 7 Feb 2014 R240 (NO t/shirt)
  Midmar Dam Entries Sat 8 & Sun 9 Feb 2014 R270 (NO t/shirt)
NOTE – ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER 20 JAN 2014 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 2013 Comrades, 2014 aQuellé Midmar Mile and 2014 Dusi Canoe Marathon

POPE-ELLIS COMRADES BIATHLON
Incorporates the 2013 Comrades Marathon and 2014 aQuellé Midmar Mile.

POPE-ELLIS DUSI BIATHLON
Incorporates the 2014 aQuellé Midmar Mile and the 2014 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 2013 R135
  Received from 1 Nov 2013 – 16 Dec 2013 R165
  Received from 17 Dec 2013 – 20 Jan 2014 R195
  G.C. Jolliffe Pool Entries Wed 5 to Fri 7 Feb 2014 R240
  Midmar Dam Entries Sat 8 & Sun 9 Feb 2014 R270

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

NON COMPANY TEAMS

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

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 8th February 2014)
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 metres 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 21 January 2014.
A confirmation of entry will be emailed and sms’d to all entrants who enter before the 21 January 2014.
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.
Please enclose your entry fee with your completed entry form. Cheques and postal orders are to be made payable to Midmar Mile.
Post dated cheques and entries without fees will not be accepted.