WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Registration

Registration will take place on the following days:

ASG Concept Store Olympus Village Pretoria
Thursday 2 April 2020 09h00 – 17h00

The Wanderers Club, 21 North Street, Illovo, Johannesburg
Friday 3 April 2020 09h00 – 17h00

P9 (Long Term Parking) OR Tambo Airport
Saturday 4 April 2020 09:00 – 15h00 (road race only)

“When your legs scream stop and your lungs are bursting, that’s when it starts. That’s the hurt locker. Winners love it in there” – Chris McCormack

road race

5 April 2020

The 98km batches will start at 06h15, the 45km riders will start from 07h50.

The start and finish of the event is at P9 (Long Term Parking) OR Tambo Airport

98km Road Race: 06:15
45km Road Race: 07:50

Prize Giving: 11:00

Kids Classic

Kids Classic  0-6 Years Old: 10:00
Kids Classic 6-10 Years Old: 10:10

The start and finish of the Kiddies event will take place inside the parking area.

MTB Race

4 APRIL 2020

The MTB event will take off at 08h00.

The start and finish of the MTB event remains inside the parking area.

50km MTB Race: 08:00
25km MTB Race: 08:20

Prize Giving: 11:00

Click here to view the Route Profile & Map

SEEDING

Road Classic

Seeding will be facilitated by Racetec. 

MTB Classic

Seeding will be facilitated by Racetec. 

“Cyclists see considerably more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well applied, will cure most ills this flesh is heir to” – Dr K.K. Doty

TIMING

Timing results for the road event to be done by Race Tec.

Each entrant must be in the possession of a Race Tec timing chip to receive timing.

Each cyclist must carry the Race Tec timing chip for the duration of the event.

Race Tec timing chips will be for sale at the registration venues as well as at the start at a cost of R150.00

NO CHIP: NO RESULTS, NO PRIZE MONEY, NO TROPHY.

RESULTS

The provisional results of the event will be available within 24 hours on the website: www.racetec.co.za

Any objections must be tabled with the race organizer / referee / CSA officials within 1 hour after the finish of the race, and accompanied by a payment of R100. Further changes to the results must be sent to queries@racetec.co.za no later than 7 days after the race. NO CHANGES will be made thereafter, as they cannot be included in the National Seeding Index.

Road safety

NO HELMET NO RIDE

Ample Lead and sweep vehicles will be available as well as a strong contingent from Metro Police and the infamous Road Rangers.

All participants are deemed to have acquainted themselves with the rules and regulations and are bound to them.

Cyclists must at all times obey the instructions of the traffic officers and marshals and comply strictly with the rules of the road, unless authorized to the contrary by a traffic officer or a marshal.

Failure to comply will lead to disqualification.

Frequently Asked questions

ROAD CLASSIC STARTING TIMES
98km Road Race (White)
prefix Start no End no Start time category
$ 1 100 06h15 CSA Lic Elite & U23 Men
& 101 200 06h15 CSA Lic Junior Men
VA 201 400 06h20 CSA Lic Men Vet 30+
VB 401 600 06h25 CSA Lic Men Vet 40+
TL 601 650 06h30 Tandems
TB 601 650 06h30 Tandems
VC 651 850 06h40 CSA Lic Men Vet 50+
AL 851 1050 06h45 Open/Seeded
% 1051 1150 06h50 CSA Lis Elite Ladies
BL 1151 1350 07h00 Open/Seeded
CL 1351 1550 07h04 Open/Seeded
DL 1551 1750 07h08 Open/Seeded
EL 1751 1950 07h12 Open/Seeded
FL 1951 2150 07h16 Open/Seeded
GL 2151 2450 07h20 Open/Seeded
HL 2451 2750 07h24 Open/Seeded
IL 2751 3050 07h28 Open/Seeded
JL 3051 3350 07h32 Open/Seeded
45km Road Race (Blue)
prefix start_no end_no start_time category
* 5000 5100 07h50 CSA Lic U17 Boys and Girls, U15 Boys and Lic Junior Ladies
TM 5101 5140 07h53 Tandems
TB 5101 5140 07h53 Tandems
AM 5141 5440 07h56 Open/Seeded
BM 5441 5740 07h59 Open/Seeded
CM 5741 6040 08h02 Open/Seeded
DM 6041 6340 08h05 Open/Seeded
MTB CLASSIC STARTING TIMES

08h00:  50km A Batch (250)

08h05:  50km B Batch (250)

08h10:  50km C Batch and late entries

08h20:  25km A Batch (250)

08h25:  25km B Batch (250)

08h30:  25km C Batch and late entries

PROOF OF CSA LICENSE OR AFFILIATION

You will be required to produce your valid CSA license, proof of Provincial or Club affiliation at registration or you will be required to purchase an event license at registration for R 35.00

PRIZE GIVING

Prize giving will start at 11:00 on Saturday and 11:00 on Sunday or as soon after results dependant.
No prize money will be handed to winners before the prize giving, regardless of circumstance.
You will forfeit the prize money / trophy if you are not present at the prize giving.

Prize money can be replaced with Vouchers of the same Rand value.

There must be at least 3 riders in a particular category for eligibility of Prize money to be paid. Prize money will only be paid to the 1st place finisher, in the event that 3 (three) or less riders finish in that category, and Prize money paid to the top 3 (three) finishers in the event that 4 (four) or more riders complete the event for that category.

No prize money will be paid to any riders who received complimentary entries for the event.

LATE ENTRIES

Late line entries will only be accepted at the registration venues as indicated, not on the day of the race.

A penalty fee of R60 will be applicable for all distances on the MTB as well as the road events.

No seeding for late entries, you will be seeded in the non seeded groups

TANDEMS

Each rider must complete a separate entry form or enter as required.

Please fill in your tandem-partner’s name and ID.

Both Tandem riders must wear Race Tec timing chips to have a result and seeding for the event.

SWEEPING VEHICLES

We have ample sweep vehicles on route. Please note that riders who can’t continue further will be picked up by these sweeps, BUT WILL NOT BE TAKEN TO THE FINISH LINE IMMEDIATELY.  The sweep vehicles are under strict instruction to only take a batch of riders back to the finish line once they reach capacity.

SUBSTITUTION OF NUMBERS / CHANGING OF DISTANCES

No cyclist may use another person’s cycling number. If you are unable to cycle, someone may take your place with a letter of authorization from you. Your entry fee will not be refunded and the substitute participant will be required to pay a fee of R60 over and above the applicable entry fee. Distance changes will be treated as a substitution.
No substitutions will be allowed on race day, regardless of circumstance.
Your entry fee will not be refunded.

FIRST AID

Medical assistance will be provided at the start, along the route and at the finish by Helivac.

Event Medical Specialists in cooperation with Helivac Emergency Evacuation Services. Any cyclist requiring hospital care will be taken to the closest Hospital or medical treatment of their choice.

CUT-OFF

 The cut-off time for the road race as well as the mountain bike race is 12h00, when all officials will be withdrawn from the route. Riders can continue on their own, but officials will remove your race number.

BAD WEATHER

The event will take place regardless of weather conditions and will only be cancelled for safety reasons.

No refunds will be made

RACE ORGANISER DISCRETION

The race organizers have complete discretion in deciding whether to accept the entry of a participant. The organisers receive the right to refuse the entry of any rider should they so decide. All race results will be in the hands of the race organisers whose decision will be final, there being no right of appeal.

For any further enquiries please contact ASG Events on 076 830 5578 or email eventsupport@asgevents.co.za

INDEMNITY

Entrants and participants (“Participants”) in the EAST RAND CLASSIC – 2019 (“the Event”) acknowledge that although all precautions have been taken by the organizing body to ensure the safety of all participants, there may be dangers inherent in participation in the Event and activities related thereto. Participants voluntarily assume the risks of attendance at and participation in the Event and hereby waive all claims of whatsoever nature and howsoever arising in relation to the Event or otherwise against any parties, including but not limited to the organizing body, the sponsors. The advertisers, any local authority and/or the directors, employees, suppliers and assistants of these parties, including any individual, official, marshal or agent (“the Parties”). Participants hereby irrevocably indemnify and hold harmless the Parties against any liability and claims of any nature whatsoever and howsoever arising (whether directly or indirectly caused and whether arising from negligence, albeit gross, or from the participation or involvement in or passage to or from the Event or otherwise) including but not limited to liability for delay, inconvenience, accident, death, injury, illness to their person, or loss or damage to property or costs and expenses sustained, incurred or put to by Participants and/or by any minor children under the care or control of Participants. Parents or guardians authorizing a minor’s participation in the Event, which shall prima facie be evidenced by their signature on this entry form, hereby consent to such minor being bound to the aforegoing and further indemnify the Parties to the extent, if any, to which such minor is not capable of waiving his/her rights as stipulated above.