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North West PROVINCE N12 Ultra Marathon

"BIGGER PRIZE MONEY,
BETTER FEATURES"

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ROUTE AND DISTANCE

ROUTE AND DISTANCE The altitude fluctuates, starting at the Klerksdorp Recreation Centre in Klerksdorp and finishing at the NWU McArthur Stadium in Potchefstroom.
Elevation of Klerksdorp is 1325.52 meters or 4348.82 feet and the elevation of Potchefstroom is 1340.86 meters or 4399.16 feet, which is a difference of 15.34 meters or 50.34 feet.
The race distance is 50km. The distance is subject to change and will be confirmed in the Final Race Instructions within a reasonable period prior the race.

ABOUT THE NORTH WEST PROVINCE

From untamed bushveld to the sophistication of 5-star resorts, the North West Province provides the complete tourism package.
Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, the province offers an escape route to the real Africa. Nature has blessed this province with breath taking scenic beauty, rolling fields of maize, golden sunflowers and vast plains of African bushveld.
The ideal backdrop for the enjoyment of our outdoor attractions: superb game parks – home to the Big Five – magnificent golf courses, water features, sporting facilities.

BIGGER PRIZE MONEY, BETTER FEATURES

• 56 Payout Beneficiaries
• Comrades Marathon Qualifier
• Qualifying Cut Off - 5:49:59
• 50KM Route Nutrition Available
• Rehydration by Coca Cola
• Finish Venue: Klerksdorp Recreation Centre
• Medals for All Finishers
• Coca Cola Chill Park at the Finish Venue

PEAK TIMING IS OUR OFFICIAL SERVICE PROVIDER FOR:

• Registration Portal
• Race Number Management
• Race Pack Management
• Race Timing
• Race Results Management

Enter Now on Peak Timing Official Website

RACE DETAILS

50KM

Date: Saturday 04 May 2024
Start: NWU McArthur Stadium
Finish: Klerksdorp Recreation
Centre
Starting Time: 05H30 for 06H00 Gun
Distance: 50km
Race Type: Road
Minimum Age: 20 Years
Entry Fee: R300.00 with FREE Tshirt
Free Tshirt closes on the 25th of April
Temporary Licence: R45.00

ENTRY PERIOD AND FEES

ENTRY PERIOD AND FEES
ONLINE Entry window period has opened at 10am on 1 January 2024 and close on the morning of 04 May 2024.
Late Entries will be done from:

  1. NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom, 10H00 till 16H00 till 04 May 2024.
  2. KLERKSDORP Recreation Centre 10h00 till 16h00 till 04 May 2024.

Total number of entries will be capped at 5000.

Please Note: Entries may be closed earlier should the capped number of 5000 entries be reached before the official closing date of 04 May 2024.

Bus Shuttle takes athletes from Potch to Klerksdorp. This year the start is at Potch, Finishing at Klerksdorp. Then later shuttle is available back to Potch

NB: Shuttle Bus for Athletes is FREE

SCHEDULE

DISTANCE & ENTRY FEE:

Pre Entries (Closing 04 May 2024):
50km - R300.00 With Tshirt (Free Tshirts till 25 April 2024)
10km - R200.00 With Tshirt (Free Tshirts till 25 April 2024)

NW N12 Ultra Marathon 50Km

04 May 2024, Saturday,
Prep to Race and Warmup: 05h15
Gun Time: 06h00
Starting: NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom Finish: Klerksdorp Recreation Centre

NW N12 Ultra Marathon 10Km

04 May 2024, Saturday,
Prep to Race and Warmup: 07h15
Gun Time: 07h30
Starting: Klerksdorp Recreation Centre Finish: Klerksdorp Recreation Centre

05:15
Prep to Race & Warmup 50Km
06:00
Gun Time 50Km
07:15
Prep to Race & Warmup 10Km
07:30
Gun Time 10Km
15:00
Awards & Celebration
17:00
Finish

Postnet Distributions

No Postnet Distribution

50KM SHUTTLE SCHEDULES

Shuttle leaves at 04H15 from Klerksdorp Recreation Centre,
Arrival at NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom at 04h45, approximately

Race Number Collection

• Collect your Race Number Pack from the registration venues listed below.
• Check that you are issued the correct Race Number (e.g. 5072) at registration.
• 2024 ASA Licences must be worn on the front & back of your running vest.
• If you do not have a permanent 2024 ASA license you must purchase & wear a temporary license on race day.
• Your issued official race number must be worn on the front of your vest however it must not cover the sponsor of your ASA licence.

Race Number Collection DAY 1 (50KM And 10KM)

• Klerksdorp Recreation Centre
• Wednesday 01 May 2024 from 10h00 - 17h00

Race Number Collection DAY 2 (50KM And 10KM)

• NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom
• Thursday 02 May 2024 from 10h00 - 17h00

Race Number Collection DAY 3 (50KM And 10KM)

• NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom
• Friday 03 May 2024 from 10h00 - 17h00

RACE DAY COLLECTION AND ENTRIES – 50KM ONLY
Race Number Collection DAY 4 – Race Day (50Km Only)

• NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom
• Saturday 04 May 2024 from 3h00 - 4h30

RACE DAY COLLECTION AND ENTRIES – 10KM ONLY
Race Number Collection DAY 4 – Race Day (10Km Only)

• Klerksdorp Recreation Centre
• Saturday 04 May 2024 from 5h00 - 6h30

Timing

The event will be electronically timed and your timing chip will be attached to your race number. Please make sure you cross the finish mat and do not crumple, bend or fold your bib, as this may damage the timing chip and we may not be able to read your finish time.

Results

Results will be available on https://peaktiming.co.za/results or download the UltimateLIVE Results App from the AppStore or Google play to get LIVE Results. Substitutions, Upgrades & Downgrades
• Substitutions, Upgrades & Downgrades will only be done on Wed to Fri and NOT race day
• Substitutions - cost of the substitution is R100.
• Upgrades - cost of the upgrade is R50 plus the difference in entry fee.
• Downgrades - cost of the downgrade is R50.

General

No Substitutions, Upgrades or Downgrades will be done on race day. It is against race rules to run in another persons race number.

ACNW

+27 63 359 3555
+27 82 698 1796

GENERAL INFO

+27 64 384 3106
+27 71 409 4353

EMERGENCY (Safety Officer)

+27 82 351 1556

All entries will be through Peak Timing Official Website or by downloading and filling in the registration form.

Click on the Icon to visit EntryTime.

NB: E-mail Entries can be sent to
info@nwn12ultra.co.za /
nwn12ultra@gmail.com

ENTRY RESTRICTION

This race is a Family Orientated race, with minimum age of entry as 16 for the 50km Ultra, 21km and 10km. The 5km fun run/walk has no age restriction of entry. All under 18 entries should be authorised by parent / guardian

SPECIAL REGISTRATION

The mobility impaired community is also welcome to enter for wheelchair entry category to race

MARATHON SPECIAL HONOURS

Each year the NW N12 Ultra Marathon will honor a special individual who made an outstanding contribution to the athletics development & pursue within the North West Province.

The 2024 Honorary award beneficiary will be announced 15-30 days prior the 2024 race.

COMRADES MARATHON QUALIFIER

• Cut-Off Time is 5:49:59
• ASA Rules and Regulations will apply
• Marathon Race Events will be evaluated by ASA

HOW TO QUALIFY

No Qualification is needed for this race. The NW N12 Ultra Marathon is still at it’s debut stage, which means that it is an open race to all to participate in with no qualification criteria.

BUS SHUTTLE

Bus Shuttle takes athletes from Potch to Klerksdorp. This year the start is at Klerksdorp, Finishing at Potch. Then later shuttle is available back to Klerksdorp

NB: Shuttle Bus for Athletes is FREE

RACE NUMBERS AND GOODIE BAG COLLECTION

Race numbers, Tshirts and Goodie Bags will be collected as follows:

To be Announced at a later stage

ENTRY PERIOD, FEES & RACE PACK COLLECTION

RACE PACK COLLECTION
27 April 2024
NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom
27 April: 09H30 – 17H00

LATE ENTRIES
27 April 2024
NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom
27 April: 09H30 – 17H00

Entry window period has opened at 10am on 1 January 2023 and close at midnight on 31 March 2023

Total number of entries will be capped at 5 000.

Please Note: Entries may be closed earlier should the capped number of 5000 entries be reached before the official closing date of 31 March 2023.

Vincent Seboko

+27 83 995 1244

Zac Lesupi

+27 71 409 4353

Keletso Maketela

+27 83 796 9548

Partners

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Meeting Point

NWU McArthur Stadium, Potchefstroom, North West, South Africa

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