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Standard Bank Sole to Soul Run 2024

Join us for an unforgettable experience at the Standard Bank Sole to Soul Run!

Get ready to be part of history as we celebrate the evolution of this incredible event. From its humble beginnings as the CIB Fun Run for employees only in 2022, having blossomed from a small gathering of 1500 runners, to its transformation into a community spectacle, the Sole to Soul Run has captured the hearts of thousands.

Choose your challenge with a 10km race or 5km fun run, starting at 07:00am and 07:15am respectively. As the sun rises over Zoo Lake Sports Club on Saturday 18 May 2024, participants of all walks of life will unite for a day of fitness, fun, and philanthropy.

Bring your family and friends for a day filled with excitement, entertainment, and delicious treats from our food stalls. Lace up your running shoes, feel the energy, and be part of something special at the Standard Bank Sole to Soul Race.

Save the date, register now, and let's make history together!

 

Race Details
  • Date: Saturday 18 May 2024
  • Time: 7:00am for 10 km race

7:15am for 5km fun run

  • End time: 12:00pm
  • Venue: Zoo Lake Sports Club
Frequently Asked Questions
Registration and Entry
  • How do I register for the Standard Bank Sole to Soul Run event?

On the One Reg Website - https://secure.onreg.com/onreg2/front/step1.php?id=6524

  • What is the cost to enter and what does it include?

5KM – R100, Plus R8 & a 6% Service Fee (no license is required as it is a fun run)
10KM – R150, Plus R8 & a 10% Service,  Plus R60 Temporary License
The first 2000 runners who enter before Tuesday, 2 April 2024 will receive a race pack and race shirt, runners who enter after Tuesday, 2 April will only receive a race pack.

  • Can I register on the day of the event?

No late registrations will be allowed.

  • Is there an age limit for participants?

5km – Minimum age is 9 years old

10km – Minimum age is 15 years old

  • Can I transfer my registration to another person?

No transfers will be allowed.

  • Temporary License

Because the 10km route is a race and not a fun run, runners who DO NOT have a license will need to purchase one on the website for R60. Those who do not purchase a license will not be allowed to participate in the race. 

Race Details
  • What are the race distances available?

5km fun run & 10km race

  • What time does the race start?

10km race starts at 07:00 and 5km fun run starts at 07:15

  • Where is Zoo Lake Sports Club located? 

Corner of Westwold Way & Lower Park Drive, Prince of Wales Dr, Parkwood, Randburg, 2132

  • Is there parking available for participants?

Yes – Limited Parking is available at Johan Celliers Field – Entrance is on Westwold Way (Jan Celliers Tennis Courts / Cricket Oval Entry) Parkwood. We suggest runners carpool or make use of e-hailing services.

  • Are there water stations along the route?

There are 3 Watering Holes on the route.

 

Race Pack and Collecting
  • When and where can I collect my race pack?

At the Zoo Lake Sports Club Corners Westwold Way / Lower Park Drive, Prince of Wales Dr, Parkwood, Randburg, 2132

Thursday, 16 May - 15:00 to 19:00

Friday, 17 May - 12:00 to 19:00

Saturday, 18 May -05:00 to 06:30

  • What items are included in the race pack?

Drawstring bag, Energade, and jungle bar.

  • Can someone else collect my race pack on my behalf?

Yes, they will need to bring along the confirmation email you received.

Event Day Logistics
  • What time should I arrive on the event day?

Preferably 1 hour before the race starts.

  • Is there a bag drop facility?

Yes, available at the marquee in the parking lot by the restaurant.

  • Are there restroom facilities available at the venue?

Yes

  • Can I bring my pet to the event?

No pets will be allowed.

Race Timing and Results
  • How is the race timed?

Every runner will have their own race chip which will keep track of their time. Your time will start once you run past the start mat and your time will end once you run past the finish mat, your time will be posted immediately after you pass the finish line.

  • When and where will the race results be posted?

On www.peaktiming.co.za (Standard Bank Sole to Soul – Search your bib number)

  • Are there prizes for winners in different categories?

No, prizes are for the 10km race only.

                        PRIZE MONEY FOR MALE & FEMALE FOR 10KM RACE ONLY

 

                         

Open

40-49

50-59

60-69

70+

Junior

1ST

male 

3500

3500

3500

3500

3500

2000

female

3500

3500

3500

3500

3500

2000

2ND

male

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

1000

female

2000

2000

2000

2000

2000

1000

3RD

male

1000

1000

1000

1000

1000

500

female

1000

1000

1000

1000

1000

500

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Entertainment
  • What entertainment and activities are planned after the run?

There will be light entertainment and a kid's play area. Parents are responsible for their children's safety. No childminders will be available.

  • Is there a specific schedule for post-race events?

No specific schedule, Prize giving will take place at 08:30.

  • Can spectators attend the post-race entertainment?

Yes, Spectators are welcome, we appreciate the support for the runners.

Refund and Cancellation
  • What is the refund policy if I am unable to participate?

No Refunds

  • Will the event be cancelled in case of bad weather?

The event will only be cancelled for extreme dangers or hazards.  

  • Can I transfer my registration to the next year's event?

No

Safety and Medical Support
  • Is there medical support available during the race?

Yes

  • Are there first aid stations along the route?

No, but a medical team is following the runners, and a First Aid Station is at the finish line.

  • What safety measures are in place for participants?

Road Marshalls, temporary road closures especially at busy intersections.  JMPD and Metro are aware of the race and will be in attendance.

Event Rules and Regulations
  • Are headphones allowed during the race?

No

  • Can I run with a stroller or bring my bicycle?

No

  • Are costumes or fancy dress encouraged?

Yes

All clubs holding events in CGA must adhere to the following race rules:

1. The event is held under the rules of ASA and CGA.

2. Athletes indemnify the national, provincial, and regional bodies, sponsors, and organizers of the race against any or all actions of whatsoever nature, whatever the same may arise out of their participation in the race.

2. All athletes participate at their own risk. Athletes acknowledge by entering the event that they are medically fit to participate. All athletes must supply the name and contact number of their next of kin on both the race number and entry form.

3. Licensed athletes must wear club colours and their 2023 license number back and front, on the upper body of the garment, and the issued race number worn on the front of the vest without concealing the sponsor's

names. Licensed athletes who do not wear their 2023 license numbers must purchase a temporary license on the day or face disqualification.

4. Temporarily licensed athletes to wear plain clothing with the issued temporary license on the back of their vest.

5. Athletes competing for category prizes must wear clearly visible age tags of the appropriate size, on the back and front of their running vest.

7. No seconding allowed.

8. International Athletes must provide a clearance letter (from their country of origin) to the organizers and

chief referee prior to the start of the event. Prizes will be withheld if this rule is not adhered to.

10. No blades, cyclist or mechanically operated devices allowed in the race

11. No 2, 3 or 4 wheel carts/prams which are mechanically or manually operated by participants, or wheelchairs athletes will be permitted to participate without special permission has been granted from the race organiser. All such participants MUST start at the back of the field.

13. No animals/pets are allowed to participate.

14. Only South African athletes are eligible for team prizes. The domicile rule applies.

15. All instructions from traffic and race officials must be obeyed at all times.

16. Proof of age for prize winners is required and must be presented to the referees before prize-giving. Prizes will be withheld until all the necessary details of the winners are confirmed.

17. Only those who have completed all the information required in the race entry/number are eligible for prizes.

18. No refunds.

19. No earphones, iPods and the like allowed and contravention of IAAF rule 144.2b, may lead to disqualification.

20. Athletes may not run with another athlete’s race number unless by prior arrangement with the race organizer.

21. The race organizer retains the right to refuse entry and eject persons under the influence of drugs or alcohol, who are disorderly, or engage in inappropriate behaviour, vandalism or evade paying for admission.

22. Athletes who participate without buying a race entry will be disqualified, will not be entitled to any benefits associated with the race and will be liable for a double entry fee charge. Habitual offenders (those who regularly participate without purchasing a race entry) will be called to a CGA disciplinary.

23. Licenced athletes not wearing club colours may face disqualification.

24. Littering is not allowed. Athletes are to dispose of any litter in appropriate bins. Athletes can be disqualified if they litter.

25. Objections/disputes must be lodged within 30 minutes before and after prize giving in writing to the chief referee accompanied by R500.00 which is refundable if the appeal is upheld.

26. No athletes should be denied his prize money if he/she has entered a race, and allowed to start without an electronic chip, providing that the referees have spotted him/her at each and every check point. This implies that the athlete has ran the entire race and won fairly.

27. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run with a ASA Provincial license and are required to purchase a temporary license or face disqualification. (Refer to IAAF rule 4.)

28. Foreign athletes are not allowed to run in club colours unless such club exist in their country of origin or they are in possession of a refugee status permit or are naturalized citizens of RSA.

 

Official Fun Runs (Those who are on the official race fixtures list):

1. All Fun Runs must be held under the auspices of a body affiliated to ASA. Such runs are subject to the rules or conditions of CGA or ASA. Both bodies reserve the right to change the rules and conditions pertaining to fun runs as and when necessary. Both bodies reserve the right to limit the number of fun runs approved in any calendar year.

2. All Fun Runs shall be held only on a date approved by the CGA Road Running Commission and according to the stipulations of that Commission. No fun run may exceed 8 km in distance. Licensed and unlicensed athletes may participate in these events.

3. Fun Runs will only be sanctioned if they comply with all the rules, stipulations and conditions laid down by the CGA Road Running Commission.

4. PRIZES AND PARTICIPATION PAYMENTS: Neither performance prizes, nor participation payments whatsoever may be offered at a Fun Run.

5. All fun runs must have an official cut-off time.

6. Clubs affiliated to CGA/ASA are welcome to apply to host a fun run providing the fun run is for the purposes of building athletics and/or the club. No club affiliated with CGA/ASA may act as a ‘front’ for any non-affiliated event organizer.

7. Race levies are automatically payable when a fun run (regardless of distance or purpose) becomes, or is, a mass participation event (i.e. 3000 or more entrants). This is non-negotiable.

8. Race levies will be payable on the number of official finishers unless remotely sensed systems are used, in which case they are payable on the number of entries. If no approved system is in place to record official finishers, levies will be payable on the number of entries. Levies are 10% of the total entry fee and are payable to CGA within two weeks of the event.

9. A fun run hosted by an affiliated club scheduled as part of another race for the day e.g. 21/10/5km fun run does not have to pay race levies unless it is a mass participation event as per Rule 7 above.

Contact Information
  • How can I contact the event organizers for further information?

Through the email address on the website. [email protected]

  • Is there a helpline or email for urgent queries?

Yes, you can contact the helpline on +27763106455. (Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 16:00)

Register for the Standard Bank Sole to Soul Run today