27 for Freedom 2020

08 February 2020
Drakenstein Correctional Facility
Paarl
Morning Race


27 for Freedom

Annual 27 for Freedom organized by Correctional Service Athletics Club on 08 February 2020

February 8th, 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s historic release from Victor Verster Prison (now the Drakenstein Correctional Facility) and the walk to Freedom after 27 years of incarceration. To commemorate the event, the Drakenstein Correctional Services and the Cape Winelands District Municipality will host the 11th 27 for Freedom Race day at the Drakenstein
Correctional Facility outside Paarl on the R301

This event is held under the rules and regulations of ASA and Boland Athletics

Entries Information

  • Enter Online
  • Online entries close on Sunday, 26 January 2020
  • No entrires available on race day
  • Closing date for manual pre-entries is Sunday, 26 January 2020 23h55
  • Note: Entries for the 5km Freedom Route Run/Walk will be taken on the day
  • An admin fee of 14% will be levied for online entries
  • Entry fees are non-refundable
  • No substitutions after Sunday, 26 January 2020 23h55
  • No up- or downgrades will be entertained after Sunday, 26 January 2020 23h55

Number Collection

  • No number collection on race day
  • Registration / Number collection will take place on:
    • Friday, 7 February 2020 10h00-17h00 @ Sportsmans Warehouse Stellenbosch
    • Friday, 7 February 2020 10h00-17h00 @ Sportsmans Warehouse Stellenbosch
    • Friday, 7 February 2020 10h00-17h00 @ Sportsmans Warehouse Tygervalley
    • Friday, 7 February 2020 10h00-17h00 @ the venue

27km Run

Date
Start Time
Cut-off Time
Distance
Race Type
Licenced Athlete
Unlicenced Athlete
Minimum age
Date: Sat 8 Feb
Start Time: 06:30
Cut-off Time: 10:30
Distance: 27km
Race Type: Road
Licenced Athlete: R 152
Unlicenced Athlete: R 192
Minimum age: 20 years

10km Run

Date
Start Time
Cut-off Time
Distance
Race Type
Licenced Athlete
Unlicenced Athlete
Minimum age
Date: Sat 8 Feb
Start Time: 07:00
Cut-off Time: 10:30
Distance: 10km
Race Type: Road
Licenced Athlete: R 102
Unlicenced Athlete: R 142
Minimum age: 14 years

5km Freedom Route Run/Walk

Date
Start Time
Cut-off Time
Distance
Race Type
Race fee
Minimum age
Date: Sat 8 Feb
Start Time: 09:00
Cut-off Time: 10:30
Distance: 5km
Race Type: Run / Walk
Race fee: R40
Minimum age: 9 years

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General Information

  • MEDALS: Medals will be awarded to all finishers within cut-off times
  • PRIZE-GIVING: Scheduled to start at 10h30
  • TOG BAG: Tog bag facilities will be available, used at own risk
  • DRESS CODE: Express your unique dress code as a team or individual to best honour Tata Nelson Mandela

 

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