Knysna Forest Marathon 2019

29 June 2019
Central Knysna Festival Grounds
Knysna
Morning Race


Knysna Forest Marathon

Annual Knysna Forest Marathon organized by Knysna Marathon Club on 29 June 2019

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


Entries Information

ENTRIES

  • Entries open on 4 Mar 2019 till sold out via the Knysna Marathon Club Portal
  • This is a pre-entry race only - no entries will be sold at registration or on race day. No postal entries.
  • No Up- or Downgrades are available. No Substitutions on registration day.
  • You can enter for both the 42km and the 21km but will be required to select only one at Registration. The other entry will be canceled without refund and will not be transferable.
  • The provided Taxi Transport is the only way to get to the start. No private drop-offs at all. See transport section below.
  • If you plan to run in costume you will need to buy a temporary License even if you are a registered Runner
  • Entries are limited to 1250 for the full marathon, and 7350 for the half marathon
  • A unique Unisex Moisture management, Long sleeve event T-shirt is available as an optional extra at a cost of R200


REGISTRATION

  • Compulsory Registration on Friday 28 June 2019 between 10h00 and 22h00
  • There will be no registration or number collection on Saturday morning. No exceptions.
  • If you cannot collect in person at the times specified with proof of ID on Friday please do not enter for this event. No third party collections are allowed.
  • The race number confirmation together with positive Photo identification such as an ID book or a drivers license must be produced at registration. NO POSITIVE ID, NO RACE PACK.


TRANSPORT

  • Taxi’s to the Start leave from Vigilance Drive near Loeri Park
  • There is no transport early Morning from the Finish venue to the Taxi Loading area at Loeri Park
  • No Spectators or runners that have not registered on Friday will be transported.
  • Your Race number contains a tear-off Taxi ticket.  This cannot be replaced and you will not be transported to the start without this numbered ticket.   The scrutinizing staff at the Taxi loading cannot replace missing tickets so regard this as more important than your shoes.  ( you can run without shoes …)
  • Parking Marshals will be on hand to assist with Parking at Loerie Park.
  • Taxi transport load from 4:30.  Near Loeri Park.
  • 42km runners need to be on a taxi by 6:00 or they will miss the start.
  • The start will not be delayed due to late arrivals and Taxi transport will stop at 7:00 even if you are in a loading queue.
  • Do not delay loading by trying to ride with friends in the same taxi.  If your group gets split, you can catch up with them at the Taxi Drop-off point.  There is still a 1.5km Forest walk from the Taxi drop off to the start area.

Marathon

Date
Start Time
Cut-off Time
Distance
Race Type
Licenced Athlete
Unlicenced Athlete
Minimum age
Date: Sat 29 Jun
Start Time: 07:00
Cut-off Time: 12:30
Distance: 42.2km
Race Type: Run
Licenced Athlete: R 165
Unlicenced Athlete: R 203
Minimum age: 20 years

42.2km

R

  • Inclusive of your Taxi ticket, Electronic Timing Chip and Online Fees
  • Inclusive of your Taxi ticket, Electronic Timing Chip and Online Fees

Half-Marathon

Date
Start Time
Cut-off Time
Distance
Race Type
Licenced Athlete
Unlicenced Athlete
Minimum age
Date: Sat 29 Jun
Start Time: 08:00
Cut-off Time: 11:30
Distance: 21.1km
Race Type: Run
Licenced Athlete: R 155
Unlicenced Athlete: R 193
Minimum age: 16 years

21.1km

R

  • Inclusive of your Taxi ticket, Electronic Timing Chip and Online Fees
  • Inclusive of your Taxi ticket, Electronic Timing Chip and Online Fees

5km Fun Run

Date
Start Time
Distance
Race Type
Race fee
Date: Sat 29 Jun
Start Time: 07:30
Distance: 5km
Race Type: Run
Race fee: R50

5km

R

  • Tickets for the 5 km Fun Run will be on sale during the main Events Registration area
  • Start - Caltex Garage, Waterfront Drive
  • Tickets for the 5 km Fun Run will be on sale during the main Events Registration area
  • Start - Caltex Garage, Waterfront Drive

General Information

  • To celebrate the 36th running of the event a unique indigenous timber shield will be available to the first 200 finishers in the 42.2km; silver medals for the first 800 finishers and bronze medals for the rest
  • All 21km finishers will receive a bronze medal.
  • Permanent numbers will be awarded to the runners completing their 10th 42.2km
  • Runners finishing their 25th 42.2km will receive a special stinkwood shield
  • Prize giving will commence at the finish area at 12h45.
  • One Lucky runner will win a R10 000 Lucky Draw at prize giving.
  • A free Taxi Shuttle service will be provided to get the runners from the Finish back to the Taxi Pick up point near Loeri Park
  • Refreshments and food will be on sale from l0h00 on Friday 28 June as well as on race day
  • Jetline Action Photo is the official race photographer and the images can be ordered from them after the event. A link to their website will be added to the race results


Contact Event Organiser