RACE INFO

LIFE IS BETTER IN RUNNING SHOES.

Run Zone presents our Joburg North City Marathon virtual race, proudly sponsored by Energizer.

CLOSING DATE OF ENTRIES

Entries opened on Friday, 5 June 2020 and close on Friday 31 July 2020 at midnight.

DATE AND TIME OF RACE

Participants have the option to complete the marathon/distance entered for on either the 1st or 2nd of August 2020. Please note, your distance must be completed in one day. Participants are not allowed to use both days to complete the distance entered for.

Subject to government regulations

Please respect the current COVID-19 restrictions/regulations of your Country and run within its constraints.

ROUTE & DISTANCE

Your route, Your Choice! Find the course of your choice and run your selected route. This could be on a public road, treadmill or in the comfort of your own property.

Please respect the current COVID-19 restrictions/regulations of your Country and run within its constraints.

The following are the different race distance options:

  • 5 km
  • 10km
  • 21.1 km – Half marathon
  • 42.2 km – Marathon
  • 6km/12km -Trail

Please ensure you supply yourself with enough nutrition, water, and energy drinks for your chosen route.

RACE NUMBERS

Race Numbers will be emailed to every entrant once the registration process has been completed. Participants have the choice to print out their Race Number and attach it to their running kit for Race Day. We encourage participants to take images and videos wearing their race numbers and share across the various social media platforms. #joburgnorthcitymarathon

TIME LIMITS & CUT-OFFS

You must upload your race data by 11:59pm on 2nd August 2020 to qualify for the finisher medal.

RACE CUT OFF TIMES

5km

1.5hrs

6km (trail)

2hrs

10km

2.5hrs

12km (trail)

3hrs

21.1km

4hrs

42.2km

6.5hrs

Participants are required to make use of their smart phone, smart watch, fitness watch or activity tracker as a personal “virtual timing chip”. Start the session and run your selected distance. Once completed, link your session detail to your online runner profile.

Should you not have a fitness device, please contact the race office on 076 702 8056 for detail on “special” verification options.

Your time will be updated to the official results service for the event you participate in. All results will also be published on the Joburg North City Marathon website.

See your results here

The original 1,000 qualified online pre-entries will receive the original JNCM Backpack as well as participants who purchased the Backpack at the time of entry.

The 21.1km and 42.2km participants who complete the respective distances will receive a “REAL” inaugural finishers GOLD medal.

The 5km and 10km participants who complete the respective distances will receive a “REAL” inaugural finishers medal.

All participants who complete the virtual race will receive a full colour commemorative 2020 lockdown JNCM buff.

All giveaways to be collected at any of the Post Race Venues, at the stipulated times, detailed below:

ROAD RACE

5km

R70.00

10km

R100.00

21.1km

R180.00

42.2km

R295.00

TRAIL

6km

R70.00

12km

R130.00

All pre-March 2020 online and manual entries will automatically be transferred into the new virtual race. This includes all categories and distances

There will be no refunds under any circumstances.

(for collection of Back Packs, Medals and Race Buffs)

iFloors | Saturday, 15th August; 09:00 to 13:00
Address: Shop 32B Hillfox Value Centre, cnr Albert Street & Hendrik Potgieter Road, Weltevredenpark, Roodepoort, 1709

The Sweat Shop – Southdowns | Saturday, 22nd August: 09:00 to 13:00
Address: 50, South Downs Shopping Centre, Karee St, Irene, Pretoria, 0062

The Sweat Shop – Bedfordview | Sunday, 23rd August: 09:00 to 13:00
Address: Shop 2, Bedford Arcade, 55/59 Van Buuren Rd, Bedfordview, Johannesburg, 2007

The Sweat Shop – Dunkeld Saturday, 29th August: 09:00 to 13:00
Address: Shop No. 34, Dunkeld West Centre, Jan Smuts Ave, Rosebank Nue Rosba, Johannesburg, 2196

Randburg Runner | Saturday, 29th August: 09:00 to 13:00
Address: 5th Street &, 4th Ave, Linden, Randburg, 2104

If you have require a courier option, please log onto the registration link and confirm accordingly.

FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Email: race@joburgnorthcitymarathon.co.za

Should participants run in groups, please ensure all social distancing and any other restrictions set by national or local governments are adhered to, to ensure the prevention of COVID-19 spreading.

Please respect the current COVID-19 restrictions/regulations of your Country and run within its constraints.

HOW TO ENTER:

ENTRIES ONLINE: OPEN 1 NOVEMBER 2019 AND CLOSE, 13 MARCH 2020

STORE ENTRIES: OPEN 23 NOVEMBER 2019

LATE ENTRIES: RACE DAY 22 MARCH 2020

DATE: SUNDAY, 22 March 2020

VENUE: MARKS PARK SPORTS CLUB, JUDITH ROAD, EMMARENTIA, JOHANNESBURG

42.2KM & 21.1KM STARTS @ 06H00 | 5KM & 10KM STARTS @ 06H10

  • 42.2KM – R 295 
  • 21.1KM – R 180
  • 10KM – R 100 
  • 5KM – R 70

TRAIL EVENT

DATE: SATURDAY, 21 March 2020

VENUE: MARKS PARK SPORTS CLUB, JUDITH ROAD, EMMARENTIA, JOHANNESBURG

12KM / 6KM STARTS @ 07H00 

  • 12KM TRAIL RUN – R 130 
  • 6KM TRAIL RUN – R 80 

Please collect race packs at the venue, Marks Park Sporst Complex

  • Friday,  20 March 2020 – 12h00 to 17h00
  • Saturday,  21 March 2020 – 09h00 to 17h00
  • Sunday, 22 March  2020 – 04h00 to 06h00

Full routes for all distances to be revealed in November 2019!

  •  42.2km 
  • 21,1km
  • 10km 
  • 5km fun run 
  • 12km trail run 
  • 6km trail run 

The following events are timed by Peak Timing using Championchip. No chip, no result. 

  • 42.2km 
  • 21.1km 
  • 10km 
  • 5km fun run

The following events are timed by Peak Timing using Ultimate Lite.

  • 12km trail run 
  • 6km trail run  

42.2KM – 3000 POINTS

21.1KM – 1500 POINTS

 10KM – 600 POINTS

5KM – 300 POINTS

Partial road closures from 4am on race day:

  •  Judith Road
  • Orange Road 
  • Barry Hertzog 
  • Beyers Naude

Parking will be available within the Marks Park Sports grounds.

  • Bottom Rugby field 
  • Top Cricket field

Additional parking will be made available. 

MARKS PARK SPORTS COMPLEX, JUDITH ROAD, EMMARENTIA

Venue layout map will be made available.

RACE STARTS IN JUDITH ROAD

  • 42.2KM & 21.1km @ 06h00

  • 10KM & 5km @ 06h10

Tog Bag facilities

Toilets

Coffee

Entertainment

CUT OFF TIME IS 6,5HRS

Inaugaral Medals to 42.2km & 21.1km finishers 

FINISHERS medal to 10km & 5Km finishers  

Enjoy an ice cold Aquelle Sponsored water to all finishers.

Plenty food, fun and entertainment to be had at the finish. 

Prize giving & giveaways.

CUT OFF TIME IS 6,5HRS

  • Inaugaral Medals to 42.2km & 21.1km finishers 
  • FINISHERS medal to 10km & 5Km finishers  

PRIZE GIVING

  • 5/10km at 08h00
  • 21.1km at 08H30
  • 42.2km at 09H00

5KM PRIZES 

Spot Prizes  

10KM PRIZES 

1st Prize 

  • JNR – R 500
  • OPEN – R 500
  • VET – R 200
  • MASTER – R 100
  • GRANDMASTER – R 75

2nd Prize 

  • JNR – R 250
  • OPEN – R 250
  • VET – R 100
  • MASTER – R 50

3rd Prize

  • JNR – R 100
  • OPEN – R 100
  • VET – R 50

 

21.1KM PRIZES 

1st Prize 

  • OPEN – R 1000
  • VET – R 250
  • MASTER – R 150
  • GRANDMASTER – R 100

2nd Prize 

  • OPEN – R 500
  • VET – R 200
  • MASTER – R 50

3rd Prize

  • OPEN – R 300
  • VET – R 100

42.2KM PRIZES 

1st Prize 

  • OPEN – R 1200
  • VET – R 800
  • MASTER – R 300
  • GRANDMASTER – R 100

2nd Prize 

  • OPEN – R 800
  • VET – R 600
  • MASTER – R 20

3rd Prize

  • OPEN – R 600
  • VET – R 400

Tog bag facilities will be made available for your use from 04h00 til 13hoo. 

Free race branded back packs to first 1000 online entries.

Branded back packs will be available for purchase at R 100 each thereafter.

Complimentary Goodie Bags to  the first 1500 online entries.  

THE BODY ACHIEVES WHAT THE MIND BELIEVES.