Rules & Info

GREENDALE SUPERSPAR CAPITAL-K OPEN WATER SWIM

SUNDAY 2 DECEMBER 2018

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

ENTRANT RESPONSIBILITY

It is the responsibility of the entrant (or their legal guardian) to ensure that all the correct participant information is supplied. Entrants who provide incorrect or incomplete information on their entry forms, whether electronically or written, may not qualify for any gender or age category prizes

ENTRY LIMIT

Entries are limited to the first 1500 entries received

EVENTS

Every swimmer entering the water in each event in which they swim, MUST be an official paid entrant, or REGISTERED Support Swimmer (see below).

NOTE: At 7.30am KZNA will host a 3km event as part of the KZN Open Water Championships. Only SSA registered swimmers may enter this event. Note that it is not part of the Greendale Superspar Capital K Events Schedule. Entries for the 7.30am 3km can only be done through your Club.

Event 1 (see the Events Schedule below) is the Capital K 3km race. Any swimmer may enter this event, providing they are 12 years or over on Race Day.

EVENT NOTIMEDISTANCEGENDER/AGE
18.303kmOpen: min age 12 years on race day
210.001kmFemale
13/under & 31/over
310.501kmMale
13/under & 31/over
411.40500m Fun SwimMale & Female
All ages
512.301kmMale & Female
14-30

SUPPORT SWIMMERS – EVENTS 2, 3 & 4 ONLY

In order to accommodate the younger/inexperienced swimmers, a parent, sibling, swim teacher or other support swimmer may enter the same event
(Eg: a father may swim with his 8 year-old daughter in Event 2 (Female 13 & under / 31 & over) and a mother may swim with her 11 year-old son in Event 3 (Males 13 & under / 31 & over))

However, please first take note of the following:

ALL HELPER/SUPPORT SWIMMERS MUST:

  • Only register as a support swimmer at the Registration Tent on Race Day
  • Have the swimmer you are supporting present with you when you register
  • Be entered into another event prior to registering as a support swimmer
  • Pay a fee of R50 per event as a Support Swimmer

NO NON-REGISTERED SWIMMER MAY ENTER THE DAM

PLEASE NOTE:

  • A coloured wrist band will be issued to you upon registering as a Support Swimmer, and will ensure that your timing chip is not removed, unless it is your final event
  • Support Swimmers are only allowed in Events 2, 3 & 4. Event 5 is restricted to the swimmers in that gender and age group. If a 14 to 30 yr old requires the assistance of a Support Swimmer they will need to enter either Events 2, 3 or 4

CUT-OFF TIMES: 3km

Swimmers who have not reached the 1500 metre mark within 40 minutes will have to retire from the event

CUT-OFF CRITERIA: 3km, 1km & 500m

Swimmers may be asked to leave the water if deemed to be a safety risk by the water safety team, or if the next race may be affected

ENTRY FEES

  1km & 3km500m
EARLY BIRDOn or before
Mon 5 Nov
R190R170
LATE ENTRYTue 6 Nov until and including Mon 26 NovR220R200
RACE DAY REGISTRATIONSun 2 DecR280R260
  • Online payment options include secure payments via Credit Card, SID & eBucks. No faxed or emailed entries will be accepted
  • Manual Entries will only be accepted with Proof of Payment
  • Should it not be possible to hold the event, beyond the control of the organizing committee, entry fees will not be refunded
  • No substitutions
  • Event entry fees do not cover the cost of entry to the Midmar Dam Resort
  • The organizers reserve the right to limit entries in each event
  • The organizers reserve the right to charge an administration fee for changes to a captured entry
  • Entry fees are per person per event

BULK ENTRIES

If you are entering 10 or more people, please email swim@capital-k.co.za or click here to download the bulk entry information and entry schedule

You will be sent information on how to manage your bulk entries. The team co-ordinator MUST collect the entries at registration. Please note that entries will not be processed until payment has been received. Bulk entries may only be submitted electronically. For each 10 entrants you receive 1 free entry.

Bulk entries CLOSE on Friday 16 November 2018

RACE CAPS

Each participant will be supplied with a Greendale SUPERSPAR Capital K Swim Cap which must be worn for the duration of the event

ROUTE INFORMATION

The events start and finish on the main slipway at Midmar Dam Resort

CATEGORIES

All categories are according to the age on the day of the event

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ENTRIES

Confirmation of online entry can be checked at RESULTS on www.capital-k.co.za

REGISTRATION

Entrants must collect their Race Packs from Midmar Dam Resort from 07:00 on Sunday 2 December 2018

FINISHERS

All finishers will receive a Medal and an aQuelle water

ENQUIRIES

Call      072 729 6559
Mail      swim@capital-k.co.za

By entering the event participants are required to sign a Release & Waiver which states:

RELEASE AND WAIVER

I am in good health, physically fit and have trained sufficiently to participate in the event. I agree to comply with the rules, conditions of entry and regulations for this event which includes payment of the entry fee which will not be refunded. I understand that my entry fee does not cover the cost of entry to the Midmar Dam Resort. I hereby release and discharge, the organisers of the Capital K Swim, all sponsors, volunteer groups, medical personnel, and any and all local authorities, from any loss or damage, however caused, arising from my participation in the event, including pre-race and post-race activities.  This waiver applies to my executors, heirs, administrators, assigns and myself. I grant permission to the organisers and sponsors, in terms of section 51 of the Electronic Communications Transactions Act 25 of 2002, to use my name, race information and any photographs, video tape, broadcast and/or telecast footage in which I may appear, for whatever use, at no charge.