Entry & Race Info

PRE-ENTRIES ONLY! You will NOT be able to register on the day!

Entries close on 19 October (Capped on 6000 entries)

Enter at any of these fine shops:

  • Sweat Shop Dunkeld: 011 325 2567
  • Sweat Shop Bedfordview: 011 325 2567
  • Sweat Shop Southdowns: 012 665 0048
  • Run-Away-Sport: 012 361 3733


The gate at Olifantsfontein will close at 05H30!


Entry Fee 21.1km 10km 5km
70+ Free Free Free
60 – 69 R80 R80 R60
All other categories R130 R100 R60


  • Sweat Shop Dunkeld – Thursday 24 October: 09:00 till 18:00
  • Sweat Shop Southdowns – Friday 25 October: 09:00 till 18:00
  • At the venue, Race day  – Saturday 26 October: 04:00 till 06:00


Prize giving will commence at 08:00 for the 10km and at 09:00 for the 21km, or as soon as the results are available.


There will be a safe and convenient tog-bag facility at the start. Leave your bags here before you start, and collect them when you are done. You can run/walk with peace of mind. 

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  • The 10 and 21 km will start at 06:00
  • The 5 km fun run starts at 06:15
  • The 1 km kiddies run starts at 07:45
  • Medals to all finishers
  • Distance markers every 1 km
  • Water points at ± every 3 km
  • Cut-off times: 10 km – 2 hours, 21 km – 3 hours.
  • Food and drinks stalls available
  • Medical support available
  • 21 km is not Wheelchair-friendly


Ample parking on ARC grounds and Denel Dynamics premises.

Click here or search for “Denel Dynamics” on Google Maps for directions. Entrance to the ARC is opposite Denel Dynamics.

Park and ride parking available from the Olifantsfontein entrance.


Athletes who entered for the ITC and who completed the other two legs (JointEze 21/48 km and Irene Spring Race 21 km) will receive their medal and special T-shirt after completing the 21 km race.

Please note that ITC entrants can collect their race numbers on the morning of the race only. ITC numbers will NOT be available in the shops.


Bring the whole family along to join the Irene Athletics Club and 6000 enthusiasts and run/walk along the tranquil streets of Southdowns, the Irene Dairy Farm and Irene Golf Course. Farm animals along the route. There just isn’t another race like this!




  • The race will take place under the rules of ASA, AGN and IAAF and all participants must wear club colours during the race except if participating with a temporary license.
  • All participants enter at their own risk and by their entry indemnify the organisers and sponsors of any liability or claims.
  • All participants in the 10 and 21 km must wear a valid 2019 license number on the front and back of their running tops during the race. Unlicensed participants must buy a temporary license (R40). Race numbers must be worn on the front of the running top, but must not cover the logo of the sponsor on the license.
  • Marshals and traffic officials must be obeyed at all times.
  • No seconding will be permitted.
  • Minimum age of 14 years on race day for the 10 km and 16 years for the 21 km.
  • Category winners must provide proof of age to qualify for prizes (ID or other valid documentation)
  • Athletes competing for prizes must wear official age category tags on the front and back of their running tops.
  • Walkers competing for prize money must wear an official ‘W’ on the front and back of running top.
  • Foreign athletes must observe IAAF rule 4 paragraph 2.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Entry fees cannot be refunded, returned, cancelled or exchanged on account of the weather or any unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of the event organisers.



Category Position 10 km 21.1 km
Open 1 R500 R1 000
2 R350 R700
3 R200 R400
40 – 49 1 R200 R400
2 R150 R200
3 R100 R150
50 – 59 1 R150 R200
2 R100 R150
60 – 69 1 R150 R200
2 R100 R150
70 – 79 1 R100 R150
80+ 1 R100 R150
Juniors 1 R150 R200
2 R100 R150
Walkers 1 R300 R500
2 R200 R350
3 R100 R200
40 – 49 1 R150 R200
50 – 59 1 R150 R200
60 – 69 1 R150 R200
70 – 79 1 R100 R150
80+ 1 R100 R150
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