Medical

RACE RULES

  1. The races will be conducted in accordance with the rules and regulations of the IAAF and AFN .
  2. IAAF Road Race Label Regulations also apply to the Okpekpe Road Race 2018 which has been certified by the IAAF as a Silver Label road race.
  3. The Okpekpe Road Race is open to all registered and unregistered runners of 20 years and older.
  4. Temporary timing chips: The 10km Run participants shall use the temporary timing chip provided at registration attached to your race number. Failure to wear the temporary timing chip will result in the participant’s name being omitted from the results. NO CHIP, NO TIME, NO RESULT, NO PRIZES, NO QUALIFICATION FOR OTHER RACES. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  5. The race organizers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
  6. Race Numbers: Official event race numbers are to be worn on the front and the back of the participant’s vest.
  7. Payment of Prize money: Money will only be transferred once full doping results have been received.
  8. In the event that any prize category results are not announced or made available at the official prize-giving, such results will be posted on the event website
  9. The race number and temporary timing chip are linked to your name and finishing time – Allowing another person to compete with your number will result in disqualification of the other person and your exclusion from next year’s event.
  10. For safety reasons, the use of personal music players with headphones is NOT ALLOWED.
  11. Marshals, traffic and any police officials must be obeyed at all times.
  12. Distance markers will be placed at each kilometer mark.
  13. Refreshment stations will be situated approximately every 5km.
  14. No dogs are allowed during any event.
  15. Wheelchair users must please contact the organizers timeously to make arrangements for their participation.
  16. As required in terms of IAAF rules, international athletes must be able to produce the letter of clearance from his/her federation permitting participation.