Qualifying Races

 

QUALIFYING RACE

 

All entrants must comply with the Comrades Marathon qualifying criteria. If you do not supply qualifying details with your entry, you must submit your club name, license number and qualifying details by no later than 2 May 2017. This can be done either by email or contacting the CMA office. Qualifying details will not be accepted at registration. Failure to meet the qualifying criteria will result in your entry being rejected. No seeding upgrades will be accepted after 2 May 2017 and particularly at registration. Therefore, please note that you will not be able to participate and your details will be removed from our database, which means that you will not receive a goodie bag or runners t-shirt. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL REFUNDS BE MADE.

 

QUALIFYING TABLE

 

All entrants must qualify by completing an officially recognized race, technically approved by the local athletics federation, according to the following table during the period of 27 August 2016 to 2 May 2017.

 

MEDALS

 

DISTANCE OF RACE             

QUALIFYING TABLE

42.2 km    

5 hrs.00 min

48 - 50 km

6 hrs.00 min

52 - 54 km

6 hrs.30 min

56 km

7 hrs.00 min

60 km

7 hrs.40 min            

64 km

8 hrs.20 min            

68 km

9 hrs. 00 min

80 km

10 hrs.40 min            

89 km

12 hrs.00 min            

100 km

13 hrs.30 min            

 

SEEDING BATCH

 

All runners will be seeded according to their qualifying times. Runners who have improved their qualifying times after entering may upgrade their seeding by entering the race name and their finishing time into their registration details on the Comrades Marathon website.

Entrants without access to the internet can contact the CMA and supply their qualifying details to upgrade their seeding.

All qualifying details will be checked and signed off by your club chairperson or licensing officer

No upgrade of seeding will be permitted after 2 May 2017.

 

QUALIFYING RACE DISTANCE

Batch

42.2 km

48 - 50 km

52 - 54 km

56 km

60 km

68 km

64 km

80 km

90km

100 km

A

02:59:59

03:39:59

03:54:59

04:04:59

04:29:59

05:29:59

04:59:59

06:19:59

07:29:59

08:14:59

B

03:19:59

03:59:59

04:19:59

04:34:59

04:59:59

05:59:59

05:29:59

06:59:59

08:14:59

09:14:59

C

03:39:59

04:24:59

04:44:59

04:59:59

05:29:59

06:34:59

05:59:59

07:39:59

08:59:59

10:14:59

D

03:59:59

04:49:59

05:09:59

05:29:59

06:04:59

07:14:59

06:39:59

08:29:59

09:44:59

10:59:59

E

Green Number Club

F

04:19:59

05:09:59

05:34:59

05:59:59

06:39:59

07:54:59

07:14:59

09:14:59

10:29:59

11:44:59

G

04:39:59

05:34:59

06:04:59

06:29:59

07:09:59

08:29:59

07:49:59

09:59:59

11:14:59

12:29:59

H

04:59:59

05:59:59

06:29:59

06:59:59

07:39:59

08:59:59

08:19:59

10:39:59

11:59:59

13:29:59

 

THE IRONMAN SEEDING IS AS FOLLOWS:

Batch Marathon Leg Of Ironman
A 3:30:00
B 3:50:00
C 4:15:00
D 4:40:00
E Green Number Club
F 5:00:00
G 5:20:00
H Official Finisher over 5:20:00

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