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5km Fun Run
Gun for a good time in the OUTsurance Gun Run 5km Fun Run

The 5km Fun Run will start at Fritz Sonnenberg Road, Green Point, Saturday 17th September 2022 @ 08h00

It will start on Beach Road in Sea Point, and finish on the Green Point Commonopposite the Green Point Cricket Club. The Green Point Common offers loads of space for runners and supporters to soak up the atmosphere at the end of the race.

Routes are subject to change.

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Please note: Routes subject to change.
This map is for reference only, the course has been accurately measured to 5km
Start and finish

Beach Road

All races will start on Beach Road (near the Water Club)

Green Point Common, opposite the Green Point Cricket Club.

The finish venue offers plenty of space for all runners and supporters to soak up the atmosphere and great entertainment at the end of the race. 

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Water Stations and First Aid

Water stations will be located at approximately 3-4km intervals. Our first aid team of race doctors and paramedics will be on hand, and ambulances will be available.

Gun for greatness in an official OUTsurance Gun Run T-shirt.

Event T-shirts for the road race will be sold online at R250.00

They are lightweight, comfy, made from quick-dry fabric, and can be purchased.

You can order your t-shirt under 'optional extras' before you pay. T-shirts are available to purchase on your entry form and R10 from each sale will be donated to our charity. T-shirts can be collected at number collection.

5km Fun Run information
General info

This is pre-entry races only. Enter online at www.topevents.co.za until midnight…

  1. This is pre-entry races only. Enter online at www.topevents.co.za until midnight 28th August 2022.
  2. Please note that you will need to wear your mask at all times including at number collection, start area and finish area. During the race you may remove your mask but must carry it with you at all times. (Subject to change)
  3. All entrants to collect their race number in person due to COVID-19 rules and regulations.
  4. No spectators are allowed at the event. (Subject to change)
  5. No gathering at the finish area. Once finished, collect your medal and coke and vacate the finish area as required by the current regulations. (Subject to change)
  6. Unlicensed Athletes must purchase a temporary license – 21.1km distance R60-00, the 10km distance R40-00 and 10km junior is R25-00.
  7. Race Cancellation: There will be no refunds, but should the event be cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then your basic entry fee for the 2022 event will be transferred to the 2023 event.
  8. An email will be sent to you 3 days prior to the number collection with a link where you will complete your Covid-19 screening form. Please note that if this form is not completed before number collection you will NOT receive your race number to participate in the event. (Subject to change)
  9. PLEASE BE COVID-19 COMPLIANT AT ALL TIMES.
  10. NO upgrades, downgrades or substitutions will take place after the closing date of the 28th August 2022.
  11. This event is held under the rules and regulations of ASA and Western Province Athletics.
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Timing and Results

Only the trail run, 21.1km and 10km races will be timed. The 5km Fun Run and Dog…

Only the trail run, 21.1km and 10km races will be timed. The 5km Fun Run and Dog Walk will not be timed.

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Entry fees

5km Fun Run/Walk        R90

5km Fun Run/Walk        R90

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Event gear

Event T-shirts for the road race will be sold online at R250.00 Technical embroidered…

Event T-shirts for the road race will be sold online at R250.00

Technical embroidered running cap will be sold online at R169.00

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COVID-19

We will comply with all COVID-19 regulations at the time of the Event. All entrants…

We will comply with all COVID-19 regulations at the time of the Event. All entrants are expected to always adhere with the directives of the COVID-19 Compliance Officers.

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At the start

There will be clear signage for the seeding pens. Please give yourself enough time…

  • There will be clear signage for the seeding pens. Please give yourself enough time to park, walk to the start, and find your seeding pen.
  • You will be required to show your race number to the official at the gate of the pen, so please pin your numbers to the front of your vest.
  • Should you wish to run with slower friends you may enter their pen as long as it is lower than yours. For example, if you have been allocated a B seeding and your friend is in C, you may join them in their pen but they will not be allowed to start with you in B.
  • Pens will close 10 minutes before the start of the race and the groups will compress. Latecomers will be directed to the back of the field.
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Entry rules

The race is run according to the rules of ASA & WPA. Runners must obey traffic…

  1. The race is run according to the rules of ASA & WPA.
  2. Runners must obey traffic officers, race marshals, race officials and the COVID-19 Officers at all times.
  3. The OUTsurance Gun Run 5km Fun Run is open to runners of all ages.
  4. Supporters are requested not to follow athletes on the route. Refreshment points will be supplied every 3km offering a combination of water and Coca-Cola. This event is plastic sachet free and will have water refill stations. Participants are encouraged to carry their own.
  5. The time limit for the 5km Fun Run is X hours.
  6. One race number (bib) will be issued. Registered athletes must wear their ASA licences on the front and back of their vest. The race number must be worn on the front of the vest, partially covering the ASA licence, so that the ASA licence sponsor remains visible. Temporary licenced runners must wear the race number on the front of their vest and the temporary licence on the back.
  7. No swopping or exchanging of race numbers as this is linked to your personal details for medical and timing purposes.
  8. Age category tags must be worn (front and back) and visible for the entire race to be eligible for any age category prize.
  9. Temporary licensed runners to wear plain clothing, no advertising.
  10. The use of music players with headphones is not allowed and may result in disqualification.
  11. Do not litter. Dispose of any refuse responsibly by using the boxes provided or carry them to the finish. Report offenders to the referees.
  12. Participants in this event do so at their own risk and release and discharge the organisers, sponsors, provincial and national Athletics bodies, and all persons assisting in staging the event from any responsibility, liability or costs relating to any injury, loss or damage of whatever nature, however caused, arising directly or indirectly from their participation in the event.
  13. Detailed rules are available on www.wpa.org.za or on request from the organisers or the WPA office.
  14. Wheelchair athletes must please contact the organisers at least one month prior to the official race date to discuss arrangements for their participation.
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Entry limits

Entries for the 5km Fun Run and Dog Walk event are limited to 3 000 and the organisers…

Entries for the 5km Fun Run and Dog Walk event are limited to 3 000 and the organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.

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Event photos

Jetline Action Photo R185.00

Jetline Action Photo R185.00

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