2019 Race Information.

QUALIFYING EVENTS

International and Rest of Africa residents

Any IAAF accredited road race of 42.2 kilometres or longer (refer to qualifying table) may be used as a Comrades qualifying event.

TIME KEEPING

Time keeping is managed by Top Events and Finish Time using disposable electronic chips, which are attached to your race number. Do not swap race numbers with other competitors, your result will be incorrect.

Results will be on the website live-time.

  • There will be a disposable timing chip on the back of your race number.
  • These chips will be covered with foam strips to prevent water and body fluids from damaging the
    chip.
  • Please do not remove these strips if one does no time will be recorded.
  • The race number must be placed on the front of your vest.
  • Please do not fold or crumple the race number.
  • To view your finish time and picture go to kilimanjaromarathon.com
  • For any race queries e mail timing@topevents.co.za

FIRST AID / EMERGENCY ON ROUTE

There will be a roaming ambulance – if you are having difficulty STOP AND LET A FELLOW RUNNER ADVISE AN ORGANIZER WHERE YOU ARE THEY WILL LET US KNOW, and you will be collected off the route. There also is a sweep-vehicle at the end.

You also have telephone numbers printed on your race numbers that you can phone in case of an Emergency – KK Security will respond accordingly to your call.


LITTER

PLEASE DO NOT THROW YOUR LITTER INTO THE BUSH.   THROW  IT IN THE BINS PROVIDED, OR ON THE ROAD WHERE WE CAN EASILY FIND IT AND DISPOSE OF IT.


TV CREW

This race will be televised on SuperSport and shown in April.  The film crew will be on bikes – so smile, and wave!!


STILLS PHOTOGRAPHERS –  JETLINE ACTIONPHOTO

This year we have a company providing photographs of  runners  on the route which will be uploaded to Jetline Action Photo website for free access.  You will be able to search for your images by using your race number on the following site: jetlineactionphoto.com. All images will be uploaded within 48 hours of the event. If you supplied an e-mail address when registering, you will receive a notification on your various pictures, if not, then please keep an eye on the official Kilimanjaro Marathon Facebook page AS WELL AS THE Jetline Action Photo Facebook page and website for updates.


MEDIA

Apart from local print and TV, this race will be covered extensively on Super Sport (SA & the rest of Africa). The whole event is being filmed by a contracted company for inclusion in TV channels after the event. There will also be a huge amount of local media and press covering the event in Tanzania, keep your eyes open for updates/press.

Please keep an eye on our Facebook Page and our website to find out the scheduled slots and times.

SOCIAL MEDIA

We encourage you all to engage with us on our various platforms, via Facebook / Twitter and Instagram and please tag yourselves using the following:

#kilimanjaromarathon

#kilimanjaromarathon2019

@KiliMarathon


STADIUM

There will be a number of stands and people selling food and drinks at the stadium, plus entertainment.


PARKING & ACCESS

NO VEHICLES other than organisers’ will be allowed into the stadium.  There is parking outside on Sokoine Road / Mweka Road opposite the TOP entrance of MuCO.  You will NOT BE ALLOWED to bring your car into the stadium, or into the area surrounding it – so please don’t try!  Similarly access at certain entrances will be restricted to athletes only.


BOOKING & PAYMENT & COLLECTION OF RACE NUMBERS

  • Race entries only
  • There is an early bird registration discount.  If you have missed it this year, book early for 2020.
  • Payment may be made via the website
  • Tanzanians may pay via Tigo Pesa 

Entries have opened already and this year the entry system is pre-registration only:

  • On-line and credit card payment via www.kilimanjaromarathon.com or via Tigo Pesa –  dial *149*20# and follow the instructions.
  • Even if you’re not a Tigo subscriber, you can get your friend who is a Tigo Pesa subscriber to pay for you and you pay them cash back by dialling: *149*20# and following the instructions.

Another way:

Should there still be entries available after the closing date, these may be purchased at one of the pick up points. There is no guarantee on availability, once the races are full, entries will be closed.

2019 Closing Date for pre-registered entries is 7th February or when we reach capacity.

Race numbers may be collected from Dar Es Salaam on Saturday, 23rd and Sunday 24th Feb, Arusha on Monday, 25th and Tuesday, 26th Feb, and Moshi on Wednesday, 27th Feb and Thursday, 28th Feb .


RACE NUMBER COLLECTION DATES FOR FULL MARATHON, HALF MARATHON AND 5KM FUN RUN:

Dar Es Salaam

  • Saturday, 23rd and Sunday, 24th February
  • 1pm – 7pm (13h00 – 19h00)
  • Mlimani City Mall (in front of Pizza Hut)

Arusha

  • Monday, 25th and Tuesday, 26th February
  • 2pm – 8pm (14h00 – 20h00)
  • Kibo Palace Hotel

Moshi

  • Wednesday, 27th (10am – 5pm) and Thursday, 28th February (10am – 8pm)
  • Friday, 1 March (10:00am – 17:00pm) and Saturday, 2 March (9:00am – 12:00 midday) for outstanding race number collection only for full marathon, half marathon and fun run for pre-entered only.
  • Keys Hotel

TRAVEL PACKAGES
For those visiting Tanzania, Wild Frontiers can organize fully inclusive travel and safari packages around the event. Enquire for details reservations@wildfrontiers.com

Guests booking a Wild Frontiers’ travel package will automatically have their entry fee & the hospitality tent included.

Your documents, race bib, and information will be delivered to your hotel by Thursday 28 February.


VARIATIONS ON THE EVENT

While every effort is made to keep to all published information, we reserve the right to make changes. In some cases, weather or local conditions can necessitate an alteration to the event and this does not constitute any reason for refund. No refund for unused services will be considered. Kibo Marathon Club reserve the right to correct printing errors or omissions at any time, unaffected portions will continue to remain valid.


HOSPITALITY TENT

Please note you will be invoiced via Wild Frontiers, or you may book and pre-pay in full at registration.


SECONDING

No mobile seconding of any description will be allowed on the route. Runners are allowed seconding within a distance of 100 meters either side of the official refreshment stations.

Aid stations will be withdrawing from the route after a relative time calculated on the cut-off.


PARTICIPANT CATEGORIES

OPEN – Full Marathon 21 yrs and older, male and female

OPEN – Half Marathon 18 yrs and older male and female

CORPORATE SPONSORS’ TEAMS – will be included in general results as well as on a separate result sheet.

FUN RUN – No official results will be produced, ages 10 years and upwards. Younger participants must be accompanied by an adult.

Whilst categories may be noted on the results there may not necessarily be any recognition or prizes on race day for categories indicated above.

The race is being run under the auspices of the Tanzanian Amateur Athletics Association TAAA and the IAAF rules will govern this event.


TOG BAG

There will be a tog bag tent near the start line. Do not leave anything valuable in your tog bag please.


FINISH AREA

There will be music at the finish, and sometimes live entertainment will be provided. There are areas selling food and drinks, and limited shaded space. 

Wild Frontiers’ have a private hospitality tent with food/drinks/massage included, but you must pre-book and pay by Thursday 28 February.


CANCELLATION POLICY

Full amount will be forfeited for the race entry and/or hospitality tent.

Tour Package and Travel arrangements policy is per Wild Frontiers terms and conditions


RESPONSIBILITY

Kibo Marathon Club is responsible for arranging and providing the services during the marathon.

Wild Frontiers is responsible for tour packages purchased via their terms and conditions.


JURISDICTION

Kibo Marathon Club and the customer expressly agree that the laws of Tanzania shall govern this agreement and any claim made.


INDEMNITY

Entrants and participants (“Participants”) in the Kilimanjaro Premium Lager Marathon (“the event”), including the Tigo Half Marathon, the Grand Malt Fun Run, acknowledge that although all precautions have been taken by the organizing body to ensure the safety of all participants, there may be dangers inherent in participation in the Event and activities related thereto.  Participants voluntarily assume the risks of attendance at, and participation in, the Event and hereby waive all claims of whatsoever nature and howsoever arising in relation to the Event or otherwise against any parties, including but not limited to the organizing body, the sponsors, the advertisers, any local authority and/or the direct employees, suppliers and assistants of these parties including any individual, official, marshal or agent (“the Parties”).

Participants hereby irrevocably indemnify and hold harmless the Parties against any liability and claims of any nature whatsoever and howsoever arising (whether directly or indirectly caused and whether arising from negligence albeit gross, or from the participation or involvement in or passage to, or from, the Event\s. Force Majeure, Act of God, or otherwise) including but not limited to liability for delay, cancellation, inconvenience, accident, death, injury, illness to their person, or loss or damage to property or costs and expenses sustained, incurred or put to by Participants and/or by any minor children under the care of control of Participants.  Participants hereby confirm that to the best of their knowledge, that they are medically fit and healthy.

Parents or guardians authorizing a minor’s participation in the Event, which shall prima facie be evidenced by their signature on this entry form, hereby consent to such minor being bound to a foregoing and further indemnify the Partiers to the extent, if any, to which such minor is not capable of waiving his/her rights as stipulated above.  I confirm that I am competent and/or authorized to sign this registration form and agree to the terms and conditions hereto. I further give permission for the free use of my name, voice or picture (still or moving) to be used in any broadcast, telecast, advertising, promotion or any other form of advertising of this and future events. I further agree to allow the organisers and sponsors to use my details for future race specific correspondence by email, SMS or phone call.