The River Mile

Prize Template for 2019

Despite no naming sponsor for the 2019 event, we are happy to publish this year's prize template and to announce that there will be cash prizes for the first 5 Mile swimmers.

Men's & Ladies Mile

Gold medals for top 5 in the Men's and Ladies Mile
Silver medals for positions 6-10
Bronze medals for all finishers in under 45min

1st place - R2,000
2nd place - R1,500
3rd place - R1,000
4th place - R   750
5th place - R   500

Gold medals and Hamper prizes* for the following category winners in both the Men's & Ladies Mile events:
Youngest, oldest, 14 and under, 30-35, 35-39, 40 - 44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

Age as on Race Day.

 

Blu_Smooth Wetsuit Mile

Men and Ladies Category
1st place - R1,000
2nd place - R 500
3rd place - R  250

Medals for all finishers in under 45 minutes

 

Oracle Media Disabled Mile

Men and Ladies Category
1st place - Prize Hamper/voucher
2nd place - Prize Hamper/voucher 
3rd place - Prize Hamper/voucher

Medals for all finishers.

 

Nitro Park - Across the River Kids Races

(Boys and Girls)

  6u 8u 10u 12u Special Needs
1 hamper hamper hamper hamper hamper
2 hamper hamper hamper hamper hamper
3 hamper hamper hamper hamper hamper

 

Gold medals for all finishers

 

5km Family Fun Run

Gold, Silver, Bronze for top 3 Men and top 3 Ladies in each of the below categories.

  Men Ladies Jnr Boys (18u) Jnr Girls (18u)
1 hamper hamper hamper hamper
2 hamper hamper hamper hamper
3 hamper hamper hamper hamper

 

News Cafe MTB Triathlon

Gold, Silver, Bronze for top 3 Men and top 3 Ladies in each of above events.

 

Short Course Triathlon

 

Men

Ladies

Jnr Boy

Jnr Girl

1st

hamper

hamper

hamper

hamper

2nd

hamper

hamper

hamper

hamper

3rd

hamper

hamper

hamper

hamper

 

TEAM AWARDS

Club & School team award for the first 5 swimmers from a club/school. Late entries don't qualify for this category and all swimmers to ensure their profile has the correct information BEFORE race day.

u/14 Club team for the first 3 swimmers from a club - same rules as above with regards to eligibility.


* All prizes by attendance only and will not be kept or to be collected by a third party at the prize giving.

Template last updated on 04/02/2019

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