13 October 2019
21 Feb 2019

Runner Info

  • The timing chip is attached to the front of your race number.
  • The number with the chip MUST be worn on your chest.
  • Your temporary license (should you need one) must be worn on your back.
  • Please Do Not Bend/Fold/Crumple race number on your chest as this could damage the timing chip.
  • We encourage you to dress up or wear your event T-shirt.
  • If you belong to a club, we can’t force you to wear the event T-shirt, but be sure to check with your club first. 
  • Please remember to wear your permanent license number on the front of your shirt with the event race number over it as indicated in the image below.


  • Stay away from high fibre meals, curries and exotic food.
  • Lay your running kit or costume and race goodies out the night before so that you don’t forget anything.
  • Pin race number to the front of your race day shirt with provided safety pins.
  • Set 2 alarm clocks. Even though the race starts at 07h00.
  • Get a good night’s sleep.
  • Sunday, 14 October 2018
  • Start time: 07h00
  • NO number collection on Race Day!
1. The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN will be run in accordance with rules of IAAF, ASA and KZNA and all participants are to abide by these rules.
2. All foreign athletes must comply with IAAF Rules 4.2 and 142 and ASA Rule 9 of
3. The FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN is open to all licensed and non-licensed runners.
4. One race number (bib) will be issued. Licensed athletes must wear their ASA licences on the front and back of their vest. The race
numbers must be worn on the front, partially covering the ASA licence, so that the ASA licence sponsors and ASA Province/Year remains visible.
5. Temporary licensed runners must wear the temporary licence on the back. The race
number must be worn on the front.
6. ASA licence numbers: Athletes may not replace ASA numbers with Competition/Race Number/Stickers under any circumstances. Where a competition/race licence number is used, it must be placed so that the ASA Licence Sponsor and the ASA Province/Year remains visible above the Competition/Race Number. The Licence numerals may be covered. Athletes who fail to adhere to this rule may be disqualified (ASA Rule
26.1.6 of 2018).
7. Temporary Licence: Temporary Licensed athletes are not covered by a national insurance policy. Refer to ASA rule 25.5.15 of 2018.
8. Unregistered athletes with temporary licences must run in neutral colours and adhere to IAAF and ASA rules.
9. Holders of temporary licences will be eligible for individual prizes and may claim age category prizes provided they enter the relevant age group, wear the appropriate age tags and provide proof of age in keeping with IAAF and ASA Rule 25.5.13 of 2018.
10. Temporary licences are available at R20.
11. Personal seconding is not permitted. Private vehicles are requested not to follow the athletes on the route.
12. In addition to overall (open) prizes, participants will only be eligible for an age category prize in the age category they enter. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to senior. ASA/KZNA approved age category tags must be worn on top front and back of vest and be clearly visible to be eligible for age category prizes. Proof of age will be required for age category winners.
13. No swopping of race numbers or chips as these are linked to your names and finishing time and may result in disqualification.
14. Juniors (born after 1998) wearing a senior or junior licence must display category tags “J”, to qualify for age group prizes.
15. Minimum age for participation is 14 years of age on race day.
16. All traffic officers, technical officials and marshals must be obeyed.
17. The race organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any entry.
18. I understand that by entering the event I will be added to the event communication database to receive communication about the event and other events.
19. Foreign athletes must comply with the IAAF rule 4.2 and 142 and ASA Rule 9 of 2018 and all relevant race and domestic rules. The athletes must be able to produce a letter from his/her federation, which has been authenticated by ASA, permitting participation on race day. ASA Rule 9.4 of 2018.
20. Kilometre markers will be placed at each kilometre mark.
21. Refreshments stations will be situated approximately every 3km.
22. All finishers will receive a medal.
23. Results will be available on www.durban10k.com. Detailed rules are available on https://www.athletics.org.za.
24. Prize giving will take place at the finish. Prize giving will be at 10h00 (TBC on the website: www.durban10k.com).
25. Toilets will be available at the start and at the finish.
26. No ambush marketing is allowed.
27. There will be a tog bag facility at the start and finish for use at athletes’ own risk. Cell phones, money and jewellery are not to be left in tog bags. No tog bag tag, no bag.
28. Baby joggers and prams are allowed on route and must start at the back of race. ASA Rule 34.10.3 of 2018.
29. No bicycles are allowed on route, apart from the lead cyclists and officials.
30. Wheelchair participants are encourage to take part, ASA Rule 41 of 2018 and should start ahead of the race ASA Rules 41.5.10 and 45.5.11 of 2018. Once entered, participants are encouraged to contact entries@stillwatersports.com to secure race day access.
31. The use of music players with headphones is not allowed and may result in disqualification. IAAF Rule 144.3(b) and ASA Rule 34.10.6 of 2018.
32. Do not litter. ASA Rule 28 of 2018. Dispose of sachets and cups responsibly by using the boxes provided or carrying them to the finish. Report offenders to the referees.
33. The time limit to finish the race is 12h00.
  1. All Athletes who want to qualify for prize money, need to apply and be accepted into the Contender category.
  2. Certain athletes may also be Invited and offered complimentary entry, lodging, travel stipend, and other benefits at the discretion of the Race Organisers.
  3. Prize money will only be awarded to contenders who were accepted to start in the Contender Batch (Batch A).
  4. It is the responsibility of the entrant to apply for this seeding through the entries process via the website.
  5. Athletes need to submit a proof of performance (not older than 2 years) better or equal to the relevant one in the table below.
31:00:00 OPEN 40:00:00
37:00:00 JUNIOR 44:00:00
36:00:00 40-49 44:00:00
39:00:00 50-59 52:00:00
49:00:00 60-69 01:01:00
01:14:00 70+ 01:20:00


  1. Applications for the Contender seeding will close 4 weeks prior to the event (15 September).
  2. Submission of this application does not guarantee acceptance. If an athlete’s qualifying performances cannot be readily verified using the information provided they will not be considered for a Contender or Invitational entry.
  3. NO LATE Applications are accepted
  4. All Contenders must attend the Technical meeting on 12 October.
  5. Contender athletes can collect their race numbers from the Technical Meeting.
  6. All Athlete Representatives (AR) must comply with IAAF Rule 7. Should the AR not comply with these rules, the Event Organisers reserve the right to report the AR to the IAAF and ASA.
  7. Please note: This is an international event and as such there are restrictions on advertising on clothing for Contenders. It is important that Contenders adhere to these rules as covered in IAAF Advertising regulations.
  8. As required in terms of IAAF rules, international athletes must be able to produce a letter of clearance from his/her federation permitting participation.
  9. Prize Money

Please note that all prize money winnings’ are subject to South African Tax Law and drug testing results and can take up to 3 months to process. Contenders, who fail to attend the Contender athlete technical meeting may be docked 10% of their prize money.

    1. South African Athletes

Prize money to South African Athletes will be paid 30 days after the event, provided the result is not subject to the outcome of any drug testing.

PROVIDED the following information has been emailed through to entries@durban10k.com

      1. copy of SA ID book
      2. SARS tax number
      3. proof of bank details (from bank)
      4. completed prize money form (received at prize giving ceremony)

South African Athlete prize money will not be paid until ALL the required documentation has been submitted.

    1. International Athletes
      1. copy of passport
      2. proof of address (e.g. clothing account, municipal bill)
      3. proof of bank details
      4. completed prize money form (received at prize giving ceremony)


If an athlete is with an Agency, then the Agency must invoice the Event Organizers no later than one week after the event. The Event Organizers will only make International payments via the PayPal platform, therefore it is compulsory for all agencies to have a registered PayPal account. If an athlete is not managed by an Agency, he/she must also have a registered PayPal account in order to be paid. If an athlete is not able to register a PayPal account, their payment will be subject to a delay.


For any questions, please contact entries@durban10k.com.

It’s a point-to-point race so dress warmly and take a tog bag with you to the start so that you can keep warm and then have something to change into when you get to the finish.

The tog bag trucks will be at the start close to your start pens so you can drop off your bags. You will find your tog bag tag at the bottom of your race number. Simply tear it off and attach it to your tog bag before handing it in at the start. Your race number will serve as the corresponding number when you retrieve your tog bag.

  • On event day follow the signage to your start chute.
  • Runners must line up in their correct start chute.
  • Runners will be put into batches and allocated a start chute.
  • A can move to B but B cannot move up to A.
  • Wheelchairs will start at the back of batch D.
Tee Graded Spec
Ladies Tee
Measuring Point Sizes: Small Medium Large Xlarge
1/2 Bust 2cm below armhole 42.5 46 49.5 53
1/2 Waist 18cm below armhole 38.5 42 45.5 49
1/2 Hem straight across 46.5 50 53.5 57
Mens Tee
Measuring Point Sizes: Small Medium Large Xlarge XXLarge
1/2 Bust 2cm below armhole 49 53 57 61 65
1/2 Waist 18cm below armhole 49.5 53.5 57.5 61.5 65.5
1/2 Hem straight across 70 72 74 76 79


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