October 2016 Qualifiers and Seeding Events

October 2016 Qualifiers and Seeding Events

Every single October 2016 Qualifier and seeding event for Comrades, Two Oceans, Cape Town Cycle Tour and the Midmar Mile. 

October 2016 Qualifiers and Seeding Events


October is filled with qualifiers and seeding events for every discipline – running, swimming and cycling.

If you’re running Comrades 2017 and have yet to enter make sure to do today. The early bird fee of R420 expires today!


Comrades and Two Oceans Qualifiers for October 2016

To qualify for Comrades 2017 you have to complete an IAAF accredited road race of 42.2 km or longer within the specified times. The time you finish in will determine your seeding batch, ultimately determining how quickly you get over the start line. For more details on the qualifying criteria click here.


1 | Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon | South Western Districts

1 | Legends Ultra Marathon, Half & 5 km Fun Run | Border

8 | Lite2Nite 12-hour Circuit Race | Vaal Triangle

15 | SABS Jacaranda City Challenge |Gauteng North

15 | Voet van Afrika Marathon and Half Marathon |Boland

16 | Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon & Half Run/Walk | KwaZulu-Natal

Source: Runners’ Guide


The Cape Town Cycle Tour Seeding Events for October 2016


Seeding races are held in order to accurately place athletes at the start line in compatible groups according to ability, making for an easier and smoother race start. Your best result in Cycle Tour seeding events, or the average of your best three other results (if better), is used to determine your seeding. For more details on the seeding criteria click here

16 | GOK Penny Pinchers Cycle Tour | Southern Cape

16 | Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic | KwaZulu Natal

16 | Daily Dispatch Cycle Tour | Eastern Cape

22 | Bestmed Satellite Classic | Gauteng

23 | PPA One Tonner | Western Cape

30 | PPA Mangaung Cycle Tour | Free State


Source: Cycle Tour


Midmar Mile Seeding Events for October 2016


22 | Sun City Swim | North West

30 |Lake Eland Mile | KwaZulu Natal

Source: Midmar Mile


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Zissy Lewin

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