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October 2017 Qualifiers and Seeding Events

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October 2017 Qualifiers and Seeding Events

Zissy Lewin
  • Every single one of the October 2017 Qualifiers 
October 2017 Qualifiers and Seeding Events

Whether your 2018 race goals include big road races, cycles or a mile long swim, there are races this October that’ll allow you to get in a qualifying or seeding time.


Comrades and Two Oceans October 2017 Qualifiers

To qualify for Comrades and Two Oceans 2018 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.


7 | Lite2Nite 12-hour Circuit Race | Vaal Triangle

14 | SABS Jacaranda City Challenge | Gauteng North

14 | Voet van Afrika Marathon | Boland

28 | Coaldust Circuit Race | Mpumalanga

29 | Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon | KwaZulu-Natal

Source: Runners’ Guide


The Cape Town Cycle Tour October 2017 Seeding Events 

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


1 | Timbercity Cycle Tour (140km) | Southern Cape

21 | Bestmed Satellite Cycle Tour (106km) | Gauteng

22 | Tsogo Sun Amashavo Durban Classic (106km) | KwaZulu Natal

22 | PPA One Tonner (109km and 170km) | Western Cape

28| Durbie Dash (90km) | Western Cape

29 | Carnival City Macsteel National Classic Cycle Race (103km and 125km) | Gauteng

29 | Carnival City Macsteel National Classic MTB (60km) | Gauteng


Source: Cycle Tour


Midmar Mile October 2017 Seeding Events

It is not compulsory to do a seeding event prior to race day, but advisable if you want to be in the correct batch based on your time. If you do not do a seeding Race, you will be placed in the slowest batch. To view more details on the Midmar Mile and seeding events go to their official website.


21 | Sun City Swim | Sun City


Source: Midmar Mile

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