September marks spring and the month that everyone comes out of hibernation and resumes outdoor activity. Below are all the September 2017 Qualifiers and Seeding Events for the big 2018 races.
Today also marks the day Comrades entries open which means ultra season has officially started.
Comrades and Two Oceans September 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.
3 | NFB Tony Viljoen Masters Marathon (Border)
9 | Hout is Goud Day Breaker 80 km Circuit Breaker (Limpopo)
16 | Highlands Trout Mountain Challenge (Free State)
17 | One City Relay and Marathon (Eastern Province)
17 | Sanlam Cape Town City Marathon (Western Province)
22 |100 Capital Classic (KwaZulu-Natal)
23 | PetroSA Marathon (South Western Districts)
23 |Two Countries at Musina Marathon (Limpopo)
24 | Legends Ultra Marathon (Border)
24 | Newlands Marathon & Half Classic (KwaZulu-Natal )
30 | Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon (South Western Districts)
30 | Marico Bosveld Marathon (North West North)
Source: Runners’ Guide
The Cape Town Cycle Tour September 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
10 | Rand Water Race for Victory (150km, 110) | Gauteng
24 | Pennypinchers Lions Karoo to Coast |(100km) | Southern Cape
Source: Cycle Tour
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