Rules of Entry

ENTRANT RESPONSIBILITY
It is the responsibility of the entrant (or their legal guardian) to ensure that all the correct participant information is supplied. Entrants who provide incorrect or incomplete information on their entry forms, whether electronically or written, may risk a NULL result.

ENTRY LIMIT
The 2023 event is limited to 1200 entries.

EVENTS
Every swimmer entering the water MUST be an official, paid entrant. This applies to support swimmers too. This is for safety reasons and to comply with SASREA.

CUT OFF TIMES
EVENT 1 (3km)
Swimmers who have not reached the 1500m mark (halfway) within 40 minutes will be instructed to retire from the event.
CUT-OFF CRITERIA: ALL RACES
Swimmers may be asked to leave the water if deemed to be a safety risk by the Water Safety Team, or if the next race may be affected.

ENTRY FEES

  • Entry fees are per person per swim
  • Should it not be possible to hold the event, beyond the control of the organizing committee, entry fees will not be refunded
  • No substitutions will be considered at any point
  • Event entry fees do not cover the cost of entry to the Midmar Dam Resort
  • The organisers reserve the right to limit entries in each event
  • The organisers reserve the right to charge an administration fee for changes to a captured entry

ENTRY & PAYMENT OPTIONS
Entries can be completed online.
Payments for entries can be done online via Credit/Debit card (Visa or Mastercard Credit Cards only) or Instant EFT.
Entry Fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.
Entry Fees are applicable to the 2023 event and will not be carried over to future events.

RACE CAPS
Each participant will be supplied with a Capital K Swim Cap which must be worn for the duration of the event. Swimmers not wearing the official race cap will not qualify for prize-money.

ROUTE INFORMATION
SATURDAY
The Start & Finish will be at the Main Slipway.

SUNDAY
The Start will be at Munro Bay and the Finish will be on the main slipway. 

CATEGORIES
SATURDAY
5km, 7.5km & 10km KZN Open Water Championships.
ONLY registered SSA Swimmers
The minimum age for swimmers competing…, at least 14 years of age, on 31st December in the year of competition.

SUNDAY
Event 1 – Male and Female Competition (Minimum age 12 years old on race day)
Event 2 – Female Competition (13 & under / 31+ for position & category results)
Event 3 – Male Competition (13 & under / 31+ for position & category results)
Event 4 – Male and Female Competition (Age 14 to 30 for position & category results)
Event 5 – Male and Female (Fun Swim)

Family members and support swimmers are welcome to swim in events outside their gender or age groups on condition that they are not swimming competitively in that event.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF ENTRIES
Confirmation of online entry can be checked at www.capital-k.co.za. Please allow at least 48 hours for an entry to be processed onto the race management system. CLICK HERE TO CHECK ENTRY

REGISTRATION
SATURDAY, 18 November 2023
Registration will take place from 06:00 at Midmar Dam.

SUNDAY, 19 November 2023
Registration will take place from 06:00 at Midmar Dam.

NOTE: Sunday Events Race Packs will ONLY be available on Sunday.

WET SUITS
Wet Suits can be worn subject to; the wearing of a wetsuit will mean you forfeit any position or prizes within your age group.

FINISHERS
All finishers of the Capital K 2023 Swim will receive a medal after completing their event.

ENQUIRIES
c: 082 775 8837
e: swim@capital-k.co.za

By entering any of the Events, participants are required to sign a Release & Waiver which states:

RELEASE AND WAIVER
I am in good health, physically fit and have trained sufficiently to participate in the event. I agree to comply with the rules, conditions of entry and regulations for this event which includes payment of the entry fee which will not be refunded. I understand that my entry fee does not cover the cost of entry to the Midmar Dam Resort. I hereby release and discharge, the organisers of the Capital K Swim, all sponsors, volunteer groups, medical personnel, and any and all local authorities, from any loss or damage, however caused, arising from my participation in the event, including pre-race and post-race activities.  This waiver applies to my executors, heirs, administrators, assigns and myself. I grant permission to the organisers and sponsors, in terms of section 51 of the Electronic Communications Transactions Act 25 of 2002, to use my name, race information and any photographs, video tape, broadcast and/or telecast footage in which I may appear, for whatever use, at no charge.

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