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Rules & Policies

Dumbe Trail Run 2019

Race Rules

Competitors need to be 16 years or older to enter.
There will be no unofficial participants in the race, running under someone else’s number will result in disqualification.
No person will be allowed to run under someone else’s name. Proper procedure is to be followed to make a substitution.

Each participant must complete the entire 2 day course under his/her own power.

Any competitor who has not completed the entire course will be disqualified.

If you withdraw from the event, competitors must notify the race timekeepers or a marshal immediately.
Compulsory equipment is non-negotiable. Failure to comply will result in time penalties or disqualification, at the Race Director’s discretion.

Compulsory Kit:

The following kit will be checked at the start of each stage:
- Trail Shoes
- Hydration Pack/ 1 Litre Water
- Charged Cell Phone
- Race Number
- Energy Bars/ Food
- Waterproof Jacket

Medical Care

Paramedic crews will be available for medical treatment and consultation.

The medical crew has the authority to withdraw a competitor from an event should the competitor’s further participation in the event possibly result in permanent injury, disability or death to the competitor.

Competitors are obliged to carry their personal medications on them. The medical crew will not be on hand to supply personal medication should the competitors concerned have failed to supply their own.

The medical crew will provide immediate emergency treatment and stabilisation. Should a competitor require transport by road or air ambulance, the cost of any transport out of the race environment will be carried by the patient.

Competitors are strongly advised to take appropriate medical insurance against the costs of emergency evacuations and repatriation.


All vehicles are to be parked in the designated area.
Strictly NO SMOKING will be allowed in the Marquee or Chill Zone of the race village.
No dogs allowed.

Littering in any way is prohibited.
Any competitor wishing to complain any aspect of the event can do so. Complaints may only be made with first-hand knowledge. No second-hand reports will be accepted or considered. Abusive language will not be tolerated. Persons wishing to express outrage will do so in a controlled manner.

Any individual, male or female, will be barred from all events for life if found to have used physical violence during the course of the event.

Refund & Substitution Policy:

A 50% refund will be paid if requested before 1 December 2020.
No refunds will be paid after 1 December 2020.

No refunds will be paid if paying through the payment plan.
No transfer of entry to future events.
Should you be unable to run, a substitution can be made by selling your entry to another runner and changing the details in your entry.

Substitutions are made with a non-negotiable R200 substitution fee before 28 February 2021.