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[UPDATE 25th October] JMC consilidated to 8th November 2020

By now you will know that JMC is the only remaining event on the calendar in the Bos Sport Mountain Challenge Series, and has settled finally on Sun 8th November.  Same venue, same routes originally planned - namely 38km, 21.5km and 12km. 

Are entry numbers restricted due to COVID-19?

Yes, disaster management alert level 1 restrictions are in place and limit the number of entrants per event to 500.  

How will the registration, kit check and batching work?

First and foremost we will be taking no on the day entry.  Every participant will be allocated a start batch and a associated start time (Elites will start together).  You will need to arrive, process through kit check (38km only) and be ready for your allocated start time.  Batches will be small and regular to keep the flow going and in accordance with the current gazetted regulations.  The following time bands will be when the relevant distance batch starts will be started (this time will be broken down into specific times per batch):

Distance SUN 8th
38km 6-6:30am
21.5km 7-8am
12km 8-8:30am

What else should you be aware of? 

  • There can be no spectators unfortunately, only participants will be allowed into the venue. Sorry no pets either.
  • You will need to complete a COVID-19 screening within 48hrs of your start.  This will be sent to you as a Google Form to complete.  
  • We will record your body temperature on arrival.  Anyone failing the published maximum will not be allowed into the venue.
  • You will need to wear a mask covering your face and nose UNTIL you have started, then you may remove it until finishing your race.  
  • There will be one aid station on the 38km and 21.5km which will be self-service.  You will need your own cup/bottle.  
  • There will be a finish line drink (sealed) given on completion, and a table supplied with self dispensing water tanks.  Again you need your own cup.
  • The 21.5km will no longer require a kit check prior to the start.

Get psyched!
 

 

EVENT DATE: 8th November 2020
ENTRIES OPEN: Click here to enter
ENTRY FEES: Entry fees click here
EVENT VENUE: Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch Click here for a location map
DISTANCES: 38km 
21.5km 
12km 
Click here for the route info, maps & profiles
START TIMES: TBA and in accordance with COVID-19 regulations and protocols
CUT-OFF TIMES

Click here for the cut-off time information
Click here for the pacing chart

 

 

Directions to JMC:

 

 

JMC

Race Info

Race Info

[UPDATE 25th October] JMC consilidated to 8th November 2020

By now you will know that JMC is the only remaining event on the calendar in the Bos Sport Mountain Challenge Series, and has settled finally on Sun 8th November.  Same venue, same routes originally planned - namely 38km, 21.5km and 12km. 

Are entry numbers restricted due to COVID-19?

Yes, disaster management alert level 1 restrictions are in place and limit the number of entrants per event to 500.  

How will the registration, kit check and batching work?

First and foremost we will be taking no on the day entry.  Every participant will be allocated a start batch and a associated start time (Elites will start together).  You will need to arrive, process through kit check (38km only) and be ready for your allocated start time.  Batches will be small and regular to keep the flow going and in accordance with the current gazetted regulations.  The following time bands will be when the relevant distance batch starts will be started (this time will be broken down into specific times per batch):

Distance SUN 8th
38km 6-6:30am
21.5km 7-8am
12km 8-8:30am

What else should you be aware of? 

  • There can be no spectators unfortunately, only participants will be allowed into the venue. Sorry no pets either.
  • You will need to complete a COVID-19 screening within 48hrs of your start.  This will be sent to you as a Google Form to complete.  
  • We will record your body temperature on arrival.  Anyone failing the published maximum will not be allowed into the venue.
  • You will need to wear a mask covering your face and nose UNTIL you have started, then you may remove it until finishing your race.  
  • There will be one aid station on the 38km and 21.5km which will be self-service.  You will need your own cup/bottle.  
  • There will be a finish line drink (sealed) given on completion, and a table supplied with self dispensing water tanks.  Again you need your own cup.
  • The 21.5km will no longer require a kit check prior to the start.

Get psyched!
 

 

EVENT DATE: 8th November 2020
ENTRIES OPEN: Click here to enter
ENTRY FEES: Entry fees click here
EVENT VENUE: Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch Click here for a location map
DISTANCES: 38km 
21.5km 
12km 
Click here for the route info, maps & profiles
START TIMES: TBA and in accordance with COVID-19 regulations and protocols
CUT-OFF TIMES

Click here for the cut-off time information
Click here for the pacing chart

 

 

Directions to JMC:

 

 

Routes & profiles

Routes & profiles

Use the scroll bar to the right here to get down to the other routes ➤

33km JMC B Route (dangerous weather)
Ascent: 1170m
Descent: 1170m
WTG: GREEN 6B (What's this?)

 

 

38km JMC A route (safe weather)
Ascent: 1966m
Descent: 1966m

WTG: Brown 7C (What's this?)

Click HERE to see the 38km route profile

Click HERE to read the 38km route description

 

21.5km JONKERSHOEK MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE LITE
Ascent: 690m
Descent: 690m
WTG: Orange 6B (What's this?)

Click HERE to see the 21.5km route profile

Click HERE to read the 21.5km route description

 

12km JONKERSHOEK MOUNTAIN RUN
Ascent: 269m
Descent: 269m
WTG: Yellow 5A (What's this?)

Click HERE to see the 12km route profile

Click HERE to read the 12km route description

 

Registration & Entry fee

Registration & Entry fee

ENTRY & REGISTRATION

  • Entries for 2020 open on the 26th of February 2020 at midday
  • You do not need to be a member of an athletics club to compete in any of the distances.
  • Runners need to adhere to the minimum age limit as indicated in Event Details
  • Entries on the day will only be accepted if entries don't sell out beforehand.   

ENTRY FEES

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • Professional race organisation and comprehensive mountain safety management
  • 'Live' electronic chip based timing by FinishTime
  • All relevant entrance fees for the respective Nature Reserves, Cape Pine & private property
  • Race medal and finishers gift for any Ultra, Extreme & Lite finisher in each event.  Run medals for the 10-12km races.
Race Entry fee 2020
38km JMC Extreme R875
21.5km JMC Lite R595
12km JMC Run R315

CLICK HERE for the complete MCS entry fees 

 

Up/Downgrades, substitutes & refunds

Up/Downgrades, substitutes & refunds

UP/DOWNGRADES

  • Upgrades and downgrades will be allowed on the day only at registration as long as the individual race to which you want to move has not sold out yet. For example: if you entered the 38km JMC and want to downgrade to the 24km JMC it will depend on the availability.  

SUBSTITUTES:

  • In the event a confirmed entrant is not able to make the race and they have their own substitute and wish to transfer their entry, they will need to give their race number to the new entrant to enter with on the day at registration (substitution can also be done at pre-registration). 
  • The substitute will need to pay a R50 substitution fee at registration. 

WAITING LIST:

  • A waiting list will come into effect once all entries have sold out. If we have not received proof of payment for your entry within the time frame specified your entry will be cancelled and transferred to the next person in line on the waiting list.

REFUNDS:

  • Due to the nature of the industry we are not required to refund entries other than for hospitalisation or death. However, refund requests will be dealt with on their own merits depending on length of notice of written cancellation received before the event and our ability to secure payment from another participant from the waiting list. Please note that we may charge a reasonable cancellation fee if the refund request is approved. 
  • No refunds will be given to runners who do not make cut-off. Cut-off info.
  • Any refunds made will be paid within 30 calendar days. 

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