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Club Standards

Club standards are a set of goal times that are set out to challenge the individual runner, no matter what their age. There are 3 standards, BRONZE, SILVER, and GOLD. These in turn are set for 4 race distances 10k, 15km, 21.1km and Marathon.

The idea is that each runner will look at the standards for their particular age group and gender. Then work out to which standard they wish to aim for, and achieve the standard 3 times within a calendar year for any of the 10k, 15km, or 21.1km distances. For the Marathon the standard must be achieved 2 times, or 1 x 42.2km and 1 x 56km.

Example 1: A Male Veteran (age 40 to 49) must run 3 Half Marathons in a Calendar Year in 1:37:00 or better to achieve Bronze Club Standards for this distance.
Example 2: A Ladies Sub-Vet (age 35 to 39) must run 3 10km races in a Calendar Year in 0:43:00 or better to achieve Silver Club Standards for this distance.
If you run 1 Bronze and 2 Silver standard times, you achieve the Bronze Standard.
Example 3: A Male Senior (age 20 to 34) must run 2 Marathons in a Calendar Year in 3:00:00 or better to achieve Silver Club Standards for this distance.  Alternatively he must run 1 x Marathon in Silver standard time, and run the Two Oceans 56km in 4:15:00 or faster.

It’s the responsibility of the runner to submit their club standards to the Club Captains by 31 January to quality for club standards medals at the annual prize giving function.