7. How much is the entry fee?
The entry fee is R195.
8. What is included in my entry?
A Race Pack/Goody Bag to the value of R360, which will include:
• FNB RYCS Limited Edition Event Performance Tee
• FNB RYCS Race Number
• FNB Socks
• DHL Water Bottle
• Powerade Zero
• Access to the Run Your City Series Tracking App to use during the Heritage
Day Virtual Run.
Choose one of the three FNB Run Your City Series Heritage Day Virtual Routes,
which is linked to your profile on the Run Your City Series Tracking App:
• FNB Cape Town 12K CITYRUN
• FNB Durban 10K CITYRUN
• FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN
9. Where do I collect my Race Pack/Goody Bag?
All entrants residing in South Africa will receive a Race Pack to be collected from
the Pargo pickup location selected during the entry process. Race Packs need to
be collected within seven days from notification of arrival from Pargo. Entrants are
to ensure that they have added their free technical event Tee in the correct size,
as no exchanges will be allowed.
Due to posting restrictions and courier costs, entrants residing outside the borders
of South Africa will unfortunately not receive a Race Pack.
Only the first 15,000 entries received before 14 September shall be
guaranteed to receive their Race Packs before the day of the event. Entries
received after 14 September, or after the 15,000 participants threshold, whichever
occurs first, are not guaranteed to receive their Race Packs prior to the event.
10. When will I receive my Race Pack/Goody Bag?
The FNB RYCS Team will start dispatching race packs by the end of August, so
enter soon, to ensure you are one of the first 15,000 entries, or by the 14th of
September, to guarantee you will have your pack in time for race day.
11. Do you allow Virtual Run entry refunds?
All entries are final, there will be no refunds, substitutions, or deferrals.
12. If I entered the Joburg or Durban event at the beginning
of the year, what happens to my entry?
You will have received an email from the FNB RYCS team that requested you to
choose one of the following three options:
• Transfer your entry to the Heritage Day Virtual Run.
• Donate your entry fee to the charity of your choice.
• Request a refund.
13. Do I have to wear the FNB RYCS T-shirt when I run?
Participants are encouraged to run in their official FNB RYCS T-shirt.
14. Will I be able to run one of the actual FNB Run Your City
Series race courses on 24 September?
Participants are advised that no physical route or course shall be demarcated or
secured for the event. In the circumstances, participants are encouraged to create
their own route for their applicable distance, while strictly adhering to the traffic
rules and regulations in their area, and not to seek to follow any official route, or
one that may have been used in previous editions of the RYCS.
Participants will also be required to adhere to COVID-19 related hygiene, physical
and social distancing regulations set out by their local authorities.
15. Can I run on a treadmill?
No, participants’ GPS locations will be tracked through their phone (via the Run
Your City Series Tracking App), so participants will be required to run on the
road, or any open spaces allowable, within their local COVID-19 social distancing
16. Will I be able to run the FNB RYCS Heritage Day Virtual
Run with friends or family?
This will strictly depend on the COVID-19 related hygiene, physical and social
distancing regulations, determined by the lockdown level set out by the
participants’ local authorities.
17. How will my race be timed?
Participants will be required to download and use the Run Your City Series
Tracking App. This App will use participants’ cell phone GPS tracker to track their
progress, which means participants must run with their phones and have their
phone’s location function switched on.
18. Do I have to run with my phone?
Should you wish to be included in the results, and receive a digital finisher’s
certificate and digital medal, you will be required to download and use the Run
Your City Series Tracking App.
19. Will I receive a medal?
All finishers will receive a digital medal and digital Finishers Certificate.
20. Where will I see my results?
A live leaderboard will be available on the Run Your City Series Tracking App, and
the final results will be available post-event on both the App and the FNB Run
Your City Series website.
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