Club Standards

Club Standards are a reward system used by the Club to acknowledge outstanding running performances. If a certain time is achieved in a race either a bronze, silver or gold standard is obtained. There are different times required for male and female as well as the different ages and distances.

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Rules:
  • All Standards relate back to World Records at 10km for each age group
  • Gold = 80%; Silver = 70%; Bronze = 60%
  • Base is 10km WR, eqivalise back to 10km up until 30km
  • Round off to nearest 30s for ease of use
  • Marathon add 2.5% due to difficulty terrain and conditions
  • Ultra Rules: 50km add 6%, Oceans add 10%, Comrades add 25% – all due to more difficult terrain and conditions
  • Rules are applied consistently across age groups and sexes
  • Puffer standards remain the same.
  • Karoo 80km has been deleted

Frequently asked questions about club standards:

“What happens if I run 3 bronze standards in a year?”
You will receive a bronze standard award at the annual awards evening.

“What happens if I run 2 gold standards and 1 silver standard in a year? ”
You will receive a silver standard award at the annual awards evening.

“What happens if I run 4 bronze and 1 silver standard in a year?”
You will receive a bronze standard award at the annual awards evening.

“What happens if I run 10 bronze and 1 silver standard in a year?”
You will receive a bronze standard award at the annual awards evening.

“What happens if I run 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze standard in a year?”
You will receive a bronze standard award at the annual awards evening.

Below is the previous Club Standards summary.