Discovery 947 Rhythm Run


What is the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run?
It’s for the avid runner, the social runner or the haven’t-run-yet runner. The Discovery 947 Rhythm Run is the coolest new run in Jozi. Hit the track to your favourite track. Choose to run 1 lap, the 4.7km or 2 laps, the 9.4km distance, timed. Lace up to run for real or run for fun. Once you’ve felt the burn, you’ll get to meet and hang out and party with 947 DJs and personalities at our After-party – a not-to-miss!
When is the Rhythm Run?
The Discovery 947 Rhythm Run will take place on Saturday 20 May at 17h15. The Run will start and finish at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit.


How much is the entry fee and what will I receive in my race pack?
The entry fee is R250.00 per person (non-refundable), including courier fee. Your race pack will include a wrist band (with your race number printed on it, which links us to all of your important medical information), final instructions booklet, timing chip and a complimentary Rhythm Run Moisture Management T-shirt. Your entry fee also gets you entry to the After-party. Oh no - there are no more entries for the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run!
So sorry we won’t see you there but follow us @947RhythmRun for all the action on the night.
How can I enter the Rhythm Run and do I have the option to run/walk?
Entries were only available online and entry capacity has unfortunately been reached. You have the choice to run/walk, bearing in mind that the event is timed.
Can anyone enter the Rhythm Run?
Anyone over 18 years old is able to participate in the Rhythm Run. The event is wheelchair friendly, although no prams or pets will be permitted.
When is the closing date of the Rhythm Run entries?
Our capacity of 8000 has been reached, and sadly, there are no more entries for the Discovery 947 Rhythm Run!
So sorry we won’t see you there but follow us @947RhythmRun for all the action on the night.
Do I have to qualify for the Rhythm Run?
You do not need to take part in any qualifying races prior to the Rhythm Run nor do you require a temporary licence.
Is the Rhythm Run timed?
Yes. The timing chip provided in your race pack will need to be attached to your running shoe.
What is the cut off time?
Participants must complete the first lap within 40 minutes or less in order to commence a second lap.
When should I expect to receive my race pack?
Race packs will be couriered to you between 15 – 19 May between 09h00 – 17h00.
Please provide correct delivery address details in your entry form where someone will be available to receive the parcel from 15 – 19 May between 09h00 – 17h00. Delivery costs resulting after 2 failed delivery attempts will be charged to the entrant. *Reminder: only entries received up to and including 10 May will receive their race packs via courier. Any entries received 11 - 14 May will be required to collect their race pack from Number Collection at Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from 15:00 on the day of the event.


Is there a bag drop-off area?
Yes, you can leave your bag with us whilst you Run.
Please refer to the VENUE MAP.
Will there be safe parking?
Parking is secure within the grounds, and is free for entrants.
The gates to Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit open to the public from 15h00 on Saturday 20 May 2017.
No spectators / guests allowed on the route or at the venue unless the individual is in possession of a supporters ticket. The venue and Run is wheelchair friendly.
Is there a pick-up/drop-off zone?
Most certainly! This will be located within Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit, near the Start area.


What is the Rhythm Run After-party?
This is the entertainment provided by 947 after the run, the entertainment includes 947 presenters and DJ’s.
Do I have to buy tickets for the After-party?
The After-party is open only to participants, your race number gets you into the After-party.
What time does the After-party finish?
The After-party will finish at 22h00.
Can my friends who are not running, attend the After-party?
Supporters tickets were on sale at a cost of R150 per person (excl VAT) and were limited to 3 tickets per entrant. Supporters tickets are sold out.
These tickets do not include a Rhythm Run Moisture Management T-shirt.
Supporters must be 18 years old or older on the day of the race. Race organisers have the right to verify and request verification of the age of Supporterss at any time.
Supporters tickets are non-refundable.
Supporters with valid Supporters access bands will have access to the venue, start waiting area and After-party during specified times only. Supporters will not have access to the track / routes.
Supporters are required to follow instructions of the marshalls, security and race organisers or their appointed representatives.
Will we be able to freshen up before the After-party?
There will be an area where you can freshen up close to the finish. Regrettably, no showers available.
What must I wear to the Rhythm Run?
We want to see you in your complimentary Rhythm Run Moisture Management T-shirt, or your trendy activewear! Wear something fit to party in!
Will there be food stalls?
The will be food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages for sale. There are ATM facilities and credit/debit cards will be accepted.