IMPI FAQs answered

Here are your burning questions answered:

How do I enter the Challenge?

Get IMPI tickets here.

How old do I need to be to take part?

IMPI Elite – 18+ years

IMPI Corporate – 16+ years

IMPI Challenge – 16+ years

IMPI Dash – 10+ years

IMPI Mini – 6 – 10 years

Can I enter if I am a foreign citizen?

Yes you can, you need to provide us with your passport number instead of ID Number.

What is the entry fee?

IMPI Elite – R550

IMPI Corporate – R500

IMPI Challenge – R400

IMPI Dash – R300

IMPI Mini – R100

How can I pay for an entry?

You can pay with a credit card or via EFT – on checkout you select your option.

I paid via EFT, but I haven’t received my ticket?

Please email

Hours of operation: Weekdays 8am to 4pm

Can I do it in teams and if so how many people per team?

Yes you can do it in teams – please enter with your friends and family for an amazing experience.

There is a 15 person limit to a team, but you can enter more than one team.

Teams can be mixed teams of male and female, all shapes and sizes.

Make sure you all enter into the same time slot, and on the day meet up and get to the start line together.

How do I enter a team?

Log on to the entry system here.

Make sure you have your team names, mobile numbers and their e-mail addresses.

Each team member will receive an e-mail and instructions on how to print their ticket, complete medical info etc.

You will need to make payment for the whole team to confirm the tickets.

Any issues? Mail

What is the IMPI refund policy?

No refunds are applicable.

Please see the indemnity form here for further details.

What time is registration?

An hour before your starting time selected when you register.

You select a time start when you register online however when you register on the day we break you down into smaller start groups within that hour you registered for.

Watch our Facebook and Twitter announcements and IMPI newsletters for pre-entry information.

Remember Elites start first off on the day. 

Are spectators allowed to come?

Yes, definitely! There will be a marked spectator route for them with viewpoints.

You can all enjoy the festival area together after the Challenge.

Even though pets are part of the family, they are not allowed at the IMPI venues.

Can I bring my children?

Yes, definitely! Children welcome although please make sure they are looked after if you are taking part in the challenge.

Why not enter them into the Dash or Mini event?

Are there prizes?

The Elite category is the only official category with prize money. The prize purse is R5000 each for the first male and first female in. More info on Elite here.

There is a Competitive Challenge and Competitive Dash category. The first male and female over the finish line from each competitive time slot will be the winner. The Winners for each competitive slot will receive prize money. More info on Competitive Challenge and Competitive Dash here.

All other entry category finishers receive a FREE finishers photo to commemorate the achievement of finishing. Photo’s are given on the day and are available on the IMPI Facebook page.

How long will it take me to do an IMPI?

That would depend on you: your level of fitness, strength, experience etc.

It would take an average person of average fitness:

IMPI Elite: approximately 2h40min

IMPI Challenge: approximately 3h

IMPI Dash: approximately 2h

IMPI Mini: approximately 30min

What must I wear?

Whatever you feel comfortable to climb, crawl, swim and run in.

Try to avoid cotton that soaks up water and slows you down.

We recommend running shoes preferably not clean and new ones, tights long or short, and a running t-shirt or long top. You can donate your running shoes after the event to our ShoePower initiative.

Arm protection is also advisable – either arm warmers or a long top; if not, just be careful.

The IMPI shop sells gloves, long and short sleeve T’s.

Remember to dress up and enter our Best Dressed Competitions.

Can I bring my own food?

Unfortunately no outside food or drinks will be allowed into the venue.

Where can I leave my bag/stuff?

IMPI has a bag drop area that will keep your stuff for you until you need it.

Who do I email if I have a further query?

For any ticket related enquiries please email

For event related enquiries please email

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