Please see the indemnity form here for further details.
Is it for men and women?
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.
What about getting clean afterwards?
Please make use of the warm showers that are available to freshen up.
They are serviced but please bring your own towel.
In times of drought, this amenity will not be available. Please refer to your race info pack that will be emailed to you before the event.
Can I bring animals?
Strictly no pets allowed.
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.
What is the total distance of the challenge?
No. of Obstacles
How fit do I need to be?
Participants need to be able to at least walk the indicated course distance comfortably without compromising their health.
Obstacles include swimming and climbing, so participants need to be prepared to exert themselves.
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
Why do we need timing chips?
LiveTime timing bands are compulsory. Timing Chips fulfill various functions: help keep partcipants in their correct start time block; provide medical information in case of emergency; monitors who has started and has come off the course; gives you an indication of your time in comparison to others
If you have registered yourself or have been registered by someone else to participate in the IMpi Challenge event, you automatically accept the terms and conditions and indemnity of the event. See the indemnity here.