Unisa virtual race

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why participate in the Unisa Virtual Race?

Your participation will help to raise funds towards student learning devices. The race will help mobilise Unisa alumni, students, staff members, donors and friends of the Unisa community in service of humanity.


Who can participate in the race?

Every Unisa student, alumni, donors and staff locally, nationally and globally can participate in the race. You can enter alone or involve your family members, colleagues or friends in this initiative. Everyone, young and old, can take part.


When will the virtual race take place?

2 November 2020 to 31 December 2020.


Can I enter the race even if I am not a resident of South Africa?

Yes, the race is for every Unisa student, alumni, donors and staff locally, nationally and globally.


What are the prizes?

There are no winners in this race. The prize is a virtual certificate that will be sent to you upon completing the race.


How and where will I do the activities?

The venue is anywhere you like. It can be the street, park, forest, on a track or treadmill. You can choose to participate alone or with family, colleagues and friends.


How long can my race be?

You can choose distances of 5km, 10km and 15km and/or 65km for cyclists. Remember, not everyone has to do the same distance.


How much is the entry fee?

R65 per person per entry.


Can I get a refund for not participating in the race?

There are no refunds. All proceeds of the race will go towards purchasing electronic devices for the students.


When do entries close?

31 December 2020.


Where can I enter and pay to participate in the race?

You can enter the race by clicking here.


How do I share my experience?

You are free to share your virtual race photos with us and by posting on the various social media platforms. Remember to use the hashtag #UnisaVirtualRace


For general enquiries?

You can e-mail your enquiries to unisavirtualrace@unisa.ac.za

Last modified: 2020/11/02