Apr

03

2019

Cape Town (South Africa) - "Merrell Autumn Night Run #1". Merrell Autumn Night Run Series powered by Black Diamond. Where: Cape Town. Start & Finish: Simon's Restaurant at Groot Constantia. Distance: 5.5km & 8km. Discipline: Night Trail Running. Start time: 18h30. Limited Entries: 300 runners per night. Enter online: www.entryticktes.net. There is nothing better than midweek night time fun through the historic vineyards of Groot and Klein Constantia with a super festive post-race vibe at Simon's Restaurant. Lots of prizes on offer, wine tasting from Groot Constantia and a guaranteed bottle of wine valued at over R120 for every finisher will ensure a great evening. Different routes each week challenge the racers and excite the trail newcomers and of course the Come as CRAZY and COLOURFUL as you CAN competition on the final night of the series where there is always a wacky winner. Night time running is an experience you should all try at least once! www.mountainrunner.co.za

Apr

06

2019

Gordon's Bay, Western Province (South Africa) - "Leapfrog 21km and Labourwise 10km". Strand Athletics Club is proud to host The Leapfrog 21.1km, and the Labourwise 10km run on 6th April 2019. The Western Province Half Marathon Championship Race. This is a must for all runners. Voted the best half marathon of the year in Western Province in 2013, this race promises beautiful beach views, with its fast and flat route overlooking False Bay. Whether you are a novice, wanting to attempt your first half marathon or 10km, a seasoned runner hoping to run a PB, or a family looking for a great morning out, this race has something for everyone. Prize money will be up for grabs to the first three athletes in each age category for male and female, as well as medals for all finishers. Goodie Bags will be handed out to the first 2500 finishers, and all participants will be able to enter the lucky draw. So dust off those tekkies, and come join in the fun. Saturday 6th April 2019. Starts 7h00 for the 21km & 7h30 for the 10km. Venue is Gordon's Bay Primary School, Sir Lowrys Rd. www.entryninja.com/events/organiser/5442-strand-athletics-club

Apr

07

2019

Cape Town, Western Cape (South Africa) - "Central Athletics 10km Challenge and 5km Fun Run". The Central Athletics 10k Challenge and 5km Fun Run starts and finishes at the iconic Newlands Cricket Stadium in Newlands. The race is run through the streets of Newlands and Rondebosch on a fast, flat and scenic course. The last 3km is along the magnificent Liesbeck River trail and ends at the historic Newlands Stadium. www.centralathletics.co.za

Apr

10

2019

Cape Town (South Africa) - "Merrell Autumn Night Run #2". Merrell Autumn Night Run Series powered by Black Diamond. Where: Cape Town. Start & Finish: Simon's Restaurant at Groot Constantia. Distance: 5.5km & 8km. Discipline: Night Trail Running. Start time: 18h30. Limited Entries: 300 runners per night. Enter online: www.entryticktes.net. There is nothing better than midweek night time fun through the historic vineyards of Groot and Klein Constantia with a super festive post-race vibe at Simon's Restaurant. Lots of prizes on offer, wine tasting from Groot Constantia and a guaranteed bottle of wine valued at over R120 for every finisher will ensure a great evening. Different routes each week challenge the racers and excite the trail newcomers and of course the Come as CRAZY and COLOURFUL as you CAN competition on the final night of the series where there is always a wacky winner. Night time running is an experience you should all try at least once! www.mountainrunner.co.za

Apr

17

2019

Cape Town (South Africa) - "Merrell Autumn Night Run #3". Merrell Autumn Night Run Series powered by Black Diamond. Where: Cape Town. Start & Finish: Simon's Restaurant at Groot Constantia. Distance: 5.5km & 8km. Discipline: Night Trail Running. Start time: 18h30. Limited Entries: 300 runners per night. Enter online: www.entryticktes.net. There is nothing better than midweek night time fun through the historic vineyards of Groot and Klein Constantia with a super festive post-race vibe at Simon's Restaurant. Lots of prizes on offer, wine tasting from Groot Constantia and a guaranteed bottle of wine valued at over R120 for every finisher will ensure a great evening. Different routes each week challenge the racers and excite the trail newcomers and of course the Come as CRAZY and COLOURFUL as you CAN competition on the final night of the series where there is always a wacky winner. Night time running is an experience you should all try at least once! www.mountainrunner.co.za

Apr

26

2019

Hogsback, Eastern Cape (South Africa) - "Merrell Hobbit Trail Runs". Date: 90km 26th & 27th April 2019 / 38km & 16km & 5km Saturday 27th April 2019. Start & Finish: Arminel Hotel, Hogsback, Eastern Cape. Entries: www.mountainrunner.co.za / www.entrytickets.net. Entries Open: 1st November 2018. Entry Fee: R3700. The Merrell Hobbit Journey is a 2 day staged run of the Amathole Hiking Trail. Just thirty brave journeymen and women share in the adventure covering 90km of varied and magical terrain. From Maden Dam explore the enchanted indigenous forests and intriguing Amathole Mountains up to Cata mountain hut to pass the night with good food, good cheer and tired company. The next morning forge onward past cascading waterfalls and across crystal clear streams while enveloped in glorious vistas, and no small amount of sweat, to finally descend into Hogsback. Meanwhile, the 38km run on Saturday may be referred to as the short one at this event but this phenomenal route is consistently noted as the most value per kilometer trail run in the country. Showcasing an immense variety of terrain and challenges, the course has determined runners building a very special relationship with the ups and downs of mountain running. The 16km and 5km routes are neither flat nor easy, but very doable and see a mixture of racers and casual runners all loving the magical vibe of the forest along well marked routes. www.mountainrunner.co.za

Apr

27

2019

Athlone, Western Cape (South Africa) - "Casuarina Nantes Athletic Club Freedom to Run Event". Venue: Vangate Sports Complex (next to Vangate Mall). Race Times: 10km Run 07:00, 10km League Walk 07:10, 5km Fun Run 07:15. Price giving to start at 09:00am. Exciting Spot Prizes. For further information please contact Fadia Roberts 0729727765 or Leon Hendricks 0824113913. www.nantesac.co.za

Aug

01

2019

Potberg, Western Cape (South Africa) - "Merrell Whale of Trail Journey". Start & Finish: De Hoop Collection, De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape. Distance: 53km over 2 days. Discipline: Ultra Trail Running. Entry Fee: R6800 Day 1 takes you 28km over the Potberg mountain and through fynbos valleys until the coastline calls a stop at the welcoming Noetsie hikers Hut. Continue to explore the wild beach cove or relax around the firepit and put your feet up for the afternoon whale extravaganza put on in the bay. Your overnight bag awaits you as well as a sumptuous feast. After a leisurely breakfast on Day 2, first marvel at the famous athletes flying past as they complete the second half of their route and then join the field of the official Whale of Trail race runners covering 25km of rocky cliff ridges, open beach and flowing coastal path. You however, can divert to investigate the caves if you wish, frolick a while wherever the desire strikes you, and run that beach stretch on fresh legs. Just finish at Koppie Alleen any time before dark! Join the festivities there and back at De Hoop race village. www.whaleoftrail.co.za


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