Event Areas Archives: Gauteng

Pick n Pay Women’s Walk Polokwane

The Pick n Pay Women’s Walks have been taking South Africa by storm! Held almost every other weekend, at Pick n Pay’s all around the country, ladies have adorned their pink t-shirts in support of PinkDrive, to raise awareness and much needed funds for breast cancer examinations and screenings for women who cannot afford them. Find out more at a Pick n Pay near you.

This August, Pick n Pay and PinkDrive are hosting the Pick n Pay Women’s Walk Pretoria. As part of a series of nationwide 5km walks, this event aims to raise funds to provide free cancer examinations and screenings to women.
By taking part in the Pick n Pay Women’s Walk at the LC De Villiers Sports Grounds, you become part of the solution to a national problem. Alternatively, donate your smart shopper points to PinkDrive via a kiosk in store or the Pick n Pay mobile app on your smart phone.
Gates open: 07h00
Walk starts: 08h00
Cost of entry: R40 for adults, R20 for children under 18.
T-Shirt, medal and goody bag will be given to all participants.
Only 2 000 participants will be allowed to join, so book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.
Book your tickets at…
● Pick n Pay Hatfield
● Pick n Pay Hillcrest
● Pick n Pay Hyper, or
● online via Pick n Pay Tickets.

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Dates: 04 and 05 September 2014
Time: 10h00 – 18h00
Venue: Pick n Pay Hyper

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WITS 21.1km/10km Road Race

Starting time: 21.1km & 10km: 8am.

Giveaways to the first 2000 finishers.

Pre-entries, available on www.entrytime.com, close 8 August 2014. You can also enter on race morning, from 6am.

Walkers welcome.

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Hi-Performance Midas Road Runners 10km

Flat and fast, through quiet suburbs.
Medals to all finishers. There will also be a lucky draw.
Enter on race morning, from 6:30am.
Walkers are welcome.

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Sandton Community Police Forum Fun Run

All proceeds will go to the CPF for the betterment of policing in the Sandton community.

Medals to all finishers. Food and drinks on sale. Lucky draw prizes.

Starting time: 8km & 4km: 8am.

Pre-entries, available on www.entrytime.com, close 14 July 2014.

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The King’s School West Rand CLEARWATER MALL 5 & 10KM RACE

Goody bags with a t-shirt and medal to all participants.

Pre-entries, available on www.entrytime.co.za, close TBA. You can also enter at the start on the day of the race from 6am.

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The Highveld Winter Trail Challenge

Starting times: 17km: 8am; 10km: 8:15am; 5km: 8:30am.

The 450 hectares offer a nature reserve in the middle of the bustling city. You will forget all about the hustle and bustle of the city when you get onto these well marked, well-kept trails. There are quite a few fatigue distractions with Impala, Springbok, Black Wildebeest, Zebra, many small rodents can ben seen… mongoose, dassies, cane rates, jackal, civit cats and event the greater genet.

Pre-entries, available on www.multisportbasement.co.za, close TBA. Late entries will be accepted on race morning until 15 minutes before the relevant race.

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Jumpertrax Pioneer Run

The 14km starts at 7am and the 6km at 7:15am.

The event starts and finishes at Voortrekker monument. New hiking routes have been laid out by single track guru David who also developed Groenkloof, and these will be the routes you’ll be traveling on. Spectacular single track is around every hook and bend. As always trail runners on the short route can expect a moderate to easy route, while the long distance will be challenging with lots of climbing nad rocky underfoot conditions. The event will prove to be a true test of stamina, strength and fitness.

Pre-entries, available on www.verticalhorison.co.za, close 23 August 2013. Late entries are accepted, but won’t receive a medal and will pay an extra R20 penalty, which will be donated to a charity at the last race of the year.

Registration on race day from 5:30am at the race venue.

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Arthro Choice Half Marathon & I Hot 10km Run/Walk

PLEASE NOTE: These details have not been confirmed.

Starting time: 21.1km & 10km: 7am.

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Dawn2Dusk 12-hour Circuit

A demanding, 1km circuit within the school. You can run the race as an individual, or in a team of 2. The winners in each category are encouraged by the longest distance they can run within 12 hours. The record distance for a team entry is 150km.

In 2013 history was made when the dawn2dusk 12 hour circuit race added a challenging 100 mile race for the real tough customers! This was to be the first ever 100 mile race held in Pretoria.

The idea started in 2011 when Allister Gibbons & Tobie Reyneke ran the 12 hour circuit race back2back for the Wolmer project charity.

In 2013 it was won by Pieter Pretorius from Polokwane ac in a time of 19:59:34! It turned out to be a tough and cold race with only 4 finishers!

The question remains….are you tough enough to take the challenge on? Enter now and find out!

Unique Fact: The race is now in its 13th year. Typically, participants camp on the school grounds overnight, before the race.

There will be special trophies for winners.

Starting times: 29 Aug: 100 miler: 4pm; 30 Aug: 12 hour: 6am.

Enter via fax/e-mail by 30 June 2014. If bookings are full your name will be placed on a waiting list. No late entries.

Walkers are welcome. Individual walkers are only required to cover 70km

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Ocean Basket Marcel van’t Slot Memorial Race

Route description: Flat and fast.

T-shirts to the first 1000 entries for the 15km and the first 500 entries for the 5km. Medals to the first 2200 finishers on the 15km and the first 1000 on the 5km. Spot prizes are also on offer (50 x R100 gift vouchers Oceans basket for 15km entrants and 50 X 100 gift vouchers for 5km entrants).

Starting times: 15km Run: 7am; 15km Walk: 6:50am; 5km Fun Run: 7:15am.

Pre-entries, available at Running Inn and the Sweat Shop, or on www.entrytime.co.za, close 11 August 2014. You can also enter on race morning, from 5:30am.

Wheelchair users are welcome. Blind and Great Grand masters free.

Ocean Basket Marcel van’t Slot Memorial Race1

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