Event Areas Archives: Gauteng

Pretoria Bobbies / Wonderboom Junction 3 in 1 Run & Walk

Starting times: 21km: 5:30am; 10km: 5:40am; 5km Fun Run: 5:50am.

Pre-entries, available on www.entrytime.com, close 11 March 2015. You can also enter on race morning, from 4:30am.

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Merrell Autumn Night Run (JHB), powered by Black Diamond

Description: Bring a friend or the whole family, your headlamp and join us for some night time fun. Dress as BRIGHT and LUMINOUS as you can and stand a chance to WIN! Night time running is an experience you should all try at least once!

Cooldrinks and Snacks will be on sale after the run in order to raise funds for the School.

Starting times:8km: 6:30pm; 5km: 6:40pm.

Pre-entries, available on www.entrytickets.co.za, open 1 February 2015. You can also enter on the day.

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Medihelp Sunrise Monster, Mini and Baby Monster

This undulating route is not for the faint hearted, but the route is scenic, passing through 12 picturesque suburbs of Pretoria.

This year the race organisers expect even more runners dressed in weird and wacky green outfits.

All finishers will receive a medal and there will be free t-shirts for all 10km and 32km pre-entrants (while stocks last).

Unique Fact: The event is now in its 37th consecutive year and is dubbed ” the ultimate Comrades conditioner”.

Starting times: Sunrise Monster (32km): 6:03am; Mini Monster (10km): 6:30am; Baby Monster (5km): 6:04am.

Pre-entries, available at www.enteronline.co.za and at local sports stores (Run-A-Way Sport, Running Inn, the Sweat Shop), will close on 4 March 2015. You can also enter at the Harlequin club fields on Friday 6 March, from 4 – 7pm, or on race morning, from 4:30am.

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Jackal Creek Night Run Series

Starting times: 8km & 4km: 8pm.

Pre-entries, available on http://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1448053615, close on the Tuesday 17 March 2015. Early bird entries (R50) until 11 March, Standard entries (R60) until 17 March. You can also enter on race day, from 6:30 – 8pm at Jackal Creek Gym (late entry fee of R75).

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Jackal Creek Night Run Series

Starting times: 8km & 4km: 8pm.

Pre-entries, available on http://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1448053615, close on the Tuesday before the event. You can also enter on race day, from 6:30 – 8pm.

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Jackal Creek Night Run Series

Starting times: 8km & 4km: 8pm.

Pre-entries, available on http://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1448053615, close on the Tuesday before the event. You can also enter on race day, from 6:30 – 8pm.

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Ford 10 & 21.1km

Description: The race follows a flat, yet challenging route around the newly built security estate, featuring beautiful scenery.

Medals will be awarded to all finishers and prizes to category winners. There will also be a lucky draw.

Starting times: 21.1km & 10km: 6:30am; 5km: 6:45am.

Pre-entries will be available at local sport shops and www.saactive.co.za closes on 8 April 2015. You can also enter on race day, from 4:15am.

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The ACE 10km SA Championship

Starting times: 10km SA Champs: 5:45am; 10km open: 6am; 5km Fun Run: 6:10am.

Pre-entries, available on www.entrytime.com, close 25 February 2015. You can also enter on race morning, from 4am.

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Hyundai Rock the Run

Some important info about parking….

“We are expecting over 8 000 athletes to participate in this race and with spectators, the overall number of attendees will substantially exceed this. The safety and convenience of all participants and attendees is a critical consideration for us, which is why we wanted to provide the public with an update on the designated parking areas available ahead of this race, as well as parking for race pack collection”, says Francois Marais, Marketing Manager at Hyundai Automotive South Africa.

The race packs will be available and ready for collection prior to the race on the Friday, 27th of February at 10h00 to 18h00 and Saturday the 28th of February 2015 from 10h00 to 18h00 at Sandton City Shopping Centre.

Activity

Venue
Date and Time
Parking -Recommended
Registration and Goody Pack Collection –Day 1

Sandton City
Shopping Centre
Level 8 Parking, above new section –Doppio Zero
Friday 27th of Feb
10h00-18h00

Sandton City Shopping Centre

Registration and Goody Pack Collection –Day2

Sandton City Shopping Centre
Level 8 Parking, above new section –Doppio Zero
Saturday 28th of Feb
10h00-18h00

Sandton City Shopping Centre

Parking options available on race day:
21km and 10km start at 07:30am sharp, with 5km starting at 07h45. All attendees/participants will need to arrive at least thirty minutes before the starting time. Parking is available throughout the Sandton Central Business District at the below listed locations:

Parking Facility including Address
No of Parking Bays and Distance to Venue
Daily Rates
Sandton Shopping Centre,
Cnr. Sandton Drive and Rivonia Road, Sandton

8000 bays including Nelson Mandela Square
Distance to venue is between 1km and 1.2km

Daily Rates-hourly rate will apply for Friday
Flat rate of R10.00 for Saturday and Sunday

Radisson Gautrain
Corner West Street and Katherine Drive

Limited parking space approximately 450 m from the venue
Daily rates apply- Nearest parking facility to the venue, however it is more pricey- R16 for one hour

Various Gautrain Stations- Park, Rhodesfield, Rosebank, Sandton, Marlboro, Midrand, Centurion, Pretoria and Hatfield

Parking available at all Gautrain Stations, please make use of the train to Sandton Station
R17 per day if the return train trip is used. Otherwise it is R100 per day at any station

Please be aware of the following:
· No parking will be available in and around the venue (Mushroom Farm Park) on the day of the race (this includes at the start and finish of the race)
· Due to build up, there is no drop and go option in and around Mushroom Farm Park
· Parking is also not available at Radisson Blu
· Be sure to avoid these areas and arrive early to secure your parking spot

Starting times: 21.1km, 10km & 5km: 7:30am.

Entry fees: Early bird: 21.1km: R240, 10km: R210; 5km: R150 (close midnight on 26 January 2015); Normal tickets: 21.1km: R260 (temp license: R25), 10km: R230 (temp license: R20), 5km: R160 (R120 non-running ticket)

Run, sing and dance to the beat with more than 10,000 athletes, families and friends as they take to the Sandton streets with music stages positioned at key points on the beautiful and scenic route. The event consists of 5km, 10km and 21.1km routes and starts at Mushroom Farm Park, home of the landmark Hyundai balloon. All participants will then gain access to the massive after party concert, at the same venue, featuring some of South Africa’s biggest bands and performers.

Entries are now open and Hyundai Rock the Run 2015 promises to be bigger and better than before with a number of exiting enhancements, including:
o Performances by Mi Casa, Matthew Mole and Mango Groove;
o A new 5km social fun run which is open to all ages;
o A fun dress-up theme which encourages all participants to dress-up as their favourite rock or pop performer and stand in-line to win fantastic spot prizes at the event;
o A massive ‘Wall of Noise’, which will provide more than 400 metres of music, packed with DJs and pumping tracks;
o More music on the route than ever before with live choirs, orchestras and buskers adding to the musical experience;

Freebies galore – the first 5,000 participants to book their 10 & 21.1km tickets will receive a complimentary Rock the Run running shirt.

Pre-entries, available on www.rocktherun.co.za. Early bird entries close 26 January 2015. Entries close 21 February 2015. Limited late entries will be accepted at race registration on 27 and 28 February 2015, from 10am – 6pm.

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Urban Series 2015

90-minute, urban, night-time navigation running event for pairs.

Distances: 3-4km, 2km (novice), 400m (kiddies).

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