Event Areas Archives: Gauteng

The Color Run – Pretoria

Color Runners get ready in the start shute at 9am, start gun goes off at 10am to start the happiest 5km in the city of Tshwane. Each batch starts 3 minutes apart and you’ll head off in each batch with approximately 500 new friends. It takes 1-2 hours to run or walk the route and then into the festival zone where you will enjoy music from well known DJ’s,local acts, best-dressed competitions, food and drink and you guessed it, more color!

Starting time: 5km: 10am.

Pre-entries, available on www.thecolorrunsouthafrica.nutickets.co.za.

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RAC City Lodge Tough One 32km & Asics FIVE

True to its namesake, this race is a tough one through the surrounding suburbs.

Purchase a sponsor’s t-shirt for R150 (until 2 November 2014).

Starting times: 32km: 6am; 5km: 6:30am.

Pre-entries, available by contacting RAC, until 22 November 2014. Enter on the day for R180.

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Sportsmans Warehouse 10km & 5km

Unique Fact: A flat route through a local township. This will be an official 10km CGA walkers event!

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

Starting time: 10km & 5km: 7am.

Pre-entries, available at www.enteronline.co.za and at Sportsmans Warehouse (Princess Crossing), will close on 3 November. You can also enter on race day, 6am.

Walkers, wheelchairs and dogs will be welcome.

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Rowlin National Night Race

A flat and easy race through the surrounding residential area.

Unique Fact: A night race with festive lights is sure to get you in the mood for the holiday period.

Medals will be awarded to all finishers and prizes to category winners.

Starting times: 15km & 10km: 7pm; 5km: 7:10pm.

Pre-entries, available on www.entrytime.com, close 29 October 2014. You can also enter on race day, from 5pm.

Walkers are welcome.

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Soweto City Marathon

Considered a tour of Soweto, this marathon passes the Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication in Kliptown, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, the Hector Pieterson Memorial, Winnie-Madikizela Mandela’s house and Jabulani Mall. Besides the marathon, there is a 10km race and a 5km Fun Run.

Starting times: 42.2km: 6am; 21.1km: 6:30am; 10km Run & Walk: 7am.

Pre-entries will available at local sports stores and at www.entrytime.com, close 10 October 2014. There will be no late entries.

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Starting times: 21.1km & 10km: 6am; 5km Fun Run: 6:05am.

Pre-entries, available on www.csirrunner.co.za or at Run-a-Way Sport, Running Inn, and The Sweat Shop, Centurion. 21.1km & 10km are pre-entry only. Enter the 5km Fun Run on race day.

Bring slip along to collect your race pack on the following days:
• Wednesday, 22 October from 17:00 to 19:00 at the CSIR, Club Office, South Gate
• Thursday, 23 October from 17:00 to 19:00 at the CSIR, Club Office, South Gate
• Friday, 24 October from 13:00 to 19:00 at the CSIR, Club Office, South Gate
• Race Day from 04:30 to 05:45 at the CSIR, North Gate

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Irene Primary School Moonlight Fun Run

Medals, spot prizes and 1,2,3 place cash prize.

Starting times: 3km: 5:30pm; 8km: 6pm.

Pre-entries, available on www.ireneprimary.co.za, close Monday 20 October. You can also enter on race day.

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Midstream College Adventure Race

Distance: 25km consisting of running, mountain biking and additional challenges

Prizes for category winners and lots of lucky draw prizes

Pre-entries, available on www.nevarestchallenge.com/midstream close 14 October 2014.

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GNT Provincial Tri Champs

Olympic: 1.5km swim, 40km cycle, 10km run
Sprint: 600m swim, 20km cycle, 5km run
Half sprint: 300m swim, 10km cycle, 2.5km run

Visit www.gntriathlon.co.za for more information.

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Eleven Global Sun City

Sprint (Sat 8 Nov): 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run: 7am
Eleven Kids (Sat 8 Nov): Age Group 6-8: 50m swim, 1.5km bike, 1km run; Age Group 9-11: 100m swim, 5km bike, 1.25km run; Age Group 12-15: 200m swim, 100km bike, 2.5km run: 9:30am
Olympic (Sun 9 Nov): 1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run: 7am

Pre-entries, available on https://www.11global.com/ELEVEN%20Sun%20City/, close TBA. Collect race packs Friday 7 November at the Baobab Room, Sun City Hotel, from 4-7pm.

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