Event Areas Archives: Western Cape

Van Loveren’s Java Trail Run

Goodie bag and medal to all finishers.

Starting time: 10km: 7:45am.

Pre-entries, available on https://online.entries.co.za/entries/findperson.aspx?eid=3120, or via www.javamtb.co.za. Late entries the morning of the race.

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Rhino Trail Run

Run for a rhino on Sunday 28 September in the Hillcrest Quarry and support the terrible plight our Rhinos find themselves in.
The Resolution Health Ride the Rhino MTB event will finish in the Hillcrest Quarry on Sun 28 Sep with a Rhino Trail Run and live entertainment.
Trail run entry includes live entertainment by David van Vuuren, winner of SA Idols 2011. There will be food and drink stalls making this an outing for the whole family.

Late entries on Sunday at Hillcrest from 07:30

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Freshpak Fitness Festival

The festival consists of:
Duathlon – 5km run / 20km cycle / 2.5km run (12:30pm)
Biathlon – 5km run / 20km cycle (12:30pm)
Triathlon – 800m swim / 20km cycle / 5km run (3pm)
Long swim – 3km or 1.5km (9am)
FitKids – 1km run / 200m swim / 1km run (10:30am)
Run for Fun – 1km (11:20am)

28th annual festival (the Western Cape’s biggest multi-sport festival), and Clanwilliam’s 200th anniversary!

There are also facilities to braai on the campsites. The race organisers have additionally sought to ensure that as wide a variety as possible of food stalls and cooldrink sellers are on site during the course of the race day to cater for athletes. There is a cash bar in the registration marquee that continues to sell drinks from 18:00 – 21:00 on Friday, and from 10:00 on Saturday, throughout prize giving and the after-party. A percentage of the proceeds raised from entry fees will be donated to CANSA’s West Coast region. Rooibos’s anti-oxidant properties are known to fight cancer effectively and form part of a healthy lifestyle.

Pre-entries, available on Registration.aspx, will close the afternoon before the race or when the limit is reached. There will be NO LATE ENTRIES or ON THE DAY ENTRIES.

For more information on the Freshpak Fitness Festival, visit www.freshpakfitnessfestival.co.za.

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Mitchells Plain Titans Half Marathon

A flat race through Mitchell’s Plain and along the coastline.

Unique Fact: 4km of this race is actually run along the beach.

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

Starting times: 21.1km: 6am; 10km: 6:15am; 5km: 8am.

Enter on race day only, from 4:30am.

Walkers, wheelchair users and dogs are welcome on the 10km & 5km.

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Labourwise 10km & 5km Fun Run/Walk

Starting time: 10km & 5km Fun Run/Walk: 6:30pm.

Entries on the day only.

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The Landmarks Half Marathon & The My School Move for Health 6km Fun Run/Walk, incorporating the ADT/Woolworths School Challenge in conjunction with The Sports Science Institute of South Africa

The 21.1km route offers a challenging and scenic route past key landmarks in the Southern Suburbs, incorporating heritage sites, world-class sporting facilities, and the tranquil surrounds of Western Province Cricket Club, where the race starts and finishes. Some of the landmarks include: Rondebosch Common, Mosterts Mill, University of Cape Town, Rhodes Memorial, Newlands Forest, Josephine Mill, Newlands Brewery, Newlands Rugby Stadium and Sahara Park.
The 6km Fun Run/Walk will encourage school children to become active and start enjoying the outdoors.

Unique Fact: The scenery and organization are what make this race spectacular.

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

Pre-entries, available on www.topevents.co.za, will open 1 August and will close 24 October 2014. Cash entries will be accepted at Sportsmans Warehouse in Rondebosch, Tyger Valley, Canal Walk and Tokai. These open 1 August and will close 20 October 2014. You can also enter on race day,at the WPCC Sports Centre, from 5am.

Walkers, wheelchair users and dogs will be welcome on the 6km Fun Run. Walkers are welcome on the 21.1km too as they have 3:15 to finish.

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Elsies Rivier 10km

A circular, flat and fast race, along Elsies River Halt Road.

All finishers will receive a medal, and there will be prizes for category and lucky draw winners.

Starting times: 10km: 6:45am; 5km: 7:15am.

Enter on race day only, 5:45am.

Walkers and wheelchair users are welcome.

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Timber City Orchard Run

A flat and fast race, through the scenic, Dwarsriver Valley.

Unique Fact: Now in its 7th year, the race is growing, year-on-year, and can attract over 1 000 participants.

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

Starting times: 21.1km: 7am; 10km: 7:15am; 5km Fun .

Pre-entries, available at www.enteronline.co.za, will close on 31 October. You can also enter on race day, from 5:30am.

Walkers are welcome only on the 10km race.

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Klaas Maffa Memorial 15km Run

A flat and fast race, with only one hill, along tar and dirt roads.

Unique Fact: The Huguenot Mountains boast spectacular scenery.

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

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

Pre-entries, available at www.enteronline.co.za, will open on 1 October. They will close on 2 November. You can also enter on race day, from 6am.

Walkers and wheelchair users are welcome.

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Waterfront 2 Heads Half Marathon

The first 11km is flat, before a 3km climb and a flat section to the finish. The 10km and 5km are fast and flat.

Unique Fact: This is a scenic route which sticks to the lagoon all the way.

Medals will be awarded to all finishers and prizes to category winners. Category prize month and prize money for walkers.

Starting time: 21.1km, 10km & 5km Fun Run: 7am.

Pre-entries, available at www.knysnamarathon.co.za, will close on 12 November. The first 100 online entries will receive a complimentary buff. You can also enter on race day, from 6am. All online entries will receive a goodie bag.

Walkers are welcome. The course is not suitable for wheelchair users.

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