Event Areas Archives: Western Province

Moon Chaser Night Trail Run Series

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

Pre-entries are closed. You can enter on the night for R100.

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Anna Basson Properties Autumn Trail Run # 2

This event caters for the whole family. It will be hosted on the beautiful Middelvlei farm in Stellenbosch. You have the option of a 12km or 6km trail run, or a 5km walk. Babies and prams are also welcome on the 5km route. This is the easiest of our events so you can expect fast finishing times. No single track, all on jeeptrack between vineyards. Middelvlei will sell ‘braaibroodjies’ and ‘boerewors rolls’, so come and relax after your run.

Overall prize money for the event. Best 2 of the 3 events count.

Starting times: 12km: 8am; 6km: 8:15am; 5km Walk: 8:30am.

Pre-entries, available on www.trailrunning.co.za, close Wednesday 8 April 2015. Registration and late entries on race morning, from 6am.

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Spur Adventure Sprint Race – final

Distance / Duration: 2-3 hours
Disciplines: 10-12km MTB, 2-3km trail run, obstacles, water obstacles
Team Format: 2′s and 3′s. Not a relay
There is also a mini kiddies course for Spur Eco Warriors Event, approx. 2km MTB, 500m run

Starting time: 9am.

There is also a Spur Eco-Warriors kiddies event (500m run, 2km MTB; R50 on the day; 9:05am)

Pre-entries, available on www.quantumadventures.co.za, close 25 March 2015. You can also enter on race morning, from 7:30am – 8:45am.

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Bench2Bench

The race is now in it’s 8th year and is growing in popularity, while limiting the entries retains an intimate atmosphere.

Unique Fact: The event remembers Denis Nixon, an avid runner, who always encouraged people to be active, especially through running.

This run/walk will be enjoyed by family and friends alike, followed by a well-deserved light breakfast and fabulous prizes.

Starting time: 8km & 5km: 7:30am.

Pre-entries, available at http://bench2bench.co.za/entry/, open 1 February 2015 and close 25 March 2015. You can also enter on race day, from 6:30am.

Walkers, baby joggers and well-behaved dogs are welcome.

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Neon Run™ 2015

It’s the most fun you can have in the dark! South Africa’s electric night-time spectacular has gone national with Neon Run™ 2015 taking place with five fun-filled festivals at major city centres.

Join thousands of runners, joggers and walkers decked out in all manner of glow and neon paraphernalia as they complete the course and manoeuvre through glow stations before celebrating at the post-race party with a dazzling laser light show.

Performing will be some of South Africa’s top musicians and DJs.

5FM’s Nick Hamman will serve as master of ceremonies for all five neon events with Cape Town based DJ Chris Taylor – known for playing uplifting progressive house and electro – as resident DJ for Neon Run South Africa™. 5FM DJ Vic Naidoo will appear in all five cities; Roger Goode will take to the stage in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Johannesburg and DJ Fresh will appear in Bloemfontein and Durban.

Also on the line-up are explosive electro-swing act Goodluck (Port Elizabeth); Grassy Spark with their unique fusion of ska-blend and other genres (Cape Town); Sama winning house band Mi Casa (Cape Town and Johannesburg);
Afrikaans kwela folk artist Oros in ‘n Lang Glas (Bloemfontein); rock ‘n roll and Indie Kwela pop band Desmond & the Tutus (Bloemfontein and Durban); electro, rock, dance, folk and hip-hop group iScream & the Chocolate Stix (Durban); Rubber Duc (Johannesburg) with their folk-swing-hop sound and The Illustrators (Johannesburg).

The 2015 tour includes more UV, neon paint, graffiti walls and lasers than ever before with participants at each event in line to win amazing prizes including the use of a Mitsubishi car for a year. Those Discovery members taking part also get Discovery points.

Gates open at 15h00 with music throughout the event while the race starts at 18h30. A beer tent and food stalls are available.

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Tygerberg Full Moon Fun Run & Hike

There aren’t many places with a more epic view of Table Mountain than the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and trail runners as well as hikers now have the opportunity to take on a unique fun run and hike on the trails of this hidden gem of Cape Town every full moon.

The 5km event will start and finish at the Welgemoed entrance of the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and has been timed that participants will be able to see the sun set and the full moon rise as they make their way up Tortoise trail to Watsonia past the masts, down the hill to turn left on Striped Weasel, left on Ukhetshe, up to the viewpoint, down Golden Mole and continuing back up Golden Mole back to the gate.

Participants will have a maximum of 2 and a half hours to complete the course with a lead runner showing the way and a sweep to look after the last runners on course. All proceeds will go to the Nature Care Fund.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL AS NUMBERS ARE LIMITED

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Tygerberg Full Moon Fun Run & Hike

There aren’t many places with a more epic view of Table Mountain than the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and trail runners as well as hikers now have the opportunity to take on a unique fun run and hike on the trails of this hidden gem of Cape Town every full moon.

The 5km event will start and finish at the Welgemoed entrance of the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and has been timed that participants will be able to see the sun set and the full moon rise as they make their way up Tortoise trail to Watsonia past the masts, down the hill to turn left on Striped Weasel, left on Ukhetshe, up to the viewpoint, down Golden Mole and continuing back up Golden Mole back to the gate.

Participants will have a maximum of 2 and a half hours to complete the course with a lead runner showing the way and a sweep to look after the last runners on course. All proceeds will go to the Nature Care Fund.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL AS NUMBERS ARE LIMITED

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Tygerberg Full Moon Fun Run & Hike

There aren’t many places with a more epic view of Table Mountain than the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and trail runners as well as hikers now have the opportunity to take on a unique fun run and hike on the trails of this hidden gem of Cape Town every full moon.

The 5km event will start and finish at the Welgemoed entrance of the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and has been timed that participants will be able to see the sun set and the full moon rise as they make their way up Tortoise trail to Watsonia past the masts, down the hill to turn left on Striped Weasel, left on Ukhetshe, up to the viewpoint, down Golden Mole and continuing back up Golden Mole back to the gate.

Participants will have a maximum of 2 and a half hours to complete the course with a lead runner showing the way and a sweep to look after the last runners on course. All proceeds will go to the Nature Care Fund.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL AS NUMBERS ARE LIMITED

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Tygerberg Full Moon Fun Run & Hike

There aren’t many places with a more epic view of Table Mountain than the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and trail runners as well as hikers now have the opportunity to take on a unique fun run and hike on the trails of this hidden gem of Cape Town every full moon.

The 5km event will start and finish at the Welgemoed entrance of the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and has been timed that participants will be able to see the sun set and the full moon rise as they make their way up Tortoise trail to Watsonia past the masts, down the hill to turn left on Striped Weasel, left on Ukhetshe, up to the viewpoint, down Golden Mole and continuing back up Golden Mole back to the gate.

Participants will have a maximum of 2 and a half hours to complete the course with a lead runner showing the way and a sweep to look after the last runners on course. All proceeds will go to the Nature Care Fund.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL AS NUMBERS ARE LIMITED

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Tygerberg Full Moon Fun Run & Hike

There aren’t many places with a more epic view of Table Mountain than the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and trail runners as well as hikers now have the opportunity to take on a unique fun run and hike on the trails of this hidden gem of Cape Town every full moon.

The 5km event will start and finish at the Welgemoed entrance of the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and has been timed that participants will be able to see the sun set and the full moon rise as they make their way up Tortoise trail to Watsonia past the masts, down the hill to turn left on Striped Weasel, left on Ukhetshe, up to the viewpoint, down Golden Mole and continuing back up Golden Mole back to the gate.

Participants will have a maximum of 2 and a half hours to complete the course with a lead runner showing the way and a sweep to look after the last runners on course. All proceeds will go to the Nature Care Fund.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL AS NUMBERS ARE LIMITED

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