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Running Events in the Western Cape

There are plenty of runs planned for the rest of the year, so keep your takkies and this overview at hand

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It’s no secret that the people of Cape Town and the Western Cape are incredibly active and involved when it comes to outdoor sports and leisure activities. So we’ve created an overview of the major running events scheduled for the rest of 2017, and now you can diarise them and make sure you register before the spaces are filled up.

Trail running is becoming more and more popular and Capetonians arrive in droves to take part in these scenic runs which show off the best vistas of our picturesque province. However, with so many trail runs taking place we have had to select only a few for this overview. The rest can be found by visiting the various websites in the overview.

We’ve categorised the events for the rest of 2017 by date so you can quickly and easily plan your life to accommodate your hobby.

2017 RUNNING EVENTS

Date

Event

Venue

Pre-entries

Website

Cost

JANUARY 2017

Sat, 21 Jan (2017)

Night Nation Run

Grand Parade

TBA

Nightnationrun.co.za

R250p/p – R550p/p

Tue, 24

 

Spur Summer Trail Series 2017 - Cape Summer Trail Series 2017

(5.8km, 10km)

Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

TBA

Trailseries.co.za

R110p/p – R170p/p

Wed, 25 Jan

JOINTEze Dan Luyt (15km)

Durbanville Bowling Club- Bolwers Avenue- Durbanville

 On race day only

Runnersworld.co.za

Cost as per official 15km race in 2017

FEBRUARY 2017

Sun, 5 Feb

Lace Up for Cancer (5km, 10km)

Green Point Lighthouse

TBA    

Hpca.co.za

R100p/p

Wed, 8 Feb

Spur Summer Trail Series 2017 - Cape Summer Trail Series 2017

(6.5km, 13.3km)

Meerendal Wine Estatte

 TBA

Trailseries.co.za

R110p/p – R170p/p

Sat, 11 Feb

27 for Freedom Race (10km, 22-41km)

Drakenstein Prison (Paarl)

Close Fri, 10 February

27forfreedom.co.za

R40p/p – R195p/p

Tue, 14 Feb 

Dirtopia Love Night Run 

(5km, 10km and 15km)

Warwick Wine Estate ( R44 between Stellenbosch and Klapmuts)

Close Fri, 10 February  

Dirtopia.co.za

R90p/p – R120p/p

Fri – Sun, 17-19 Feb

Tankwa Trail

(23.6km, 32km and 35km)

 Kaleo Manor - in the Koue Bokkeveld near Ceres

 TBA

Tankwatrail.co.za

R4900p/p – R8800 team

Sun, 19 Feb

Harvest Trail Run (8km)

Durbanville Hills

Entries online

Trailforfun.co.za

R130p/p

Thurs, 26

Feb

Spur Summer Trail Series 2017 - Cape SummerTrail Series 2017

(7.3km, 15.6km)

Oak Valley, Elgin Valley

TBA

Trailseries.co.za

R300p/p

MARCH 2017

Sun, 26

One Heart for Kids Family Trail Run

(3km, 5km and 10km)

Eikendal Vineyards

Close Saturday, 25 March 2017 at 12pm

Oneheartforkids.co.za

R60p/p – R110p/p

Sun, 29

Merrell Autumn Night Run Series

(5km, 6km and 9km )

Simons Restaurant Groot Constantia

Available online

Mountainrunner.co.za

TBC

APRIL 2017

Wed, 5

Merrell Autumn Night Series

(5km, 6km, 9km and other distances)

Simons Restaurant - Groot Constantia

Available online

Mountainrunner.co.za

TBC

Sat - Sun, 8 - 9

Trail Girl 2 Day Run

(16km, 20km, 22km and 41km)

Fairy Knowe Hotel - Dumbleton street - Wilderness

Enter online

Trisport.co.za

R3000p/p

R8200p/p

MAY 2017

Sun, 14 - 21 May

Expedition Africa 2017

(42.2km and up)

Cape St Francis

Close Tue, 7 March – No late entries

Kineticgear.co.za

R20 000per team of 2 –

R40 000per team of 4

 

JULY 2017

Sat, 29

Merrell Whale of the Trail

(42.2km and up)

De Hoop Collection - De Hoop Nature Reserve - Western Cape

Available online

Whaleoftrail.co.za

TBC

AUGUST 2017

Sat – Mon

5 – 7

De Hoop Collection - De Hoop Nature Reserve - Western Cape

(16, 20km, 30km and other)

Fairy Knowe Hotel - 1 Dumbleton street - Wilderness - Garden Route.

4 August

Trisport.co.za

R1900p/p

R4200p/p

Sun, 20

Helderberg Mountain Challenge (HMC) (10km, 15km, 22-41km and other distances)

Helderberg Nature Reserve - Helderberg

 Available online

Mountainchallenge.co.za

TBC

SEPTEMBER 2017

Tue, 5

Merrell Spring Night Run Series

(5km , 8km)

Jonkershuis Restaurant - Groot Constantia

Open Thurs, 1 June

Mountainrunner.co.za

TBC

Wed, 13

Merrell Spring Night run Series

(5km, 8km)

Jonkershuis Restaurant - Groot Constantia

Open Thurs, 1 June

Mountainrunner.co.za

TBC

Wed, 20

Merrell Spring Night run Series

Jonkershuis Restaurant - Groot Constantia

Open Thurs, 1 June

Mountainrunner.co.za

TBC

 

TICKETS TO THE 2016 VARIOUS RUNNING EVENTS

Tickets to the trail runs and road races are available online via the event organisers’ websites. Prices differ for each event, as does the limit for entries so keep an eye out for those details.

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