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12 Oct, 2016

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Impi Challenge Obstacle Trail Run – Gauteng

The Impi Challenge Obstacle Trail Run is a muddy trail run that caters for all athletic abilities. This race offers exhilarating obstacles, lot of mud, live music and an amazing festival area for the whole family to enjoy. This race is social, fun and challenges each and every athlete that takes part. The Impi Challenge is about challenging yourself, challenging your friends and having a fun adventure. All of this happens through a jam packed obstacle course that is suitable for all ages. If the kids are looking to compete, bring them along for the 1km dash (ages 6-10) or the 5km dash (caters for families). It all goes down on Saturday, 15 October 2016 at Smuts House, Pretoria. Be sure not to miss out on this great obstacle challenge.

 

Anna Basson Properties Trail Series #1

Amoija Events invites you to take part in this stunning trail running event taking place on Sunday, 23 October 2016. The picturesque Mont Marie in Stellenbosch will play host to this stunning trail run that features some of the best single track that the Western Cape has to offer. If that is not enough for you, the Blaauwklippen Valley has some of the most spectacular views on offer, every trail runners dream! This race offers a distance for everyone and caters for the entire family with some easy and some challenging routes.

 

The Sportsmans Warehouse 15km & 5km Fun Run

Boksburg Athletics Club is looking forward to hosting you at the Sportsmans Warehouse 15km & 5km Fun Run on Sunday, 23 October 2016 starting at 6.30am. The race starts at the East Rand Value Mall on the corner of Rietfontein and Madeley Roads in Boksburg at 6am. Race number collection will take place on the Friday, 21 October 2016 between 9am and 1pm at the Boksburg Athletics Club, situated at the Boksburg City Stadium on Jubilee Road. Numbers can also be collected on race day from 4.30am until 6.00am. Entries for this year’s race will close on Monday, 17 October so be sure to secure your spot before it is too late!

 

Jackal Night Trail Run

The Jackal Night Trail Run will give you the opportunity to explore the vineyards at Jakkalsvlei as well as enjoy the day with your family as you taste wine from the cellar and cheer your fellow athletes on. The Jakkalsvlei Mountain Bike event will also take place on the same day. The new 6km single track will be part of the 11km trail run. The stunning Jakklasvlei Wine Estate in Herbertsdale will play host to this year’s race. Solo distances of 6km and 11km are now available at a cost of R80 and R150 respectively. For more, click on the button below.

 

Lourensford Wine Estate Trail Run

If you haven’t yet enjoyed the vibe and routes of this monthly run, enter now and join in on the fun. Suitable for novice runners as well as those out to beat their best vineyard running time, wanting some decent fast training, or just out for fresh country air at an amazing venue. The Lourensford Wine Estate will again play host to this month’s event. Enjoy an amazing run and some well-earned relaxation at the Lourensford Market. Live music, fantastic food, wine and beer is available. These trail runs do not have manned water points on route, you must carry your own hydration packs and water bottles. These water points will not be sufficient for all runners. Click below for more.

 

Tembisa Street Mile & 10km Road Race

This is the 5th Edition of the Tembisa Street Mile & 10km Road Race. This year’s race will consist of various mile categories as well as a 10km Road Run/Walk. Pre entries will close on Sunday, 16 October 2016 with entries limited to 1000 participants. Race pack collection and late registration will take place on Saturday, 29 October 2016 from 09h00 to 18h00 and on race day from 06h00. This is a ChampionChip timed race and therefore runners are required to wear their ChampionChip timing device on their running shoe for the duration of the race. NO CHIP, NO TIME, NO RESULTS. Medals will be awarded to all finishers.

 

Jump City Challenge Stadium Dash

It is time to do it at night - we have mixed things up a little in 2016, the stadium dash is now at night… Get ready for a night of pure adrenaline as we send you on an action packed course through Moses Mabhida stadium, Kings park swimming pool & much more! Over 22 exciting challenges & Durban's most iconic landmarks are waiting for you in this 10km adventure. We are thrilled to be introducing several new twists to the stadium dash in 2016, not only are we doing it at night, but this year’s route will be taking several new turns, tumbles and climbs along with an exciting new dehydration station along the way. With December looming, this could be your last chance to get off the bum you have to get the bum you want in a challenge built for all levels of athletes and adventure seekers alike.

 

Impi Challenge Obstacle Trail Run – Cape Town

The Impi Challenge Obstacle Trail Run is a muddy trail run that caters for all athletic abilities. This race offers exhilarating obstacles, lot of mud, live music and an amazing festival area for the whole family to enjoy. This race is social, fun and challenges each and every athlete that takes part. The Impi Challenge is about challenging yourself, challenging your friends and having a fun adventure. All of this happens through a jam packed obstacle course that is suitable for all ages. If the kids are looking to compete, bring them along for the 1km dash (ages 6-10) or the 5km dash (caters for families). It all goes down on Saturday, 19 November 2016 at Lievland Wine Estate, Stellenbosch. Be sure not to miss out on this great obstacle challenge.

 

SkyRun Presented by Salomon

The SkyRun is an Epic Mountain run of 100km considered by many athletes to be the toughest Trail Run in South Africa. The event is made up of two options; the SkyRun 65 a one day run or the big daddy of trail the SkyRun 100. The event takes place in November each year and is unique in that the event is self-supported and athletes must navigate themselves between the check points on the route. This is one of the few runs that is unmarked and un-supported and this is one of the reasons that it is considered to be such a challenge and a must for most serious trail runners. Entries are limited to 250 athletes for both events.

 

If the events listed above are just not good enough for you or you are simply looking for something diffrent, be sure to visit the full Modern Athlete events calendar and make your personal running plans today! Click here to find out more.

Kyle Deeley

Kyle Deeley

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