Isolation Nation Virtual Run

Stay home and stay fit!

Don’t take lock down lying down, it is time to rise. Time to invent, time to innovate.

A healthy body means a healthy mind. Lets flatten the curve together and the belly at the same time.

What is it?
Let’s stand together and beat this together South Africa! Or better yet, let us stand and run on the spot or on the balcony or in the garden. Just do it at home and let’s heal our beautiful country.​ Grab the kids or even the dogs. It is open to everybody.

Entry is FREE!

Choose your challenge:-
– 42km in 21 days, that is just 2km a day.
– 21km in 21 days, that is just 1km a day.

How?

Track your run in any way you see fit. Strava, Garmin, Fitbit, Zwift, Polar, iPhone, Samsung or even a piece of paper. You would’nt lie to yourself, so we don’t think you will lie to us. All you will need to do is upload your evidence when done. We will send you a reminder mail for you to send us a screen shot when you done.

You can see more and find out where to load your evidence by clicking here https://www.shiftconcepts.com/fithubrunningchallenges

Rewards!

The registration is free, this is all about keeping you fit and challenging others to keep fit too.

When you have successfully completed your distance, we will send you an option to purchase a medal or victory t-shirt

(T-Shirt design coming soon)

We will also send you a digital certificate / badge for you to share, brag on or just just feel proud of when you complete the challenge.​

Price = Free, Mahhala, Gratis

Cradle Moon MTB Series #1

Routes
4 Routes to choose from:
42 Km
The 42km Marathon distance is not for the faint-hearted. It’s technical and challenging which makes this distance a perfect final training run for runners who are training for the Sky Run 2019. The route features technical climbs and steeply descends, Forrest sections and beautiful open savannah stretches.

23 Km
The race features extra river frontage, multiple forests and rocky sections. The route winds away from the lake in the direction of Beyers Naude Drive, before heading back down to the new “Spookhuis” section.

14 Km
Fast-flowing tracks early into the route serve as the perfect way to get the blood pumping. This is the base route around the lodge with the best views of the cradle of humankind. Look out for Giraffe and zebra on the trail.
6 Km
Non-Technical being for those who want an easier ride. This is the perfect outing for the entire family to enjoy without having to break a sweat.

West Rand Marathon 10km & 5 km

The inaugural WESTRAND Marathon to be held on the 22 March 2020 consists of a 10km & 5km. The WESTRAND Marathon is an event for everyone, catering for kids, adults and pensioners.

The vision of the WESTRAND Marathon is to establish a sustainable community focused running event, encouraging athletes of all levels to lead healthy lifestyles and further their personal fitness goals through running. Discovery Vitality members will be able to earn points if they complete either the 10km or 5km event.

Husqvarna Classic Mid-Illovo MTB Challenge & Trail Run

Entries are open for the popular Husqvarna Classic Mid-Illovo MTB Challenge & Trail Run, taking place on Sunday 19 April at Gwahumbe Game & Spa in Mid-Illovo in KZN.

 

The serious mountain bikers can choose either the 60km Husqvarna Classic MTB X-treme or the 40km Safire MTB Classic route, while fun riders can enjoy the 18km Gwahumbe Family Experience.

 

For trail runners, the Farmers Agri-Care 16km or the 8km Gwahumbe trail routes offer spectacular trails with new single tracks.

 

Each year, the Mid-Illovo community benefits from hosting the Husqvarna Classic Mid-Illovo MTB Challenge & Trail Run, as proceeds from the event go towards community upliftment.

 

Enter online at www.roag.co.za or contact ROAG on info@roag.co.za or 086 100 ROAG/7624.

 

Entry Fees

60km Husqvarna Classic MTB X-treme            R240

40km Safire MTB Classic                                  R200

18km Gwahumbe Family Experience                 R175

16km Farmers Agri-Care Trail Run                    R150

8km Gwahumbe Trail Run                                 R120

 

For more information, visit www.husqvarnaclassic.co.za.

ROYAL ST ANDREWS HOTEL AMANZI CHALLENGE 8KM TRAIL RUN – 10 APRIL 2020

As an event where participants will have the opportunity to take in the beauty of the Sunshine Coast, The Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge will be opened by the annual 8km Trail Run on Friday 10 April 2020 at 07:30am.

The trail run, now in its third year and organised by the Kowie Striders, lives up to the club’s ethos of being a space for the young and the young at heart. Encouraging avid runners, and walkers, the trail is set  along a well-chosen route, starting at the Royal St Andrews Hotel.

The route navigates through the Royal Port Alfred Golf Course, allowing one to soak up the essence of the golf course before heading onto the beach at Saltvlei where one will appreciate our coastline.

Participants will meet the famous Kelly’s Blue Flag Beach, while having the opportunity to see the festivities of the SA Bodyboarding Champs which starts at 07:00am. Runners and walkers will have marshals direct them along a short stretch on the Kowie River towpath, along Beach Road and up the notorious old concrete staircase leading to Grand Street before entering the final stretch on a trail through dune bush behind Medolino Caravan Park.

The most inspiring finish in 2019 was awarded to 81-year-old Glenda Hicks, the oldest entrant who won a prize for her incredible efforts.

The event is organized by the Kowie Striders in Accordance with the Rules of ASA and EPA. Those who would like to enter are encouraged to do so through Entrytime at www.entrytime.com. Entry forms will also be available from mid-March 2020 from Sportsmans Warehouse in East London and Bryan Bands in Port Elizabeth. Online Entries are now open and will close on 07 April 2020.

Entries And Collection Of Race Envelopes will be at Royal St. Andrews Hotel on Thursday 9th April 2020 from 17h00 – 19h00 and on race day from 06h00 – 07h00.
Prizes will be awarded to the first five and first three in age categories while T-shirts will be awarded to the first 100 finishers. Prize giving and lucky draws will take place following the event.

 

 

Farmer Angus Night Run

FRIDAY 27 MARCH

FARMER ANGUS NIGHT RUN

These runs will be at “The Shed”, on Spier Farm – Off Annandale Road, which is the link road between the R310 and R44.

DISTANCE OPTIONS:

• 4km or 8km. Both are timed. Various categories.

The 8km is a “trail run” although we do understand most runners walk the hills. Rather enter for the 4km if you would like to walk. No dogs/pets allowed at the venue or on the trails please.

• You can claim vitality points for timed events.
• Registration and late-one-the-day entries from 17h45 – 18h50.
• Run briefing – 18h50 for all distances.

8km – starts 19h00
>4km – starts 19h10

 

Online/pre entries close at 5pm, two days before the run date.

Categories: For both distances
• Masters Female (50+)
• Masters Male (50+)
• Vet Male (40-49)
• Vet Female (40-49)
• Senior Male (16-39)
• Senior Female (16-39)
• Junior Male (U/16)*
• Junior Female (U/16)*
*if you are already 16, you are then Male or Female Open

MORE INFO AND ENTRY LINKS :  www.quantumadventures.co.za

Farmer Angus Night Run

FRIDAY 13 MARCH

FARMER ANGUS NIGHT RUN

These runs will be at “The Shed”, on Spier Farm – Off Annandale Road, which is the link road between the R310 and R44.

DISTANCE OPTIONS:

• 4km or 8km. Both are timed. Various categories.

The 8km is a “trail run” although we do understand most runners walk the hills. Rather enter for the 4km if you would like to walk. No dogs/pets allowed at the venue or on the trails please.

• You can claim vitality points for timed events.
• Registration and late-one-the-day entries from 17h45 – 18h50.
• Run briefing – 18h50 for all distances.

8km – starts 19h00
>4km – starts 19h10

 

Online/pre entries close at 5pm, two days before the run date.

Categories: For both distances
• Masters Female (50+)
• Masters Male (50+)
• Vet Male (40-49)
• Vet Female (40-49)
• Senior Male (16-39)
• Senior Female (16-39)
• Junior Male (U/16)*
• Junior Female (U/16)*
*if you are already 16, you are then Male or Female Open

MORE INFO AND ENTRY LINKS :  www.quantumadventures.co.za

Merrell Autumn Night Run Series powered by Black Diamond – Race 3

Dates: 25th March, 1st April, 8th April – 3 run series

Description: Enjoy the last of the long evenings as the Cape prepares for Winter. Midweek Night time fun through the historic vineyards of Groot and Klein Constantia with a super festive post-race vibe at Simon’s Restaurant. Lots of prizes on offer. Different routes each week challenge the racers and excite the trail newcomers. Culminates with As Crazy Colourful as you Can competition.

Full details: http://mountainrunner.co.za/event-links/merrell-night-run-series/

Where: Cape Town

Start & Finish: Simon’s Restaurant at Groot Constantia

Discipline: Night Trail Running

Limited Entries: 300 runners per night

Distances & times:

  • 5.5km & 8km – 19H00 – 25th Mar, 1st Apr, 8th Apr
  • 10km quad buster (600m ascent) – 19H00 – 1st Apr
  • 3km kids race (up to 9 year olds) – 18H00 – 8th Apr

Online Entry Fee:

  • 5.5km – R170
  • 8km – R200
  • 10km Quad buster – R200
  • 3km Kids race – R80

Enter online: https://entrytickets.net/nightseriesautumn