BUCO Kowie Striders Smash the Pineapple Run

BUCO Smash the Pineapple Annual 10km and 27km Run

Get your race gear out, put on those running shoes and get ready to embrace Pineapple Country and welcome back the annual Buco Kowie Striders Smash the Pineapple Run, taking place on 1 October 2022.

After hosting the event for a number of years, the Kowie Striders Running and Walking Club are looking exceptionally  forward to welcoming runners, walkers, and their families to an event that promises to be challenging and fun.

The 27km event will see runners and walkers racing from the Big Pineapple in Bathurst to the Port Alfred Country Club, with most of the climbing being done in the first half. The last 5km heads into Port Alfred where participants will be greeted by the beautiful banks of the Kowie river.

The 10km is a fast course in and around Port Alfred, with one steep hill at the half-way mark.

In accordance with Covid-19 regulations on race day, the 27km event will have walkers starting at 07h00 and runners at 07h30, with the starting line being in Bathurst at the Big Pineapple. The 10km event will have walkers and runners starting at 08h15 from the Port Alfred Country Club.

Limited transport will be available to take participants to the start of the 27km race which needs to be booked on pre-entry.  Those participating, and their families, are welcomed to enjoy the festivities at the Port Alfred Country club after the event as there will be food and drinks available from the club.

The event is proudly organized by the Kowie Striders and Sponsored by BUCO, Port Alfred, in accordance with the rules of the ASA &
Entries can be made online
at www.entrytime.com.