If you’re already looking forward to the weekend, we found you 5 things to do
The Jackal Night Run
Friday, 30 March
Location: Copperleaf Country Estate, Centurion.
You won’t need a license to take part in this 10km or 5km run/walk. You will need a headlamp though. If you have kids under 13, bring them on the day to register for free.
Trail Girl 2 Day Run
Saturday, 2 April – Sunday, 3 April
Location: Fairy Knowe Hotel, South West
This two day fun trail run is a strict women’s only event. Entries are limited to 150 ladies. They will be running on the beautiful Indigenous hiking trails and coastline of the Garden Route between George and Sedgefield. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided.
Denel Road Race
Saturday, 2 April
Location: Denel Irene Campus, Gauteng North
This is the 12th edition of the Denel Road Race. It features a 211.km, 10km and a fun run. There are different starting points for the fun run and the races.
4. 71th Jackie Gibson Marathon & 4th Alan Ferguson Half Marathon
Sunday, 3 April
Location: Klipriviersberg Recreation Centre, Johannesburg
The full marathon double laps the half and is also a Comrades Qualifier. Runners’ Guide gives it a 4 rating, so chances of a PB are slight. However, a difficult route means great training.
Dolphin Mile Surf Series #1
Sunday, 3 April
Location: Marine Surf Lifesaving Club, KZN
This is the first race in the 2016 series. The Triple distance surf swim of 5.6km is for those swimmers wanting to test their long distance abilities. There is also a 3km, 1.6km and 800m event for shorter distance swimmers. This is the perfect training for those planning on taking part in the Ultra in Port Elizabeth later this month.
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