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Cape Town Festival of Running

July 21 - July 22

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In its 20th year, the event is organised by the Hewat Athletics Club. It starts & finishes on the Sea Point Promenade & offers four distance options over two days, where runners can enjoy the scenic vistas of mountain and ocean. Endorsed by the Two Oceans Marathon NPC, organisers of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, the Ultra is a Two Oceans Marathon qualifier but NOT a Comrades qualifier.

100km Ultra
DATE: Saturday 21 July 2018
START TIME: 07h00

RACE ENTRY FEE: R325

NUMBER COLLECTION & RACE REGISTRATION: At the Race Marquee on the Sea Point Promenade, opposite the SABC building:

PLEASE NOTE: NO ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN ON THE MORNING OF THE RACE!

Number Collection

Friday, 20 July 2018 from 15h00 to 20h00
Saturday, 21 July 2018 from 05h30 to 07h00

This scenic 5km loop is completed a total of 20 times to make up the 100km Ultra Marathon distance.

50km Ultra

DATE: Saturday 21 July 2018
START TIME: 07h00

RACE ENTRY FEES: R275

NUMBER COLLECTION AND RACE REGISTRATION: At the Race Marquee on the Sea Point Promenade, opposite the SABC building:

Number Collection

Friday, 20 July 2018 from 15h00 to 20h00
Saturday, 21 July 2018 from 05h30 to 07h00

DESCRIPTION:
From the start the on the Sea Point Promenade, runners are treated to beautiful coastal views as they make their way towards the Sea Point Swimming Pool, then looping back towards the Lighthouse, where they turn to complete the loop at the Promenade.
Unlike the 100km distance, runners of the 50km Mini Ultra will complete the loop a total of 10 times.

5 x 5km Relay

DATE: Saturday 21July 2018
START TIME: 14h00

NUMBER COLLECTION & RACE REGISTRATION: At the Race Marquee on the Sea Point Promenade, opposite the SABC building.
Friday 20 July 2018 from 15h00 to 20h00
Saturday 21 July 2018 from 10h00 to 12h00

From the start the on the Sea Point Promenade, runners are treated to beautiful coastal views as they make their way towards the Sea Point Swimming Pool, then looping back towards the Lighthouse, where they turn to complete the loop at the Promenade.
This scenic 5km loop is completed a total of 5 times by 5 different team members to make up the 25km relay distance.

21.1km Half Marathon

DATE: Sunday 22 July 2018
START TIME: 07h30

RACE ENTRY FEES: R90

NUMBER COLLECTION & RACE REGISTRATION: At the Race Marquee on the Sea Point Promenade, opposite the SABC building:

Friday 20 July 2018 from 15h00 to 20h00
Saturday 21 July 2018 from 10h00 to 17h00
Sunday 22 July 2018 from 05h30 to 07h00

DESCRIPTION:

The Half Marathon route starts on the Promenade in Sea Point opposite the SABC building.
Runners proceed along the promenade in the direction of Camps Bay until Arthurs Road, where they turn into Beach Road and head back towards Cape Town.
At Rocklands Road, they do a U-turn and head out along Beach Road towards Camps Bay.
The runners continue along Beach Road until the circle at the bottom of Queens Road, where they turn left, cross over Regent Street and up to Kloof Road
At Kloof Road they will turn right and continue along this road.
Kloof Road merges into Victoria Road after Camps Bay High School and runners continue along this road towards Hout Bay.
The turnaround point is after the 11km mark in Victoria Road.
The runners will continue along Victoria Road and turn left into Seacliff Road and proceed down into Beach Road, Sea Point.
Once in Beach Road the runners will run along the Promenade towards the Finish.

Medals for all finishers!

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Start:
July 21
End:
July 22
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