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The Gratitude Run

October 20, 2018

10km Trail Run, 5km Fun Run/Walk and a 6 Hour Relay Team Challenge

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On 20 October 2018, running and walking enthusiasts are invited to join Distance for Difference (D4D) at Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West for the bi-annual Gratitude Run.  Come and show your GRATITUDE for your health and your ability to run/walk.  All proceeds, after direct expenses, will go towards Distance for Difference (a registered section 21 company and non-profit organisation, raising funds for various children charities

You can choose one of three ways to participate:
5 Km Fun Run/Walk

 Young and old are invited to join in the fun!  You can either choose to run or walk the distance and set your own pace!  The route is not pram friendly.  Dogs are allowed, but not without a leash.

Starting Time:  08h00

 10 Km Trail Run

 This one is for all the trail running enthusiasts.  Come and experience the beautiful routes and trails on Lourensford Wine Estate.  It promises to be an interesting mix!

Runners will be timed by the organisers of the event.

Starting Time:  07h00

 6 Hour, 5 Km Team Relay Run

 Runners enter as a team (1, to a maximum of 6 members per team).  Team members will run laps of 5 km each.  The challenge for teams will be to complete as many 5 km laps as possible in the allotted time period, i.e., 6 hours (07h30 – 13h30).  Nominate a team captain and create a cool name for your team.  Decide your team theme, i.e.: flower power, minions, cowboys, etc.

Runners will be timed by the organisers of the event.

Teams will be challenged to raise a minimum of R5,000.  Involve non-runners by getting sponsorships!  This way we can ALL show GRATITUDE.

It is all about team work and supporting your team mates, while they are soaking in the exquisite surrounds of the beautiful Lourensford Wine Estate.  There will be live music, prizes, lucky draws, enthusiastic athletes and sponsors supporting a worthy cause!

Starting Time:  07h30


October 20, 2018
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