Tuesday, October 30, 2012

acsis VOB TRAIL RUNNING: OTHER GREAT TRAIL RUNS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

Hi Everyone 

Please note that my work email has changed.  Not a job change, just a re-brand.  It is now timbe@nedbankprivatewealth.co.za .  Emails sent to me old address (timbe@boe.co.za will still be delivered for a while though).  My personal  email address remains tim.bellairs@gmail.com.

 

Further feedback from the First Ascent Tokai Forest 15km – R36 500 was raised for the Victoria Hospital Childrens’ Ward.  Well done Foresters Running Club and a huge thank you to everyone who opened their hearts (and wallets) to support this event and worthy cause.

 

TRAIL SHOP

·         If you are looking to get away to trail running heaven in the Boland over New Year, Dain Hamilton has a booking in Tulbagh that she is no longer able to use and would like to offer it to the trail runners first.

“I am trying to pass on a booking for 3 nights camping at new year from 29 December to 1 January for some or all of the nights booked. We have booked all 3 sites and costs are R 90 per adult per night and R 50 per child ( 13 and under) per night. I have paid a deposit of R 1,350.

 

The address for more info is

http://www.isleofskyfarms.com/isleofsky.php

 

Contact Dain directly if you are interested, on tomt@iafrica.com .

 

·         Looking for new running shorts at a very reasonable price?  Here is a little sale happening at JANTEE DESIGNS.  Check out the attachment.

 

WEDNESDAY 31 OCTOBER 2012 

CRAG TRAIL RUN  

Leader:  Rod Prodgers

Date:  Wednesday 31 October 2012

Time: ready to start running at 17h45 sharp

Location:  Tokai Forest

Route description: From the start at the Arboretum we'll head up the Elephant's Eye path, follow Level 3 for a while, head up again to Level 5, and generally swan around before taking some of the mountain bikers' single tracks down to the finish. The paths and jeep tracks are very muddy in some areas so we may have to find alternative ways around. Sunset is at 19h12.

Duration and distance:  approx 90 mins, 9 km

Walkers:  Laurence van Blerck will lead walkers on a BRISK walk, leaving from the same place at the same time, for the same approximate duration. Walkers are advised to bring the appropriate equipment (see below).

Grading

—   100 % runnable

—   A1

—   pack run

Starting point: Arboretum parking area, Tokai Forest (Google Maps link: http://tinyurl.com/3682g5q)

Directions: From the city/southern suburbs, take the M3 Van der Stel freeway (Blue Route), watching out for the speed camera at the Ladies Mile/Bergvliet exit, and take the next exit for Tokai; at the traffic light turn right and head up Tokai Road to the circle and continue past Steenberg Golf Estate (on the left) and the picnic area (on the right) towards the Manor House (keeping a sharp look-out for 2 speed bumps); at the T-junction turn left and follow the gravel road up and around the bend to the parking area. From the Muizenberg side, take the same exit off the freeway, but turn left into Tokai Road. From Main Road, head straight up Tokai Road.

 Equipment

—         valid Wild Card/Green Card

—         foul weather gear, if required (long-range forecast predicts clear skies, no rain, 14–17 °C, wind SE 40 km/h)

—         water/energy drink/munchies

—         personal medication (if required)

—         something for rehydration after the run

—         warmer/dryer clothing for the rehydrate session

Car guards:  31 Oct:

Neil McLagan & Dave Jones

  

THURSDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2012

 

CELTICS THURSDAY SUMMER TRAIL RUNS

On Thursday 1st November we meet at Kloof Nek for the run to start at 18h00. We will do the Deer Park Route.

The route starts from the Kloof Nek parking area (where the Sanparks info centre is.) Meet in the parking area on the left just 100 metres up Tafelberg Road from the traffic circle on Kloof Nek.

It heads in the direction of Devil’s Peak taking in the humps and hills of Deer Park. It then climbs steadily to Dead Man’s Tree on Tafelberg Road and heads back along Tafelberg Road past the base of Platteklip and Lower Cableway back down to the start.

Distance: +/- 9km.

Great for ‘night’ running and if it is a clear night, the views from Tafelberg road of Table Mountain on the one side and the city on the other as you run back to your cars will be fantastic!

NB: PLEASE ALL DO YOUR BEST TO STAY IN YOUR GROUPS – MOST PARTICULARLY DO NOT RUN AHEAD OF YOUR GROUP LEADER. If you are new to the runs and unsure of the pace of the various groups, then rather run with a slower group initially. Thanks  

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 SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER 2012

 ·        acsis VOB Longer Faster Group Run  - INDIA VENSTER (OR PLATTEKLIP) / THE VALLEYS / APOSTLE SPINE PATH / OUDEKRAAL RAVINE / PIPE TRACK –

see email yesterday or http://vobtrail.blogspot.com/

·         Table Mountain Trailers (acsis VOB’s Medium Distance Slower Group) – Simon'sTown Steps & Scala Battery see email yesterday and / or http://vobtrailwrg.blogspot.com/ .

 

·         Three Peaks Challenge – also happening on Saturday morning.  Crazy stuff.  You’re either entered already or you ain’t.

 

 SUNDAY 2 NOVEMBER 2012

 ·        SAUCONY MATES / JOURNEY TRAILS SUNDAY TRAIL RUN 

To be advised..

  

OTHER UPCOMING RUNS AND EVENTS

 GENERAL:    Sometimes (most of the time, really) I lose track of upcoming trail events (amongst many other things).  If you can see that an events is missing please feel free to drop me an email on tim.bellairs@gmail.com or  timbe@boe.co.za to remind me.  

  

JANE HOLDCROFT MORNING TRAIL RUNS 

Jane is back and leading weekday morning runs in the Southern Suburbs.  

These will be every: 

§  Tuesday morning starting on Boyes Drive at the path the leads up to Muizenberg Peak at 06h30. 

§  Thursday mornings it will be from Constantia Nek leading up to the Bailiff’s Cottage on single-track and down on the road also starting at 06h30.   

These will be informal runs with everyone going their own speed.  The only requirement is that you let Jane know that you are coming (Jane Holdcroft 07908 52582) so that she knows who to expect. 

Please note though, that Jane is away this week (22 – 26 October).  So these runs will commence again next week.

 

SOME MORE EXCITING EVENTS LISTED ON THE QUANTUM ADVENTURES WEBSITE  

CLICK ON THE LINKS OR GO TO www.quantumadventures.co.za or email info@quantumadventures.co.za for more details. 

The NavChallenge and Sanbona Forever Wild Weekend - mountain biking, trail running and a combo of the two are on offer with the guys from RaceInterface - 17 November and 14-16 September, respectively. 

Muizenberg Trail run  - 8 December = 12km! Awesome but tough! The final of the Quantum Country Classic Series [QCC] and the winners [male/female] of this series will be crowned and head for France to take part in the gruelling, 100 km Verdon Canyon Challenge in 2013! The winners from the 2012 French event will be heading this way to take part in one of the QCC 2013 series runs 

 

OCEAN2OCEAN – 24 NOVEMBER 2012 

Come and join us for the Moonlight O2O on Saturday 24th November starting at 6pm. 

The route will meander up Corridor Ravine from Theresa Ave, Camps Bay, and after a memorable night of many peaks and troughs, illuminated by the (almost) full moon,  we’ll descend into Kalk Bay for a well-deserved breakfast at CafĂ© Olympia. We’re limited to 20 runners and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. There will be 2 seconding tables on route with hot refreshments, but you are advised to also bring along your own food and drinks in your bladder / backpack. Kit requirements for the run can be found on the website - contact Jacky@trailjunkee.co.za  for further info or entry form. 

Check out www.ocean2ocean.co.za .

Regards 

Dirk McIntosh

Tel:      +27 (21) 762 5007

Fax:     +27 (21) 762 5037

Cell:     +27 (83) 603 3466 

 

CHOC CORPORATE RELAY – 29 NOVEMBER 2012

I know I am breaking the rules by advertising the CHOC Corporate Relay (as it is a road event) on 29 November 2012 but I am a sucker for a charity and especially one like CHOC that cares for children in need thereof.  Heart-breaking yet incredibly inspiring stuff so I am quite happy to take some moaning from those who don’t like non-trail running stuff on the email.  I can’t help myself.  You can read all of the details of the event on the flyer, but CHOC (Childrens’ Haematology Oncology Clinics) cares for children with cancer and other life threatening blood disorders as well as their families.  I will keep it on the Tuesday email but I thought this deserves a little extra air-time.  Please read through it and consider putting a team together.

 

 SSISA WORKSHOPS – NOVEMBER 2012

 

 

 “LOW CARB/HIGH FAT DIET – THE CONTROVERSY”

Presented by the Sports Science Institute of SA (SSISA)  

Not a day goes by without us being confronted, at some level, by discussions regarding the highly contentious low carbohydrate/high fat diet. “Who and what do we believe? What is right and is there in fact a right option?” It is no surprise that the public are confused. What we choose to eat is influenced by multiple factors, most of which are highly individualized.  Many of us, in our efforts to be as healthy as possible, are influenced by dietary guidelines borne out of scientific evidence, but our culture, economic status, food access, lifestyles and even early life events and genetics play a significant role in what we consume. 

To complicate matters further, nutrition is, to put it mildly, a rapidly changing science, with new evidence emerging daily. Consider that during the last decade, more than 830 000 articles on diet and health were published in scientific journals - that translates into a study published every 6½ minutes!  It is no surprise that public population-based nutritional recommendations are extremely challenging and often divisive!  

We live in an age where we want to be exposed to a range of options, but where we can make robust, informed choices that work for us. For this reason, the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA) will be hosting what we expect to be an extremely engaging, lively and informative forum to discuss various dietary strategies and theories. 

Our panel will be comprised of Professor Marjanne Senekal, who is Head of Human Nutrition at UCT;  Swedish medical doctor,  Andreas Eenfeldt, who runs the blog,  www.dietdoctor.com;  Monique Forslund (www.lifezone.se), who lost  40kg following a low carb/high fat diet, is author of  “Low Carb for families” and is a Health & Fitness Coach and teacher in Sweden;  and  Georgina Thomas, an endurance athlete and swimming coach who lost 45kg on a  portion/calorie control diet, without excluding unrefined carbohydrates. 

Professor Tim Noakes, who needs no introduction, will welcome our speakers and Mike Finch, the Editor of Runner’s World SA will chair the session and the ensuing discussion. 

The forum is scheduled for 14 November 2012 at the SSISA’s conference centre in Newlands. Registration will start at 17h30 with presentations commencing at 18h00 sharp. Immediate booking is suggested – since this is a highly topical issue and we expect an enormous response. Please secure your seat by e-mailing workshop@ssisa.com.  There will be a donation of R50 to the Ziphelele Foundation which provides financial assistance to deserving students who lack the funds to study Biokinetics or Exercise Science.

 MEDIA RELEASE ENDS 

NOTE TO JOURNALISTS: The SSISA released their 2012 Healthy Diet Joint statement in April and it reflects a synopsis of what a panel of scientists from UCT’s Exercise Science and Sports Medicine (ESSM) unit and other academics and clinical practitioners believe to be accurate, based on current and past peer-reviewed scientific evidence. The focus of this statement is for persons without clinical conditions; those with medical conditions, should be under the care of appropriately-trained medical professionals. The direct link to this document on SSISA’s website is www.ssisa.com/articles/nutrition/what-constitutes-a-healthy-diet-in-2012 

For your reference, the link to this media release on www.ssisa.com is: 

http://www.ssisa.com/events/workshops/low-carbhigh-fat-diet--the-controversy/  

Issued by: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Media release                                                                   

For Immediate Release

10 October 2012 

“SPEC-SAVERS IRONMAN 70.3 TRIATHLON WORKSHOP”

presented by SSISA in conjunction with Spec-Savers, Pepto Sport and New Balance 

Are you training for the 2013 Spec-Savers Ironman 70.3 race or is this perhaps a future goal of yours? Then, be sure to diarise 19 November 2012 when the Sports Science Institute of South Africa (SSISA), in conjunction with Spec-SaversPepto Sport and New Balance will be hosting a highly informative workshop! Our aim is to assist triathletes with their preparation for the 2013 race, as well as provide excellent, expert advice for general triathlon training. 

The workshop will be held at the SSISA’s conference centre in Newlands, Cape Town, on Monday 19 November 2012, with registration at 17h45. It will focus on the psychological, nutritional and training/technical strategies in the month leading up to the event and especially on race day. Speakers include Clinton Gahwiler (highly experienced psychologist at SSISA), Richard Woolrich (biokineticist with SSISA’s High Performance Centre and All Africa Triathlon Champion in 2002), and registered dietitian and triathlete, Rowena Visagie. A husband and wife will share their training and race experiences from the 2012 event. 

There will also be a lucky draw with excellent prizes from the SSISA, Spec-Savers, New Balance and Pepto Sport. The entrance fee is R50 which includes notes and light snacks. 

Says SSISA’s TRI-Fit manager, Kim Woolrich – “These triathlon workshops are extremely popular so book very soon!” Contact workshop@ssisa.com to secure your place. Visit www.ssisa.com for more information about our various services and why not follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay ahead of the pack and be first to hear about future workshops, programmes and events at SSISA? For more information about SSISA’s TRI-Fit programmes, email fit@ssisa.com

MEDIA RELEASE ENDS 

MEDIA: For your reference, the link to this media release on www.ssisa.com is: 

http://www.ssisa.com/events/workshops/spec-savers-ironman-703-triathlon-workshop/ 

Issued by: 

 

 

 

 

 That’s it for now. 

Cheers 

Tim

Tim Bellairs

acsis VOB Trail Running

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Monday, October 29, 2012

acsis VOB TRAIL RUNNING: SATURDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2012 - INDIA VENSTER (OR PLATTEKLIP) / THE VALLEYS / APOSTLE SPINE PATH / OUDEKRAAL RAVINE / PIPE TRACK

 

 

Hi Everyone

 

 

MONDAY HILL TRAINING

 

You are not going to believe this.  Well, you’re probably expecting it, actually.  I have a work function on this evening and have to be there at 18h00.  So I will not be running.  Probably not a bad thing as the legs are still a little tired after the First Ascent Tokai Forest 15km on Saturday.  But if anyone is keen to lead a group up a windy peak this evening, let me know and I will send another mail later today.  If you don’t receive a mail then it is off.  Sorry about that.

 

 

SATURDAY 3 NOVEMBER 2012 - INDIA VENSTER (OR PLATTEKLIP) / THE VALLEYS / APOSTLE SPINE PATH / OUDEKRAAL RAVINE / PIPE TRACK

 

Run Leader

 

Tim Bellairs – tim.bellairs@gmail.com / timbe@nedbankprivatewealth.co.za / 0823210299

 

Start Place and Time

 

06h30 ready to run from the Lower Cable Station.  We will meet in the little car park just past the cable station (on the Devils Peak side of the station).

 

Route

 

Straight up India-Venster.  I have put the alternative of Platteklip Gorge in because if it is dangerously windy or wet we will not chance India-Venster.  We would prefer to avoid Platteklip though because The 3 Peaks Challenge will be using that route on the morning (up and down).  If we are forced to use it we need to keep out of the way as runners come past.  Either way, we arrive at the top of Platteklip anyway.  We will take a trot over to Maclears Beacon to say hi to the marshals and then head on down Smuts Track to Echo Valley.  From there it will be Valley of Isolation and Valley of the Red Gods.  At the top of Kasteelspoort those wanting to do a shorter route can cut straight down to the Pipe Track while the rest of us run down the Apostle Spine Path past the tops of Woody Ravine, Slangolie Ravine and Corridor Ravine (if we are running short of time we can cut down Corridor).  If we have enough time we will proceed to Oudekraal Ravine and then drop down it to the very end of the Pipe Track and turn for home.

 

Distance

 

The long route must be edging up to around 20km.  Shorter options are available on an “at your own risk” basis.

 

 

Running Time

 

Allow at least 3.5 hours for the long route.

 

 

Difficulty

 

Quite a tough, yet spectacular run.  Big climb to start with.  But after that it is VERY runnable with just little undulations to cause moments of delightful agony which soon pass.

 

 

Important Notes

 

·         Please be prepared for all weather conditions.  Summer is still not convinced it wants to stick around so watch the weather report and be prepared for either mid-winter or mid-summer conditions.  Make sure you are dressed and kitted out appropriately.

·         Carry enough food and water for the whole duration.

 

·         Warning: the India-Venster ascent requires some easy rock scrambling which is made even easier by the fact that SANParks has now put steel staples into the rock so it’s like climbing a ladder (albeit a ladder perched on the very edge of a mountain J).   The ascent is not a problem for anyone with a normal fear of heights.  Believe me, I am a big baby when it comes to heights and I have no trouble with it.  If you are unsure but want to give it a go, just stick with me and I will help you through the trickier sections.

 

·         If it’s warm day, remember to keep an eye out for poor little snakes on the paths, especially the single track.  If you do see one, try not to stomp on it and try not to scream (it’s very unnerving).  Even more importantly, please tell those behind you.  Sharing is caring.

 

·         Try and keep enough space in your pack to slip in a beer to drop off with the “thirsty” marshals at Maclears Beacon (names like O’Gorman, Van Dyk, Ohlsson and Ewers spring to mind).

 

·         Read the fine-print.

 

 

 

THE TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS (acsis VOB Medium Distance Slower Group)

 

3 November: Simon'sTown Steps & Scala Battery

 

Route
A circular run from Simon'sTown Station up the  steps to the Just Nuisance Grave, across Red Hill Rd. towards Kleinplaas dam then down the concrete road past the Scala battery back to the station. 

Rendezvous and Start Time
RV in the parking area behind Simon'sTown Railway Station Ready to start at 0630

Terrain and Distance
A warm up jog through the older parts of the town followed by a heart thumping haul up the 360 odd steps to the Just Nuisance grave site [Just Nuisance was a famous World War 2 dog that escorted sailors back to  Simon's town on the train after they had enjoyed a night out in Cape Town]  The view is spectacular and the climb is soon forgotten.  Then its an easy run around Red Hill followed by a downhill cruise past the old Scala Battery and back along the main road to the station.

 

Distance about 11 Kms taking more or less about 2hrs 30min.

 

Recovery Group

The recovery group will follow a shorter route at a more modest pace


 

BRIEF FEEDBACK FROM LAST WEEKEND – FIRST ASCENT TOKAI FOREST 15KM RUN

 

Another extremely fine effort from Foresters Running Club and First Ascent.  Well done to everyone involved in organising the race and making it the success it was.  It would be lovely to hear how much you raised.  Great to see so many familiar faces there supporting the Victoria Hospital Childrens Ward.  The CEO was to be seen ushering cars into the picnic site at the start, failing miserably in his attempt to look like a pretty woman.  Even Gregg Sneddon’s evil grin at the top of the big hill leading up to Level 3 was a most welcome sight (mainly because it meant we were at the top).  He was clearly enjoying the suffering.  Despite feeling like a fat pig stuffed into a club shirt that I have long outgrown I thoroughly enjoyed the route (as usual) which is the perfect blend of tough uphills and thrilling downhills interspersed with lots of flat stuff at regular intervals allowing you to recover and enjoy the forest scenery or views out over the Constantia Valley.  Great camaraderie out on the course too, other than the puzzled baboons.  I witnessed a true gentleman stooping to pick up a lady runner’s scrunchy which she had dropped and was consequently having hair issues.  He kicked to catch up with her to give her the scrunchy and end her suffering.  His reward was getting smoked by her (and Kelly!) over the last 2km.  The exertion of trying to stay in the game caused this gentleman of gentlemen to stop with the dry-heaves 20m before the finish line to regain his composure and wipe away the tears before crossing the line.  He really was the hero of the day. J  Okay, we can all guess who that gentleman was.  It was very embarrassing to seen air-retching at the finish but hey, I gave it my all.  And also, no-one got in my way.  Hahahaha.  Thanks for the butt-kicking Karen and Kelly.  A thoroughly enjoyable morning.  Thanks Foresters.

 

Cheers

 

Tim

 

Tim Bellairs

acsis VOB Trail Running

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Friday, October 26, 2012

acsis VOB TRAIL RUNNING: FRIDAY WRAP UP

 

 

Hi Everyone

 

The Humble Hundred runners are off already and we wish them all the best over the next three days.  We hope to bump into them at some stage over the weekend.  Have fun.

 

Three admin matters before we get into the details for this weekend:

 

·         First of all we would like to wish all of the Muslim runners Eid Mubarak.  May you have a blessed day.

 

·         Secondly, I know I am breaking the rules by advertising the CHOC Corporate Relay (as it is a road event) on 29 November 2012 but I am a sucker for a charity and especially one like CHOC that cares for children in need thereof.  Heart-breaking yet incredibly inspiring stuff so I am quite happy to take some moaning from those who don’t like non-trail running stuff on the email.  I can’t help myself.  You can read all of the details of the event on the flyer, but CHOC (Childrens’ Haematology Oncology Clinics) cares for children with cancer and other life threatening blood disorders as well as their families.  I will keep it on the Tuesday email but I thought this deserves a little extra air-time.  Please read through it and consider putting a team together.

 

·         For those of you who start yawning whenever I point out Blister Bush on a run, thinking you’re too hard core to be hurt by a plant, check out the attached picture of our latest victim of the dreaded scourge of the mountain.  In picture is Famous Bronwyn which goes to show that even experienced trail runners can be caught off guard.  Eina!

 

 

SATURDAY 27 OCTOBER 2012

 

 

acsis VOB Longer Faster Group Run  as well as Table Mountain Trailers

 

FIRST ASCENT TOKAI FOREST 15KM RUN

 

This particular weekend sees the last of my month of skiving out of trail run leading duties.  We are making this race our official run of the weekend.  Why?  This is an annual charity event in aid of an exceptionally good cause.

 

Salient details:

 

·         It is a 15km race in Tokai Forest.  Parking and registration in the picnic area.

·         This is a charity event which raises funds for the Childrens Ward of Victoria Hospital in Wynberg.  They are desperately in need of funds.

·         No official entry fee but you are strongly encouraged to give as large a donation as you possibly can or donate some toys.

·         It is a WPA / ASA event so for running club members you need your club colours and WPA numbers.  If you choose to run full “trail-style” then you need to buy a temporary licence before the start for an

additional R25.

·         Get there earlier than you think you need to be there because there is only one access road into the forest and picnic area and this can get quite backed up.

·         Don’t leave valuables in your car.  Despite this being a charitable event, roving opportunistic bandits still target any events where there are lots of cars (despite the car attendants) looking for a chance to smash a window and grab anything lying in plain sight.

 

Check out the flyer for full details.

 

But wait, there’s more.  This year, in a further effort to raise funds, see this message from Gavin Wright, club secretary of Foresters Running Club (the organising club):

 

TRAIL RUNNING JACKET AUCTION (you ain’t allowed to compete in trail events without a decent jacket)  BIDDING CLOSES AT NOON TODAY……………………………………!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

As you all know, or should know by now!, Foresters are trying to raise much needed FUNDS for the Childrens Ward at Victoria Hospital.  To help us raise a bit more money we've been very lucky to be given a Storm jacket from Hi Tec, and this we are going to auction, by e-mail, to the highest bidder!

 

This is an exceptional jacket, pic attached, if you have plans to be out in bad weather any time in the future - you need this!! It will keep you warm and dry under we reckon just about any circumstances!!

Retail value is R1400.

 

So - bottom line - it's something you need! And the money will go to a really good cause! So it's a no brainer - you can't lose!

 

We're closing the bidding at 12 noon on the 26th October, the night before the Tokai Forest run and we'll let you know if you're the successful bidder that afternoon 

 

Please send your bid to:  Sonia Beard at   soniab@polka.co.za  she'll make sure that all bids are recorded and that the highest one wins!

 

and sooner the better please! We wouldn't want you not being able to get through at the last minute! And please feel free to pass this on to anyone else you think might be interested..........

 

And don't worry about sizing, we'll make sure you get the right size!

 

Gavin Wright

Secretary Foresters Running Club

 

  

BUFFET OLIVES TRAIL RUN - PAARL

 

I know this event is on but I am afraid I don’t have details.  Slack, I know, but I have been a little pre-occupied with silly things recently.  It won’t happen again.  I am pretty sure Ghaleed has the details but I am also pretty sure that he won’t see this email today as it is Eid. 

 

If anyone has a flyer for this event, please would you email it to me.  Then if anyone is looking for the details, let me know and I will send the flyer on to you.

 

 

 

 SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER 2012

 

 

SAUCONY MATES / JOURNEY TRAILS SUNDAY TRAIL RUN

 

Dude of the Day will be David Hall. David is working out a nice little route as we speak, and as there are still an angle or two that he wants to verify before he commits to leading a group of abusive criticizing individuals (Dave does not having the protection of being in charge of recording history), we will forgo the complete route description. Suffice it to say, Dave has led before and we were impressed!

 

Where: Constantia Nek, in the parking area across the traffic circle from the restaurant.

When: 06H30

What: Weather dependent kit, snax, water for the run and ICE cold beer for afterwards.

Route: Dave’s Magical Mystery Tour

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: Dave’s Magical Mystery distance

 

Seeya!

 

Douglas Rossouw

082 418 5945

 

 

WEATHER FORECAST with thanks to www.yr.no

 

The blue bars show max and min values for precipitation per hour.

 

 

Whatever you’re up to, have a great weekend Everyone.

 

Cheers

 

Tim

Tim Bellairs

acsis VOB Trail Running

Cell:     082 321-0299

 


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