Harriers Weekly News

  1.  It is dark out there – please wear reflective shirts, belts, lights, caps etc- be visible!
  1. We run / walk every Tues / Wed / Thur at 17h30 – without fail ! Always safety in numbers, especially during the winter months where we often have to run in the dark – we often regroup, and cater for those who want to run a bit shorter, so don’t be scared to join us.
  1. Please give us feedback about races you have done – when, where time, interesting stories etc – we gladly hear from you.
  1. We invite members to send in nominations for Member of the Month, so keep your eyes and ears open and send your nominations, before month end!

 

  1.  Some other dates:
  • Every Friday : 05h15, Bike & Bean (beachfront) – Red Socks 5 and 8 km run  / walk, followed by coffee, everybody welcome!
  • Thur 1 Sept : Two Oceans (56 km) entries open at 10h00 – need to run a qualifying marathon between 1 July 2016 and 5 March 2017
  • Wed 7 Sept: Spring Handicap TT
    • Red shorts and white shirts
    • Everybody run 5 km
    • Scattered start, as per 2016 best 5 km times, first people (walkers) start just after 17h00
    • Short prize-giving, then feel welcome to stay for monthly braai
  • Wed 5 Oct : Monthly braai
  • Sat 8 Oct : Beach breakfast run – details to follow…..
  • Sat 29 Oct : Club 10 km run – details to follow…..
  • Wed 2 Nov : Monthly braai
  • Sat 19 Nov : Year end function and prize-giving – details to follow….
  • Wed 6 Dec : Final braai for 2016
  1. Club runs. Shorter options always available – there may be changes closer to the time :

Note:

  1. There will always also be a 10 – 12 option as well.
  2. Those who want to run a bit longer, can arrange to meet a bit earlier and do a few km before the club run
  3. South Coast Marathon in October, training program issued– note:
  4. There will always be shorter options as well;
  5. No need to do all the long runs, but the option is there, to select the ones you want to do;
  6. Keep races in mind, and do back to back runs.
  • Saturday 20 August:  club run – 06h00 – 20 km
  • Saturday 27 August: club run – 06h00 – 20 km
  • Saturday 3 Sept: club run – 05h30 – 25 km
  • Saturday 10 Sept :club run – 05h30 – 25 km
  • Saturday 17 Sept : club run – 05h30 – 25 km
  • Saturday 24 Sept : club run – 05h30 – 30 km
  • Saturday 1 Oct : club run – 05h30 – 35 km
  • Saturday 8 Oct : club run – 05h30 – 20 km – beach breakfast run – marathon runners, we will arrange for you to start a bit earlier to get the distance

 

  1. 2016 race dates  – also look at  www.eventtiming.co.za – also take note most pre-entry races have strict closing dates for entries:
  • Sat 20 Aug : Capital Climb 15 km; Pmb; 08h00
  • Sun 21 Aug : The Sandy –  14km Beach Run (or Walk) at Spring Low tide between Umhlanga and Durban.

Enter now on www.ROAG.co.za – (Entry close 14 August).
1st 500 to Enter Rec a Deadly Peak Cap

  • Sun 21 Aug : Dbn Runner 10 & 21 km; Univ of KZN, Glenwood; pre-entry only; 06h30; next leg of our 10 x 10 km Challenge  – club tent will be up

http://www.durbanrunner.co.za/upcoming-events/durban-runner-challenge/

  • Sun 28 Aug : Mandela day 10; 21; 42 km – pre-entry only
  • Sun 28 Aug : Formula 1 10 & 21 km; 06h30; – moved from Sun 4 Sept.  – view race flyer
  • Sun 28 Aug : SPCA trail run, Dbn SPCA, support Dale “Dougal the Dog” Johnson, enter at ROAG
  • Sat 3  Sept : Mpathi Mountain race, 15 km, Dundee, 14h00
  • Sun 11 Sept : SAPS Striders10 & 21 km; Kingspark; 06h30next leg of our 10 x 10 km Challenge – view race flyer