Harriers Weekly News

Most Mileage participants, please send me your September km.

  1. Two Oceans 2017 Half Marathon:

http://www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/news/omtom-half-marathon-adopt-ballot-application-process-2017

In summary:

  1. Ballot system, update your details and apply, from 1 Nov;
  2. Blue and Yellow Numbers can enter and pay from 31 Oct – 10 Nov (only 1000 available)
  3. All other runners to update details and apply, 1 Nov – 10 Nov.
  4. Draw is on 11 Nov for paid up club members (6000 available)
  5. Draw for non-club members (and remaining club members) is 18 Nov
  6. the 56 km entries are still open (and so Comrades as well)

 

  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,  – 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!
  • Wed 5 Oct : Newton running shoes will display their shoe range, have shoes to try out and shoes at discount –before and after time trial
  • Wed 5 Oct : Monthly braai –
  • Sat 8 Oct : Beach breakfast run – Umhlanga area:
    • 06h00 start
    • 12 km (walkers 5-7 km)
    • Meet at the Parking lot at south end of Umhlanga Promenade – Lighthouse parking – be careful where you park, at our previous beach run / walk, the Metro Police went for us (soft targets)
    • Followed by breakfast…..at the mobile coffee / snack van on the grass
    • RSVP please, to Leslie, for catering purposes.
    • Cost –bring your money, a as you will purchase your own drinks and light breakfast from the vehicle – not expensive
    • We will then meet and eat under the gazebo on the grass area.
    • Those who want to run longer, can arrange to start earlier
    • Social “uniform” – red shorts and white shirts
  • Sat 29 Oct : Club 10 km run – last leg of 10 x 10 km Challenge:
    • 06h00
    • Halloween theme
    • Social run, not recording of times
    • More details to follow
  • Wed 2 Nov : Monthly braai
  • Wed 2 Nov : Sportzone will do a promotion at the time trial
  • 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 :
  • Saturday 8 Oct : club run – 06h00 – 12 km – beach breakfast run – marathon runners,  we can arrange to start earlier……South end of Umhlanga promenade
  • Saturday 15 Oct : club run – 05h30   – 15 km
  • Saturday 22 Oct : club run – 05h30 –  15 km
  • Saturday 29 Oct : club run – 06h00 – Club Halloween 10 km run
  • Saturday 5 Nov : club run – 05h30 – 15 km
  • Saturday 12 Nov : club run – 05h30 – 15 km
  • Saturday 19 Nov : club run – 05h30  -15 km

 

  1. 2016 race dates  – also look at  www.eventtiming.co.za – also take note most pre-entry races have strict closing dates for entries:
  • Sun 9 Oct : Swift 10, 21 & 42 km; Campsdrift, Pmb, 06h00
  • Sun 16 Oct : Muden 10 & 25 km, Greytown, 06h30
  • Sun 16 Oct : Goss & Baife South Coast 21 & 42 km; train leaves Amanzimtoti at 05h00, for 06h00 start
  • http://www.totiac.co.za/images/GB-Flyer-2016.pdf

http://www.eventtiming.co.za/entryonline.php?id=174

  • Sun 23 Oct  :Mtubatuba 10 km, 07h00
  • Sun 30 Oct : KZN 10 KM Challenge; Kingspark, 07h00
  • Sun 6 Nov  :Orion 10 & 21 km, Pmb, 05h00
  • Sun 13 Nov  :Edendale 10 km, 07h00
  • Sun 20 Nov : Queensbourgh Minehaft 15 km, 06h00
  • Sat 26 Nov : Sani Stagger 21 & 42 km
  • Sat 27 Nov  :Hope Challenge 10 & 21 km, Curries Fountain, 06h00
  • Sun 4 Dev : BMG Stainbank 15 km, Yellowwood park, 06h00
  • Sun 11 Dec : Illovo Sugar 15 km Christmas Challenge, Westville, 06h00 – we wear Christmas hats and run in a group, social event
  • Thur 15 Dec  :Mandela Challenge 5 & 10 km, Blue lagoon, 18h15
  • Sun 18 Dec  : Big Hill 10 & 21 km, Ballito, 06h00