Monday, 24 January 2022

TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS TMT Saturday 29th January



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Hi Trailers

 

This Saturday 29th January 2022 we are Oppit in Newlands Forest for a lovely shaded roller-coaster run.

 

Rendezvous and Start Time:

RV in the parking area Newlands Fire Base 05:55 ready to start at 06:00.

The parking area gets very full, so share lifts or come early.

 

Route details:

We will do some loops around the forest including a stretch heading to Kirstenbosch dams and back.  See route attached - options for short cuts too.

 

Please remember this a pack run, and it's important that we look out for each other.

 

Terrain and Distance:

Mostly forest paths and some jeep track.

 

Distance: +- 14 kms taking about 2.5 - 3hrs for Medium Group

 

 

Relaxed Group and Walking group to be confirmed on Friday.

 

*Please note adjustments to the route may be made whilst running depending on the group and weather conditions.

 

 

Please bring:

A whistle, WATER  a warm & waterproof/windproof top, space blanket and ICE (In case of Emergency) tag or card.

 

Unfortunately no dogs are allowed on our runs.

 

Please remember to adhere to the COVID rules below:

.    No gathering in a big group at start or end of the run.

.    All runners to carry a mask or buff.

.    Practice social/physical distancing.

.    We will break into small groups as per regulations while we run.

.    No personal sign in - ensure the leader ticks you in/out. Please

carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe.

.    We will monitor the groups on a weekly basis for size.

.    VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase

again in the Western Cape.

.    If you have any symptoms, have been in contact with anyone with

symptoms or are feeling unwell, please stay at home.

 

Have a great week!

 

Regards

 

Run Organiser

Grant Carelse

083 354 6128

 

 


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Friday, 21 January 2022

RE: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS - SATURDAY 22 JANUARY 2022: NEW START TIME: 6am!!

Hi Trailers

 

Our run tomorrow is ON.

 

Due to the predicted extreme temperatures, we will now start at 6am. Please ensure that you carry enough water and electrolytes

 

There will be a relaxed group.

 

The first red disas are out and there may still be some blue drip disas around at the aqueduct, so we are in for a treat

 

See you at Theresa Avenue ready to start at 6am

Liz

 

082 893 8617

 

From: Liz Brash <liz_brash@mweb.co.za>
Sent: Sunday, 16 January 2022 16:01
To: 'tmtrailers@googlegroups.com' <tmtrailers@googlegroups.com>
Subject: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS - SATURDAY 22 JANUARY 2022: THREE VALLEYS AND AN AQUEDUCT

 

Hi Trailers

After the gentle start to the year last Saturday, this Saturday we ascend Table Mountain via Kasteelspoort, pass the Valley of the Red Gods, go through the Valley of Isolation and run along Echo Valley before returning via the Aqueduct path.

Route

We park at Theresa Avenue in Camps Bay and go up the jeep track taking the shortcut to the base of Kasteelspoort. We climb up Kasteelspoort, turn left at the top following the path through the Valley of the Red Gods and the Valley of Isolation (with the requisite hills in between…) until we reach the junction in Echo Valley. Here we turn right and run along the valley. We cross over the first junction and run to the junction with Smuts Track. Here we turn right and run to the junction with the Aqueduct, turn right and follow the aqueduct path down to the dam. From here we make our way back to Kasteelspoort and back home.

This is not a long route but includes a fair amount of climbing and descending.

For those who want a shorter option, turn right at the first junction in Echo Valley which will take you down to the jeep track. Turn right to make your way back to Kasteelspoort.

For those who want a longer run, turn left at Smuts Track and make your way to Maclear's Beacon – out and back or return route to be decided by the group

Rendezvous and start time

Park at Theresa Avenue by 6h15am ready to start at 6:30am. Please arrive early – parking fills up fast.

Be careful how and where you park as traffic fines are a real possibility

Terrain & Distance

The route is mainly single track with some jeep track at the start and end. The first 2km are uphill. Thereafter undulating up hills and down valleys. Downhill from Smuts track junction to the aqueduct, down aqueduct valley and down Kasteelspoort.

The stated route is around 11km, the shorter route around 8km and the longer route around 13km if out and back (distances estimated!)

What to bring 

Water, whistlea space blanket and your ICE information. The weather can be different on the top of the mountain. Please come prepared for wind, mist or extreme heat!

Please check the weather before you set off from home and pack the appropriate waterproof/warm gear/lots of water.

Directions to Theresa Avenue

From Cape Town:

Pass the entrance to the cable car and continue down Camps Bay Drive. Take the third road to the left (Fiskaal Road and follow this winding road up the mountain – it becomes Francolin Road and then Theresa Avenue. Park on the sea-side of the road facing the correct way without blocking driveways or obstructing traffic. We will start at the entrance to the Jeep Trail which is the first road (cul de sac) to the left after the road becomes Theresa Avenue

From Camps Bay/Bakoven:

Get on to Camps Bay Drive from Victoria Road, go round the left-hand hair pin bend and Fiskaal is on the right near the bus stop.

Please note that TMT unfortunately does not allow dogs on its runs.

Please be aware that our runs operate under strict COVID protocols even though now on level 1. 

  • No gathering in a big group at start or end of the run
  • All runners to carry a mask or buff
  • Practice social distancing
  • Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe
  • VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape
  • If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms, please stay at home

 Liz Brash

082 893 8617

 

***

Warning:  Trail running is inherently more dangerous than road running.  It may take place over uneven hazard strewn trails in exposed and often remote terrain where help is not always readily available.

Participation is voluntary and entirely at your own risk as although the organizers take reasonable precautions to ensure runner safety, it cannot be guaranteed.  To this end neither the Club nor the organisers personally can be held liable for any claims relating to inter alia, injuries, disabilities and death. Further any minor child participating in any trail running activity will be deemed to be doing so with the consent of his or her guardian.

 

By starting out on a trail run you explicitly acknowledge that: 

1] you understand the associated risks involved and accept full responsibility for your own safety. 

2] you are medically and physically fit to participate and 

3] are carrying the necessary water, clothing and safety equipment required for the particular run.

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Sunday, 16 January 2022

TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS - SATURDAY 22 JANUARY 2022: THREE VALLEYS AND AN AQUEDUCT

Hi Trailers

After the gentle start to the year last Saturday, this Saturday we ascend Table Mountain via Kasteelspoort, pass the Valley of the Red Gods, go through the Valley of Isolation and run along Echo Valley before returning via the Aqueduct path.

Route

We park at Theresa Avenue in Camps Bay and go up the jeep track taking the shortcut to the base of Kasteelspoort. We climb up Kasteelspoort, turn left at the top following the path through the Valley of the Red Gods and the Valley of Isolation (with the requisite hills in between…) until we reach the junction in Echo Valley. Here we turn right and run along the valley. We cross over the first junction and run to the junction with Smuts Track. Here we turn right and run to the junction with the Aqueduct, turn right and follow the aqueduct path down to the dam. From here we make our way back to Kasteelspoort and back home.

This is not a long route but includes a fair amount of climbing and descending.

For those who want a shorter option, turn right at the first junction in Echo Valley which will take you down to the jeep track. Turn right to make your way back to Kasteelspoort.

For those who want a longer run, turn left at Smuts Track and make your way to Maclear's Beacon – out and back or return route to be decided by the group

Rendezvous and start time

Park at Theresa Avenue by 6h15am ready to start at 6:30am. Please arrive early – parking fills up fast.

Be careful how and where you park as traffic fines are a real possibility

Terrain & Distance

The route is mainly single track with some jeep track at the start and end. The first 2km are uphill. Thereafter undulating up hills and down valleys. Downhill from Smuts track junction to the aqueduct, down aqueduct valley and down Kasteelspoort.

The stated route is around 11km, the shorter route around 8km and the longer route around 13km if out and back (distances estimated!)

What to bring 

Water, whistlea space blanket and your ICE information. The weather can be different on the top of the mountain. Please come prepared for wind, mist or extreme heat!

Please check the weather before you set off from home and pack the appropriate waterproof/warm gear/lots of water.

Directions to Theresa Avenue

From Cape Town:

Pass the entrance to the cable car and continue down Camps Bay Drive. Take the third road to the left (Fiskaal Road and follow this winding road up the mountain – it becomes Francolin Road and then Theresa Avenue. Park on the sea-side of the road facing the correct way without blocking driveways or obstructing traffic. We will start at the entrance to the Jeep Trail which is the first road (cul de sac) to the left after the road becomes Theresa Avenue

From Camps Bay/Bakoven:

Get on to Camps Bay Drive from Victoria Road, go round the left-hand hair pin bend and Fiskaal is on the right near the bus stop.

Please note that TMT unfortunately does not allow dogs on its runs.

Please be aware that our runs operate under strict COVID protocols even though now on level 1. 

  • No gathering in a big group at start or end of the run
  • All runners to carry a mask or buff
  • Practice social distancing
  • Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe
  • VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape
  • If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms, please stay at home

 Liz Brash

082 893 8617

 

***

Warning:  Trail running is inherently more dangerous than road running.  It may take place over uneven hazard strewn trails in exposed and often remote terrain where help is not always readily available.

Participation is voluntary and entirely at your own risk as although the organizers take reasonable precautions to ensure runner safety, it cannot be guaranteed.  To this end neither the Club nor the organisers personally can be held liable for any claims relating to inter alia, injuries, disabilities and death. Further any minor child participating in any trail running activity will be deemed to be doing so with the consent of his or her guardian.

 

By starting out on a trail run you explicitly acknowledge that: 

1] you understand the associated risks involved and accept full responsibility for your own safety. 

2] you are medically and physically fit to participate and 

3] are carrying the necessary water, clothing and safety equipment required for the particular run.

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Friday, 14 January 2022

Fwd: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS: SATURDAY 15TH JANUARY 2022: LIONS HEAD LOOP FROM MOUILLE POINT

Hi All,

We are definitely heading to the mountain tomorrow morning! It's going to be a scorcher, according to my weather app, it'll be 20C at 6am. Please bring gallons of water and slather yourselves in sunblock.

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR ANYONE JOINING THE WALKERSLiz will be starting the Walking Group at KLOOF NEK PARKING LOT - NOT at the lighthouse. Please let us know by sms or whatsapp if you will be joining her so that she knows to wait for you.

See you there!

L.
0725750914

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Date: Tue, Jan 11, 2022 at 7:24 AM
Subject: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS: SATURDAY 15TH JANUARY 2022: LIONS HEAD LOOP FROM MOUILLE POINT
To: Table Mountain Trailers Group <tmtrailers@googlegroups.com>


Hi Trailers,

 

Welcome to 2022! We're starting the year with a familiar and favourite route: Mouille Point – Lion's Head Loop.

 

Route details

 

From Mouille Point (Green Point) lighthouse, we warm up with a jog along Beach Road and head up Glengariff Road.  At the top of Glengariff, we catch our breath, then hit the trail, turning right to run above Sea Point below the rump of the lion. 

 

Following the Lions Head Path, at the intersection below the Kramat we keep low and continue around the base of Lions Head, returning to the Kramat. The stronger runners (who perhaps didn't indulge in as many mince pies as some of us) may take a climb up the Lion if they so wish.

 

From the Kramat, we enjoy a flattish run along Signal Hill ridge to the next parking area where we turn right to head down, running the jeep track above the Bo-kaap towards the noon day gun.  We pause here to take some great pics with the cannons and of the view before our slalom down the side of the mountain to Green Point.  

 

The final stretch takes us through suburbia to Green Point Park and return to the lighthouse.

 

Rendezvous and Start Time:  

RV at  the Moullie Point (Green Point) Lighthouse at 6:25am ready to start running at 6:30am

Terrain and Distance:

 

Mostly single track with some solid climbing and flowing running.

 

Distance: approx 12-13kms taking about 2-3 hours.

 

Group leaders will be determined on the morning – but there will definitely be a Relaxed Group AND a walking group. It's that time of year! 😉

 

This is a pack run and for safety, please check behind you to ensure that the person behind is still there and that they see where you turn off.  Routes are subject to deviation on the day.  

 

 

Don't leave home without:  

whistle, water, a warm /waterproof/windproof top dependent on weather, space blanket and ICE (In Case of Emergency) tag or card and sun protection.

 

Unfortunately no dogs allowed on our runs.

 

Please be aware that our runs operate under strict COVID protocols even though now on level 1. 

·  No gathering in a big group at start or end of the run

·  All runners to carry a mask or buff

·  Practice social distancing

·  We will break into small groups as per regulations while we run

·  Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe

·  We will monitor the groups on a weekly basis for size

·  VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape

·  If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms, please stay at home

 

 

See you there!

 

 

Lorraine

Run co-ordinator

0725750914

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Tuesday, 11 January 2022

TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS: SATURDAY 15TH JANUARY 2022: LIONS HEAD LOOP FROM MOUILLE POINT

Hi Trailers,

 

Welcome to 2022! We're starting the year with a familiar and favourite route: Mouille Point – Lion's Head Loop.

 

Route details

 

From Mouille Point (Green Point) lighthouse, we warm up with a jog along Beach Road and head up Glengariff Road.  At the top of Glengariff, we catch our breath, then hit the trail, turning right to run above Sea Point below the rump of the lion. 

 

Following the Lions Head Path, at the intersection below the Kramat we keep low and continue around the base of Lions Head, returning to the Kramat. The stronger runners (who perhaps didn't indulge in as many mince pies as some of us) may take a climb up the Lion if they so wish.

 

From the Kramat, we enjoy a flattish run along Signal Hill ridge to the next parking area where we turn right to head down, running the jeep track above the Bo-kaap towards the noon day gun.  We pause here to take some great pics with the cannons and of the view before our slalom down the side of the mountain to Green Point.  

 

The final stretch takes us through suburbia to Green Point Park and return to the lighthouse.

 

Rendezvous and Start Time:  

RV at  the Moullie Point (Green Point) Lighthouse at 6:25am ready to start running at 6:30am

Terrain and Distance:

 

Mostly single track with some solid climbing and flowing running.

 

Distance: approx 12-13kms taking about 2-3 hours.

 

Group leaders will be determined on the morning – but there will definitely be a Relaxed Group AND a walking group. It's that time of year! 😉

 

This is a pack run and for safety, please check behind you to ensure that the person behind is still there and that they see where you turn off.  Routes are subject to deviation on the day.  

 

 

Don't leave home without:  

whistle, water, a warm /waterproof/windproof top dependent on weather, space blanket and ICE (In Case of Emergency) tag or card and sun protection.

 

Unfortunately no dogs allowed on our runs.

 

Please be aware that our runs operate under strict COVID protocols even though now on level 1. 

·  No gathering in a big group at start or end of the run

·  All runners to carry a mask or buff

·  Practice social distancing

·  We will break into small groups as per regulations while we run

·  Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe

·  We will monitor the groups on a weekly basis for size

·  VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape

·  If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms, please stay at home

 

 

See you there!

 

 

Lorraine

Run co-ordinator

0725750914

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Friday, 10 December 2021

Fwd: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS IMPORTANT: Table Mountain Trailers - Start time correction --- and Buffs for sale


Yo ho ho!  YES - we are still running and picnicking this Saturday.

The bug is everywhere. Please, please, stay at home if you are at all unwell or have been in contact with anyone who has Covid. 

Otherwise, get through the gate as close to 7am as possible and drive up to the dam. We'll start running at 7.15am.

There will be a few brisk walkers and a relaxed group as well as the usual speedsters.

Check the details below re entrance fees and what to bring. Add a cozzie and a towel if you feel like a dip afterwards, and your picnic of course!

See you there!

Lorraine 
072 575 0914


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From: Lorraine Nevin <loribuddle@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, Dec 6, 2021 at 5:15 PM
Subject: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS IMPORTANT: Table Mountain Trailers - Start time correction --- and Buffs for sale
To: Table Mountain Trailers Group <tmtrailers@googlegroups.com>


Hi Trailers,

Please note a change to the start time of the sortie on Saturday 11th December: the gate opens at 7.00am so we will start running at 7:15 from the car park near the dam. (Or near as dammit.) :)

Also: Roll up! Roll up! Roll up! 

We have a few buffs for sale @ R70 each. They come in 2 designs:  Original (grey) or 10th Anniversary (navy). See swatches attached.

If you would like to buy one, please let me know and I'll send you the bank details for an EFT. 
Gaeleen will bring any spares to the run on Saturday too - if you'd prefer to pay cash.

See you there!
L.
072 575 0914 





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Monday, 6 December 2021

TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS IMPORTANT: Table Mountain Trailers - Start time correction --- and Buffs for sale

Hi Trailers,

Please note a change to the start time of the sortie on Saturday 11th December: the gate opens at 7.00am so we will start running at 7:15 from the car park near the dam. (Or near as dammit.) :)

Also: Roll up! Roll up! Roll up! 

We have a few buffs for sale @ R70 each. They come in 2 designs:  Original (grey) or 10th Anniversary (navy). See swatches attached.

If you would like to buy one, please let me know and I'll send you the bank details for an EFT. 
Gaeleen will bring any spares to the run on Saturday too - if you'd prefer to pay cash.

See you there!
L.
072 575 0914 





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Fwd: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS Saturday 11th December LAST RUN OF THE YEAR



Hi Trailers,


Saturday 11th December sees us meet for our last official sortie of 2021. We'll run one of our old familiar favourites, 3 Lookouts and a Peak, and celebrate the year's finale with a picnic brunch and a swim in the dam.


Route details


Starting at the car park nearest to the dam, we'll head towards the fire lookout over Tokai, meander towards Blackburn lookout and complete the circular route via Noordhoek Peak to the Noordhoek lookout. There are options to include the Panorama path, the Crassula Path, divert to Elephant's Eye Cave and/or extend the distance with a jog down the River Walk. We'll organize group leaders and sweeps on the day. 


Rendezvous and Start Time


Gate 1 opens at 8am so please make your way to the car park at the dam as quickly as possible. We'll start running as soon as possible - latest 8:15am.

NB: There is no cellphone signal in Silvermine so if you are running late, there is no way to let us know. Don't be late!  


Entry fee to Silvermine is still amazing value but note that it increased last month:

R36 per adult  Additionally: R25 per vehicle (I'll confirm this in Friday's email but start planning your lift club!)

Please bring your ID book to prove you are a SA national.
Alternatively, buy a MyGreen card at the Tokai SANParks office this week, or carry your Wild card.




Terrain and Distance


Single track, jeep track, and a little bit of rock hopping. Depending on the group you join and the whim of the day, you'll run somewhere between 8 and 12km. This is a fairly flat route and very good for beginners. 


Relaxed Group


There will be a Relaxed Group. 


***Please let me know if you're keen to lead or join a brisk walk/hike. ***


Please bring:


A whistle, WATER (remember a trail 10km can take longer than a road 10km), a warm & waterproof/windproof top, space blanket and ICE (In case of Emergency) tag or card.


If you're staying for a Christmas picnic, please bring a cooler box with your favourite snacks and cool drinks. Invite your home family to join you and meet your trail family! 


Unfortunately we do not welcome dogs on our runs.

And here's the Covid bit:

Please be aware that our runs operate under strict COVID protocols even though now on level 1. 

  • All runners to carry a mask or buff
  • Practice social distancing
  • We will break into small groups as per regulations while we run
  • Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe
  • We will monitor the groups on a weekly basis for size
  • VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape
  • If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms, please stay at home

 


Have a great week!


Regards


Lorraine

072 575 0914

 

Warning:  Trail running is inherently more dangerous than road running.  It may take place over uneven hazard strewn trails in exposed and often remote terrain where help is not always readily available.


Participation is voluntary and entirely at your own risk as although the organizers take reasonable precautions to ensure runner safety, it cannot be guaranteed.  To this end neither the Club nor the organisers personally can be held liable for any claims relating to inter alia, injuries, disabilities and death. Further any minor child participating in any trail running activity will be deemed to be doing so with the consent of his or her guardian.


By starting out on a trail run you explicitly acknowledge that: 

1] you understand the associated risks involved and accept full responsibility for your own safety. 

2] you are medically and physically fit to participate and 

3] are carrying the necessary water, clothing and safety equipment required for the particular run.



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Friday, 3 December 2021

FW: TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS Saturday 4th December

Hi Trailers

Tomorrow's run is ON

See attached map, and below for more details

See you in the morning

Grant

 

 

This Saturday we retrace the steps of the UTCT champions in the lovely surroundings of the Alphen Greenbelts, Klaasenbosch, Cecilia forest etc.  Please note we won't attempt matching the pace of those UTCT competitors.  It will be a lovely steady pace with time to take in what nature has to offer.

 

Saturday 4th December   -  UTCT section with Constantia Greenbelts

 

Brief Description of Route

We will run the greenbelts, including the Alphen trail, Klaasenbosch and Diep River Trail.  We will run the route in an anti-clockwise direction – Constantia sports complex, Alphen greenbelt, Klaasenbosch, sections of Cecilia, Kirstenbosch, Constantia Neck and Diep River trail back into the Alphen greenbelt.

 

 Rendezvous and Start Time

RV at 06h20, ready to start at 06h30   in the Constantia Sports complex parking area.  Enter the sports complex (at the Brommersvlei/Constantia Rd intersection), and park on the left hand side as you enter. The parking area, as well as our route will be familiar with all K-way VOB members.

 

Terrain and Distance      

There will be a few ups and downs, some jeep tracks and some single tracks    Distance in the order of 15 kms, taking around 2,5 – 3 hrs

I am sure there will be a relaxed group as well as a walking group

Please remember to adhere to the COVID rules below:

  • No gathering in a big group at the start or end of the run.
  • All runners to carry a mask or buff.
  • Practice social/physical distancing.
  • We will break into small groups as per regulations while we run.
  • No personal sign in – ensure the leader ticks you in/out. Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe.
  • We will monitor the groups on a weekly basis for size.
  • VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape.
  • If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms, please stay at home.

 

Have a great week.

Grant Carelse

083 354 6128

 


K-Way VOB's Medium Distance Trail Group
Webbsite:http:// www.kwayvob.co.za
Blog:
http://vobtrailwrg.blogspot.com/

 

Warning Trail running is inherently more dangerous than road running.  It takes place over uneven hazard strewn trails in exposed and often remote terrain where help is not always readily available.  

Participation is voluntary and entirely at your own risk as although the organizers take reasonable precautions to ensure runner safety, it cannot be guaranteed.  To this end neither the Club nor the organisers personally can be held liable for any claims relating to inter alia, injuries, disabilities and death. Further any minor child participating in any trail running activity will be deemed to be doing so with the consent of his or her guardian.

By starting out on a trail run you explicitly acknowledge that: 1] you understand the associated risks involved and accept full responsibility for your own safety. 2] you are medically and physically fit to participate and 3] are carrying the necessary water, clothing and safety equipment required for the particular run.

 

 

 

 

 


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Monday, 29 November 2021

TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS Saturday 4th December

 

Hi Trailers

 

This Saturday we retrace the steps of the UTCT champions in the lovely surroundings of the Alphen Greenbelts, Klaasenbosch, Cecilia forest etc.  Please note we won't attempt matching the pace of those UTCT competitors.  It will be a lovely steady pace with time to take in what nature has to offer.

 

Saturday 4th December   -  UTCT section with Constantia Greenbelts

 

Brief Description of Route

We will run the greenbelts, including the Alphen trail, Klaasenbosch and Diep River Trail.  We will run the route in an anti-clockwise direction – Constantia sports complex, Alphen greenbelt, Klaasenbosch, sections of Cecilia, Kirstenbosch, Constantia Neck and Diep River trail back into the Alphen greenbelt.

 

 Rendezvous and Start Time

RV at 06h20, ready to start at 06h30   in the Constantia Sports complex parking area.  Enter the sports complex (at the Brommersvlei/Constantia Rd intersection), and park on the left hand side as you enter. The parking area, as well as our route will be familiar with all K-way VOB members.

 

Terrain and Distance      

There will be a few ups and downs, some jeep tracks and some single tracks    Distance in the order of 15 kms, taking around 2,5 – 3 hrs

I am sure there will be a relaxed group as well as a walking group

Please remember to adhere to the COVID rules below:

  • No gathering in a big group at the start or end of the run.
  • All runners to carry a mask or buff.
  • Practice social/physical distancing.
  • We will break into small groups as per regulations while we run.
  • No personal sign in – ensure the leader ticks you in/out. Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe.
  • We will monitor the groups on a weekly basis for size.
  • VOB reserves the right to stop TMT if the COVID infections increase again in the Western Cape.
  • If you have any symptoms or have been in contact with anyone with symptoms, please stay at home.

 

Have a great week.

Grant Carelse

083 354 6128

 


K-Way VOB's Medium Distance Trail Group
Webbsite:http:// www.kwayvob.co.za
Blog:
http://vobtrailwrg.blogspot.com/

 

Warning Trail running is inherently more dangerous than road running.  It takes place over uneven hazard strewn trails in exposed and often remote terrain where help is not always readily available.  

Participation is voluntary and entirely at your own risk as although the organizers take reasonable precautions to ensure runner safety, it cannot be guaranteed.  To this end neither the Club nor the organisers personally can be held liable for any claims relating to inter alia, injuries, disabilities and death. Further any minor child participating in any trail running activity will be deemed to be doing so with the consent of his or her guardian.

By starting out on a trail run you explicitly acknowledge that: 1] you understand the associated risks involved and accept full responsibility for your own safety. 2] you are medically and physically fit to participate and 3] are carrying the necessary water, clothing and safety equipment required for the particular run.

 

 

 

 

 


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