Tomorrow's run is ON – we will probably have 3 groups
See attached proposed route. Not sure how many will be joining tomorrow, so maybe try and familiarise yourself with the route.
We will do it in a clockwise direction - starting with the Alphen greenbelt and then the Diep River Greenbelt, which will take us onto Southern Cross Drive (about 5 km).
From here we will run up into Cecelia forest to the waterfall, take the left fork and make our way to Rycroft gate (Top Tap) in Kirstenbosch.
We will then make our way down to Spillhause Avenue, and drop down into the Secret forest and Klaasenbosch Greenbelt, crossing over Hohenort Avenue and joining the Alphen trail again and back to the cars.
There will be a few sections of tar road between greenbelts, and generally not much technical stuff.
Distance: Approx 12 km for main group, approx. 2 – 2,5 hours
Remember: Wait at any intersections and check the runner behind you has seen the way you are going – it is a group/pack run
Relaxed group – Will do the same route with an optional shortcut at the 5 km point, and run the cycle track parallel to Rhodes Drive before popping out at the Cecelia forest parking, and then the secret forest and back to the cars
Walking group – The walkers will do a shorter version
What to bring: Water, Whistle, warm/waterproof top, ICE details
Rendezvous and Start Time
RV at 06h50, ready to start at 07h00 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.
See you in the morning
Gae (083 55 696 79)
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