Sunday, 10 December 2017

FEEDBACK: Saturday 16th December Final Run of the Year and Picnic Breakfast

For our last official run of the year, we did the Signal Hill loop from Mouille Point lighthouse in reverse. 

Everyone started out on the same route from the lighthouse and ran/walked up Glengariff Road. At the park we turned left, and after a bit of hill climbing eventually found the path that took us round to the noon day gun. Here we milled around trying to find a way out without going up the steep slope, but in the end we slid our way up the slope along the fence.

Some good free running took us around to the Kramat. Here the relaxed group took a right path in front of Lion's Head to join up with the west path round the mountain and found their way back to the top of Glengariff Road. The medium group broke into two groups and both went  to Kloof Nek road and round Lion's Head to give them extra distance. The two faster runners did the same at double the speed!

The end of the run took us round Green Point Park and back to the cars where we collected picnic stuff and found a good spot under one of the trees in the park to enjoy the camaraderie of the end of year picnic.

Please see Facebook for photos of the run and the picnic

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