After a week's delay – we are on track to do our Red Disa Run
Saturday 8th February 2020 – Red Disa Run – Constantia Neck, Reservoirs, Aqueducts – a few optional routes
This Saturday we will go on our annual hunt for the red disas. Our route takes us from Constantia neck to the Aqueducts.
Brief Description of Route
From the Constantia Neck parking, up the single track past the 'Bailiff cottage'. From here there will be a few options to get to the Aqueducts. Your leader of the day will choose the route. We hope to all meet at the aqueducts to see and photograph the red disas.
Rendezvous and Start Time
RV in the Constantia Neck parking opposite the Constantia Neck restaurant, - in time to start running at 06h30 (please come at least 10 mins earlier to allow time for signing the register and for the pre-run brief) Just for fun – wear something red
Terrain and Distance
The usual uphill start up the single track up to the 'Bailiff cottage' . Thereafter, good and easy single and Jeep tracks . More or less 14 km taking in the region of about 3.0 hours. Please note this is a pack run, and we will divide into a few pace groups on the day with a leader and a sweep chosen per group,
Please take note of the longer time for this route
How to get there?
From the Constantia side head up towards Hout Bay. At the circle, go three-quarters round and park at the Constantia Neck parking opposite the Constantia Neck restaurant.
Please make sure to bring enough water ie. minimum 1.5L for the duration of the run. Also ensure you carry a warm/windproof top and a whistle. Also please carry some form of ICE details
K-Way VOB does not allow dogs on our runs
Have a great week
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