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Chokka Trail – inaugural trail run 6 & 7 August 2016

Chokka Trail – inaugural trail run 6 & 7 August 2016

The inaugural Chokka Trail Run is set for 6 & 7 August 2016, starting and finishing from the Cape St Francis Resort.  The main distance, 62km, will be Invitational only, while online entries will open on 1 June for the 30km, 23km and 16km distances. One Saturday 6 August Craig Hummel and Rudi Nel will tackle the 62km to set the record for future events.  They will start from the Cape St Francis Resort at 07h00 and continue via the Seal Point Lighthouse (1,9km) to Mostertshoek (6,6km), and turn uphill onto the Mostertshoek Road. They will then continue through sliding gate (9,15km), into Bonamanzi, into Dune Ridge (11,09km), through coastal forest to the guesthouse (14,82km – first check in point). From there they will continue through Eskom property to Thysbaai (23km), follow the coastline into Oyster Bay.  Go past Oyster Bay Beach Lodge (30,4km) to Eskom sliding gate (30,61km, second check point). Go into the dunefield and follow dunes on the left side till you get to the last visible turbine (37,22km), curve to the right towards the St Francis Links onto a footpath, onto a road at the fence (43,5km) and continue on road to The Dunes (44,64, third check point). From here continue on the road into Bonamanzi, out on Mostertshoek Road, cross the R330 (49,48km) into St Francis Field (49,98), through St Francis Field (52km), cross St Francis Drive (52,17km) and run through Port St Francis walkway to Balobi Seafood Market (52,84km, third check point). Continue via Shark Point to the Cape St Francis Resort (58,12km). On Sunday 7 September trail runners can choose between 3 distances, of which the 16km is open to walkers: 30km (runners who finish the 30km distance will qualify for the 2017 Invitational 60km, which will have limited entries) – R140 pp Start from the Cape St Francis Resort at 08h30. Continue via the Seal Point Lighthouse (1,9km) to Mostertshoek (6,6km), turn uphill past oom Dup’s House.  Continue through sliding gate (9,15km), into Bonamanzi, into Dune Ridge (11,09km), through coastal forest to the guesthouse (14,82km – first check in point). Turn towards the dirt road into Bonamanzi, out on Mostertshoek Road, cross the R330 into St Francis Field, through St Francis Field, cross St Francis drive and run through Port St Francis walkway to Balobi Seafood Market (second check point), continue via Shark Point to the Cape St Francis Resort (29.80km). 23km – R120 pp Start from the Cape St Francis Resort at 08h45.  Continue via the Seal Point Lighthouse (1,9km) to Mostertshoek (6,6km), turn uphill past oom Dup’s House.  Continue through sliding gate (9,15km), and stay on the Mostertshoek Road until you exit at the...

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FAMILY FUN DAY TRIPLE CHALLENGE

FAMILY FUN DAY TRIPLE CHALLENGE

DATE: 26 March 2016
LOCATION: Quaysyde Barbecue, Sea Glades Drive
TIME:
  • Junior sport event to begin at 2pm
  • Open event to begin at 3pm

This inaugural event is going to be so much fun for the whole family. The Triple Challenge triathlon consists of a Swim – Run – Paddle for both Junior and Open divisions. In and around the event are many other activities: Easter Bunny, Games Stalls, Pamper Stall, Pony Rides, Inflatables, water activities, delicious Food Stalls, Craft Beer, Tea Garden and many more activity stalls.

The Family Fun Day is the brainchild of the St Francis College Parents Association (SFCPA), but is inclusive of many local businesses and activities.

There is no other event offered that weekend besides the Easter egg hunt at the Links, so we look to the support of not only the school, but of the whole community & visitors to our Village.

 Registration is open! Click here to register.

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St Francis parkrun

St Francis parkrun

Join St Francis parkrun every Saturday at 08:00 at the St Francis Links – parkrun is a free, timed 5km run or walk, open to everybody. Parkrun and parkrun events are open and inclusive to all, regardless of age, gender, race, and disability. The St Francis Links run surface is ideal for disabled people or parents with children in prams to join the run or walk.  Young children can also stay in the safety of the clubhouse for the duration of the event. Discovery Vitality, adidas and Blue Label Telecoms are sponsors of this global initiative.  Vitality members will earn 500 Vitality points for each completed 5km parkrun.   Parkrunners must do a once off registration on www.parkrun.co.za in order to receive their unique barcode.  The barcode must be printed and presented after each run, and can be used at any parkrun around the globe.  Parkrun provides registration, results, statistics, photos, and news hosting services on the website and information on the St Francis parkrun is available on www.parkrun.co.za/stfrancis. Vitablity points will be awarded as long as members register and scan their barcode after every parkrun. For more information, contact Esti Stewart on 073 825 0835 or Eric Stewart on 082 394 7363, the local Event...

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