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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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Quiksilver Summer Series starting on 16 December!

Quiksilver Summer Series starting on 16 December!

The 9th Quiksilver Summer Series, proudly sponsored by Quiksilver and hosted by St Francis Sport, will kick off on 16 December with an MTB Night Ride and Trail Run. The Quiksilver Summer Series will once again include the popular MTB Night Ride and Run, plus two new events – a choice between swim or SUP and a Colour Run on New Year’s Day.

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St Francis College Family Fun Day Registration

DATE: 26 March 2016 LOCATION: Quaysyde Barbecue, Sea Glades Drive TIME: – Junior sport event to begin at 2pm – Open event to begin at 3pm Register individual entry: JUNIOR: 12 and Under – R40.00 OPEN: 13 and over – R60.00 Register team entry: (2 or 3 people per team) JUNIOR Team : 12 and Under (mixed age and gender) OPEN Team : 13 and over (single or mixed gender)   EVENT DETAILS Junior Event : 12 and younger (to begin at 2pm). Swim, jetty to bank and back again (+/- 80m) Run, 2 kms Paddle, 1km Categories: Girl & Boy per age group: Under 8, 10 and 12. Team category (mixed age and gender). Open Event: 13 years and older 300m Swim 6km run 3km paddle Categories Male & Female. Team (single or mixed gender). The TRIPLE CHALLENGE is being sponsored by The Store, in association with RVCA. Prizes for Tweens (6+) Teens (13 – 17 ) Adults (18+) Team prize for junior team. Team prize for senior team Online Registration closes At 12:00pm on Fri 25 March. Registration is possible at...

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