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CLUB EVENTS 2021-07-21T16:13:17+00:00

Races & Events we encourage our members attend and will have club hospitality at the finish.

July 2021

31 July: #19 KoppiesTrailRun

7am from Bem Bom on Cnr 4th Avenue in Linden. Join us for a sunrise winter run in West and East Koppies with some technical rocky trails and beautiful views. 15km route, 2hr max. Carry own water and supply.

August 2021

7 August: Kruger Park Half Marathon

(Virtual) 21km & 10km. Road race.

15 August: KZNTR Soutpansberg Mountain Marathon

Medike West (30 mins from Louis Trichardt). Distances – 42km, 21km, 10km, 5km. https://mountainmarathonseries.co.za/soutpansberg/

21 August: #20 KoppiesTrailRun

6.30am from Whippet in Linden. The first KoppiesTrailRun for 2021. 15km route, 2hr max. Carry own water and supply.

September 2021

4-5 September: Kruger2Canyon Stage Race, Day Race. (new date)

Marathon on Saturday 4 July. Franklyn Park, Limpopo (near Hoedspruit). Firm favourite with most of our club runners who heed from Hoedspruit. Distances 42km, 25km, 10km, 5km. www.kruger2canyonchallenge.co.za

24-26 September: Summer Training Camp – Kaapschehoop, Mpumalanga.

Exact venue to be confirmed. Members only, limited space. 3 days of running in and around Kaapschehoop Escarpment and trails. Long distance training, skills workshops, trail running, stretch sessions and a relaxed weekend in the Lowveld. Accommodation and meals included. More details to follow.

October 2021

3 October: #21 KoppiesTrailRun

6am from Whippet in Linden. The first KoppiesTrailRun for 2021. 15km route, 2hr max. Carry own water and supply.

6-7 October: Otter Classic – Challenge https://otter.run

8-9 October: Otter Classic – Race

9 October: Uitsoek Marathon

Uitsoek Hiking Hut (45 mins from Nelspruit). Trail Distances – 40km, 20km, 10km, 5km. One of the toughest but most beautiful trail runs you will do this year. Our chairlady’s favourite and a great way of supporting the Nelspruit trail running community.

16-17 October: Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is a prestigious global city race open to running enthusiasts from elite athletes to social runners. This running festival weekend includes the Gold label status marathon, 5km & 10km Peace road runs, and two new trail runs – 46km and 22km trails.

Entries still open: https://capetownmarathon.com

November 2021

6 November: KZNTR Lesotho Ultra

Maliba Lodge/Tsehlenyane National Park. The final of the 2021 Mountain series, and grail of Lesotho and Maluti mountain running. Distances – 42km, 21km, 10km, 5km. https://kzntrailrunning.co.za/events/lesothoultra-mountain-marathon-2/

13 November: #JACARUN2021

6am from the Club, Open run to all other runners and clubs. Race Registration compulsory incl Waterpoint fee.

20 November: SKYRUN 25TH EDITION

100/65/38KM. Self-supported, self-navigational race. The comrades of trail running. A medal as big as a plate. Toughest trail run in South Africa. Start training yesterday. https://skyrun.co.za

December 2020

1 December Linden Runner Club Year End.

There will be no TT this evening. Instead a friendly bowling championship for runners against bowling members. Kids welcome. Bring & Braai after. Members only event.

4 December  – #22 KoppiesTrailRun

6am from Whippet in Linden. The first KoppiesTrailRun for 2021. 15km route, 2hr max. Carry own water and supply. Last run for the year

Let us know if you as members would like to add your favorite races to our calendar. We support smaller races, in all areas around Gauteng, Mpumalanga, KZN and the Freestate, organized by fellow passionate runners.