Friday, 07 March 2014
Investec Lions Head Challenge - Registration Info
Your 20km run up Lions Head and around Signal Hill is this Saturday, 15 March, early start!
This is not an easy run. Expect to be busy for a few hours. Run/walk/ crawl sensibly to maintain your energy throughout. Hydration is crucial.
It is essential to collect your Race Number and T-shirt on Wed 12 March or Thurs 13 March at the new
Sportmans Warehouse in Seapoint (Regent Street) from 12 noon to 6pm.
(You may send a buddy if you can't make it - no required documents, we will call you to confirm)
Race Start Times, arrive by 6am, coffee on sale.
A = 6:25am (Elites: Prize winners)
B = 6:30am (Surnames A-D)
C = 6:35am (E-K)
D = 6:40am (L-R)
E = 6:45am (S-Z)
NOTE - ALL Trail runners must carry a hydration pack with 2 litres of water (this is a very dry route), there is one basic WATER TABLE at the start of Lions Head climb. You must also have a windbreaker, cell phone and nutrition (fruit, energy bar, Caesar Salad). Lather yourself up in suntan lotion and wear a decent hat.
Parking - is on the Jan van Riebeek fields, Tamboerskloof, in De Hoop and Varsity Streets, off Quarry Hill Rd, off Kloof Nek Road. Standard Event rule - Do not leave valuables (phones, wallets, ipads) in your car.
Prizegiving is brief and for the few Cash Winners, about 10am. We are not doing lucky draws, the finishing field is loaded with stalls and vendors to keep you happily amused!
The route takes you all the way past some of the most amazing views in the country such as Table Mountain, The Waterfront, CT Stadium, Robben Island and Clifton Beaches, before heading to the top of Lions Head and back down to the finish Download Route Map. There are several loose scrambly sections - take it easy, concentrate!
Note (if you are still reading) this is a No Medals Race. Results will be on Trailrunning.co.za on Monday, along with free photos on our Facebook - give us a like!
Climb a Lion!