22km 1700m D+
BATRUN will be a marked with reflective flags
The event starts at the Gardens Tech Rugby Club at 19h00.
It heads up Deerpark via the Plattekilp Wash Houses to Tafelberg Road where it connects to the Saddle Path of Devil’s Peak.
Up and down Devil’s Peak to return to Tafelberg Road.
Run along Tafelberg Road to the base of Platteklip Gorge. (Aid Station- drinks and food)
The route continues to the top of Platteklip, along the southern path to Maclear’s Beacon, and back down to the base of Platteklip again. (Aid Station- drinks and food)
Follow Tafelberg Road to the Kloofnek parking lot. Cross the traffic circle and follow the road to Lion's Head (no marshals, please cross the road carefully!).
Take the path on the left that spirals clockwise around Lion’s Head to the top and back to the parking lot at Kloof Nek the way you came.
Runners continue to the finish along the trails below Tafelberg Rd and down again via the Platteklip Wash Houses.
There will be cut-offs along the route. If you miss one you will be redirected to the finish by the marshals along the marked route.
Route Recce Schedule - Petzl Friday Night Lights
Friday 25th January & Friday 8 February.
There will be two groups - groups will be led and paced accordingly.
Starting at 7pm sharp from Gardens RFC 3 Montreal Ave, Oranjezicht. Meet 20 mins before...
- 1st Recce will be Devils Peak & Maclears Beacon +- 5 - 7 hours
- - 2nd Recce will be Maclears Beacon & Devils Peak +- 5 - 7 hours
You will need to carry all your compulsory gear (headlamp with a spare), be completely self sufficient with adequate nutrition & hydration. Bring a charged cell phone for images and Uber .
Please note that this is not an assisted training run. You will need to be able to run as it's very difficult to maintain a group if runner's are falling back.