22km 1700m D+

Batrun

DISTANCE

22km

ELEVATION 

1700m D+

CUT OFF

8 HOURS

AID 

2  STATIONS

DATE / TIME

23 FEB 2019

7PM - 3AM

START FINISH

GARDENS 

RUGBY CLUB

2 POINTS

 

Route Description​​

 

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.

 

Cutoff Times

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.

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