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PIRATES CLUB MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

PIRATES CLUB CATERING OPPORTUNITY

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

November 2019

The Club would like to thank Bridget Gunner for stepping in to take over The Grill at Pirates at short notice in June 2017 and for all her hard work in operating The Grill and catering for functions at the Club since. Bridget and her team will continue to run the Grill until end-January 2020 so please be sure to show your support!

We now invite interested parties to contact Club Vice-President, Les Lambert, to submit their proposals for operation of catering from the Pirates Clubhouse in partnership with Pirates Club by Friday 29 November 2019.

A tender document detailing requirements and expectations  will be available on request from Les. 

Contact: leslambert99@gmail.com or 066 215 1525

We look forward to this exciting new culinary chapter at Pirates. Please remember that any proposals need to be submitted by Friday 29 November

Lease Update

From the Chairman

UPDATE ON CLUB LEASE

Lloyde Hanson, Pirates Club, Greenside

November 2019

An urgent court interdict on 28 October 2019 in favour of the Wastepreneurs agrees with initial Club management interpretation of Lease

 Dear Members

 You may recall that Pirates Club issued a 60 days eviction notice to the Wastepreneurs NPO on 12 Sept 2019 as consequence of the pressure brought upon the Club by our landlord, Johannesburg Property Company (JPC) fully owned by the City of Johannesburg (CoJ)

As stated in the eviction notice the Club has at no stage agreed with the Council’s interpretation of the Club’s lease nor the legality of the purported cancellation by the landlord.

The Club Council voted on 10 September to issue the eviction notice and again confirmed that the Club was not in breach of its lease per Club Council and legal opinion, but wanted to have the lease cancellation threat/issue removed by acceding to the CoJ pressure, albeit being on incorrect contractual and legal grounds.

This decision was motivated by a press release issued from the office of the  MMC for Economic Development, Cllr Leah Knott, on 3 September stating inter-alia that “As of 2 September 2019, Pirates were given yet another 60 days to remedy the breach of their contract by asking WastePreneurs to vacate the site” 

On 28 October 2019 the Johannesburg High Court heard an urgent application brought by five individual wastepreneurs against the CoJ  and JPC and consequently Pirates Club as well, for relief against eviction by the Club/Landlord and also the error of the lease cancellation undertaken by the landlord, as a consequence of the pressure brought to do this by the landlord (the Club did not oppose the application). 

 

On 1 November 2019 the Court gave judgement in favour of the applicants (the Wastepreneurs) and ordered that they need not vacate (see page 25 link to Judgement) and further that the lease is not cancelled until a full hearing is held (see pages 25 and 26 of the Judgement, in particular 2.3).

We remain of the opinion, as supported by our legal advisers, that regardless of the outcome of the final full hearing of the application by Wastepreneurs, the Club will always have the right to enforce the Lease Dispute clause and in the event of that resulting in a decision that the Club is in breach of the Lease, the Club will then have 30 days to rectify (ie evict Wasteprenuers from the site) and only if failure to honour that decision (extremely unlikely) would result in lease cancellation

We await further developments and assure you will keep all members and stakeholders updated.

 Yours,

 

Lloyde

Pirates Club Chairman

Pirates Club Member List Oct 2019

Aaron Mthembu
Adriaan Friedman
Adrian Albrecht
Adrian Keus
Adrien Thoma
Aimee Miche
Ainsley Williams
AJ Brooks
Alan Antonites
Alan Brown
Alan Davies
Alan Nelson
Alan Steyn
Alastair Johnstone
Alex Car
Alex Mac Phail
Alex Reid
Alexa Brown
Alexandra Stark
Alison Van Der Berg
Alistair Ramlakan
Allen Anthony
Allen Lotkin
Alyna Wyatt
Amy Scroope
Andre Jooste
Andrew Dacre
Andrew Hofmeyer
Andrew Kingwill
Andrew Le Roux
Andries Odendaal
Andy Bruce
Angelo Coppola
Annie Allen
Anthony Illings
Anthony Mendelski
Anton Odendaal
Arran Brown
Ashley McNabb
Ashton Du Toit
Audrey Johnson
Avril Wood
Barbara Young
Barry Skjoldhammer
Barto Pienaar
Bastian Schultz
Belinda Marais
Benaimino Pellegrini
Benjamin Bruyns
Benjamin Hunt
Beth Mandel
Bev Tucker
Biancia Buys
Blythe Tappin
Bob Kroon
Bonolo Mathibe
Brad Edwards
Brad Mitchell
Brad Nelson
Bradley Hugo
Brenden Scholtz
Brendon Easthorpe
Brett Crozier
Brett Harrison
Brett Kaye
Brian Leask
Brian Malcomess
Brian Rodger
Bruce Atkinson
Bruce Munro
Bruce Thomson
Bruce Watermeyer
Bryce Hatfield
Carina Human
Carla Jardine
Carol Evans
Carol Goosen
Caroline Mark
Caron Marais
Case, David
Catherine Stark
Cavan Corneliessen
Charl Hugo
Charles Pettit
Charles Smith
Chi Ingeldew
Chris Barnes
Chris Szabo
Chris Vels
Chrissie Hough
Christa Cameron
Christa Liebenberg
Christel Geldenhuys
Christopher Parsons
Christopher Terry
Ciaran O’Kelly
Clayton Anderson
Cliff Card
Clint Holing
Clive Smith
Clover-Ann Lee
Clyde Germont
Colin Mitchley
Coralee Barnes
Cordellia Mc Taggart
Craig Ebden
Craig Pournara
Curly (Clive) Stadtlander
Damian Smith
Daniel Johnstone
Daniele Vieira
Darrel Easthorpe
Dave Dowding
Dave Gardner
Dave Poultney
David Amm
David Francis
David Gadney
David Martin
David Oliver
David Skjoldhammer
Dean Van Aswegen
Debbit Mills
Denis O’ Connor
Denise Dittrich
Dennis Opperman
Deon Van Blerk
Derek Archer
Desmond Simon
Dick Gunning
Disa Hammond
Donielle Dampier
Doug Guy
Douglas Banfield
Douglas Dunbar
Duncan Hickling
Duncan Irvine
Duncan Oliver
Edunne Patz
Edward Nyarkoh
Edwin Smith
Elaine Clingman 
Eldon Slabbert
Enzio Zambetti
Eric Van Den Berg
Erica Kinnear
Erika Swanlund
Eugene Coetzee
Eva Hancox
Evan Watts
Ewald Zietsman
Franco Pellegrini
Gabriella Abrahams
Gaby Neyt
Gareth Hallett
Gareth Whittaker
Gary Baleson
Gavin Broomfield
Gavin Coutts
Gavin Lee
General Senyadiwa
Geoff Davis
Geoff Mills
Geoffery Shein
George Brink
George Chauvet
George Gerber
George Goldswain
George Moyers
Geraint Crwys-Williams
Gerhard Kotzee
Gerrie Muller
Gerrit Kruger
Gerry Greyling
Gideon Richter
Glynis Mauldon
Glynn Nash
Grace High
Graeme Bartlett
Graeme Fraser
Grant Abrahams
Grant Davids
Grant High
Grant Lund
Grant Wright
Greeff Moolman
Greg Lynch
Greg Paddy
Gregg Cheetham
Gregory Cleeve Edwards
Gregory O’ Sullivan
Gwendolyn Zorn
Heather Robertson
Helen Brink
Helen Reid
Helena Oberholzer
Howard Turner
Huaidong Hui
Hylton Morgy Smith
Ian Benson
Ian Greaves
Ian Hume
Ian Robertson
Ilona Delany
Imeraan Fredericks
Irene Clark
Jaco Retief
Jacques Bothma
Jacques Du Preez
Jacques Markontonis
Jade Willson
James Barker
James Bird
James Mc Ardle
James Middleton
James Nathan
Jan Van Der Walt
Jan Vreken
Jana Rabe
Jana Ver Loren Van Themaat
Jandre Du Plessis
Jane Dutton
Janet Venter
Janri Van Tonder
Jason Arnolds
Jason Smith
Jean Dixon
Jean Munro
Jen Johnstone
Jen Kingwill
Jente Althuis
Jessica Albrecht
Jessica Newsome
Jim Fraser
Johan Botes
Johan Smith
Johan Van Rooyen
Johann Cochran
Johann Krige
Johannes Jonker
John Batchelor
John Batwell
John Cantrell
John Dixon
John Duncan
John Zeller
Jolinde Ross
Jonathan Pollock
Jonathan Stones
Jorg Rickauer
Joshua Stephenson
Josie King
Joss De Trevou
Julia Giddy
Julian Zeegers
Julie Choate
Jutta Berns-Mumbi
Kate Schoombie
Kate Weedon
Keith Mckenzie
Ken Borland
Kenneth Goldswain
Keri Paluzzi
Kerry Robertson
Kerryn Prowse
Kevin Harris
Kevin Leicher
Kevin Peel
Khanya Bashe
Kieron Futter
Kim Holmes
Konrad Kaiser
Kyle Batchelor
Lance Hildyard
Leandra Klein
Leandri Boshoff
Lee Harvey
Leigh Benson
Les Lambert
Lesley Dennison
Lesley Norton
Lex Henning
Liam Del Carme
Liam Wilson
Liandi Le Roux
Liesl Oosthuizen
Lisca Nel
Liza Odendaal
Lloyde Hanson 
Lorraine Handel
Louis Du Toit
Louise Gagiane
Ludwig Spies
Luke Choate
Macy Seperepere
Maddi Brummer
Malcolm Berry
Manny Pedra
Marc Van Olst
Marco Paschkewitz
Marcus  Crowther
Maretha Steyn
Margarette Scroope
Mark Davis
Mark Eliason
Mark Groves
Mark Mc Manus
Mark Nunes
Mark Raubenheimer
Mark Reed
Mark Tait
Mark Venter
Martie High
Martin Wood
Mary Carman
Mary-Lyn Raath
Matt Redinger
Matt van Dyk
Matthew De Le Ray
Matthew Hardy
Matthew Smith
Matthew Van Rooyen
Matthew Wenman
Max Holding
Megan Bester
Megan Betty
Megan Robinson
Melani Leask
Melanie Kleinhans
Melanie Watermeyer
Mercia More
Mia Mc Donald
Michael Binnie
Michael Capela
Michael Creighton
Michael Teubes
Michael Tucker
Michele Butcher
Mike Brewer
Mike Brink
Mike Fynn
Mike Green
Mike Schwartz
Mike Spratley
Mike Tucker
Milton Espley-Jones
Milton Osborn
Nadia Redelinghuis
Nanad Cvetkovie
Natalie Mills
Neil Ayres
Neil Hindle
Neil Smith
Neil Umpleby
Neville Arter
Nicholas Holmes
Nicholas Yon
Nick Polley
Nick Raal
Nicla Wilmot
Nico De Jager
Nico Viviers
Nicole Wainer
Nicolene Moolman
Niesha Green
Nigel Butcher
Nik Rhodes
Non Welsford
Olivia Heyns
Pam Cleeve Edwards
Patrick Weirich
Paul Bracher
Paul Cross
Paul Elliot
Paul Haupt
Paul Mains-Sheard
Paul Morris
Paul Vlaming
Paula Brown
Penny Solomon
Peter Botha
Peter Capozza
Peter Du Preez
Peter Elstob
Peter Grealy
Peter Le Roux
Peter Magni
Peter Mumford
Peter Oberholzer
Peter Stead
Peter Xafis
Petrus Smit
Philip Semme
Phillip Theron
Phyllis Teubes
Pia Weyer
Piet Van Blerk
Pieter Du Plessis
Raath Rowan
Rachel Thomas
Raikal Wietha
Randall Lewis
Rebecca Hughes
Rebecca Thomson
Reinald Bormann
Rhys Critcher
Richard Connear
Richard Cooke
Richard Holman
Richard Lewis
Richard Mac Cullum
Riedwaan Jabaar
Rob Newsome
Robert Alcock
Robert Connick
Roberto Fabris
Robyn Bruce (Barker)
Robyn Clarkson
Robyn Roger
Rod Wooldridge
Rodney Faulconbridge
Rodney Matthews
Roger Benn
Ronald Parr
Ronnie Veitch
Roschen De Villiers
Rose Poultney
Ross Mommsen
Rowan Strydom
Roxanne Smith
Rupert Smith
Russel Smith
Ruth Smith
Ryan Africa
Ryan Mills
Saajid Karriem
Sally Barnes
Salmon Frisby
Samantha Brammall
Sandra Case
Sane Steyn
Sanjay Wijesekera
Sarah Coster
Sarah Moore
Scott Hansell
Sean Cummingham
Sean Duggan
Sean Everett
Sean Mills
Sean Pettit
Sean Stirling
Sergio Maffia
Seth Wade
Sharon Pellegrini
Shaun Venter
Shayla Bailes
Shelagh Smith
Sherri Harvey
Sherryl Cant
Shirley Allsworth
Shirley Buchholtz
Simon Baker
Sonya Reid
Spencer Schafer
Stacey De Souza
Stanley Ngoma
Stefan Marais
Stefan Naude
Stephanus Fourie
Stephen Beal
Stephen Hayton
Stephen Mark
Stephen Miller
Steve Blanckenberg
Steve Braham
Steve Delany
Steven Foxton
Stewart (Charles) Cant
Struan Brown
Stuart Carr
Stuart Cutler
Stuart Meyer
Sue Rollinson
Suzanne Van Niekerk
Tamryn-Lee Kent
Tegan Bilse
Terry Dennis
Thean Van Den Berg
Theresia Stark
Tim Benton
Tim Harris
Tim Pikor
Tom Boyles
Tom O’ Boyle
Tracy Heinrich
Trevor Gillard
Trudi Hanson
Val Ochse
Valerie Wiggett
Vaughan Batchelor
Vaughan Jones
Vic Milicevic
Victoria Stark
Vincent Hammond
Warren Bewsher
Wayne Morris
Wayne Swart
Wayne Tucker
Wayne Tucker
Wessel Botha
Willem Potgieter
Wynand human
Xavier Leroy
Yasmin Shapurjee
Yolandi Van Niekerk
Yunis Francis
Zeev Wagmann
Zlotniick Myron

Pirates Club Membership May 2019

PIRATES CLUB MEMBERS LIST

MAY 2019

Aaron Mthembu
Adriaan Friedman
Adrian Albrecht
Adrian Keus
Adrien Thoma
Aimee Campbelll
Aimee Miche
Ainsley Williams
AJ Brooks
Alan Antonites
Alan Davies
Alan Nelson
Alan Steyn
Alastair Johnstone
Alex Car
Alex Mac Phail
Alex Reid
Alexa Brown
Alexandra Stark
Alison Van Der Berg
Alistair Ramlakan
Allen Anthony
Allen Lotkin
Alyna Wyatt
Amy Scroope
Andre Jooste
Andrew Dacre
Andrew Hofmeyer
Andrew Kingwill
Andrew Le Roux
Andries Odendaal
Andy Bruce
Angelo Coppola
Anthony Mendelski
Anton Odendaal
Arran Brown
Ashley McNabb
Ashton Du Toit
Audrey Johnson
Avril Wood
Barbara Young
Barry Skjoldhammer
Barto Pienaar
Belinda Marais
Benaimino Pellegrini
Benjamin Bruyns
Benjamin Hunt
Beth Mandel
Bev Tucker
Biancia Buys
Blythe Tappin
Bob Kroon
Bonolo Mathibe
Brad Edwards
Brad Mitchell
Brad Nelson
Bradley Hugo
Brenden Scholtz
Brendon Easthorpe
Brett Crozier
Brett Harrison
Brett Kaye
Brian Leask
Brian Malcomess
Brian Rodger
Bruce Atkinson
Bruce Munro
Bruce Thomson
Bruce Watermeyer
Bryce Hatfield
Carina Human
Carol Evans
Carol Goosen
Caroline Mark
Caron Marais
Case, David
Catherine Stark
Cavan Corneliessen
Charl Hugo
Chi Ingeldew
Chris Barnes
Chris Szabo
Chris Vels
Chrissie Hough
Christa Cameron
Christa Liebenberg
Christopher Terry
Ciaran O’Kelly
Clayton Anderson
Cliff Card
Clint Holing
Clive Smith
Clover-Ann Lee
Clyde Germont
Colin Mitchley
Coralee Barnes
Craig Ebden
Craig Pournara
Curly (Clive) Stadtlander
Damian Smith
Daniel Johnstone
Daniele Vieira
Darrel Easthorpe
Dave Dowding
Dave Gardner
Dave Poultney
David Amm
David Francis
David Gadney
David Oliver
David Skjoldhammer
Debbit Mills
Denis O’ Connor
Denise Dittrich
Dennis Opperman
Deon Van Blerk
Derek Archer
Dick Gunning
Disa Hammond
Donielle Dampier
Doug Guy
Douglas Banfield
Douglas Dunbar
Duncan Irvine
Duncan Oliver
Edunne Patz
Edward Nyarkoh
Edwin Smith
Elaine Clingman
Eldon Slabbert
Enzio Zambetti
Eric Van Den Berg
Erica Kinnear
Erika Swanlund
Eva Hancox
Evan Watts
Franco Pellegrini
Gareth Hallett
Gareth Whittaker
Gary Baleson
Gavin Broomfield
Gavin Coutts
Gavin Lee
General Senyadiwa
Geoff Davis
Geoff Mills
Geoffery Shein
George Brink
George Chauvet
George Gerber
George Goldswain
George Moyers
Geraint Crwys-Williams
Gerhard Kotzee
Gerrit Kruger
Gerry Greyling
Gideon Richter
Glynis Mauldon
Glynn Nash
Grace High
Graeme Bartlett
Graeme Fraser
Grant Abrahams
Grant Davids
Grant High
Grant Lund
Greeff Moolman
Greg Lynch
Gregg Cheetham
Gregory Cleeve Edwards
Gregory O’ Sullivan
Gwendolyn Zorn
Heather Robertson
Helen Brink
Helena Oberholzer
Howard Turner
Huaidong Hui
Hylton Morgy Smith
Ian Benson
Ian Greaves
Ian Hume
Imeraan Fredericks
Irene Clark
Jaco Retief
Jacques Bothma
Jacques Markontonis
James Barker
James Mc Ardle
James Nathan
Jan Van Der Walt
Jan Vreken
Jana Rabe
Jana Ver Loren Van Themaat
Jandre Du Plessis
Jane Dutton
Janet Venter
Janri Van Tonder
Jason Smith
Jean Dixon
Jean Munro
Jen Johnstone
Jen Kingwill
Jente Althuis
Jessica Albrecht
Jim Fraser
Johan Botes
Johan Van Rooyen
Johann Cochran
Johann Krige
John Batchelor
John Batwell
John Cantrell
John Dixon
John Duncan
John Zeller
Jonathan Pollock
Jonathan Stones
Jorg Rickauer
Joshua Stephenson
Josie King
Joss De Trevou
Julia Giddy
Julian Zeegers
Jutta Berns-Mumbi
Kate Schoombie
Kenneth Goldswain
Keri Paluzzi
Kerryn Prowse
Kevin Peel
Khanya Bashe
Kieron Futter
Kim Holmes
Konrad Kaiser
Lance Hildyard
Leandri Boshoff
Lee Harvey
Leigh Benson
Les Lambert
Lesley Dennison
Lesley Norton
Liam Wilson
Lisca Nel
Liza Odendaal
Lloyde Hanson
Lorraine Handel
Louis Du Toit
Louise Gagiane
Ludwig Spies
Maddi Brummer
Manny Pedra
Marco Paschkewitz
Marcus  Crowther
Maretha Steyn
Margarette Scroope
Mark Davis
Mark Eliason
Mark Groves
Mark Nunes
Mark Raubenheimer
Mark Reed
Mark Tait
Martie High
Martin Wood
Mary Carman
Mary-Lyn Raath
Matt van Dyk
Matthew Smith
Matthew Van Rooyen
Matthew Wenman
Max Holding
Megan Betty
Megan Robinson
Melani Leask
Melanie Kleinhans
Melanie Watermeyer
Mercia More
Mia Mc Donald
Michael Binnie
Michael Capela
Michael Creighton
Michael Teubes
Mike Brink
Mike Fynn
Mike Green
Mike Schwartz
Mike Spratley
Mike Tucker
Milton Osborn
Natalie Mills
Neil Ayres
Neil Hindle
Neil Smith
Neil Umpleby
Neville Arter
Nicholas Yon
Nick Polley
Nick Raal
Nicla Wilmot
Nico De Jager
Nico Viviers
Nicole Wainer
Nicolene Moolman
Niesha Green
Nigel Butcher
Nik Rhodes
Non Welsford
Pam Cleeve Edwards
Patrick Weirich
Paul Bracher
Paul Cross
Paul Elliot
Paul Haupt
Paul Mains-Sheard
Paul Morris
Paul Vlaming
Paula Brown
Penny Solomon
Peter Botha
Peter Capozza
Peter Du Preez
Peter Elstob
Peter Grealy
Peter Le Roux
Peter Magni
Peter Mumford
Peter Oberholzer
Peter Stead
Peter Xafis
Petrus Smit
Phillip Theron
Phyllis Teubes
Pia Weyer
Piet Van Blerk
Pieter Du Plessis
Raath Rowan
Rachel Thomas
Randall Lewis
Rebecca Thomson
Reinald Bormann
Rhys Critcher
Richard Cooke
Richard Holman
Richard Mac Cullum
Riedwaan Jabaar
Rob Newsome
Robert Alcock
Roberto Fabris
Robyn Bruce (Barker)
Robyn Clarkson
Rod Wooldridge
Rodney Faulconbridge
Rodney Matthews
Roger Benn
Ronnie Veitch
Roschen De Villiers
Rose Poultney
Roxanne Smith
Rupert Smith
Russel Smith
Ruth Smith
Ryan Mills
Saajid Karriem
Sally Barnes
Samantha Brammall
Sandra Case
Sarah Coster
Scott Hansell
Sean Duggan
Sean Everett
Sean Mills
Sean Pettit
Sean Stirling
Sharon Pellegrini
Shaun Venter
Shayla Bailes
Shelagh Smith
Sherri Harvey
Sherryl Cant
Shirley Allsworth
Shirley Buchholtz
Simon Baker
Sonya Reid
Stefan Marais
Stefan Naude
Stephanus Fourie
Stephen Beal
Stephen Hayton
Stephen Mark
Stephen Miller
Steve Blanckenberg
Steve Braham
Stewart (Charles) Cant
Struan Brown
Stuart Cutler
Stuart Meyer
Sue Rollinson
Tamryn-Lee Kent
Terry Dennis
Theresia Stark
Tim Harris
Tim Pikor
Tom Boyles
Tracy Heinrich
Trevor Gillard
Trudi Hanson
Val Ochse
Valerie Wiggett
Vaughan Batchelor
Vaughan Jones
Vic Milicevic
Victoria Stark
Vincent Hammond
Warren Bewsher
Wayne Morris
Wayne Swart
Wayne Tucker
Wayne Tucker
Wessel Botha
Willem Potgieter
Wynand human
Xavier Leroy
Yunis Francis
Zeev Wagmann
Zlotniick Myron

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Road Races November 2018

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING

ROAD RACES IN THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER

Information about the races has been obtained from the Runnersguide website and is up to date at the time of publication of the newsletter.  The racing calendar definitely sees a slow down as we approach the end of the calendar.  The month starts with a big bang of marathons before petering out with gaps on some weekends.

7 November 2018

CENTRAL GAUTENG

ALL RACES

Races Missed: Soweto marathon

[su_heading size=”16″]Sunday 11th November [/su_heading]

Alberton Half Marathon & 10km

The Alberton half is probably the flattest 21km in Joburg as the town is off the hilly rand. The race starts at 6am in the morning from the Alberton Rugby Club, which is where the athletics club also based. The route can be exposed but with the early start one would be done very early.

[su_heading size=”16″]Sunday 25th November[/su_heading]

RAC City Lodge Tough One 32km

The RAC Tough One is a traditional race on the Pirates calendar and as such it will have a gazebo and a breakfast. The route is a testing one with a long slog up gradual gradients (read slow poison) from the right turn off Witkoppen around 14km. This is one of the 21 bucket list races to do in the 2nd half of the year.

GAUTENG NORTH

ALL RACES

Races Missed: Tshwane Oppie Bol Disability Awareness

[su_heading size=”16″]Saturday 17th November[/su_heading]

Tom Jenkins Challenge Run/Walk

There is a half marathon and a 10km at this race. The race is run through the historic suburbs of Pretoria and starts and finishes on the lawns of the Union Buildings. Make no mistake this is a very difficult race with a brutal climb up the dreaded Tom Jenkins Drive above the Union Buildings. This is one of the 21 bucket list races to do in the 2nd half of the year.

[su_heading size=”16″]Saturday 24th November [/su_heading]

Voortrekker Monument Half and 10km

This is a brand new race on the calendar so route information is a little scarce. What is guaranteed is that the route will be very tough. Those that are familiar with the Vasbyt race know that the Voortrekker monument sits on top of a hill and no matter how they craft the route there will be a brutal climb in it somewhere.

REST OF SOUTH AFRICA

ONLY BIG RACES

Races Missed: Kaapsehoop Marathon

[su_heading size=”16″]Saturday 10th November [/su_heading]

Spar Bela-Bela Marathon

The Bela-Bela marathon is the biggest race in Limpopo in the entire year. Definitely a race of two halves with a pan flat first 21km followed by a very hilly 2nd half.

[su_heading size=”16″]Saturday 10th November[/su_heading]

The Winelands Marathon

The Winelands Marathon is a race between Stellenbosch and Somerset West and back again. For those that are familiar with the winelands you will know that the area is not flat with the R44 between the two towns including a lot of little valleys. Look out for the turn up the gravel Stellenrust road to really deliver a cheap shot.

[su_heading size=”16″]Saturday 17th November[/su_heading]

Medihelp Cherry Race

The Cherry race is part of the Ficksburg Cherry Festival. It can definitely be defined as a mountain race with the high point on the Imperani Mountain being roughly halfway along the course. It has been called Free State’s biggest race with all the visitors at the cherry festival. This is one of the 21 bucket list races to do in the 2nd half of the year.

[su_heading size=”16″]Saturday 24th November [/su_heading]

Sani Stagger

There is quite a contingent of Pirates runners who are going to do this race. One of those events where if you blink you would have missed the entry window (even marathon entries closed within a day). The Sani Stagger is a brutal marathon with 21km up the Sani Pass to the summit before turning around and running back down again. Well over 1000m of elevation within 10km. This is one of the 21 bucket list races to do in the 2nd half of the year.