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ABOUT PIRATES ROAD RUNNING

Since 1977 — For All Runners, be they quick or slow.

Pirates Road Running welcomes all runners and athletes. Founded in 1977 as a section of Pirates Club we are a well-established and social club of runners of all abilities. The club boasts a proud Comrades tradition and a wealth of running experience available to any runner looking to reach their goal; be it their first half marathon, marathon or ultra; with weekly time trials and club runs. We also count an active walkers group, cyclists and avid trail runners among our members. Pirates hosts two races and three event club runs on the annual running calendar
Interested in joining Pirates Running? Members of Pirates Club do not pay any additional fees to join the Running Section. Please complete the Pirates Club membership application at piratesclub.co.za/join and we will be in touch once your Pirates Club membership is finalised.

OUR RACES AND EVENTS

2018

STOR-AGE PIRATES 10k | Sunday 5 August 2018

Entries are now open!

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THE PICAROON | Sunday 24 June
WOBBLERS AND WIGGLERS HAT RACE| Sunday 16th December 2018

More information and entries will become available closer to the event.

PIRATES 21K presented by CREDO Wealth| Sunday 18th 2018

Joburg’s Toughest 21!
More details and entries at pirates21.co.za

TIME TRIALS

An excellent discipline every week where you realise your improving time and fitness. Afterwards, you are welcome to use the showers and join us for a drink in the bar — it’s a sociable time to get to know other runners.

EVERY TUESDAY
start at 17:45

Start at Bowls Bar Parking
Cruden Bay Road

8km and 5km routes

THURSDAY CLUB RUNS

A team of runners usually who go out at 5:45pm on Thursday evenings and do anything from 10-21km’s. This becomes more formal from end-January when Comrades training begins in earnest. You are welcome to join for a shorter run and turn back when you need to. We recommend that you arrange/coordinate with someone to turn back with you though.

EVERY THURSDAY
start at 17:45

Start from Clubhouse Parking
25 Braeside Road

Distances from 10km

SUNDAY CLUB RUNS

On Sunday mornings at 7am we have a club run from the main Pirates car park – we all head out together and after approx 2km the group often splits into a longer (often faster) group and a shorter (slightly slower) group. The distances vary but are never shorter than 10km. Closer to Comrades, the longer (faster) group usually runs a 21km route every week.

SUNDAYS
excluding race days
start at 07:00

Start from Clubhouse Parking
25 Braeside Road

Distances from 10km

RUNNING COMMITTEE 

2017/2018

Geoff Davies

PRESIDENT

Hennie Booysen

VICE-CHAIR

Greg Cleeve-Edwards

TREASURER

Sandra Case

SECRETARY

admin@piratesroadrunning.co.za

Anthony Allen

Pam Backwell

Struan Brown

Brian Malcomess

Bradley Nelson

General Senyadiwa

Matthew Smith

Neil Smith

LATEST NEWS

Upcoming events, race reports and running stories.

Road Races September 2018

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING ROAD RACES IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER Information about the races has been obtained from the Runnersguide website and is up to date at the time of publication of the newsletter.  Some big races in September but the lateness of this newsletter means...
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Road Running Results June 2018

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING JUNE 2018 RESULTS 10 July 2018  All results of our running members submitted online for March Remember to submit your results here: piratesclub.co.za/submitRR | Full results are updated here: piratesclub.co.za/viewRR2018 please note the results...
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July Road Races

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING ROAD RACES IN THE MONTH OF JULY Information about the races has been obtained from the Runners guide website and is up to date at the time of publication of the newsletter. . July sees the restart of the running calendar in the second half of the...
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June Road Races

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING ROAD RACES IN THE MONTH OF JUNE Information about the races has been obtained from the Runnersguide website and is up to date at the time of publication of the newsletter.  June is the quietest month in terms of road races on the calendar. The...
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May 2018 Running Results

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING MAY 2018 RESULTS 18 June 2018  All results of our running members submitted online for May Remember to submit your results here: piratesclub.co.za/submitRR | Full results are updated here: piratesclub.co.za/viewRR2018 please note the results are...
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Comrades Supporter Maps

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING COMRADES SUPPORTERS MAPS Our advice on getting to the start and our Supporter Spots along the route. 25 MAY 2018 Click the map to view the other...
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Pirates Running May Birthdays

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING BIRTHDAYS Happy Birthday to all our May-borns! 7 May 2018 Jorge...
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May Road Races

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING ROAD RACES IN THE MONTH OF MAY Information about the races has been obtained from the Runners guide website and is up to date at the time of publication of the newsletter. 7 MAY 2018 CENTRAL GAUTENG ALL RACES Sunday 6th May...
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April 2018 Running Results

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING APRIL 2018 RESULTS 7 May 2018  All results of our running members submitted online for March Remember to submit your results here: piratesclub.co.za/submitRR | Full results are updated here: piratesclub.co.za/viewRR2018 please note the results are...
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Pirates Road Running Club

Pirates Road Running Club (PRRC ), based in Greenside, takes pride in having the reputation of being the most social Johannesburg-based running club. PRRC caters for all ages and different levels of fitness. From social walkers to short/middle distance runners, to half-marathon, marathon and ultra-marathon runners. Come along and join in: Tuesday Time Trial - 17h45 Pirates Bowls Club (8km or 5km) Thursday Club Run - 17h45 Main Club Parking (10-15km) Sunday Club Run - 07h00 Main Club Parking (10-21km)
Pirates Road Running Club
Pirates Road Running Club3 days ago
Sunday 14 October Club Run: SABC (21km, 18km or 15km)

Depart: 07h00
Venue: Pirates Club main parking
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Pirates Road Running Club4 days ago
Thursday 11 October Club Run: Montgomery Spruit (12km)

**High visibility clothing required**

Depart: 17h45
Venue: Pirates Club main parking
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Pirates Road Running Club added 2 new photos.6 days ago
Tuesday Time Trial (8km and 5km)

**High visibility or reflective clothing required**

Start: 17h45
Venue: Pirates Bowls Club (Link Road)

To all new members and newcomers, please familiarise yourself with the 8km and 5km routes. There will be PRRC members there to help you along the way.
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Pirates Road Running Club added 4 new photos.1 week ago
Sunday 07 October Club Runs

**Option 1: Parktown Ridge (28km) @ 06h00
Option 2: Parktown Ridge (21km) @ 06h30
Option 3: Parktown Ridge (15km) @ 07h00

Venue: Pirates Club main parking
Anyone is welcome to join any of the 3 options..

**Option 1 will be lead by Coach Parry at Comrades Silver medal training pace (5.10/km). There will be a talk afterwards hosted by Coach Parry.
Pirates Road Running Club
Pirates Road Running Club2 weeks ago
Thursday 04 October Club Run: Bantam Road (12km)

**High visibility clothing required**

Depart: 17h45
Venue: Pirates Club main parking
Pirates Road Running Club
Pirates Road Running Club2 weeks ago
The Pirates Run with Coach Parry.

**open to the public.

Join Lindsey Parry and Pirates Road Running Club for a 28km run at Comrades silver medal training pace (5.10/km). The run starts at 06h00.

Otherwise join us for a brief talk on training from 09h00.

Breakfast will be available on purchase.