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PIRATES CLUB

RUNNING

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

2019

WOBBLERS AND WIGGLERS HAT RACE| Monday 16th December 2019
An almost 8km route with our famous beer stop. Remember to wear your hat!
PIRATES 21K | Sunday 16th February 2020

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

DRAKENSBERG TRAINING CAMP | Thursday 21- Sunday 24 March 2019
A new Pirates Road Running event since 2018. Enjoy a weekend of training on rural roads in the scenic Drakensberg.

Contact chair@piratesroadrunning.co.za

REVERSE RUN (PIRATES21) | Sunday 12 May 2019
The infamous Pirates21k in reverse! Answer the much-debated question yourself- which route is tougher?

REGISTER HERE

*THIS IS A CLUB RUN AND NOT AN OFFICIAL RACE*

COOLIDEAS 10KM & 5KM FUN RUN | Sunday 14 July 2019
Our oldest race on the calendar although the route has changed over the years. Welcoming both Cool Ideas as sponsor and Manoni Running Club as co-host. Recognised as a fairly fast course on both the road running and race walking calendar through the leafy suburbs of Greenside and Parkview.

Enter at entrytickets.net/coolideas10

PIRATES 2 PIRATES | Sunday 29 September 2019
One of our most popular training runs between Pirates Club Greenside and Orlando Stadium Soweto, home of the Orlandio Pirates. Every year the start and finish alternate. More details will be confirmed closer to the time.

*THIS IS A CLUB RUN AND NOT AN OFFICIAL RACE*

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 

2019/2020

Geoff Davies

PRESIDENT

Natalie Mills

CHAIR

chair@piratesroadrunning.co.za

Brian Malcomess

VICE-CHAIR

Jana Rabe

TREASURER

Caylee Welsford

SECRETARY

admin@piratesroadrunning.co.za

Gerry Greyling

CLUB CAPTAIN

Edwin Smith

RACE DIRECTOR

Mary Carman

SOCIAL

Gareth Hallett

RACES

Riedwaan Jabaar

COMMERCIAL & SPONSORSHIP

Rupert Smith

TECHNICAL & ASSETS

David Case

Warren Lawlor & Jack Davis

DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

LATEST NEWS

Upcoming events, race reports and running stories.

Road Running Races December

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING ROAD RACES IN THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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.  December is traditionally a very quiet month in terms of road races....

Road Running Birthdays

PIRATES ROAD RUNNING Road Running Birthdays Pirates Club, Greenside December 2018   Sunday, 2 December 2018 Roschen de Villiers Emmaniel Monyoras Makhafola Monday, 3 December 2018 Sue Seddon Thursday, 6 December 2018 Marco Paschkewitz Brendin Scholtz Friday, 7...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 directions

Picaroon

Aargh! We've unfortunately had to indefinitely postpone this event.

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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 Club shared a post.
Great run in Golden Gate earlier this year... with the Running Mann and some fellow Pirates ☠️ #outoftownracesforthewin
Pirates Road Running Club
Pirates Road Running Club
We can officially announce that entries for our 2020 Pirates 21km powered by Medshield Medical Scheme are officially open! Limited to 6000 pre-entries only, you can book your spot by clicking on the link below! The first 2000 online entries get an amazing race tee with your entry! And if that wasn't enough we have put a price freeze on our entry price, 2020 race at 2019 prices! #EnterNow #Pirates21 #ToughestHalf
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Pirates Road Running Club is with Chrisna Du Toit and 15 others at Pirates Club.
Our annual Pub Run was once again the party of the year 🎉. If you joined us tag yourself and your friends and if you didn’t ... there’s always next year!!
Pirates Road Running Club
Pirates Road Running Club
One last reminder about about tonight's Pub Run route. We can't wait to host you.

Please note: there are no entries available at registration. Runners who have not registered or paid for the pub run will not be allowed to participate.

#JoburgsMostFestivePubRun
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Pirates Road Running Club is in Sani Pass, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
Photos from Pirates Road Running Club's post
Sani Pass, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Sani Stagger 2019! ☠️ The Pirates crew conquered the mountain 🙌 Brutal Marathon & boiling day on the road! 🔥 Bucket list ✅
Pirates Road Running Club
Pirates Road Running Club
Looking for a training run but don't want to run on your own? Pirates set off every Thursday evening at 17h45 from the main car park with three pace setters so no one gets left behind, regardless of speed. This week we're doing a 12km route past the Westcliff through Saxonwold and back. Non-members welcome.