Sep
18

Westcoast Beach Run; 11 – 13 December 2015

Author mtbguy    Category Beach running     Tags

So, here are the details for the brave few wishing to spend 3 days on the beach, albeit without the cossies and cocktails!

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Friday, 11 December at 07h00: leave from Koeberg Power Station parking lot. Run along the beach all the way to Silwerstroomstrand. Total distance: + 32km.

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Saturday, 12 December at 07h00: Run from Grotto Bay beach to Yzerfontien beach. Mostly beach all the way. + 24km.

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Sunday, 13 December at 07h00: Yzerfontein beach to Tsaarsbank, 16 mile beach, West coast National Park, Langebaan. + 30 km. This is 100% beach! There is a picnic area with braai facilities and toilets here. A braai with ice cold refreshments sound like a plan!

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Your attire: old trail shoes (they will get wet), hat (that also covers your neck if you burn easily), water & food ( there is NO access to water or food en route), GoPro (if you have one) , GPS ( if you have one).

We will book accommodation for Friday night and Saturday night in Yzerfontein. We will then shuttle between there and the various start / finish points.

Your lift back on Sunday will need to enter the WC National Park to pick you up. From Cape Town, it is closer to the bottom gate. See the map to Tsaarsbank here: WCNP map

Anticipated costs:

Participation fee: NIL

Accommodation: +R 400 per person per night in a shared self catering venue.

Food: + R 100 per person per day: breakfast and dinner.

Contribution towards petrol and WC National Park access fees.

If you are keen, please email us ASAP in order for us to book the accommodation: westcoast@beachrunning.co.za

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