From ultra walks to game park runs, it’s a full weekend

2009-08-07 00:00

A FULL weekend of athletics commences with tomorrow’s KZN cross-country championships at the Oval at New Centre Sports fields in New Centre drive, Newlands West, starting at 9 am.

The championship programme is totally different to the normal league events and runs through to the afternoon, with the senior men and women at around lunchtime. The full programme details are available from the KZNA office on 031 312 9374.

Registration for the events starts at 7.30 am and runners should note that this is a mandatory event for selection to the provincial team for the National Championships.

Sanjay Judges has more details on 083 792 5592.

Tomorrow also sees one of the province’s most popular game park runs at Mkhuze, outside Pongola. There are 10-mile (16,1-km) and five-mile (eight0kilometre) distances on offer, but a minimum age of 16 applies. Arnold Freese has more details on 082 894 8152.

Sunday sees three more races, with Chatsworth hosting their annual Women in Action women’s day five- and 10-km events. This starts from the oval next to the athletics stadium at 8 am — not 6 am, as indicated in previous fixture lists.

Dees Govender has more details on 083 785 4333.

At Mtunzini, there is the scenic 16-km Bush Run and Walk around the game farm. This is a relatively easy run or walk. Entries are taken tomorrow at the start at the Town Hall between 2 pm and 5 pm and on race morning from 6 am. More information from Paul Mannix on 082 571 6559.

On Sunday, Verulam host the Gaterite 50-km Ultra Challenge walk. There are also 10-km and 20-km events that are open to both walkers and runners. Satish Ramsavak has more details on 083 744 2430.

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