Get ready to race

2019-11-19 06:00
Last year’s 21.1km men’s winner, Elroy Galant

Last year’s 21.1km men’s winner, Elroy Galant (Samantha Lee-Jacobs)

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Thousands of runners from across the Cape and the broader South Africa will descend on the Rocklands Sports Field for the start of the 2019 JP21 Mitchell’s Plain Titans race on Saturday 23 November.

With its start line just outside Glendale High School, the race will take runners on a scenic route around the coastline before heading back to the sports field where families, communities and runners will meet in a festive atmosphere in the spirit of community building.

Online entries closed on Sunday 17 November but manual entries remain open on race day and Friday 22 November. Come Saturday, a hive of excitement awaits the avid and professional runners alike who come from far and wide to enjoy the race.

The race forms part of the Coca-Cola League.

For the 12th consecutive year, the race will consist of a 5km, a 10km and a 21.1km race open to all ages.

Partners include the City of Cape Town, African Bank, Community Chest and PPC.

People’s Post is the official print media partner.

Run or walk the various routes to see and learn more about the vibrancy and culture of Mitchell’s Plain. Entry fees are R110 for licenced and R170 for unlicenced runners in the 21.1km race.

Adults in the 10km race pay R70 licenced and R110 unlicenced, while juniors in the 10km pay R50 if licenced and R75 if unlicenced. Entry to the 5km fun run is R20.

Race-day entries, race card and number collections will take place on Friday 22 November from 18:00 to 20:00 and on race day at 04:30 at Glendale.

The 21.1km race will start at 06:00 with a cut-off time of 3 hours and 30 minutes.

The 10km race will start at 06:15 with a cut-off time of 2 hours and the 5km race will start at 07:30.

All finishers will receive medals.

There will be ample secure parking, however, runners and spectators are urged to arrive early to avoid traffic.


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