Titans race makes a comeback

2019-10-22 06:00
Runners head to the finish line at last year’s race. PHOTO: Samantha Lee-Jacobs

Runners head to the finish line at last year’s race. PHOTO: Samantha Lee-Jacobs

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The JP21 Mitchell’s Plain Titans race is back, with thousands of runners from across the country already preparing to run the streets of the Plain.

For the 12th consecutive year, the race will be presented on Saturday 23 November with a 5km, 10km and 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.

The race will start at Glendale High School and end at Rocklands Sports Complex where the crowd will be entertained by live music and a community building event.

Tickets are available via Webtickets and online entries close at midnight on Sunday 17 November.

Run or walk the various routes to see and learn more about the vibrance 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. Online entries will attract a service charge.

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 High School.

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.

The race forms part of the Coca-Cola League. There will be ample secure parking, however, runners are urged to arrive early to avoid traffic.


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