Half-marathon and fun run at spring festival

2015-09-03 06:00

Days are becoming longer and warmer as the earth tilts towards the sun. This all means Spring season is on its way.

The Muir College Spring Festival is annually held by Muir College as a fun day and will on Saturday, September 5th once again celebrate the season of new beginnings. The festival incorporates the Muirite Striders Amateur Athletics Club’s annual 21.1km half-marathon and 5km fun run.

The Muir College Spring Festival this year will feature various food, sweet and miscellaneous stalls, a tea garden, various kids’ activities including, horse riding, pedal carts, sporting activities, kids corners, golf challenges and a strong man competition. The activities of the festival begin when the 5km fun run ends.

The 2015 athletics event is proudly sponsored by Rockets with the start and finish points at Muir College sports grounds. The half-marathon starts at 06:30 and the fun run at 07:00.

Gold medals will be given to the top 10 male and female finishers in the 21.1km and all category winners. Silver medals will go to the next 100 finishers and bronze medals to the next 300 finishers. The first 300 finishers in the fun run will each receive a medal.

Entry forms are available at Brocketts Sports and various other prominent sports shops in Port Elizabeth. For further information contact Margie du Toit on 082 496 2926

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