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Over training is over rated, rest better so that you can train even more" - Nick Yster Bester


Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Easter 100 - I'm Ready!

RHM Randburg Harriers Easter 100

Date:22 - 24 April 2011
Time:06h00
Organisers:Randburg Harriers
Distance:48; 33, 19
Province:Central Gauteng
Start:Randburg Central Sports Complex
Cnr Republic Rd & Silver Pine Avenue
Randburg



Entry Details:
As this is not an official race, there will be no traffic police or marshals on duty. Each day participants are given a route map to follow. Enter at the club on the morning of each run to cover refreshment costs. Runners may enter for any or all of the three days. Entries open 30 minutes before the start.

Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 4/5. Route Type: Circular


Day 1 starts at 06h00. This tough 48km route undulates through the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg including Weltevreden Park, Northcliff, Emmarentia, Parktown, Zoo Lake, Craighall and Blairgowrie.


Day 2 starts at 06h00. Today's 33km are run on an undulating route through the suburbs of Randburg. This course is tough, meandering through Boskruin, Randpark Ridge and Radiokop.


Day 3 starts at 06h00. This 19km moderate route is run through Windsor, Northcliff, Montgomery Park and Linden.


Prizes and Give-Aways:
A special commemorative T-shirt is given to those who complete all three days.


Editor's Notes:
Known as the "Poor Man's Two Oceans", this unofficial three-day training programme is aimed at runners preparing for Comrades 2011. You run 48 kilometres on Friday 22 April 2011, 33 kilometres on Saturday 23 April 2011 and 19 kilometres on Sunday 24 April 2011. Club members volunteer their time to man refreshment stations every four kilometers.


Walkers are welcome provided they complete the distances within the specified cut-off times: 
48km in 07:00
33km in 05:00
19km in 03:00


RHM and Randburg Harriers have been associated with the Easter 100 event for 16 years in 2011.

21 comments:

ajh said...

Good luck with this. I cannot imagine ever writing the words 100 I am ready!

Happy Feet 26.2 said...

I know YOU are ready. Sounds fun in a crazy kind of way. Have fun Johann! Happy Easter!

Christi said...

Have a great time!

Karen said...

Have a great time! Glad you are feeling better :)

Teamarcia said...

I can't get my head around this but I know you are more than ready. can't wait to read all about it. Good luck!

Shawn said...

I think this is a pretty cool concept...have fun and i hope your over the flu bug!

tahoegirl said...

Good luck and have fun

Jennifer said...

Sounds fun actually, make sure you have some! Cheers and happy Easter!

Marlene said...

That is an incredible amount of running over a weekend. Good luck!

Jill said...

It sounds AWESOME!! So wish I could come and do it. Next year, after my big bash you're attending :). Good luck and just have a blast!

Giorgio said...

I'm sure that you'll get the special commemorative T-shirt :)
Good luck on the RHM Randburg Harriers Easter 100!

Char said...

An event like this is an excellent way to burn off copious amounts of chocolate eggs. Good luck but I'm sure you won't need to much. You ARE ready.

HappyTrails said...

Good luck Johann - have a great time at your race and earn that shirt!!!

Big Daddy Diesel said...

GOOD LUCK!!! Enjoy your reward for all your hard work

Andrew Opala said...

love it!

The cut-off times mean that you can walk when you finish the race!

Molly said...

Holy cow, good luck Johann! Glad your stomach bug is gone, have a great time!

Chris K said...

Johann, you are an animal. That sounds like alot of, um, fun I guess. I'm sure that you will have a good time and make lots of new friends.

Amy said...

Amazing! Good luck - can't wait to hear how it went!

Abby @ Have Dental Floss, Will Travel said...

Ah! Looks like so much fun!

ultra collie said...

go, go,and go again!

Black Knight said...

Please accept a late good luck. Waiting for seeing the picture of the commemorative t-shirt.