Route Recce Schedule  - Petzl Friday Night Lights  ​​

          Friday 26th January & Friday 2nd February.

          There will be two groups - groups will be led and paced accordingly.
          Starting at 7pm sharp from Gardens Tech RFC 3 Montreal Ave, Oranjezicht. Meet 20 mins before...

                    - 1st Recce will be Devils Peak & Lions Head +- 3-5 hours 
-                   -  2nd Recce will be Maclears Beacon & Lions Head +- 3-5 hours

         You will need to carry all your compulsory gear (headlamp with a spare), be completely self sufficient with                       adequate nutrition & hydration. Bring a charged cell phone for images and Uber . 

         Please note that this is not an assisted training run. You will need to be able to run as it's very difficult to                         maintain a group if runner's are falling back.

Route Info

Route Description​​

BATRUN 2018 will be a marked with reflective flags
  • The event starts at the Gardens Tech Rugby Club at 19h00. 
  • It heads up Deerpark via the Plattekilp Wash Houses to Tafelberg Road where it connects to the Saddle Path of Devil’s Peak. 
  • Up and down Devil’s Peak to return to Tafelberg Road. 
  • Run along Tafelberg Road to the base of Platteklip Gorge. (Aid Station- drinks and food)
  • The route continues to the top of Platteklip, along the southern path to Maclear’s Beacon, and back down to the base of Platteklip again.  (Aid Station- drinks and food)
  • Follow Tafelberg Road to the Kloofnek parking lot. Cross the traffic circle and follow the road to Lion's Head (no marshals, please cross the road carefully!). 
  • Take the path on the left that spirals clockwise around Lion’s Head to the top and back to the parking lot at Kloof Nek the way you came.
  • Runners continue to the finish along  the trails below Tafelberg Rd and down again via the Platteklip Wash Houses.
Cutoff Times
There will be cut-offs along the route. If you miss one you will be redirected to the finish by the marshals along the marked route. 

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