Autumn is Awesome in Cape Town!

As the seasons change, the temperature drops a little, the leaves turn golden and the days get shorter … Bad news it may seem … Summer is over … but this is actually good news for running in Cape Town! The cooler temperatures mean you can enjoy a comfortable running tour of Cape Town, on […]

running the city, v&a waterfront running tour

April Antics @RunCapeTown    

April, the month of chocolate & the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon has just come to an end, and in order to balance the joys of Easter chocolate & to make the most of wind-free, sunny days in Cape Town, we have enjoyed another bumper month of running in our beautiful city … We had […]

Running tours of Cape Town, running Chapman's Peak

Marathon Training in the Mother City

Lovely long-legged “Carmelita” (as her coach affectionately refers to her) is a 3 hour 30 marathon runner from Zurich in Switzerland.  She is currently training for the Zurich Marathon in April, which she is going to complete in 3 hours 19 (!!!), so she contacted us here at Run Cape Town to organise some training […]

Trail running in Cape Town

Lion’s Head, Fire and Fynbos

We’ve recently been enjoying a lot of runs around the iconic Lion’s Head, following the spine of the lion out to Signal Hill, enjoying the beautiful views of the whole city that this trail affords – I’m always so astounded that we get to run in the tranquillity and nature of a National Park that’s […]

The SunSTar seen on a running tour in Cape Town

Running Across the SunStar: A Beacon of Hope for the Future

Yesterday evening Cape Town was shrouded in deeeep mist with very poor visibility, which means perfect conditions for trail running, despite the lack of mountain views!  Jan-Pieter from Holland and Peter from the UK braved the unseasonal fog & we set off on our trail running tour of Lion’s Head and Signal Hill.  Unfortunately the […]

Running the city rocks

Kick-starting Summer 2014 with Run Cape Town!

Run Cape Town has had a wonderful start to the summer, having had the privilege of meeting and running with a bunch of runners from the UK/Europe.  First we had the lovely Allison, a personal trainer from Buntingford, who joined us for three running tours – one in the sunshine through the city centre, and […]

Run cape Town does Darling

A Darling Day!

Run Cape Town-Sightseeing on the Run has teamed up with local craft brewers Darling Brew to offer a fabulous day tour of trail running, taste sensations and BEER, possibly the best post-run rehydration there is, in the small West-coast town of Darling! Last Saturday we were joined by a fabulous bunch of fit, interesting and […]

Cape Town trail running tours

Tailor-Made Trail Running Adventures

This week we were contacted by a finance professor, currently living in Singapore, who generally runs 20km of trail in the Singapore jungle, in temperatures of 30°C+, with massive amounts of humidity! He asked if we could tailor-make some longer trail runs for him, so that he could experience the natural beauty of our city, […]

Table Mountain Trail Running Cape Town

International Running Tour FUN!

Joining a running tour is a great way to meet like-minded people and have a laugh, while getting some exercise AND learning about the city you are visiting. A few weeks ago we had a fabulous trail run on the face of Table Mountain, one of the official new seven wonders of nature, with representatives […]