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 […]

Mandela Day Blanket Run

Mandela Day Blanket Run

Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. The idea behind Mandela Day is a global movement to honour Tata Madiba’s life legacy; to act to […]

Dell Corporate Running Tours of Cape Town

Run Cape Town Corporate Running Events

With an increase in the numbers of runners out there, we have found that guided running tours have quickly become a very popular corporate event; both as a team building exercise and as a healthy, cultural activity that can be incorporated into the activities of a conference, incentive programme or team building event.  The beauty […]

Race4Conservation

Running the Old Mutual 2 Oceans Marathon with Race4Conservation

Race4Conservation is a Non-Profit Organisation aimed at raising awareness and funds for conservation, by promoting a healthier lifestyle through established sporting events.  Their current focus is Race4Rhino, which is aimed at raising funds to support a tribally-owned rhino reserve. The Gumbi tribe in Zululand has set aside an enormous portion of their community land to […]

Groot constantia running tour

Two distinct, beautiful running tours in Cape Town

Peter is from Scotland, however his daughter married a South African so he has spent a lot of time in Cape Town and South Africa.  On this visit to Cape Town he wanted to keep up his running fitness, as he is in training for a 10 mile race and then a half marathon in […]

Runners participati gin the timed 5km Green Point parkrun

Running the Green Point parkrun

Karien, avid runner and blogger, was in Cape Town this weekend as her husband was cycling the Argus, so she contacted us at Run Cape Town to organise a running tour for Saturday morning.  As Karien is currently running with her 2 year-old daughter in a stroller in tow, we decided to give the Green Point […]

Old Mutual Two Oceans running Tour

18km Old Mutual Two Oceans Training Running Tour

Last week Monica was visiting Cape town from Windhoek, Namibia, for the annual Mining Indaba held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, and she asked if Run Cape Town could custom-make an 18km running tour for her, following the route of the 2 Oceans Half Marathon.  Inspired by this request, we made some minor […]

Vince running guide

Introducing Vincent Ntunja, our “Run Gugs” Running Guide

Vincent Luyanda Ntunja was born on 24 June 1981 in Gugulethu, a township just 20 minutes outside Cape Town’s city centre.  He’s a professional model, TV presenter, motivational speaker, sports presenter and philanthropist. He also participates competitively in basketball, which he started playing 12 years ago in the dusty streets of Gugulethu.  He has represented […]

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Mid-Summer’s Morning Historical City Running Tour

I was in two minds as to whether to head out into the Cape Town heat for our city running tour on Wednesday morning, as circumstances dictated that we could only start our run at 8:30am – when the sun was already high in the sky & the temperature was at least 25°C (77°F) and […]

Cape Town running tour

Running Cape Town with Kath

Kathy is a friend of a friend of mine, who I met whilst living on the Isle of Mann.  Kath was in Cape Town for 2 days, as part of a longer world-wide adventure, including exploring Indonesia, Southern Africa and South America, and contacted Run Cape Town to do some running tours whilst she was […]