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 […]

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 […]