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 […]

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 […]