Table Mountain trail run

Table Mountain Rocks!

Recently it seems we can’t get enough of our Mother City’s iconic Table Mountain, New 7 Wonder of Nature (since 2012) & playground for so many hikers, runners & nature enthusiasts.  Whether hiking, trail running, or simply sitting & enjoying the view, this mountain is just incredible!  On our latest hikes we have been delighted to see […]

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On Summer, swims and running in the shade !!

So it’s 31 January 2016 – already – time to reflect on the running month of Jan … It’s been a lovely hot summer in Cape Town & there have been two major things keeping us at Run Cape Town motivated to carry on running:  running in the shade & post-run swims in the sea […]

Running tours in Cape Town

#Sightrunning is Trending!

We had a busy week of running in Cape Town last week, with runners from Japan, Brussles, Cambridge, the Philippines, Australia and the US joining us to explore our beautiful city #ontherun! Special guest included Bastien, manager and #sightrunning guide at “Brussles Sightjogging”, who was in town visiting friends.  Being an avid trail runner, Bastien […]

Trail Running in Cape Town

Summer has arrived in Cape Town!

… with long sunny days and highs of 28 degrees … and things are hotting up at Run Cape Town    We’ve been enjoying the company of a bunch of international running friends, from Switzerland to Norway, Tokyo to the States  and we are set to get even busier over the next few weeks… Our […]

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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 […]