“Cape Town actress Milan Murray (Isidingo, The Wild) is an enthusiastic trail runner and ambassador for The Tygerberg Children’s Hospital. She will be running the Otter African Trail run in September to raise funds and awareness for this institution so close to her heart. The Tigger Trail runs are social runs combining Milan’s training for the Otter with fundraising for the Tygerberg Children’s Hospital. Come run along and have fun!” [...]
Here are a bunch of people WAY crazier than I will ever be. How does this sound to you: run the Comrades Marathon. Tough hey? OK, but you cycle to the start in Pietermaritzberg from Cape Town, ready to run Comrades the next day. Still keen? Personally, you had me on the “run the Comrades Marathon” bit. [...]
CAPESTORM starts a new year of evening talks with a talk from the formidable Ryan Sandes.
Cost: R20 in aid of raising money for the JAG Sports & Education Foundation ‘JAG Runner’ initiative, giving 80 kids the opportunity to participate in the trail series events and ‘to build a positive future for themselves, their [...]
I have been enjoying the regular presentations at CAPESTORM: I have found the talks – ranging from The Hoerikwaggo Trail to the first free ascent of Angel Falls – thoroughly entertaining and inspirational.
From the CAPESTORM Newsletter:
In May 2009, Margi Biggs, walked the Camino Francés pilgrim’s route in Northern Spain for the second [...]
Getting there: Meet Rachel at the Smitswinkel parking area at 08h30 for a hike in the scenic Smitswinkel Bay
Cost: R25 per person. Funds raised will be dontated to Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust and will be used to buy airtime for their 24-hour crisis line and to prepare care packs for [...]
I recently read in the Tatler about two ladies who have set out to hike the Peninsula in aid of charity. Their ‘expedition’ is called Mountains of Hope and it is in aid of The Door of Hope Charity, which rescues abandoned, abused and orphaned babies.
Rachel and Charlotte will be hiking the route [...]