The Routes

1 Kommetjie - Scarborough:
  • Location: Shell garage, Kirsten avenue
  • Water: Seconding is required
  • GPS:  -34.140558,18.329224 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 22km (with an optional extra 6km: turn at point C)
  • Route:


2 Tokai - Kalk Bay:
  • Location: Tokai, cnr Tokai and Dalmore roads
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -34.06201,18.435262 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 22km
  • Route: Tokai, Pollsmoor, Westlake golf course, Kalk bay and back


3 Noordhoek - Hout Bay:
  • Location: Noordhoek farm village (Parking lot off Village lane).
  • Water: We drink from the rivers en-route
  • GPS: -34.096858,18.37664 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 20km
  • Approximate route:



  • Location: Noordhoek farm village (Parking lot off Village lane).
  • Water: Seconding required
  • GPS: -34.096858,18.37664 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 19km
  • Approximate route:




5 Bergvliet - Kirstenbosch:
  • Location: Spur car park, Ladies mile, Bergvliet.
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -34.048508,18.454403 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 19km
  • Approximate route:


6 Camps Bay - Suikerbossie:
  • Location: Opposite Camps bay High School Opposite Camps Bay Police Station
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -33.944406,18.37752 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 20km 18km
  • Route: Suikerbossie and back

7 Kalk Bay - Simonstown:
  • Location: Main Road, Kalk Bay. From Kalk Bay station for the time being. (We'll return to the parking lot opposite the Anglican Stone Church once roadworks are complete.)
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -34.124524,18.45175 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 25km (or less if you want)
  • Route: Kalk Bay to Simons Town Golf club and back (just past Boulders). On the way back, we run along Fish Hoek beech if its low tide.

8 Tafelberg road - Signal Hill:
  • Location: Tafelberg road. Meet at the Kloof Nek car-park.
  • Water: Taps en-route.
  • GPS: -33.942995, 18.395618 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 19km
  • Route: Depart from Kloof Nek, run past the cable station to the end of the tar, then we retrace our steps, and go all the way to Signal hill. We then return to the start at Kloof Nek.



  • Location: Noordhoek Farm Village
  • Water: Seconding is required
  • GPS: -34.096824,18.377295 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 41km (with an optional extra 4km)
  • Route:



  • Location: At the Light House, Beach Road Mouille Point
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -33.901704,18.399621 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 22km
  • Route:


11 Zoo Parking Lot:
  • Location: At the entrance gate of Rhodes Memorial The parking lot facing the exit from UCT, 500m closer to UCT from where we used to park. This new meeting place is opposite the security hut at the booms at the South Exit from UCT. It's right next to where we used to park - just closer to UCT (and much bigger and hopefully safer). Don't take the Rhodes Memorial exit from the M3, but rather the 'UCT' exit. (Assuming you're coming from Constantia side, this is the exit after the Rhodes Memorial turn-off.)
  • Water: Taps en-route 
  • GPS: -33.961061,18.459785 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 20km 
  • Route



  • Location: Parking lot at the entrance of Ruyterplaats Estate Near Suikerbossie Restaurant
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -34.0124,18.351105 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 19km
  • Route: Camps Bay and back

  • Location: Parking lot at Fruit & Veg City, Tokai
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -34.062775,18.458979 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 20km
  • Route: To Kalk Bay via Sandvlei and Muizenberg, then back via Boys drive or Main road.

  • Location: Westlake business park, outside SA National Parks offices on Westlake drive (50m from the traffic lights at the intersection with Steenberg road.)
  • Water: Taps and streams en-route
  • GPS: -34.080376,18.439774 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 26 or 30km
  • Route: Boyes drive, Kalk Bay, (optionally Blackhill,) Sun Valley, Oukaapse Weg. The short option cuts out Blackhill, and goes directly from Fish Hoek to Sun Valley.





  • Location: At the Light House, Beach Road Mouille Point
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -33.901704,18.399621 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 18km
  • Route: A loop around Lion's Head taking in some nice views and lots of variety. Contains some sections on jeep track.



16 Constantia route from VOB:
  • Location: Meet outside the VOB clubhouse.
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -34.019532,18.447814 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 22km
  • Route: A loop through Upper Wynberg, past Monterey, through upper Constantia, and back to the clubhouse via Groot Constantia and Klein Constantia.


  • Location: Meet at the VOB clubhouse in Constantia
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -34.019532,18.447814 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 22km
  • Route: From the Clubhouse, Wynberg Hill, Wolfe Street, Tenant Road, Paradise Motors, Union Avenue, Rhodes Memorial, Contour Path, Tafelberg Road to Signal Hill parking.

  • Location: Camps Bay tidal pool / police station
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS: -33.955286,18.376549 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 19km
  • Route: From Camps Bay we run along main road into Sea Point. Near to the swimming pools, we run up to Ocean View drive and follow it to Buitengragt and then on to Camp street in Gardens. Once in Gardens we proceed through Higgovale to Kloof Nek, and then down through Camps Bay to the start.



  • Location: The end of Harbour Road.
  • Water: Taps en-route
  • GPS-34.055077,18.347865 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 21km
  • Route: From "Fish on the Rocks" right at the end of Harbour Road, we run up towards "Suikerbossie", and from there through Ruyterplaats Estate to World of Birds and then down Valley road. Once back on Victoria road, we go to Hout Bay main road and follow it about half way up the hill to Chapmans Peak. The turning point is a waterfall where we stop for water. We then take the shortest route back to the start.




  • Location: Noordhoek Farm Village.
  • Water: Seconding required
  • GPS: -34.080376,18.439774 OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 29km
  • Route: From Noordhoek Farm Village, over Ou Kaapse Weg, along Spaanschemat, up Ladies Mile, Parish, Southern Cross, Rhodes Drive, Rhodes Avenue and ending at the gate to Rhodes Memorial just before UCT.
  • Important Note: This is not an out-and-back route. We will initially meet at the finish, and then share lifts to the start in as few cars as possible. i.e. Don't just go to the start - you might not get a lift back to your car!

  • Location: Fish Hoek beach corner.
  • Water: Taps en route
  • GPS: -34.140706, 18.431885  OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 20km
  • Route: From the parking lot near to the rocks at the end of Fish Hoek beach, we run along main road towards Sun Valley and Kommetjie, bearing left. At the 4-way intersection with the Glencairn expressway we turn left and head over to Glencairn. From Main road Glencairn, we turn right into the Glencairn valley, and follow the road in a circular loop up to Da Gama park and down through Dido Valley to Main road where we turn left and return to Fish Hoek beach via the catwalk, ending the run with an optional swim and ice cream.
22 Fish Hoek - Muizenberg:
  • Location: Fish Hoek beach corner.
  • Water: Taps en route
  • GPS: -34.140706, 18.431885  OpenStreetMap
  • Distance: 20km
  • Route: From the parking lot near to the rocks at the end of Fish Hoek beach, we run towards Muizenberg (on the beach if the tide is low and the sand firm). We follow Main road to St James where we proceed along the cat-walk. Once in Muizenberg, we run along the canal and Sand Vlei, crossing the railway line at the Lakeside station bridge. We then continue along Main road, returning via Boyes drive, ending the run with an optional swim and ice cream.