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RHODES RUN

Eastern Cape Highlands
Date: 2016-06-23 00:00

The race has a limited field of about 300 runners. Entry is by invitation only with an effective substitution facility. Should you wish to receive an invitation you need to fill out and submit a waiting list form and will then be placed on the waiting list.
The atmosphere before and after the race is extremely festive. It is common for the temperature at the start to be below zero (usually around -10 degrees Celsius!).

 

 

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  • 2016-06-23 00:00
 

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The Joe Gqabi District lies in the southern part of the Drakensberg.This mountainous area is also known as the Eastern Cape Highlands. The District comprises of four Municipalities and incudes amongst others Gariep dam bordering the town of Oviston, Hertzog bridge bordering the Orange Free State, Tiffindell ski resort
near the picturesque town of Rhodes and Mount Fletcher near KwaZulu Natal and it borders on Lesotho in the north. The area is rich in sandstone, fossil beds and rock art and is well known for its biodiversity, fly-fishing and hiking trails. The majestic mountains, deep gorges, pristine rivers and absoute beauty of
the Eastern Cape Highlands make it a “got to go” area for all nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Visitors are amazed by the openness, space and clean, unpolluted air. Come and unwind at one of the many accommodation establishments - choosing between town accommodtion, lovely farmhouse hospitality, next to pristine rivers or on the highest mountains.

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