Plogg for Your City


Join the community for a Run that'll help you develop speed endurance. Along the way get to 'plogging' and help keep the CITY clean! On Sunday 17 February 2019, the Cape Town is hosting a recreational walk and jog called Plogg For Your City . The walk is a way of all cape town to come together to at the embrace garbage free society


  • Date: 17-02-2019 06:00 - 17-04-2019 14:00
  • Location: Grand Parade, Darling Street,the City Hall (Map)

Price: R160

Description

Join the community for a Run that'll help you develop speed endurance. Along the way get to 'plogging' and help keep the CITY clean! On Sunday 17 February 2019, the Cape Town is hosting a recreational walk and jog called Plogg For Your City . The walk is a way of all capetownias to come together to at the embrace garbage free communities in our city.

Plogging is just like jogging, but instead of just running, you pick up any litter you see along the way. So it’s a combination of jogging and picking up stuff, which gives you plogging.

The Plogg For Your City/Marathon is neoteric racing addition in the World of Marathon competition which starts the journey 1n 2019. This mother’s city race takes place on February 15, 2019. The race is confines with over 35,000 runners, which total prize of purse of 60’000 ZAR.

This event enables ordinary people to embrace garbage free communities in our city and to contribute to the empowerment of our homeless people who depend on this project. It is open to all members of the community with the first 2000 who enter being guaranteed a spot. Athletes and ordinary citizens alike are invited to take part and all proceeds will go towards local homeless empowerment programmes.

The Plogging starts at the world famed tourist destination the V&A Waterfront. A flat, fast start along the Atlantic Seaboard, it follows trendy Mouille-Point and Sea Point beach-front running to the sound of the crashing waves on the Sea Point promenade. You then return under the beautiful backdrop of Signal Hill, into Cape Town’s City Centre. Weaving your way through the cities eclectic mix of modern skyscrapers and historical landmarks, Ploggers can expect a fast pace and welcome roadside encouragement as you run past her historical landmarks of Long Street, Mount Nelson Hotel, South African National Gallery, South African Holocaust Museum, St Mary’s Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, City Gardens, City Hall, District Six and the Castle of Good Hope to mention a few.

You leave the City, heading towards the leafy Suburbs of Woodstock, Observatory, Mowbray, Rondebosch and Newlands, always under the gaze of majestic Table Mountain. Be sure to enjoy the iconic Groote Schuur Hospital, world-ranked University of Cape Town, President’s Groote Schuur Residence, Newlands Swimming Pool, Newlands Test Cricket ground, past several schools including Rustenberg Girls, Westerford High, San Souci Girls High, Groote Schuur, Rondebosch Boys and Bishops Diocesan College before you reach the historic Rondebosch Common.

Turning back to the City alongside the Liesbeek River, you enter the vibrant, eclectic suburb of Woodstock, with her mix of craft breweries, the famous Biscuit Mill, several churches and restaurants. Expect a lot of advice and encouragement from the locals. This affords you incredible panoramic views of Table Mountain as you journey back to the City Centre.

The city is now awake, and you experience her unique rhythm, the salty sea smell, the incredible Capetonian support as you Plogg along the city . Your 42,2 km plogging of the Mother City ends at Grand parade Darling Street, in front of the City Hall where 1000’s of spectators, Ploggers and entertainers merge into a carnival of food, drink and celebration.