Nedbank Runners' Guide to Road and Off-Road Races in South Africa - 2017
In 2016 the Nedbank Runners’ Guide to Road and Off-Road Races in South Africa celebrated its silver anniversary. For 25 years has been read by enough runners to earn its affectionate title, ‘The Runners’ Bible’. For several years it also includes a comprehensive off-road section. This is an essential guide for anyone who wants to do some running in 2017.
Tom Cottrell lists well over 900 races in the new guide. He researched all the old favourites and they are there in detail. In addition there is a collection of new road and off-road runs with over a 100 new route profiles. This edition also looks at some of the lesser-known runs that are best kept secrets. Find out about the Running of the BullShitters, or the Mad Hatters Race. South African road running is vibrant, well organized and in many cases, fun.
You can find all the essential information - date, time, and venue. The contact details are comprehensive and are well researched. In most instances entry details are given. The course descriptions are comprehensive and a great number show the route profile, essential information when planning to run a good race.
Tom’s editor’s notes are informative as well. Some history of the race is given, as well as time limits and how many runners finished the race last year. Add to that details of prizes, give-aways and course records and this publication goes a long way in filling any information gaps there may be in road running.
The book is available at the Sweat Shop, Sportsmans Warehouse and a number of popular sports shops. It is also available through the normal book trade: Exclusive Books, Estoril Books and at CNA, but we do suggest phoning to check stock availability first. A Nedbank Runners' Guide and Nedbank Race Dates package deal is available from Takealot.com.
Nedbank Runners' Guide 2017 Digital Apps powered by Nedbank
You have read the book now get it on your phone. The Runners' Guide 2017 Digital Apps powered by Nedbank are available in the iTunes and Android app stores. As you know the Nedbank Runners' Guide to Road and Off-Road Races in South Africa lists well over 850 races. All the essential information is there, date, time and venue. The contact details are comprehensive and are well researched. In many instances the entry rules and details are given. The course descriptions are comprehensive and a great number of races show the route profile, such essential information when planning a good race.
You can access the book on your phone, find races near you, look up specific races, get the most up-to-date information, race profiles and details. It’s the easy reading and huge knowledge base of the book with most up-to-date information from our offices that is updated daily - all in your phone or tablet. Find out more and see screenshots here for the iPhone and iPad or Android apps.