Chairs for Charity Trail Run
Sun 12 May 2019, 07:00 @ Ximba, KwaZulu-Natal

Roseway Waldorf School

-help me uplift children's lives-

a 7km or 12km trail run in the beautiful valley of 1000 hills. Open to all ages. registration on the day from 7am. 

Date: Sunday 12 May 2019
Venue: Infinite Adventures, 15 Wootton Avenue, Bothas Hill, Durban 3610
Registration 7:00am - 8:00am on the day
Start long run 8:00am
Start short run 8:30am
Prize giving 10:00am

Entries limited to 300 per event.
New Entries available on the day.

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My name is Delphinus Sauer, I am 17 years of age. I am an avid trail runner, I love running and outdoor adventure. I started running years back in primary school but only got serious in the last two years or so. I have competed in a few stage races, the last 2 years Drakensberg Sani Rock Jumper 15km/12km Events and this year January GWK rivers run 25km/15km. I won the 2018 Rock jumper and placed Third in the recent GWK event. I regularly run shorter KZN trail events with podium results. I hope at some point to pick up one or two gear and/or nutrition sponsors in the field. In time building up to 100 mile events both in SA and abroad.

I am a grade 12 student at a Roseway Waldorf School and in this year we put together a dissertation/project of our choice. Initially a look into the bio-chemical and psychological facets behind endurance appealed to me, as a choice for this project.

In grade 11 I was given a chance to spend two weeks at Etembeni school for the physically disabled and visually impaired. While I was there I came to realize how lucky I was, I wasn't disabled for a start and on top of that I came from a well off background. The children I met there were so incredible, they didn't let the disability get them down, remaining full of enthusiasm and life.

So the result has become a mix of these two drivers.

Pushing my own boundaries, I will be running my first trail “marathon”, the Drakensberg Northern Trail 40 DNT40 on the 23 of March. After this event, which I plan to use as a warm up, I will participate in the 38km Mnweni Marathon in the Drakensberg. This is a self navigation and self supported event crossing the Lesotho border over it’s course. Marathons will be a new experience for me and I know I will enjoy running them. Afterwards I plan on dropping back to the lower distances and concentrating on results.

At Etembeni, where many of these children can't afford wheelchairs of their own, I have liaised with various parties to hold a charity event that we can buy these children some wheelchairs that will uplift their lives, empowering them further as young aspiring people.

As such, I hope to gather as much support for as possible, thanks for your participation.

Contact - 082 745 3078

-help me uplift children's lives-

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
7km Trail Run 7 km 1 Water Table along route 08:30 R 100.00
12km Trail Run 12 km Technical sections, 2 Water Tables along the route 08:00 R 100.00

Event location
Infinite Adventure, Ximba

Coordinates -29.7428865, 30.7295323
Address 15 Wootton Avenue
City Ximba
Province KwaZulu-Natal

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