Last night we did it!
|My running buddy, Rob.|
We set out at around 19h30 and expected the 24-kilometre route to take us around three hours, which it did (just slightly less).
The route starts off with a hill - from Bedford Gardens and up over Linksfield Ridge. Through Houghton, Killarney, Zoo area, Parktown, Greenside and Emmarentia - easy, lovely running. It was fun running past the buzzing restaurants in Greenside. Then through to the southern slope of Northcliff - up the side of Albert's Farm. Over the top past the water tower and down into Bergbron.
Bam-bam... that's East-to-West across JHB pretty much from Gilloolies to Gordon Rd. Route measured 24.3km in total.
There's something so much more fun about running an A-to-B route instead of a loop - and at night. Totally invigorating!
Our thanks to Rob's brother-in-law for dropping us off and extra special thanks to my run buddy for being game.
Now I'm cooking up a North-South route for April...