Runners and walkers enjoyed the scenic golf cart routes of our Jack Nicklaus Signature Pearl Valley Golf Course in a 10 km and 5 km race. The course is in pristine condition and was recently rated by Golf Digest magazine as the 5th best in the country and as the best conditioned in the Western Cape for 2018/2019.

Families with small children and dogs spent a beautiful autumn morning taking in the natural splendour of the surrounding area. The race ended in the Runner’s Village where live music and a selection of gourmet food trucks, Fleet coffee and refreshing drinks reinforced tired runners.


Rolene Strauss, former Miss SA and Miss World and resident of Val de Vie Estate, celebrated her 26th birthday with a 10 km run in a time of only 49 minutes.

Elana Afrika-Bredenkamp, MC for the event, also joined in the outdoor fun by running the 5 km route with her husband and daughters.

Congratulations to the winners:

Female Overall – Tania Beyer
Male Overall – William Dommisse
Female Junior Under 13 – Lara Botha
Male Junior Under 13 – Le Roux Terblanche
Female Youth 14 – 18 years – Carly Carter
Male Youth 14 – 18 years – William Dommisse
Female Senior 19 – 50 years – Tania Beyer
Male Senior 19 – 50 years – Rodger Carter

Female Overall – Zeandre Els
Male Overall – Christo van Rooyen
Female Youth 14 – 18 years – Liza Koegelenberg
Female Senior – 19 – 50 years – Zeandre Els
Male Senior 19 – 50 – Christo van Rooyen
Female Master 50 + – Elmarie Otto
Male Master 50 + – Roger Robinson

Don’t miss the 2019 #RunthePearl during our April hollow tining period.



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