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  • KIMBERLEY PARKRUNKimberley Parkrun Boom Gate Notice

    Rooifontein Game Farm, Kimberley
    Every Saturday @ 07h00

    What is Kimberley parkrun?
    It is a 5km run – it’s you against the clock.

    When is it?
    Every Saturday at 7:00am.

    Where is it?
    The event takes place at Rooifontein Game Farm, Phoenix Park, Kimberley, 8301.

    What does it cost to join in?
    Nothing – it’s free! But please REGISTER before your first run. Only ever register with Parkrun once. Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t get a time.

    How fast do I have to be?
    We all run for our own enjoyment. Please come along and join in whatever your pace!
    Kimberley parkrun needs you!
    It is entirely organised by volunteers.

    We’re friendly!
    Every week we grab a post parkrun coffee in a local café – please come and join us!

    Course Description
    This is an out-and-back route. The route starts at the main entrance gate to the Rooifontein Game Farm and follows the main gravel road into the farm. The route initially heads in an easterly direction along the farm’s boundary fence, after which runners take the second turn-off to the left. From here on the route continues in an easterly direction before the road makes a turn in a south-easterly direction until the turnaround point at the 2.5 km mark is reached. After reaching the turnaround point, runners return to the starting point following the same route.
    Please note that dogs are not allowed at this venue.

    Facilities
    Adequate, safe parking is available at the start/finish.

    Getting There
    Location of start
    The run starts at the main entrance gate to the Rooifontein Game Farm.

    Getting there by road
    Coordinates: -28.759002, 24.829454
    Travelling from Kimberley: Take the R64 to Boshof. Take the first turn-off to your right, right after the big mine dump on your right-hand side. Keep to the left, along the game fence, until you reach the Rooifontein Game Farm entrance gate.

    Register for Parkrun

    Help us to help you.
    All our events are free and organised by volunteers.
    Please help us by following these instructions carefully.

     

    If you are a new runner, and have not previously registered:
    Please click on the link below to go to the registration page.

    If you are already registered (e.g. with parkrun UK) and want to access your profile or change your details:
    Please do not re-register.
    Instead, click here to find out how to access your profile, or visit our support site to find out how to change your details.

    If you are not sure what to do:
    Please have a look at the advice page.

    If you are thinking about registering on behalf of somebody else:
    Please read the Registering Others information page first.

    Finally, we would encourage all runners to have a look at our dedicated support site. This should answer any question about parkrun you may have.

     

    A boom gate will be operational on the private road leading to Rooifontein Farm. Guards operating this boom gate will be in charge of access control so Parkrunners need to have their barcodes to be granted access.
    An area has been cleared that can be used as parking for parkrunners every Saturday.
    Please do not park in the road as it is a safety hazard to the heavy vehicles using the road.

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