The Jockey Trail Run/Walk takes place at 6am on Sunday 14 December and officially opens the Annual Umhlanga Summer Festival 2014. The run will start and finish at the Millennium Stage on Umhlanga’s Main Beach.

From left Gavin Pretorius (organiser), Thenjiwe Gumede, Andiswa Goba, Lonwabo Mangwa, Mbhasobni Gumede, pictured with Jockey Marketing Associate Garlai Combrinck. (pic: Julie de Vries)

Great care has been taken in selecting a route that will suit the seasoned athlete or those looking for a pleasant Sunday morning adventure with 5km, 12km or 18km. The 18km route will take entrants on an exciting new path to a beacon above the Umdloti Village where the outlook is expected to be breathtaking.

All participants will receive special T-shirts which have been prepared with love by the ladies at Intaka Yempakamo Co-Operative in Durban. Jockey have been supporting Intaka for many years and offer their services to assist them in running a successful CMT.

Top athletes taking part include Thenjiwe Gumede (17) SA Cross Country Champion 1st in the youth category of the Soweton Marathon this year. Mbhasobni Gumede (17) who finished top 5 in the Soweto Marathon 2014. Oceans and Comrades Marathon runner Lonwabo Mangwa.

Refreshments are sponsored by Brookes, Powerade, GU and Just Juice. Winners will receive Jockey hampers and Jockey will also be donating over R15 000 worth of underwear to designated charities. Runners will be treated to spot prizes.

On returning to the beach at the end of the course – participants can enjoy a relaxing day watching top South African surfers go head to head at the Lizzard Hurricane Surf Session 2014 where there will be FREE WIFI, further entertainment, zulu dancing and many prizes and exciting give aways for the entire family.

Please contact BUZZ BOLTON on buzz.bolton@liblink.co.za or enter through www.ROAG.co.za.

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