Conditions: Sunshine and humid. Rock and Surf: The Durban coastline along with its northern section, has fired up this past week. Anglers have reported very good catches of the much anticipated summer inedibles. The north bank of the Umgeni mouth has been a hotspot.
Weekly tip: Hazelmere – Large amounts of small bass are still coming out throughout the day, mostly towards the banks from the water. TIDES, WINDS, ETC: Sunrise: 4.54am; Sunset: 6.27pm; Temp: 21/27°C; Sea: 20.6°C; UV risk: 11 (Extreme); Thunderstorms: 24%; Wind: 24km (NE); Full Moon: December 3; Tides: Neap
Tides (Low); Low: 4.38am, 5.52pm (0.8m); High: 10.30am, 5:52 (0.8m); Sea: 3.3m swell. way. Cost: Reserve entrance fee R30. Enquiries: David on 072 615 0559.
November 18: Join the Ramblers Hiking
Club, adventuring on a different route used by mountain climbers down into the Monteseel Valley. Cost: R20 donation to the Monteseel Conservancy. Meet at 1:45pm at the Hacienda Pub in St Andries Street, Monteseel. Grade 3, Strenuous. Vertigo warning.
Distance: ±7km. Enquiries: Linda on 083 353 8319.
November 19: Join the Ramblers Hiking Club for a moderate hike across Gromor land, through the old railway nursery, across the railway bridge and back to Inchanga. Petrol sharing R20. Grade 2. Distance: ±15km. Enquiries: Margie Forbes on 073 437 6915.
November 25: Join the Ramblers Hiking Club at 1.45pm at Wilson’s Wharf (Durban) for a new Saturday. This hike will stop at the maritime museum, (entrance fee R10) and continue onto ushaka, exploring the old Point Road area. Drinks afterwards at Wilson’s Wharf. Meet and park at 1:45pm at Wilson’s Wharf (Boatmans Rd). Grade 1, Easy. Distance: ±9km. Enquiries: Philip on 082 417 0204. November 19: Greater Edendale. Type: 10km run, 5km fun run. Venue: Wadley Stadium, Edendale. Club: Comrades Marathon. Enquiries: Thami Vilakazi on 071 584 4510, 033 897 8650, 033 897 8660 or firstname.lastname@example.org November 19: 1860 Challenge, Amphitheature North Beach, Durban. Type:10km, 5km. Verulam AC. Enquiries: Anand Naickerv on 083 783 6363. November 19: Toneval Game Run/walk, Tonevale Game Ranch, Empangeni. Type: 16km, 10km run/walk. umhlathuze AC. Enquiries: Nymus Booysen on 083 280 1121 or info@ umhlatuze-ac.co.za
November 25: Sani Stagger, Sani Pass Hotel, Himeville. Type: 42.2km, 21.1 km run. Sani Acenquiries: Matt Goode on 072 907 3818 or email@example.com
November 25: The Hope Challenge and Abstinence 2017. Venue: DUT – opposite Curries Fountain. Start time: 6am (all races). Cost: R50. Enquiries: kznathletics.co.za
November 26: Kwamashu Challenge. Venue: Princess Magogo Stadium, Kwamashu. Type: 21.1 km run 10 km run/walk. Kwamashu AC. Enquiries: Lindani Sibanda on 073 425 6251 or firstname.lastname@example.org
November 25: The Santa Run. Start: 9am. Preentry fee: R120. Late fee: R140. Registration: 7am. Venue: Growthpoint Kings Park Stadium. Enquiries: roag.co.za
November 30: Durban Runner Miway Mizuno Mixed League Time Trial (Final). Chiltern Athletic Club, Westville Durban. Type: 8km, 4km run/ walk. Chiltern AC. Enquiries: Justin Hand on 084 599 5991.