Shee­tal Cross

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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 thami@com­ 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@ umh­

Novem­ber 25: Sani Stag­ger, Sani Pass Ho­tel, Himeville. Type: 42.2km, 21.1 km run. Sani Acen­quiries: Matt Goode on 072 907 3818 or info@sanistag­

Novem­ber 25: The Hope Chal­lenge and Ab­sti­nence 2017. Venue: DUT – op­po­site Cur­ries Foun­tain. Start time: 6am (all races). Cost: R50. En­quiries: kz­nath­let­

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 kwa­mashuath­let­ic­

Novem­ber 25: The Santa Run. Start: 9am. Preen­try fee: R120. Late fee: R140. Regis­tra­tion: 7am. Venue: Growth­point Kings Park Sta­dium. En­quiries:

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.

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