Lace up your running shoes for the annual JP21 race

JP21 MITCHELL’S PLAIN TITANS RACE Lace up your running shoes for the annual JP21 race SAMANTHA LEE ©Samantha_Lee121 The JP21 Mitchell’s Plain Titans race is set to once again take the streets by storm as it returns next month. Reaching their goal of growing the race last year, the organisers are hoping to once again attract more runners to take to the streets this year. “Our goal is to attract 3000 runners to this year’s race,” says Jamaine Cloete, project manager for the JP21 Foundation. “Each year we look to improve the overall experience for the runners, improving safe ty controls, improving parking services, having a more efficient registration proc ess, increasing vendors and providing en tertainment for all participants young and old.” Avid runners and novices alike can tie their laces and try their hand at the 21km, 10km or 5km races that will start at Glen dale High School and end at Rocklands Sports Grounds. This year, the race is also a league race and is in its 11th year. Partners include the City of Cape Town, Western Cape Department of Arts, Culture and Sport, Boxer Superstores, Total Sports, Peninsula Beverages, Smile 90.4fm and Lib erty Promenade Mall. People’s Post is the official media partner. “Newcomers will receive the warmest welcome, they will get to experience our fa mously spirited water points, a unique but scenic route, and experience the festival at mosphere where running, families and en tertainment come together,” says Cloete. Online entries close on Sunday 18 Novem ber with manual entries open until that morning. Entry to the 21km race is R90 for licensed runners and R145 for unlicensed runners. Entry to the 10km race is R50 for licensed runners and R80 for unlicensed runners. Entry to the 5km race costs R20. I Follow the Mitchell’s Plain Titans and JP21 Founda tion on Facebook for more information. To enter on line, visit topevents.co.za.