Runners prepare for Avbob 15km Watermelon race
December 5, 2019  

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The popular AVBOB 15km takes place in Table View on Saturday.

The race is commonly known as the watermelon race because all participants are treated to a mouth-watering slice of watermelon when they cross the finish line.

The race presented by the Tygerberg Athletic Club strats and dfinishes at the table View Shopping centre on the corner of Otto du Plessis and Blaauwberg Road in Table View.

The 15km starts at 06:00. The cut-off is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

All the participants have a choice of a medal or a commemorative AVBOB glass when they cross the finish line.

What makes this race so significant is that it boasts with possibly the longest standing sponsorship of all the road races in South Africa.

Entries will be taken on the day between 04:30 and 06:00.

Entries cost R90 for licensed athletes. Unlicensed runners who do not belong to clubs pay R140. The prizegiving will take place at 08:30.

Contact Leon on 0839996450 for more information.