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The Safest Running & Jogging Spaces In Joburg

The Safest Running & Jogging Spaces In Joburg

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Between some Wild West driving, bumpy pavements and busy roads, we have to admit that running or walking in our city can be pretty dangerous. But don't let that stop you! We've found a few clubs and running tracks that you can enjoy to the full when the treadmill becomes too boring. 

Please note: Due to COVID-19 regulations and safety precautions, these space may not be open and operating. Please contact them directly for more information. Although these spaces offer a safer environment to jog, please remain aware of your surroundings and stay alert of suspicious activity.

PwC Bike Park

The PwC Bike Park, situated on the outskirts of Bryanston, introduced running trails to their already interesting and exciting layout. Now runners can enjoy a safe offroad run while taking in the greenery of the area. As we all know, intense activity takes fuel, and yours can be replenished at the Fixie Deck, the PwC Park's very own café, which serves everything from healthy snacks to stringy cheese pizzas.

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Pirates Sports Club

Stay safe and motivated by joining the popular Pirates Running Club. This collection of passionate runners has been hitting the road since 1977 and there's no stopping them, along with walkers, trail runners and cycling clubs. As the leading public sports club in mid-Johannesburg, Pirates serves the suburbs of Greenside, Parkhurst, Parkview, Emmarentia, Linden, Northcliff, Craighall Park, Parktown and Blairgowrie.

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Wanderers Club

Complete with top-of-the-line facilities and safe parking, the Wanderers Running Club is as accommodating as the area in which it is situated. Catering to runners in the northern suburbs of Joburg, the Wanderers Club meets every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday to take to the road. Here you can run/walk your way to a better you.

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Roodepoort Running Club

Similar to Pirates, the Roodepoort Running Club does not seem to run out of breath. The club offers a safe and friendly environment for beginners and avid runners alike. They also host running events throughout the year and urge their members to improve themselves as best they can. This running club is ideal for folks living in the West Rand who are looking for a safer alternative to solo running along Ontdekkers Road.

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Mud challenge

Randpark Golf Club

Who said the golf course should only be for old dudes who want to waste a good walk? The Randpark Golf Club has introduced a running/jogging/walking track for those who want to increase their fitness levels without risking traffic and other safety issues that come with road running. Runners can choose between a 3km, 5km or 8km track. The Randpark Golf Club urges runners to bring headlamps as the tracks are only open in the early mornings and evenings.

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By Shawn Greyling


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