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About Run Cape Town
We offer personalised,guided running tours through the streets and neighbourhoods of Cape Town,with an accredited Western Cape Tourist Guide. Choose your route,from historic city centre tours to more scenic coastal or mountain trails. Put on your sneakers and join us in exploring Cape Town in a unique, safe and healthy way, on the run!
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm going to start this review by admitting that I may not be the target demographic for a running tour, and yet I had the very best time with Philippa and I really think that says something great about how accessible this tour is. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a fantastic time with Philippa on the lions head trail run. We learnt lots of great facts about the city and had beautiful views throughout. Would really recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kate O
Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a pleasure starting the new year on the run with you guys - THANK YOU for choosing to run with us! It was a wonderful morning exploring our beautiful trails .... All the best for a wonderful 2019 of running adventures :)

Reviewed 7 December 2018

We had a great experience from the moment we contacted Philippa. She worked out over email which tour would work best for us, double checked that we still wanted to run in the rain (we did!), picked us up before the run and dropped us...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely words! I LOVED our run in the rain - which wasn't too bad in the end & actually made it quite fun - & the dolphins in Table Bay near the waterfront were such a treat - never had that...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

Philippa runs a very service-oriented business. Couldn't be happier with the experience and value. She set me up with Andrew - a lovely and enthusiastic ambassador for South Africa, for Cape Town and for his beloved local mountain trails. We bonded over 12+ hard-won kilometers,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

WOW! What very kind and generous feedback, so glad to hear you enjoyed your trailrunning tour of some of our Table Mountain trails so much, we're delighted you decided to explore some of Cape Town with us, o the run tour.... We hope to see...More

Reviewed 20 November 2018

Philippa is the most lovely person ever! She collected us from our accommodation, shared amazing history and plant knowledge with us during our run, had the perfect pace, took lovely pics. Pippa dropped us off at The Roundhouse - the views and brunch perfectly rounded...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

We had such fun on your tour around Lion's Head - thank you for your enthusiasm & awesome poses, always a treat to share our trails with such energetic & fun guests.... See you for more adventures in Cape Town soon! - Philippa

Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

If you like to run, this is a great way to explore the Table Mountain area. I had a really nice day, running in good company. In the meantime you also get some insights about Cape Town as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Thank you for the review! We do believe running is simply the best way to explore a city, and if it's from a mountain trail even better! - Philippa

Reviewed 15 November 2018

For this, our first trip to Cape Town, we chose the Historical City and the Run Gugulethu tours. Philippa led the comprehensive HC tour with panache. It was a beautiful and fun morning to talk freely about Cape Town’s past and future promise while taking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

We love that you guys chose two very diverse tours to show you the very different aspects of our beautiful city! Thank you for your kind words, Vince & I so enjoyed meeting & running with you and sharing the interesting, challenging, exciting, often sad...More

Reviewed 12 November 2018

Philippa was an amazing running guide. I took 2 trips with her, and both of them were trail runs. She was able to manage the pace perfectly for me, so you don't have to worry about getting tired or lost (happened with me, although I'm...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

It was a pleasure meeting & running with you - you chose two very challenging runs - running 15km on trail, with elevation, after cycling 100km the previous day to Cape Point is no men feat - we love how you took advantage of all...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018

Only a couple of hours after getting off the we met the fantastic Philippa who whisked us off to Newlands to do the run and pub tour. It combined hiking, jogging and culture. Bush trails, incredible views and stops at all the places of interest....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

I am so glad you chose this run - I think it's a fantastic combo of trail, tar, nature, history.... and beer of course! I loved meeting & running with you guys, thanks for educating me a little on the geology of the mountain (I...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

I was very nervous the first time I ran with this group -what if their pace is faster? - what if I get lost in the middle of Cape Town? - what if... It all turned out fabulous. Phillipa is a fabulous person with a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Run_Cape_Town, Owner at Run Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Always a pleasure seeing you in town for a run - like running with a friend who somes back for a visit from time to time! Keep us posted with how your runstreak is going - I'm totally inspired by the idea, wish I could...More

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HI Lee, Oh my word - I have just seen your message / enquiry now - I have never come across this function on TriAdvisor before! Apologies for the delay .... If you are visiting in April 2018 there is our iconic 2 oceans... More
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