Today I decided to take my camera along to go and support some friends at the annual Red Bull Lion Heart held on Lions Head in Cape Town.
The LionHeart was created last year by trail running extraordinaire Ryan Sandes in his ‘back yard’ to celebrate the rare opportunities Cape Town has to offer trail runners. The most unique race on the 2012 calendar is back this year with a slight change that only makes it tougher and more exciting – get involved!
The course is simple and grueling – Up and Down Lions Head. This year, after an all new qualifier time trial route in the morning, the top 32 that make it through, shoot it out in a knockout format – that very same afternoon. Then the party starts! It’s a one dayer.
The weather was great and I had Benjamin and Ronel along for the fun. I wasn’t able to get onto the single track so me and the family just found a cool spot under Lions Head and I snapped away. Well done to all, especially Andre Calitz and Landie Greyling on their respective wins. A huge congrats to all that even considered the event, if you go and read up on The Red Bull Lion Heart you will understand why!