This year was the 11th year Buff® has been involved with the UTi Rhodes Run. There are 19 versions of Rhodes Run Buff® are out there.
Morne Strydom of Adventure Inc/Buff® receives 10 year Event Partner award
Image : Craig Muller - Backyard Adventures
They were the most accomplished, and the most comfortable 'up top' when the snow storm arrived.
Shuttling cold and exhausted runners off the mountain in the early afternoon the Ford Ranger 4x4 support vehicles proved their class.
Built Ford Tough, the Rangers were brilliant.
Image: Greg Raubenheimer | Rhodes Run
Frozen bananas, chewy drinks and a hospitable warm welcome.
Standard fare at the UTi Rhodes Run feed stations.
Images : Rhodes Run | Greg Raubenheimer
Some feedback ...
Images : Craig Muller - Backyard Adventures
A balmy minus 8° start after a week of minus 17° and it appeared another year of best times was on the cards.
Dark clouds loomed and then shared their contents...sleet, then snow.
Careful what you wish for! Some found that running in snow is best in other peoples photographs. The fleet of foot missed the fun as the snow fell, thicker and deeper. A perfect UTi Rhodes Run day.
There were 288 starters, 239 finishers and 30 Snowflake permanent numbers awarded. 'Headline' results are:
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