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March for the Penguins Event

March for the Penguins Event

African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary

Join us on 21 December 2018 (08:00 - 13:00) for a 5km more FUN than RUN family event. The event is untimed so whether you waddle, walk, wander or run, just be sure to have FUN.
The route is a scenic meander along the Kleinbaai coast.

Bring family and friends, babies in prams and dogs on leashes. Wear your penguin best and March for the Penguins, because #EveryPenguinCounts.

Once you finished your waddle, wander, walk or run and your steps have been counted, get captured by a caricaturist, see a kite take flight.  "Penguinfy" your nails #ThumbsUpForPenguins

There will be coffee, cookies & cupcakes all for conservation.

Prizes for:

  • Best "penguinfied" running/walking gear - (If all else fails, wear black & white)
  • Best "penguinfied" family/group entry - (4 Participants)
  • Best "Waddle" impressionist
  • Biggest smile
  • First dog at the finish

Where: 

  • African Penguin and Seabird Sanctuary - APSS (Kleinbaai)
March for the Penguins Event

African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary

APSS has been set up to assist the endangered African penguin colonies of Dyer Island, an Important Bird Area, where the species has declined dramatically over 30 years, almost 90%. The other nearby colony is Stony Point at Betty’s Bay. This facility will have a fully equipped lab and a vet on sta...

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