Modderfontein Reserve parkrun – Directions to new Bunker Route

After the extremely successful inaugural running of the new Bunker Route at the Modderfontein Reserve parkrun, we've had a number of requests on the Facebook page for some further details regarding directions to the new route.  We want to make sure that everyone can get there and enjoy the new route.  As such, here are some more details on exactly how to find us.

Directions from Edenvale:

  • Head east on Modderfontein road
  • Keep left at the split to Valley Road
  • Option 1:

    • Take the second exit of the first traffic circle.  This will take you towards the historical village area.  You'll have the "Go Ape" tree climbing place on your left.
    • Take the second exit at the next traffic circle you reach.
    • Follow the road around a left bend and over a 4 way stop.
    • Turn left into Ardeer Road at the next traffic circle.
    • At the next 4 way stop, turn right.
    • 140 metres from the entrance to Firemans Tavern, you'll come to a dirt road leading off to your left just before the entrance to AEL.
  • Option 2:

    • Take the first exit of the first traffic circle.  This will take you towards a Shell garage and the entrance to Thornhill Estate.
    • Continue straight until you reach a T-Junction.
    • Turn right at the T-Junction.
    • Take the first left.  This should take you under the Gautrain Railway line.
    • Cross over the 4 way stop.
    • 140 metres from the entrance to Firemans Tavern, you'll come to a dirt road leading off to your left just before the entrance to AEL.

Directions from Kempton Park:

  • Head west on Modderfontein Road.
  • Turn right into Centenary Street.
  • Cross over the first 4 way stop.
  • Take the third right underneath the Gautrain Railway line.
  • Cross over the 4 way stop.
  • 140 metres from the entrance to Firemans Tavern, you'll come to a dirt road leading off to your left just before the entrance to AEL.

...from the Dirt Road onwards:

  • Take the dirt road and head through the entrance in the fence you'll reach in about 225 metres.
  • You'll meet up with a tarred road again.  Turn left onto the tarred road.
  • At this point you're inside Modderfontein Reserve.
  • Follow the road keeping left at both forks you reach - roughly 1km along the road.
  • Take the second left after the second fork and cross the river.
  • At the T-Junction turn left.
  • Look out for the parking ahead, and you're there!
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