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Dirtopia Trail Run Challenge



 This inaugural event will take runners on more challenging routes against the slopes of the Simonsberg.  Magnificent trails with views & singletrack is truly going to bring the reward to fit outdoor lovers.

DATE: Sunday, 19 April 2015
VENUE: Uitkyk Wine Estate, on R44 about 12 km from Stellenbosch
REGISTRATION: From 07h00 at venue

DISTANCES & START TIMES: 25km: 08h15, 15km: 08h30, 9km: 08h45
COST: Pre entries (closing date: 14 April)
9km – R100, 15km – R150 & 25km - R200

Late entries (taken on event day, if available):
9km – R130 , 15km – R180 & 25km – R250

Timing by Amarider Trail Tag – available for rent or to buy.

ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: The Simonsberg trail system is one of the most spectacular in the Cape!  The climbs are rewarded with singletrack on various terrain and views of the winelands.  Top wine estates have opened their private land and runners will be privileged that the Conservancy permits are included with the entry fee.

Take on this Challenge, stay for the lucky draw & prizegiving to win wines from the area and other fantastic prizes.


- Overall Men: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
- Overall Women: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

- Overall Men: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
- Overall Women: 1st, 2nd, 3rd

- Overall Men: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
- Overall Women: 1st, 2nd, 3rd


RECOVERY MASSAGES available, see price list below:

  • Back Massage - 15 mins @ R60
  • Back of Leg Massage - 10 mins @ R40
  • Front of Leg Massage - 10 mins @ R40
  • Back and Front Leg Combo - 15 mins @ R60
  • Foot Massage/Reflexology - 10 mins @ R40
  • Back of Body Massage (back,neck, head, legs) - 20 mins @ R100



CONTACT: 021 884 4752 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GENERAL INFO: Prizemoney for the top winners male & female on the 25km.
Make sure you pre-enter to get the discount and that you can secure your spot, as entries are limited!  A medal to all finishers. You can choose if you’d like to be timed by Amarider Trail Tag, as the results are immediately live on the website. The refreshment stations will have Powerade, fruit & nuts and drinks at the finish for all!  

Uitkyk’s Wine tasting centre will be open and their wonderful cheese platters will be for sale. Stay a bit longer & make sure to pre-book a picnic for lunch – please visit www.uitkyk.co.za for all info.  


Short-sleeve T-shirt available @R185 each





ENTER ONLINE - credit card and EFT payments accepted

Amarider online portal

You also have the option to download an entry form below. Remember to please fax (086 614 2808) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) it along with your proof of payment (account details on the form).


Payments must be received Tuesday, 14 April 2015 (when pre-entries close), otherwise your entry will be subsequently cancelled







Runners will be timed with an Amarider Trail Tag and timing data will be streamed live on www.trailtag.co.za. You can purchase a permanent Trail Tag at R100 which you will use at monthly Trail Run events. If you have a Trail Tag from previous events please bring it along to registration.

Runners also have the option of renting a temporary Amarider Trail tag at R20 and will be given to you at registration with your racenumber. The temporary tag will be taken off at the finish line.




Remember NO Trail Tag - NO Time. Late entries must remember that the file must still be captured & loaded - so your name will appear later.

Wear the tag around your right wrist like a watch. Not around your ankle please.

1. Only run with your own TrailTag
2. Please return your rental tags at the finishline, staff will assist
3. The reader is powerful enough to read through arm warmers etc.

A briefing will take place 5 minutes before the start - runners must stay on the marked trail or will be disqualified. Listen to the briefing at the start which route to follow. Do not turn unless there is an arrow. Follow signs in front of you!

Please do not litter! We also urge you to not leave valuables in your vehicle. We can keep car keys  for you.

For further information please contact Dirtopia Trail Centre on 021 884 4752 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


MySOS: Event Emergency Feature

mySOS app is a Smartphone app available for both iOS and Android.

MySOS is the solution for access to the emergency closet and appropriate emergency service without scrolling through contact list or memorising numbers. MySOS can not only be used during our events but everyday. Download here: http://www.mysos.co.za/download.html


mySOS Events Emergency Assist

(a) allows registered users at an accredited event to access the mySOS Events Emergency Assist functionality
(b) allows participants to contact the events emergency coordinator directly through the app, by means of a dedicated events emergency button with default event emergency contact numbers
(c) allows you to activate an emergency response for yourself or on behalf of someone else
(d) auto-notifies the events emergency coordinator on your behalf and provides them with the necessary information.

For more information:

Twitter: @mySOSza

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com  /mysos.co.za

Website: http://mysos.co.za/

We encourage all participants to carry their phones with them during the event, arm pouches or a camelback will be perfect for this! Can also be purchased at our Trail Centre. 




Upcoming Trail Run Events

Dirtopia will be bringing you more fun in the Dirt this year:

19 Apr - Dirtopia Trail Run Challenge (Longer distances) @Uitkyk Wine Estate - entries open

10 May - Autumn Trail Run @Delvera presented by Falke - entries open

31 May - Change of Season Trail Run @L’Avenir presented by Sportsmans Warehouse - entries open

21 Jun - Mid Year Trail Run @Muratie - entries open

05 Jul - Winter Trail Run #1 @Warwick

19 Jul - Winter Trail Run #2 @Delvera

23 Aug - Winter Trail Run #3 @Uitkyk presented by Falke

30 Aug - Season Change Trail Run @Delvera presented by Sportsmans Warehouse

05 Sep - Staalwater Trail Run (Caledon)

20 Sep - Spring Trail Run @Delvera

18 Oct - Blooming Trail Run @L’Avenir presented by Falke

31 Oct - Halloween Forest Night Trail Run @Muratie

08 Nov - Scorpio Trail Run @Delvera presented by Sportsmans Warehouse

21 Nov - Delheim Trail Run

05 Dec - Summer Trail Run @Delvera

13 Dec - Trilogy Trail Run @Warwick presented by Falke


Event information will be made available soon


Prizes sponsored by:





Trail Run event calendar poster 2015:


Please see www.trailrunning.co.za for a fully comprehensive Trail Run calendar for 2015


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