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Trail Run Series

Upcoming Trail Run Events 2021

 

FRENCH FLAIR TRAIL RUN

Presented by Sportsmans Warehouse

L'Avenir Wine Estate

2 May 2021 

 

 

This stunning wine farm has a long history and is owned by a French company and has invested in beautiful renovations in the past few years.  Dirtopia built permanent routes on the farm for runners & mountain bikers years ago and open them again for this event. Just for fun - dress up in red, white & blue!

DATE:                          Sunday, 2 May 2021

 VENUE:                        L’Avenir Estate, on the R44 near Stellenbosch

 REGISTRATION:          From 06h00 at the venue

 START TIMES:             11km: 08h00, 6km: 08h15

 COST:                          Pre entries (closing on 29 April '21)

Pre entries close 21 November 2019 – unless sold out before that date.

6km – R140 and 11km – R170

Kids under the age of 18 pay only R60 pre entry.

NB: Late entry kids under 18 pay the normal late entry fee

Late entries will be taken on event day at an additional fee, IF AVAILABLE.

Timing by Amarider Trail Tag – available for rent (R20) or buy (R100). All results are submitted to Discovery for Vitality points on condition you have timing results on www.trailtag.co.za. Results are live to all pre-entrants; late entries & changes will only be live by the Monday afternoon.

 ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: 

This is a fast course between the vineyards with great views and beautiful Wineland scenery. The long routes also uses the neighbouring farm of Nooitgedacht terrain, so you’ll get some singeltrack in the forest, jeeptrack through the vineyards and orchards.

Relax on the lawns at the dam after the event and perhaps sip some of the Estate’s Cap Classique Rose or Brut.

GENERAL INFO:  Pre-entries will receive discount!  The refreshment station on both routes will have Powerade, fruit & cold water and Coke at the finish for all. There will be coffee and something to eat for sale. Stay for the prize giving & lucky draw and win some of those great wines! Also some vouchers to be won from the title sponsor. Ultimate Sports Recovery will be at the finish for a relaxing massage afterwards. All finishers will receive a medal.

Hope to see you at the first Sportsmans Warehouse event in this new 2021 series!

 

First event of 2021 was:

 

Fantail Trail Run @ Morgenhof Wine Estate

Presented by Sportsmans Warehouse

Historically a wine estate since 1692, they can trace the rich winemaking history of the estate back to the original French Huguenots. The best way to describe the well-known Fantail wines from this historic estate would be by the French: “vin de soif and vin des copains”. Translated as satisfying wines to be enjoyed with friends. The peacocks can be seen roaming the estate and their majestic tail plumage emulates the extravagance of flavour found in a bottle of Fantail. We will be running singletrack built by Dirtopia especially for this event on the slopes above the celaar with views of Stellenbosch!

 

DATE: Sunday 11 April 2021

VENUE: Morgenhof Wine Estate on R44 near Stellenbosch

    

REGISTRATION: From 07h15

DISTANCES & START TIMES: 6km (08h30) and 11km (08h15)

COST: 

Pre entries closed on 8 April'21

6km – R140 and 11km – R170

Kids under the age of 18 pay only R60 pre entry (only).

NB: Late entry kids under 18 pay the normal late entry fee

Late entries will be taken on event day at an additional fee, but no medals.

6km R180 and 11km R220.

ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: These routes climb on the mountain slopes of Simonsberg on singletrack trails, opened especially for the event. The scenic views and nature experience are worth the sweat! Autumn time in the Stellenbosch Winelands are magnificent – do not miss this special trail run with views to remember…while the peacocks will cheer you at the finish line!

GENERAL INFO: PVM will give samples at the start. Medal for all finishers.  The refreshment station on routes will have Powerade, fruit & cold water and Coke at the finish for all. Coffee will be available from early morning and Morgenhof wine tasting will be open after the run.

The restaurant for something to eat afterwards (see menu below)

Stay for prize giving and lucky draw and win some great wine from Morgenhof, Sportsmans Warehouse vouchers, FALKE socks and other great run related products! 

For information and entries, visit www.dirtopia.co.za or call 0783433572 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 Morgenhof menu:

Breakfast 7h00- 12h00

 Bacon Scramble Egg  Wrap R50.00

Cheese Burger R80.00

Hot Chips R30.00

Breakfast 1 Slice toast Scramble Eggs 2 Rashers of bacon roast Tomato R40.00

 Lunch Menu 12h00-15h00

 Chicken Bacon  Sandwich side salad R80.00

Beef Sandwich pepper and onion pickle R90.00

Cheese Burger and chips R80.00

Chicken Salad R75.00

Butternut and beetroot salad R65.00

            Plus gourmet picnics and vegetarian picnics R500.00 each

 

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Runners will be timed with an Amarider Trail Tag If you have a permanent (red) Trail Tag from previous events please bring it along. 

 Runners also have the option of renting a temporary (blue) Trail tag at R20 and will be given to you at registration with your race number. The temporary tag will be taken off at the finish line. If you’d like to buy a permanent one, it will be R100.

 Enter online dirtpass.co.za 

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Contact us at Dirtopia Trail Centre for any questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 078 343 3572

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