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BLOOMING TRAIL RUN 10 October 2021


October is the most beautiful month in the Cape!

  Celebrating the wildflowers on this stunning wine farm just outside Stellenbosch with two routes through vineyards, but also Dirtopia’s signature singletrack sections. Sportsmans Warehouse are presenting more of these Trail Runs in Spring & Summer now that level 2 regulations allow us to do a proper outdoor event!

All protocols will be followed of course – get out there, as we are pulling out all the stops for this one…

Presented by Sportsmans Warehouse

REGISTRATION:          From 07h00 at the venue

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

 COST:                          Pre entries (closing on 7 Oct '21)

Pre entries close 7 Oct’21 – 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.


This is a fast course between the vineyards with great views and beautiful Wineland scenery. The long routes also use the neighbouring farm of Nooitgedacht terrain, so you’ll get some singletrack in the forest, jeep track 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.

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, vouchers to be won from the title sponsor Sportsmans Warehouse and of course the best socks from FALKE! Ultimate Performance Recovery will be at the finish for a relaxing massage afterwards. All finishers will receive a medal.


NOTE: All Covid-19 precautions will be considered ensuring the event is fully compliant. All attendees must please help by remaining aware of social distancing, wear a mask at registration and whenever in close contact with others.

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VENUE: Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie wine estate, Knorhoek Road, R44 Stellenbosch
REGISTRATION: From 18h00 at Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie

Saturday, 30 October 2021

Put on your best costume and dare to explore Muratie’s Forest singletrack with a fun Halloween theme. Dirtopia has been hosting this event since 2013 and this historic wine farm is the perfect venue with spider webs in the windows of the building!


ENTER: www.dirtpass.co.za/events

Don’t be scared as you’ll be treated to fantastic singletrack...

DISTANCES & ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: Beautiful singletrack trails that climbs to the ridge with stunning views of the sunset and back down to Muratie through the forest and more hand-built singletrack. Walkers welcome. Kids welcome.



5km – Short route runners will follow the same markers as the long distance to the ridge and central point at Gilloolys with a great view where you will find a water point. Head down the HoChiMihn singletrack forest and hope you make it back to Muratie…
10km – An extraloop after the refreshment station about half-way at Gillooly’s. More forest singletrack = more time to be spooked…

Be aware of unseen Halloween visitors, as legend has it that there are zombies in the forest.  REMEMBER: Yield for ghosts


Sunset at 19h11 The half moon will be out in third quarter.

10km 19h15 and 5km at 19h30

CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or message 078 3433572 www.dirtopia.co.za

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GENERAL INFO: Pre-entries only as tickets are extremely limited!

A 2021 medal to all finishers! The lucky draw will include prizes for the best costumes as an individual, a matching couple and best Covid outfit - win some of Muratie’s great wines, FALKE socks and Sportsmans Warehouse prizes.  No official winners over the line, but you can get timed if you would like to be on the results.

The refreshment station on both routes will have Powerade and cold water and Coke at the finish (self-help). Order your large American Hot Dog and glass of wine with your entry online.

Photos on the route & venue will be taken by Chris Hitchcock. www.photosport.co.za

COST: Pre-entries (closes 24h00 on Wednesday 27th of Oct): 
5km – R140 10km – R165

Kids pay R60 online pre-entries.

ALL ENTRIES HERE:  www.dirtpass.co.za/events





TIMING:  You can purchase a permanent Trail Tag at R100 which you will use at all Dirtopia Trail Run events. If you have a Trail Tag from previous events, please bring it along and wear on right wrist.  Runners also have the option of renting a temporary Amarider 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. NO Trail Tag - NO Time www.trailtag.co.za

1. Only run with your own TrailTag
2. Please return your rental tags at the finish line.
3. The reader is powerful enough to read through arm warmers etc.

Runners must stay on the marked trail. Listen to the MC at the start and follow yellow boards. 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 at the Trail Centre for you.

The Moon will be in Third Quarter… 

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2 Oct Take a Kid MTBing day

10 Oct Blooming Trail Run @ L'Avenir

 30 October Halloween Forest Night Run


Sunset Hike @ Muratie 16 Oct

MTB Skills Clinics 16 Oct


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