It’s the new year and time to put those resolutions in action!
And yes - let's be positive about 2021...
What better way than running through beautiful singletrack on the Simonsberg trail network with spectacular views of the Winelands and Table Mountain in the distance.
There are three distances to choose from Dirtopia Trail Centre at Muratie, so whether you a beginner or experienced, there is something for all abilities.
DATE: Sunday, 17 January 2021
VENUE: Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie Wine Farm, on Knorhoek Road, R44 Stellenbosch
REGISTRATION: From 06h15 at Dirtopia Trail Centre
DISTANCES & ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS:
8km loop – This green route has jeep track and three fun singletrack sections. One refreshment station about half way at Pepper Tree is also the start of the downhill just below Klapmutskoppie.
12km route – This blue route will give you more of a work-out and climbs on jeep track amongst the vineyards towards Klapmutskop. About 8km of some singletrack and the trail meets the last part of the green route just before the refreshment station.
17km route – the same as the 12.5km with an extra 3km singletrack section to the top of the Koppie that is rocky and steep - for fit runners only! A self-help water can about halfway and a refreshment station about 4km from the finish. We suggest runners take their own water too.
START TIMES: 17km: 07h30, 12km: 07h45 & 8km: 08h00 (with a window of 10 minutes each)
COST: Pre-entries closing on the 14th Jan
8km – R140, 12km – R160, 17km – R180
LATE entries will be accepted at registration at an extra extra fee
All PRE-ENTRANTS who are under 18 years of age will pay only R50 entry fee! Note that late entries under 18 will pay the normal late entry fee.
Timing by Amarider Trail Tag – available for rent (R20) or buy (R100).
GENERAL INFO: A medal to all finishers! The one refreshment station on long routes (Powerade, cold water, fruit ) and Coke at the finish for all.
Stay for the lucky draw and stand a chance to win great products to use in your sport. Coffee will be available from early morning and Farm Kitchen will be open for meals. Grab'n go meals too.
For further information please contact Dirtopia Trail Centre on 078 343 3572 or firstname.lastname@example.org