Adventure Events

10th Botrivier Challenge Night Race Run / Walk 5km

Hosted by the Botrivier Education Foundation (BEF) which is a non-profitable voluntary association and its partner the Botrivier Primary School. Botrivier Primary is a main beneficiary of proceeds of the race. The aims and objectives of the organizations are to motivate and assist students in Botrivier to study in the fields of engineering, medicine and charter accountancy.

Students are in a mentoring program and financial assistance is given in the form of school fees, educational excursions and university fees. Forty seven (42) students are in the program with 27 currently at various universities studying accounting, engineering, education and science.  Elgin Grabouw Athletics Club hosts the running. Read more at

Event Date: 24 Oct 2014
Province: Western Province
Venue: Historic Botrivier Station
Online Start Date: 12 Aug 2014
Online End Date: 20 Oct 2014
Contact: Meloni / Yusuf
Contact Number: 079 881 2700 / 084 022 3640


Distance & Entry Fee
5km Run / Walk R56

Start Time

Historic Botrivier Station

Late registration and number collection: Friday 24th October 2014 from 15h00 until start of the race.

The route follows the Van der Stel Pass. This is a well maintain gravel road wide enough for the night run or walk. Two water tables will be on the route. Enough marshals if assistance is needed. Make sure you’ve copied the emergency number from the entry form.  No prices and no lucky draws for the night race. Medals will be given. See for more info.

Genadendal Brass Band, Botrivier Primary Marimba and Steel bands. Traditional foods. R1000 lucky draw, overnight stay at Caledon Casino, Hotel & Spa, 4 ball golf voucher @ Arabella Golf Estate and many more prizes form part of lucky draws.

This is a fun event. All welcome to participate. Bring the whole family, but please adhere to the marshals appeal.

Read more about the Botrivier Education Foundation or make a donation at

I agree not to hold the Botrivier Education Foundation, organizers or individuals assisting in the organization or holding of the Botrivier Challenge liable for any injury, illness or loss I may suffer directly as a result of participating in the event

For registration information or route contact:
Meloni 079 881 2700 or
Yusuf  @ 084 022 3640 or
Last update on this event: 13/10/2014
Event added: 13/10/2014
General Event Details
Friday, 24 October 2014
Western Cape, Bot River
Map of Event Start