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Anna Basson Properties Trail Running series race 1

Anna Basson Properties Trail Run 1





 

Date 25 January 2014

Venue and Directions

Eden Stellenbosch (Paradyskloof)

An absolute gem on mountainous terrain with custom built tracks with views overlooking Stellenbosch and surroundings.

From Somerset West (R44) :

· Take the R44 toward Stellenbosch (±11km)

· Turn Right at Stellenbosch Golf Club onto Paradyskloof Road

· Continue straight for 1km at the circle keep left

· Continue straight towards venue

From Stellenbosch (R44 Strand Rd):

· Take StrandRd (R44) towards Somerset West

· Turn Righ tLeft at Stellenbosch Golf club onto Paradyskloof Road

· Continue straight for 1km at the circle keep left

· Continue straight towards venue

GPS coordinates: 33°58'8.25"S 18°51'55.54"E

Routes / Distances

Approx. 12 km Trail Run &




6 km Trail Run




Start / Finish

Both the long and short route will start at the foot of the Eden Forest. With more than 80% single track the trails will take runners on an incline through the picturesque Eden Forest, connecting with some flatter sections at the back of Stellenbosch Mountain finishing off with a great downhill to the end. Runners will be rewarded with amazing views of Stellenbosch and its beautiful surroundings,whilst partaking on a challenging yet gratifying trail. Don’t miss out on this one!

Start Times

12 km Trail Run– 07:00

6 km Trail Run/Walk – 07:15

 

 

Water and Refreshments

Water and Refreshment stations will be available onthe route.

 

Entries and Registration

12 km Trail Run– R 90.00

6 km Trail Run/Walk – R 60.00

Student Discount

12km – R70.00

6km R50.00

*Must bring student card for discount

Timing Chip - R40.00

The race will be timed by LIVE TIME electronic timing, a permanent race chip will be on sale. NO CHIP,NO TIME. The timing chip can be used at all LIVE TIME events. The permanent timing chip will help athletes miss the que as no registration will be required after the chip has been bought.

Pre-entries close on the 24th of January 2014 at 17:00.

Late entries are accepted, but won't receive a medal and will pay an extra R20 penalty,which will be donated to a charity.

Registration on race day from 05:30 at the Race Venue

Safety

· There will be marshals at strategic places on the course for your safety.

· There will be a race sweeper at each race that will run behind the last runner.

· Registration will take place before the race where you must collect your race tag and sign the indemnity.

· There will not be a cut off time but prize giving will start at 10:00.

· The race will be timed with live electronic timing.

· The route will be clearly marked. It is the responsibility of the runner to follow thecourse markers.

Compulsory kit

· Cell Phone

Recommended kit

· Wind Breaker

· Whistle

Medals and Results

· Medals to all pre-entered finishers for both events.

· Results will be made available on the race website after the event.

Prizes

A prize-giving ceremony will be held at 10:00.

Cash prizes to the first 3 men and first 3 ladies for the 12km Trail Run only, but lots of lucky draw prizes to all participants. With 2 pairs of Newton Boco’s trail running shoes up for grabs, and hampers form 32GI and BMT and Simonsig.

Men:

1st – R 500.00

2nd – R 300.00

3rd – R 200.00

Ladies:

1st – R 500.00

2nd – R 300.00

3rd – R 200.00

 

Enquiries

Herman Carstens             082 664 6060      herman@verticalhorison.co.za

Dawie Carstens                           082 373 7847




Last update on this event: 20/01/2014
Event added: 20/01/2014
General Event Details
DATE:
Saturday, 25 January 2014
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Western Cape, Stellenbosch
CONTACT:
Vertical Horison
Francois Jooste
Cell: 0845844663
Tel: 0123294140
E-mail: francois@verticalhorison.co.za
Web: http://www.verticalhorison.co.za