Milhoro Lodge, Rustenburg, North West
30km Mountain Challenge / 10km / 5km
Race entry fees:
30km - R450
10km - R150
5km - R100
30km - 05:00am (taxis leave at 04:00am)
10km - 08:00am
5km - 08:15am
On the 28th October Edge Sport will be hosting the Beeren Trail Run as part of the annual Cherry Festival held at Milhoro Lodge.
THE 30 KM MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE
The route is not marked and each athlete will receive a map for navigation.
Each athlete must carry at least 3 liters of water their own nutrition and a fully charged cell phone . No phone NO RUN !
The 30km race will start at Olifantsnek Dam at 5am from where athletes will traverse up the Elephants trunk to the trig beacon on the Elephants head . They will pick up a narrow path which forms the back of the elephant (take time to take in the magnificent views ) to the crescent, here there athletes will be able to make up all the time they lost as this area grassland, on to the next trig beacon. These will be your check points! Athletes will finally reach Milhoro Lodges game fence where they will be greeted by the friendly faces of Best Auto Motörrad. Here they will be directed down into the valley where they will roll into the Cherry Festival .
Each runner will receive a commemorative mug and exclusive entry into the festival!
The entry fee also includes an event shirt, goodie bag and Friday night pasta meal.
The 30km is pre-entry only and only 200 entries are available. Each athlete must be at registrations and the ace briefing on the Friday night before the race where they will receive their bibs, goody bags and pasta meal.
On Saturday morning athletes will be transported from Milhoro lodge at 4am to the start at the yacht club at Olifantsnek dam.
10KM and 5KM TRAIL RUN
There will be a 10km and 5km for the not so adventurous souls. These routes are run on Jeep track through the game farm. There will be one water points on the 10km route and none on the 5km route.
Each finisher will receive a commemorative mug on completion of the run and exclusive entry into the festival.
AT THE CHERRY FESTIVAL
Product stands, mouth-watering food, a selection of craft beers, wine and brandy tasting and live bands. Access to the festival is included in all entry fees.
The 30km is pre-entry only and we only have 200 entries available! Each athlete must be at the race briefing on the Friday night where they will receive their bibs, goody bags and pasta meal ! They will be transported from Milhoro lodge the next morning at 4am to the yacht club at Olifantsnek dam ! The cost is a mere R450 The 10km (pre-entry) R150
(On the day) R170
The 5km (pre-entry) R100
(On the day) R120
Camping at Milhoro Lodge can be arranged through Ian (083 701 0504)
There are also a few lodges available so get your booking in sooner than later!
Accommodation can also be found at Sparking Waters Hotel, Backpackers and Pockets Place
Last update on this event: 19/10/2017
Event added: 19/10/2017