STAALWATER SPRING TRAIL RUN HITS CALEDON AGAIN
Cycle and run in the picturesque Overberg area with views of the Klein Swartberg Mountains conveniently located only an hour’s drive from Cape Town. The event now in its seventh consecutive year takes place on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th of September 2016 at The Caledon Casino, Hotel, Spa and Entertainment.
Both mountain bike and trail running events offer routes for amateurs to advanced mountain bikers/trail runners so bring the whole family for a fun filled weekend! The Overberg region with its great scenery, diverse landscape and quiet dirt roads is fast-becoming a favourite destination for outdoor enthusiasts.
For those looking for a getaway spend the weekend at the Caledon Casino, Hotel & Spa with an array of activities from great dining to gaming and after a day of running or cycling enjoy the restorative powers of the hot springs at the hotel spa.
So, bring your family and friends and participate in this great outdoor adventure experience.
Saturday, 19 August 2017
The Caledon Casino, Hotel, Spa and Entertainment, Caledon, Overberg
7km & 15km
7km – R100 and 15km – R135
Late entries will be taken at registration at an additional fee
Timing by Amarider Trail Tag – available for rent (R20) or to buy (R100).
15km - 09h30, 7km - 09h45
08H00 – 14H00 Registration @Dirtopia Trail Centre, Delvera farm
18H30 – 19H30 Registration @Caledon Hotel – conference room
07H30 – 09H15 Registration @Caledon Hotel – conference room
TRAIL RUN DISTANCES & ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS:
The shorter routes are designed to encourage newcomers to the sport. The event will feature two trail run distances of 7km for the kids, family and friends whereas 15km for those wanting more of a challenge - both routes take participants on a scenic tour of the countryside with some great singletrack sections. The trail run takes place on the Saturday and the mountain bike challenge is on the Sunday. Well worth the drive to this beautiful area.
The refreshment station will have Powerade, fruit & jellies and Coke at the finish for all! 10 September from 07h30 at Caledon Hotel
Pre-entries receive discount and something extra at registration. Late entries will be available at registration on the morning of the event. A refreshment station on both routes with Powerade, fruit & nuts will keep runners hydrated and all finishers will receive a medal & a drink at the finish. Make sure you stay for prize giving and the luckydraw! Participants are welcome to take a dip or shower in the Spa. Lots of entertainment at the Casino with surprise draws, bar, meal stalls and more.
We encourage participants to make a weekend of it and spend some time enjoying the fair and other wonderful activities that The Caledon has to offer!
All our Trail Runs are now linked with Discovery Vitality. Join us and earn points. All you need to do is rent or buy a tag in order for us to send your results to Discovery.
For further information please contact Dirtopia Trail Centre on 021 884 4752 or email@example.com