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Trail Run Series

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Trail Run Event dates only announced once lockdown regulations have been lifted/eased.

 

Results for below on www.trailtag.co.za 

MidYear TRAIL RUNNING WEEKEND

Presented by Sportsmans Warehouse

26 & 27 June @ Muratie Wine Estate

Enter one or both days as the routes are different from Saturday to Sunday.

 

Time Trial Trail Running weekend at Muratie

Launched in 2015, the Dirtopia’s MidYear Trail Run has become an institution on the Muratie Wine Estate calendar. Celebrating the winter solstice, the event was designed to shrug off the winter chills and get outside in anticipation of longer days ahead.

Of course Covid happened, cancelling the 2020 edition and with recent lockdown restrictions the traditional event format cannot take place.

For the upcoming weekend (26 and 27 June) the following offering has been put in place:

1) There will be no mass starts. Runners can start any time from 08h00 and 12H00
2) Runners will self-time using Trailtag and results will be live in realtime on trailtag.co.za
3) If you want to be timed you need to either rent or own a Trailtag.
4) A long and short route option will be marked out each day, with separated start and finish location at the Dirtopia Trail Centre.
5) Saturday’s routes are 7km and 11,5km and Sunday’s routes are 8,5km and 15,5km. Sunday’s routes includes some newly built trail not included in events before.
6) The Trail Centre will act as general “registration” and is open all morning for tag sales and rentals
7) On completion of your route, you’ll receive a medal.
8) The prizegiving will be virtual and lucky draws will occur ad hoc from the finish line.

Beginners that want a taste of the sport will enjoy the short routes and fitter and more experienced trail runners will love the new trails! There will still be refreshment station on the routes and one split between distances per day.
A few lucky finishers will receive hampers of Sportsman’s Warehouse vouchers, Muratie wine or FALKE socks.
A coffee station with muffins available next to the start/finish at the Trail Centre, but if you like a sit-down meal, please call Muratie Farm Kitchen on 0218652330 to book a table. Breakfast from 9am until 10h45 and lunch from 12h00. Snacks available in the Trail Centre and shower facilities next door to the Trail Centre.


Enter online by Thursday evening at www.dirtpass.co.za with under 18’s paying only R60 for a pre-entry.

Adult prices from R150 to R220. Late entries can be taken but at R30 extra.

For more information mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Text 0783433572.

 

 This ‘running weekend’ will be hosted in a way that is safe, responsible and in line with current regulations. Unfortunately, trails will be closed to mountain bikers (and other trail runners) on this weekend.  Hikers can do the 3.5km ‘blue feet’ trail though. 

 All Covid-19 health and safety protocols will be followed including screenings, sanitising, social distancing, and all participants must wear masks when near others.  ‘Buffs’ recommended while running.

DATE: Saturday & Sunday, 26 & 27 June 2021


VENUE: Muratie Wine Farm, on R44 about 8 km from Stellenbosch


REGISTRATION: From 07h30 until 11h30 (come at any time) at Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie


DISTANCES Saturday: 7km & 11.5km

Sunday: 8.5km and 15.5km

START TIMES: ANY TIME FROM 8AM until 12PM

COST:

Pre-entries (until Thursday 24 June)

7km – R150 and 12km – R180

Kids under the age of 18 pay only R60 pre entry.

NB: Late entry kids under 18 pay the normal late entry fee

Late entries at R30 extra per entry.

Timing by Amarider Trail Tag – available for rent (R20) or to buy (R100).

CONTACT: 0783433572 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


GENERAL INFO:

 Medal to all finishers!  A refreshment station on both routes will have Powerade, fruit and Coke at the finish for all! Recovery massages available. Muratie wine, Sportsmans Warehouse vouchers and FALKE prizes for the winners are the top three male & females of each distance (timed only), as well as in the lucky draw.  There will be coffee, drinks and snacks for sale. 

Remember to follow Dirtopia on Instagram, Twitter @dirtopia or Facebook  for daily news.

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Runners will be timed with an Amarider Trail Tag If you have a permanent (red) Trail Tag from previous events please bring it along. 

 Runners also have the option of renting a temporary (blue) Trail tag at R20 and will be given to you at registration with your race number. The temporary tag will be taken off at the finish line. If you’d like to buy a permanent one, it will be R100.

 Enter online dirtpass.co.za 

credit card and EFT payments accepted

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Contact us at Dirtopia Trail Centre for any questions This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text 078 343 3572

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