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Trail Run Series

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17 June Knorhoek Valley Trail Run @ Knorhoek

30 June: Mid-Year Trail Run @ Muratie (scroll down)

17 July: Wine Adventure Trail Run @ Warwick (at the bottom of this page)

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 TIMING:  You can purchase a permanent Trail Tag at R100 which you will use at all Dirtopia Trail Run events. If you have a Trail Tag from previous events, please bring it along and wear on right wrist.  Runners also have the option of renting a temporary Amarider 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. NO Trail Tag - NO Time www.trailtag.co.za


1. Only run with your own TrailTag
2. Please return your rental tags at the finish line.
3. The reader is powerful enough to read through arm warmers etc.

Runners must stay on the marked trail. Listen to the MC at the start and follow yellow boards. Do not turn unless there is an arrow. Follow signs in front of you!
Please do not litter! We also urge you to not leave valuables in your vehicle. We can keep car keys at the Trail Centre for you.    


Monday 17 June 2024

Online entries have closed, but late entries will be accepted from 8am at the venue on Monday!

Trail runners have asked to run Dirtopia’s singletrack in the Knorhoek valley more often, and a public holiday on a Monday seems like the perfect time. Make the long weekend and start to the winter school holidays extra fun and gear-up with Sportmans Warehouse – perhaps you’ll win a voucher in the lucky draws!

DATE: Monday, 17 June 2024

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

REGISTRATION: From 08h00 at Knorhoek

DISTANCES & START TIMES: 6km: 09h00 & 11km: 08h45


Pre-entries (close donline Friday 14 June)

6km – R150 and 11km – R180

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

Late entries will be taken on event day at an additional fee of R50

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

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


Don’t miss singletrack heaven in the forest on the slopes of Simonsberg!   These are not easy routes, but SO worth it! Beautiful singletrack sections not normally open to the public.

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 Pre-entries will get the discount.  Medal to all finishers!  A refreshment station on both routes will have Powerade, fruit and Coke at the finish for all! Recovery massages available. Sportsmans Warehouse vouchers and FALKE prizes for the winners are the top three male & females of each distance, as well as in the lucky draw.  There will be coffee, drinks and food for sale. Relax on the lawn with some wine while waiting for the lucky draws!

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@ Muratie Wine Estate

30 June 2024


Yes, we’ll be halfway through 2024 soon...

Have you stayed fit for the first six months of the year?  Well, keep on going or start all over… Muratie is the base for some of the most beautiful trail systems in the Western Cape at the foot of Simonsberg.

 VENUE: Muratie wine estate, Knorhoek Road, R44 between Stellenbosch & Klapmuts

 DATE: Sunday 30 June 2024



08h45 11km

09h00 6km

Enter ONLINE to save: www.dirtpass.co.za or www.entryninja.com

 COST: Pre entries closing 28 June midnight.

Pre-entry fees: 

6km – R150, 11km – R180

 All PRE-ENTRANTS who are under 18 years of age will pay only R60 entry fee! Late entries who are under 18 will pay normal late entry fees. Late entries will be accepted at an additional fee.

Enter at Entryninja.com or Dirtpass.co.za 

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

 ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: With a rich history, this charming wine farm is nestled on the foot of the Simonsberg that gives us access to special hand-built trails. Still one of the most popular winter events since 2015, as runners will never get bored of all the singletrack!

 GENERAL INFO:  A special event medal to the first 250 online entries.  Pre-entries will receive the discount and a generic Dirtopia finishers medal to the rest.  Coke to all finishers! A refreshment station on both routes with Powerade, fruit & cold water will keep runners hydrated.  

 Prizes to the winners plus lucky draws which includes wine from the estate, Sportsmans Warehouse vouchers and FALKE socks. Coffee & ‘grab n go meals’ will be for sale from early morning. If you’d like a sit-down meal at the Farm kitchen, please book a table at Muraties’ Farm Kitchen.





Wine Adventure Trail Run

Presented by Sportmans Warehouse

Brave the winter chill, enjoy a coffee & snack before the start and you can even taste wine on the route!   Dirtopia singletrack trails will be prepared for three beautiful distances and trail runners will be welcomed at the famous hospitality of Warwick Wine Estate.

DATE: 14 JULY 2024

VENUE: Warwick Wine Estate, on R44 about 12 km from Stellenbosch

REGISTRATION: From 08h00 at the venue

DISTANCES: 5km, 10km & 15km

START TIMES: 15km: 09h00, 10km: 09h15, 5km: 09h30

COST: Pre entries (closing date: 12 July)

5km – R150, 10km – R180 & 15km – R230

All PRE-ENTRANTS who are under 18 years of age will pay only R50 entry fee! Late entries who are under 18 will pay the normal late entry fee

TIMING: Timing will be done with Amarider Trail Tags.  No tag, no time:  available for rent for R20 on the day or buy for R100 and use at all our events!

ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: The routes will climb on the slopes of Klapmutskop and go towards Le Bonheur on fun singletrack sections and jeeptrack through the vineyards. Trails & views to remember! Taste some wine on this adventure…        


GENERAL INFO: Make sure you pre-enter to get the discount and that you can secure your spot, as entries are limited and is sold out every year!  A medal to all finishers. You can choose if you’d like to be timed by Amarider Trail Tag, as the results are immediately live on the website. The refreshment station will have Powerade, wine tasting (!), fruit and drinks at the finish for all!  Massages at the finish & kids play area. Product prizes from Falke socks, vouchers from Sportsmans Warehouse, as well as wine from Warwick.

Make sure you stay for the luckydraws!

Book for lunch at Warwick and relax on their beautiful lawns at the start/finish. Their website have menu options available for the winter: www.warwickwine.com 

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Upcoming events:

17 June Knorhoek Trail Run

30 June Mid-Year Trail Run @ Muratie

14 July Wine Adventure @ Warwick


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