Get your blood pumping with Dirtopia’s winter trail events

Are you ready to take on some of the best trail running and mountain biking races in the country? Dirtopia have released their exciting range of trail running and dirt biking events for winter 2017, so do yourself a favour and start filling up that calendar!




17 September – Spur MTB Classic @Nooitgedacht


The Spur Mountain Bike Classic is one of the longest running mountain bike events in the country and has always been a great family outdoor event. With three routes on offer: 13km, 30km & 45km, plus kiddies rides of 500m, 1km & 3km, there is something for all ages & abilities! Riders can always look forward to beautiful riding and views in this Stellenbosch valley, with entry fees contributing to the Simonsberg Conservancy. Routes will cross many famous wine estates in the area and the finish has a beautiful setting amongst trees and a picnic area.

Distance & start times: 45km – 09h00, 30km – 09h15 & 13km – 09h30

Cost: From R120

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15 October – Klapmuts Cup Trail Run @Delvera presented by FALKE


The Klapmutskop trail network has been extended and the long distance winners will run to win the local trophy! Join in the fun with wonderful views of the winelands.


Distance & start times: 15km: 08h00; 12.5km: 08h15, 7.5km: 08h30 & 5km: 08h45

Cost: From R90

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28 October – Halloween Forest Night Run @Muratie


Are you brave enough to find out what is lurking around the forest in the dark…?   Be fearless & enjoy the eerie night dressed in your most ghoulish costume!


DISTANCE & START TIME: 7km: 19H00 & 5km: 19h15

Cost: From R100

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