The Klapmutskop Trail Network Run, presented by FALKE, will be held at Dirtopia Trail Centre on Delvera farm near Stellenbosch this Sunday, 14 October 2018. This marks the second last race in the fun trail run series and offers access to one of the oldest and most iconic trail networks in the Cape, offering picturesque views from Klapmutskop.
With an option of four distances to choose from, the whole family can join in on a lovely morning run in the winelands. Registration starts promptly at 06h45 at the Dirtopia Trail Centre. Staggered race starts will see the longest distance of 15 km runners set off at 08h00, 12.5km at 08h15, 7.5km at 08h30 and the 5km at 08h45. The long-distance runners will be competing for the coveted Klapmuts Cup trophy.
Pre-entries can be done online at www.dirtopia.co.za until Thursday, 11 October. Prices start at R100 for the 5km, R120 for the 7.5km, R135 for the 12.5km and R150 for the 15km, while kids under 18 cost R50. Please note late entries, if available on event day, will be at an additional fee.
Longer routes offer great climbing on the jeep track through the vineyards towards Klapmutskop, with rewarding singletrack trails and scenic winelands views from the waterpoint of Table Mountain in the distance. The longer distance will be turned around from the normal direction of previous runs. The 5km run, circles through the vineyards and around the farm dams with an abundance of birdlife.
Timing for all events will be done with Amarider Trail Tags. No Tag, no time. Tags can be rented or bought from the Dirtopia Trail Centre. Medals will be awarded for the three longer distance finishers. Prize giving and lucky draw with wonderful prizes from FALKE will take place around 10h00. Dirtopia Café will be open all day for breakfast, lunch and coffee.
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