The Botriver Trail Run takes place on the 2nd of September 2017 from Beaumont Wine Estate (Botriver). Distance options: 5km, 8km & 15km.
The longer 21 kilometre route is tough by any standards and features a total altitude gain of 1280 metres. Most of the work is done in the first half between the fourth and seventh kilometre markers. The rest of the route is moderate by earlier standards boasting spectacular views. There is a two kilometre stretch along a railway line. The 10 kilometre race is suitable for novice and intermediate “trail” runners. The routes are by no means flat but use well-worn hiking trails featuring stream crossings.
Distances: 15km / 8km or a 5km fun run which is pram friendly. No pets allowed, unfortunately – the farm dogs here are very territorial.
Pre entry cost:
15km – R160
8km – R90
5km – R50
Late entry cost:
15km – R170
8km – R100
5km – R70
Venue: Beaumont Wines, Compagnes Drift Farm, Bot River
LATE-ON-THE-DAY ENTRIES: opens at 06h00 and close at 07h15
RACE BRIEFING: 07h35
START: 07H30 for the 15KM, 8KM / 07h35 for the 5KM
Medal ceremony/Lucky draws/spot prizes: 09H45
Rain jacket in case of rainy weather
Windshell and cell phone in normal weather
Hydration – bring own. There is a fresh mountain stream on the 15km route at about 7km.
Rudeness, swearing and smoking during the event not tolerated
Come and chill out with friends and family!
Bot River explodes with colour for 2017 Spring Weekend
Follow the rainbow for fanciful farm hopping and pantry shopping
Let the bluebird of happiness lead you over the rainbow when the annual Spring Weekend comes to the pretty little village of Bot River on 1-3 September, with a kaleidoscope of exciting wines, food, and genuine, country-style fun.
Just like the rainbow-theme it has adopted this year, the people of this Overberg town have lined up a dazzling spectrum of activities and fun that showcase the best of the region. In celebration of the awakening of nature in all its forms, all the participating wine farms will throw open their doors for visitors to taste their cellar gems and unique local produce through convivial farm hopping and pantry shopping.
How to Enter?
Pre-entry Closing Date: 30 August 2017
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