The Spier Trail Run (Winter) takes place 15 July 2018, from Spier Wine Farm. Distance options: 3km, 5km and 10km.
Come and join us at this classic venue with friends, family and colleagues! The Spier Wine Farm Kitchen will be open for these runs during winter. We also change the routes for each run.
Winter dates: Always on a Sunday morning @ 9h00 “start”. Never cancelled!
- 10km – starts 9h00. Follow red arrows on route.
- 5km – starts 9h10. Follow red arrows on route.
- 3km > starts 9h12. Follow blue arrows on route.
5km or 10km. Both are timed. Various categories.
3km fun run/walk/jog. Not timed.
If you want to ‘walk only” then enter for the 5km or 3km. “Walking only” not for the 10km route – we do understand that not everyone can run up all the hills though:-) The route is fairly flat!
No dogs/pets allowed at the venue or on the trails please.
The 3km is a non timed walk/jog/fun run.
Registration and late-one-the-day entries from 7h15 – 8h40. Coffee on sale from early. Fires to keep you warm.
“Please” do not delay your arrival until the last minute – especially if you have not pre-entered. We adhere to strict times – to be fair on runners who do arrive early.
NO REGISTRATION or late entries AFTER 8h40. The event always starts on time. If you arrive late, you will not be able to take part:-(
Run briefing – 8h50 for all distances.
- 10km – starts 9h00
- 5km – 9h10
- 3km > 9h12
Entry fees: Please try and bring smaller notes or even better – the correct money if you late enter:-) It speed things up! Thank-you!
- 3km – R30.00 pre entries. R40 for late entries.
- 5KM – R 60.00pp for pre entries. R80 for late entries
- 10km – R100.00 for pre entries. R120 for late entries
ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE 2 DAYS PRIOR TO THE EVENT AT NOON.
PLEASE LEARN THE ETHOS OF REAL TRAIL RUNNING – CARRY WATER/BE SELF SUFFICIENT/CARRY A CELL PHONE/CARRY A RAIN JACKET IN CASE OF ADVERSE WEATHER.
Consider PRE ENTERING as it saves you money and saves you having to spend time standing in a queue on the day. It makes sense to pre enter:-)
Sign in and receive your race number at the registration table at the venue. The race number must be written on your forearm/hand please. Marshals will assist.
Lucky draws/spot prizes/prize giving: 10h30-ish
Categories: For 5km and 10km
• Masters Female (50+)
• Masters Male (50+)
• Vet Male (40-49)
• Vet Female (40-49)
• Senior Male (16-39)
• Senior Female (16-39)
• Junior Male (U/16)*
• Junior Female (U/16)*
*if you are already 16, you are then Male or Female Open
All prizes will be treated as “spot” prizes. You have to be present at prize giving if you want to be a contender.
Instead of handing out medals or bracelets, we donate the money to the “Sidewalk Specials” NPO. They are a non profit organisation that rescues, rehabilitate, sterilize and find homes for animals in need. They are in dire need of funds and they do amazing work! Go like them on FB and check them out on www.sidewalkspecials.org
Custom made, wood Coasters for the podium finishers.
PARKING: Follow the parking signs when you enter Spier Estate.
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