VWS Trail Challenge – 2019

May 13, 2018

May 13, 2018

7:30 To 11:30

Deer Park, Deerpark Drive West, Vredehoek, Cape Town, South Africa


10km - R180 to R195
20km – R275 to R295

Event Description

The VWS Trail Challenge will take place on the 12th of May 2019 from Deer Park, Vredehoek. Distance options: 10km & 20km.

The VWS Trail Challenge 2019 is designed as a trail run with stunning views over the city of Cape Town while enjoying invigorating trails on one of the 7 Wonders of Nature, Table Mountain. The routes are similar to last year – with a very slight lengthening at the end for a more controlled finish – that present a great running (or walking) experience to all who dare to partake in this great event.

Distances & Entry Fees:
10km – (R180 Early Bird Special) , R195
20km – (R275 Early Bird Special) , R295

Venue: Deer Park, Vredehoek

Start Time:
10km – 08h15 (Briefing at 08h00),
20km – 07h30 (Mandatory Briefing at 07h15)

Cut-off Times:
20km Route
Cut off at 8km mark after 02:00 hours (09:30 am)
Final Cut off: 12h00

10km Route
Cut off: 11h30

Race Number Collection

Newlands Fire Base, Newlands Forest

Tuesday 7th May, 17:30 – 19:00

Thursday 9th May, 17:30 – 19:00

Saturday 11th May, 10:00 – 13:00

Compulsory Kit

  • Cell phone (emergencies only: 082 441 7817) stored in a Ziplock bag
  • Limited water on route. Hydration Pack essential.
  • Race Number
  • Weather dependent, windbreaker/waterproof jacket
  • Space blanket

  • Cell phone (emergencies only: 082 441 7817) stored in a Ziplock bag
  • Race Number

Recommended Kit

  • Food / Snacks
  • Sun protection
  • VWS Trail Challenge bandana 🙂

  • Limited water on route. Hydration Pack recommended.
  • Weather dependent, windbreaker/waterproof jacket
  • Food / Snacks
  • Sun protection
  • VWS Trail Challenge bandana 🙂


There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for each race, for both male and female runners and a King and Queen of the Mountain for the 20km Race.

There will also be random spot prizes for any runners and walkers (especially mothers running on the day) at the prize givings. We will do two different times to award the spot prizes based on when runners / walkers are finishing.


Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS)


How to Enter?

 Tickets online at Quicket 

Event Contact Information


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