Piket-Bo-Berg Trail Run
Sat 8 Sep 2018, 06:00 @ Velddrif, Western Cape


Organiser
Piket-Bo-Berg Residents Association

EVENT DESCRIPTION:

Join us for the 9th annual Piket-Bo-Berg Cycle Challenge & Trail Run, sponsored by Boland SUPERSPAR. The trails will take you through the beautiful fruit farms and fynbos hidden away on top of the Piket-Bo-Berg Mountain. 

You can enjoy fantastic food and a vibrant atmosphere at the finish line – there will be a Beer tent and shaded seating for all our spectators welcoming riders and runners home.

The following routes are available:

  • the 8km Trail Run Challenge:
    • The ideal route to explore our beautiful area.
  • the 18km Trail Run Challenge:
    • For the hard-core trail runner who enjoys exploring caves and technical running.

Run for a GREAT CAUSE! This event is organised by the local NPO - The Piket-Bo-Berg Residents Association. All the funds raised through this event will enable investment in skills development and education, creating a better future for all in our community.

We are looking forward to sharing our small-town hospitality with you, while you enjoy some of the best trails South Africa has to offer. 


CLOSING DATE:

  • 04 September 2018.

SUBSTITUTIONS & ROUTE CHANGES:

  • Cut Off: 04 September 2018.


WHAT TO CARRY:

Riders & Runners are encouraged to take sufficient energy bars/food for your estimated time on the trails.

We will have water points along the different routes, but please bring at least two full water bottles along with you. Riders are strongly advised to bring the necessary tools required to repair a puncture and may want to carry their cell phones. 

Please bring antihistamines and the necessary medication if you are allergic to bees or sensitive to pollen as the race takes place in the midst of spring.

If you are allergic to any medication, kindly specify it on your entry.

Camping Fundraiser

The Staweklip Primary School, located opposite the Race Venue, will be hosting a campsite on the Friday night before the event as a fundraising initiative.

Support this great cause and book your spot!

Book one or multiple campsites for R150 per site which include:

  • A 5m x 5m Campsite
  • Ablution facilities
  • Braai drums and wood
  • Basic communal kitchen


ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS:

The 8km & 18 Trail Run start off with a challenging climb up the mountain along “The Hermitage” to “Never-ending Story”. At the end of “Never-ending Story” the two routes split.   The 8km runners cross the valley, run to “Judges Head”, through “Judges Chambers” and back down to the race finish.


The 18km runners continue from the split to “Red Rock Rabbit Run”, “Muddy Waters” and then follow the jeep track to the Maarmanskraal dam.  Running through the buchu fields to “Castle Rock”, then onto “Judges Head”, “Judges Chambers” and back down to the race finish.


Expect a treat of pristine fynbos, beautiful rock formations and stunning vistas on your run!

We have teamed up with the dynamic team from I Love Boobies. You can buy a pair of 'I Love Boobies' socks when you enter (or on their website) to help to raise money to bring Mobile Health Clinics to the Piket-Bo-Berg Community for early breast cancer detection.  You can also buy any other merchandise on their website, using 'Piket-Bo-Berg' as your referral option to ensure that your purchase will be directed to breast cancer screenings in our community! For more info visit: https://www.iloveboobies.co.za/ 

More information: www.piketbobergtrails.com/

Piket-Bo-Berg Trail Run

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
8km Trail Run 8 km 09:30 R 120.00
18km Trail Run 18 km 09:15 R 160.00

Event location
Mouton's Valley Farm, Velddrif

Route information
Coordinates -32.782840930903, 18.710804124451
Address Mouton's Valley Road, Piket-Bo-Berg
City Velddrif
Province Western Cape