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Two days of great Trail Running promised at the Fairtree Simonsberg Contour stage race

Runners that enjoy the great outdoors and singletrack, must pre-enter by Wednesday, 8 February for this weekend’s two-day event taking place near Stellenbosch from Delvera farm.

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Fairtree Capital has supported the Simonsberg Trail system for more than a year and on 11 & 12 February 2017, the inaugural Trail Run stage race for runners launches. Top long distance runners will be happy to know that there is prize money for the overall winners. Other product prizes include Compax, FALKE socks and Cape Storm products.


Day 1 of the routes uses some of the trails on & around Klapmutskop of the Conservancy with the long distance 24km and 705m of climbing and the short route 13km with views of Table Mountainin the distance. Day2 takes runners to the Simonsberg with 705m of climbing for the 25 km with spectacular views. The 13km will have 384m of climbing on this day and runs on wonderful hand-built singletrack trails. On Sunday 12 Febr another route has been added for fun - everyone welcome to join the 7km route on the last day. Runners that can only do one day, can also join Sunday for the 12km or a 25km, but no prizes are awarded to these fun events.


BOS will provide product for the refreshment stations and there will even be food at the stations for an extra boost. At the finish line the runners will get medals, BOS drink and can then enjoy lunch while relaxing in the chill areas. Other facilities include showers, massage services, food & cold drinks with even kids entertainment


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There is no better time to be out in the winelands as harvest season is in full swing with surrounding vineyards.
Each participant will receive a goody bag and coffee, breakfast snack and daily lunch buffet.


• Long option (25km/day): R650 in total for both days
• Short option (12km/day): R500 in total for both days
• Sunday 7km funroute: R150 incl coffee & morning snack.


Each participant of the two-day stage race will receive the following:
• Goody bag with wine & T-shirt
• Morning coffee, breakfast snack and daily lunch buffet
• Medal & BOS drink
• Refreshment stations on route with BOS, fruit & snacks


On Valentine’s Tuesday 14 February, Dirtopia will also present a fun night run will take place from Warwick Wine Estate starting from sunset.


Go to www.dirtopia.co.za and for more info, contact Dirtopia at [email protected] or 021 884 4752