Extreme Lights and Dirtopia Night Runs

EXTREME LIGHTS NIGHT RUN SERIES

Experience magnificent sunsets in the Winelands!

Bring your headlamp and join in this exciting new night run series of three fantastic events in the Simonsberg region of the Stellenbosch Winelands.  Before we start each night run you can ‘’toast’’ the spring sunset before heading off on these scenic trails, built by Dirtopia.

14 OCTOBER @ WARWICK WINE ESTATE

Warwick Estate Logo

REGISTRATION: From 18h00 at the venue

START TIMES: 10km: 18h45 & 5km: 19h00

Sunset: 18h57

COST: Pre entries (closing date: 9 Oct)

5km – R80 & 10km – R110

Late entries (taken on event day, if available):

5km – R100 (no medal) & 10km – R130

ROUTES:  Climbing on Klapmutskop with singletrack trails in the Conservancy. Some jeep track between the vineyards with far reaching views of Paarl Mountain and the winelands.

Coffee and boerewors rolls for sale afterwards.

25 NOVEMBER (FULL MOON EVE) @ L’AVENIR WINE ESTATE

L'avenir

REGISTRATION: From 18h00 at the venue    

Sunset: 19h35

START TIMES: 11km: 19h30 & 6km 19h40

COST: Pre entries (closing date: 20 Nov)

6km – R85 & 11km – R110

Late entries (taken on event day, if available):

6km – R100 (no medal) & 11km – R130

ROUTES:  Less challenging trails with the long route going into the neighbouring farm of Nooitgedacht.  Great single track and jeep track between the vineyards, farm roads and a small forest.

9 DECEMBER @ KNORHOEK WINE ESTATE

Knorhoek

REGISTRATION: From 18h00 at the venue

START TIMES: 11km: 19h30 & 6km: 19h45

Sunset: 19h41

COST: Pre entries (closing date: 4 December)

6km – R85 & 11km – R110

Late entries (taken on event day, if available):

6km – R100 (no medal) & 11km – R130

ROUTES:  The Simonsberg trails have some of the most rewarding singletrack and this time you get to enjoy it in the dark! Guaranteed to be a special experience before the summer holidays kick off!

GENERAL SERIES INFO:

Pre-enter to secure your spot as entries are limited for all three events.  Enter all three night runs and get a free T-shirt! Extreme lights will be for sale at the start/finish areas or order online and collect your new light at registration.

The refreshment station will have Powerade, fruit & nuts and Coke at the finish for all!

There will be coffee, catering, massages and a kid’s play area at the finish.

Prizes to top male & female of all distances and a lucky draw at the end!    

TIMING:  Timing will be done with Amarider Trail Tags.  No tag, no time:  available for rent for R20 on the day or buy a tag for R100 and use it at all of our events! Please note that ONLY pre-entries timing will be live on the day.  

Late entries (if available on the day) will still require administration.

Follow Dirtopia on Twitter and use #ELNightruns and like the Dirtopia Facebook page. Post photo’s on Instagram by tagging Dirtopia.

 

CONTACT:  021 884 4752 or email:  info@dirtopia.co.za and see the website for entries and further details:  www.dirtopia.co.za

 

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