Event Date: 9th November 2013 (All day)
The Western Cape is an area of global conservation significance with exceptionally high species diversity. Most areas of high conservation value lie in the hands of private landowners. Many of these landowners join conservancies to collectively take on conservation projects and to help ensure preservation of our biodiversity for future generations. Conservation at Work is a non-profit association that represents all Conservancies in the Western Cape and provides assistance and representation to these conservation minded landowners. The Double Dirt Run series gives contestants the opportunity to experience the beauty of some of these conservation areas. These events aim to raise funds towards on-going conservation initiatives in these areas. The next Double Dirt Event will take place in the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy. This conservancy is very active in conserving their natural areas with initiatives like alien invasive plant eradication, leading to job creation and environmental education of children in the farm communities.
Simonsberg is a conservation area and we would like to ask runners to please stick to the paths and ensure that all trash is carried with you or thrown into the allocated bins.
DATE: Saturday, 9 November 2013
VENUE: Quoin Rock Winery, Knorhoek Road, Stellenbosch Simonsberg Conservancy
DISTANCES: 5km, 7.5km & 11km
ENTRY FEES: Pre-entries (close on Wednesday, 6th of November)
R55 (5km), R70 (7.5km), R90 (11km) – excludes TrailTag
Late entries R65 (5km), R80 (7.5km), R100 (11km) – excludes TrailTag
ROUTE DESCRIPTION: These routes are brand new on the Simonsberg slopes and goes towards Muratie with great singletrack section and enough climbing to give you a work out. You won’t be disappointed with the scenery!
TIME: Registration from 07h00, 11km start @ 08:00 7.5km start @ 08h15, 5km start @ 08:30
Prize-giving at roughly 10:30
GENERAL INFORMATION: Medals for all finishers, great prizes to be won! Coffee and muffins for sale in the morning and other great food will be on offer! There will be a waterpoint (not for the 5km) on the route with water, powerade and fruit as well as drinks at the finish for all! Timing to be done with the Amarider Trail Tag system (all distances to be timed) www.amarider.co.za for further detail.
To download an entry form – CLICK HERE
TIMING: Runners will be timed with an Amarider Trail Tag and timing data will be streamed live on www.trailtag.co.za. You can purchase a permanent Trail Tag at R100 which you will use at monthly Trail Run events. If you have a Trail Tag from previous events please bring it along to registration.
Runners also have the option of renting a temporary Amarider Trail tag at R15 and will be given to you at registration with your racenumber. The temporary tag will be taken off at the finish line.
Remember NO Trail Tag – NO Time. Late entries must remember that the file must still be captured & loaded – so your name will appear later.
Wear the tag around your right wrist like a watch. Not around your ankle please.
- Only run with your own TrailTag
- Please return your rental tags at the finishline, staff will assist
- The reader is powerful enough to read through arm warmers etc.