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GROOTVADERSBOSCH TRAIL RUN

Trail Running - Western Cape
  • 15Km
  • 32Km
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GROOTVADERSBOSCH TRAIL RUN venue Honeywood Farm, near Heidelberg, W Cape The next run is on 7 and 8 July 2018 Entries open end November 2017. 150 entries available. It sold out in 2017. CUT OFF ENTRIES FOR CAPS 19 JUNE ENTRIES CLOSE MIDNIGHT, 29 JUNE OR ONCE IT REACHED THE 150 ENTRY LIMIT – WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. —————————————- The Experience: A magical 2 day trail run in the exquisite Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve & Conservancy, 22km from Heidelberg in the Cape, highly rated by seasoned trail runners. Mountain trails lead you through a fairyland of indigenous forests; giant Redwood tree forest; endemic fynbos and lush river valleys and streams. Rated as fairly strenuous with 95% single track with a great variety of terrain. Undulating climbs, reaching mountain ridges with views towards Barrydale and winding back down into lush valleys and kloofs where you can quench your thirst in the pure sweet mountain water on route. This reserve is one of 8 World Heritage Sites with a highly protected fragile eco system; protected by Cape Nature and the Boosmansbos Conservancy. The name Boosmansbos is derived from that of an angry hermit who lived in the forest in the early 19th century. Boosmansbos was proclaimed a Wilderness Area in 1978 and has managed to maintain and protect its natural system and pristine environment. A percentage of the fees from this event is put back into the Conservancy for alien vegetation management. choose to run both days, or just one day Distances – give or take a few hundred meters. Please remember that different GPS devices will give you different data and generally “do not” have satellite reception under the trees/forest sections. We will therefore only provide GPS tracks for the 1st day. Day one (Sat, 7 July ] – 33km 1500m altitude gain. Middle of the pack runner to complete in 5 hrs hours. Mountain trail in Boosmansbos – a World Heritage site. Day two (Sun, 8 July) – 15km 660m altitude gain. Middle of the pack runner to complete in 2.5 hours. Indigenous forests and river valleys. Categories for ALL Senior Male 18-39yrs Senior Female 18-39yrs Vet Male 40+ Vet Female 40+ Masters Male +50 Masters Female +50 Lucky draw prizes FULL DETAILS ON WEEKEND PACKAGE www.quantumadventures.co.za

Address/Venue:

Honeywood Farm
Heidelberg
western-cape

Date/Time

From Saturday, 07 July 2018 to Sunday, 08 July 2018

Contact Details

Quantum Adventures

Email: info@quantumadventures.co.za

Tel: 021 7890188

Web: http://www.quantumadventures.co.za

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