Are you Ready to explore Blaauwklippen’s spectacular trails?

Are you Ready to explore Blaauwklippen’s spectacular trails?

SAVANNA ORIGIN OF TRAILS TRAINING RUN #2

By Jacky McCLean

Trail running enthusiasts can look forward to exploring Blaauwklippen Wine Estate’s pristine trails at the exciting Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #2 on Saturday 12 June 2021.

Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #2 by Ami Hoatson

“The Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #2 is the perfect way for trail runners to familiarize themselves with the routes that will form part of the 3rd annual Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience that will take place on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 June 2021,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports and Founder of the events. 

Michael Meyer Photo: Adnaan Mohamed

“Taking place at the beautiful Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, the Training Run #2 is free of charge and open to the first 100 runners that sign up.  The run will consist of a 14 – 16km marked route and runners will be split into groups with dedicated group leaders.”

“Starting at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate runners will head towards Eden, G Spot and Coetzenburg,” continues Meyer. 

“There will be a good mix of climbing, descents, technical trails and smooth single track.  This training run will give runners a good idea of what to expect on race weekend.  The Blaauwklippen market will be in full swing for runners to enjoy afterwards.  We look forward to welcoming trail runners to Blaauwklippen this coming Saturday for a Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run experience like no other.”

Participants in Training Run #1 Photo: Adnaan Mohamed

EVENT INFORMATION:  Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #2

Date:Saturday 12 June 2021
Venue:Blaauwklippen Wine Estate – meet on the market side of the farm
Start Time: 08:30
Distance:14 – 16km
Entry Fee:Free of charge
Entry Limit:100 runners
What to bring with to the run:Any equipment that runners will take with them on a training run of this distance i.e. trail shoes, cap, hydration pack, medic kit etc.We highly recommend a windbreaker/base-layer.  Please bring enough water/food for the duration of the run and something warm for afterwards.
Each runner will receive:a FREE Beet It Sport branded headscarf.a complimentary coffee.THIRSTI Water a refreshing Savanna Non-Alcoholic Lemon Cider
Sign up via:bit.ly/TRAININGRUN2

EVENT INFORMATIONSavanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience

Launched in 2018, the Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience will treat runners to the best trails on offer in Stellenbosch.  Entrants can look forward to challenging, yet fun and rewarding routes with spectacular views.

Date:Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 June 2021
Festival Village:Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
Format:Two-Day Stage Race for individual entrants
Age Category:18+
Distance:Day 1:  between 22 – 25km
 Day 2:  between 15 – 17 km
Entry Fee:R950.00 per entrant

     All trail runners will receive an official event technical t-shirt as well as a finisher’s t-shirt.

Traing Run_#1 Briefing Photo: Adnaan Mohamed

     CHARITY SUPPORTThe Savanna Origin of Trails proudly supports the Stellenbosch Trail Fund (STF).  Trail runners and mountain bikers can show their support by making a donation during the Savanna Origin of Trails online entry process.

     MORE ABOUT BEET IT SPORTAn official partner of the 2021 Savanna Origin of Trails MTB and Trail Run Experience, Beet It Sport is the natural nitrate supplement most trusted by the world’s sporting elite, delivering a consistent 400mg dose of dietary nitrate, derived solely from concentrated beetroot juice, packed into a pocket-sized 70ml shot.  Scientifically shown to enhance endurance performance through increased blood flow and oxygen supply to the working muscle, Beet It Sport is also Informed Sport certified, which means every batch of product is tested by LGC’s world class sports anti-doping laboratory for contamination against a broad range of banned substances in sport. When you see the Informed Sport quality mark, you can be assured that it has passed the most stringent testing. 

     The Beet It Sport Nitrate 400 shot is designed to be conveniently consumed in one quick hit, to naturally boost sporting performance.  For more information on Beet It Sport SA visit: https://www.beet-it.co.za

     PLEASE NOTE:  The event organisers will at all times adhere to Government Regulations regarding COVID-19.

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       Hashtags: #BeetYourBest For more information or to enter the Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience please email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com

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