Mountain Warrior Trail Run Festival 2013

MEDIA RELEASE MAY 2013

ENTRIES OPEN FOR MOUNTAIN WARRIOR TRAIL RUN FESTIVAL

Competitors during the 2012 Mountain Warrior Trail Run Festival.  Photo Credit ~ Chris Hitchcock
Photo Credit ~ Chris Hitchcock
Competitors during the 2012 Mountain Warrior Trail Run Festival.  Photo Credit ~ Chris Hitchcock
Photo Credit ~ Chris Hitchcock

Entries for the third annual Mountain Warrior Trail Run Festival will open on Friday, 24 May 2013.

Taking place on Saturday, 31 August 2013 and Sunday, 01 September 2013 the Mountain Warrior Trail Run Festival will give trail running enthusiasts the perfect opportunity to experience the beautiful slopes and contours of the Stellenbosch and Simonsberg Mountains as well as a major section of the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy.

DATE: Saturday, 31 August 2013 and Sunday, 01 September 2013
VENUE: Rustenberg Wine Estate (Outside Stellenbosch)
FORMAT: 36km, 15km, 25km, 12km and 5km          

START TIMES AND ENTRY FEES:

Day One: Saturday, 31 August 2013

  • 36km Jonkershoek SKY RUN: 09h00 (R 420)
  • 15km Botmaskop Traverse: 09h30 (R 250)

Day Two: Sunday, 01 September 2013

  • 25km Simonsberg Challenge: 08h00 (R 220)
  • 12km Barlow Trail: 08h30 (R 150)
  • 5km Rustenberg Fun Run: 09h00 (R 80)

SPECIAL OFFER: Runners wishing to take part in both the long distances on Saturday and Sunday can enter the Mountain Warrior Challenge at a discounted rate of R550.  The Mountain Warrior Challenge will feature the 36km Jonkershoek SKY RUN starting at 09h00 on Saturday, 31 August 2013 and the 25km Simonsberg Challenge starting at 08h00 on Sunday, 01 September 2013.

Entry fees include both a R45 Cape Nature Wilderness fee and a R45 MTO Forestry fee.  Please note that WILDCARDS will not be accepted by Cape Nature for entry into these events.

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For further information or to enter the Mountain Warrior Trail Run Festival visit www.mountainwarrior.co.za, contact Agne Du Plessis on 082 517 4799 or email entries@iqela-events.co.za

David

Outdoor adventure enthusiast living on the Garden Route.

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