Sand River Trail Run
Sat 26 Sep 2020, 08:00 @ St Francis Bay, Eastern Cape

St Francis Sport

Sand River Trail Run

Date: Saturday 26 September 2020

Venue: Dune Ridge Country House

St Francis Sport is hosting the Sand River Trail Run on Saturday 26 September 2020 to make up for all the missed trail running events this year!  The event will start and finish at the Dune Ridge Country House, just outside St Francis Bay.

In order to stay within the law, races will be limited to 45 participants and 5 marshals each.  Entries opened on 1 September 2020, and closes on Friday 25 September.

Masks before and after the race is compulsory, hand sanitation stations will be available and social distancing must be kept during the race as far as possible.  No spectators or seconds will be allowed, and there will be no official prize giving.

The race will start at the Dune Ridge Country House, and proceeds towards the Sand River through the Eskom Conservation Reserve.  The 21km race includes 11km of dirt road, and 10km of dunefields, the 12km race includes 8km of dirt road and 4km of dune fields, while the 5km distance remains on the dirt road.  In all categories walkers are welcome.

There will be three water stations for the 21km race, two for the 12km race, and 1 for the 5km race.  Walkers and runners must bring their own folding cups to ensure good hygiene.

Distances are:

Race 1:  21km (walking):  race briefing 7h15, starting time 7h30.  Entry fee:  R100 pp

Race 2:  21km (running):  race briefing 7h30, starting time 7h45.  Entry fee:  R100 pp

Race 3:  12km (walking):  race briefing 7h45, starting time 8h00.  Entry fee:  R60 pp

Race 4:  12km (running):  race briefing 8h00, starting time 8h10.  Entry fee:  R60 pp

Race 5:  5km (walking):  race briefing 8h10, starting time 8h20.  Entry fee:  R30 pp

Race 6:  5km (running):  race briefing 8h20, starting time 8h30.  Entry fee:  R30 pp.

A reserve date for the Sand River Trail Run is Saturday 19 December 2020.

For more information, please contact Esti Stewart on [email protected] or 073 825 0835.

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This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 4 participants per team.

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
21km Walk/Run 21 km 07:30 R 100.00
12km Walk/Run 12 km 08:00 R 60.00
5km Walk/Run 5 km 08:20 R 30.00

Event location
Dune Ridge Country House, St Francis Bay

Coordinates -34.17334, 24.797215
Address Dune Ridge Country House, Tarragona Rd, Saint Francis Links, Saint Francis Bay, South Africa
City St Francis Bay
Province Eastern Cape