Bastille Day Trail Run 2023
Sat 15 Jul 2023, 06:30 @ Stellenbosch Municipality, Western Cape


Organiser
Energy Events

Bastille Day Trail Run is a wilderness adventure, for which you need to be prepared – you have been warned!

The Franschhoek Mountains in July can be covered in snow. The rivers are scenic yet cold.

This Trail Running adventure sells out every year, numbers are limited. You are assured of a wild time, wet feet and rewarding OBS, served by French Maids.

Start times:

50km - 06:30am

35km - 07:00am

25km - 08:00am

15km - 09:00am

10km - 10:00am

Race Venue:

The start finish zone is located at the ‘Old Bells Lodge’ on the edge of the Berg River dam, (33’56’12.83’S, 19′ 4’27.14’E). Coming from Paarl side, head through Franschhoek on the main road (R45) until you hit the T-Junction at the Franschhoek Monument. Turn right and then right again onto the Robertsvlei road. Carry on for 5km and marshals will direct you to the parking.

CLICK HERE: Google maps from Franschhoek

Toilets and  warm showers will be available.

Registration TBC


CLICK HERE FOR ROUTE INFO


Compulsory Equipment:

Compulsory Equipment for 25km, 35km, 50km categories.

1) Rain Jacket (waterproof, not just wind breaker, which you may have as well);
2) Sensible Clothing for the conditions, eg. compulsory thermal base layer;
3) Charged cell phone in waterproof bag eg. Ziplock
4) Food – sarmie, fruit, energy bars – for 4 to 10 hours!
5) Water – 1.5L min. to start, hydration pack, with bladder. You will be crossing several fresh water rivers.
6) Space Blanket & Whistle
7) Headlamp/Torch and Race Map – provided
8) Re-usable cup

Compulsory Equipment for 15km

1) Rain Jacket (waterproof, not just wind breaker, which you may have as well);
2) Sensible Clothing for the conditions;
3) Water – 1L min. to start, hydration pack, with bladder. You will be crossing several fresh water rivers.
4) Re-usable cup

Recommended Equipment:
Beanie, Buff, Gloves. Ladies, add a couple of layers. Toes, fingers freeze. Lips go blue.


Mail Landi HERE for more info. 

 

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More information: bastilledaytrailrun.co.za/


Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
Bastille Day Trail Run 50km 50 km 06:30 R 950.00
Bastille Day Trail Run 35km 35 km 07:00 R 800.00
Bastille Day Trail Run 25km 25 km 08:00 R 600.00
Bastille Day Trail Run 15km 15 km 09:00 R 400.00
Bastille Day Trail Run 10km 10 km 09:30 R 300.00

Event location
Bells lodge Parking Area, Robertsvlei Rd, Stellenbosch Municipality

Coordinates -33.93731554723, 19.075837757056
Address Bells lodge Parking Area, Robertsvlei Rd
City Stellenbosch Municipality
Province Western Cape