Greyton Trail Running Society
ONLINE ENTRIES ARE CLOSED BUT LATE ENTRIES CAN BE DONE AT REGISTRATION: Registration will take place at GREYTON HOUSE VILLAGE SCHOOL from 16h00 to 20h00 on Friday - find it on your left as you drive into the village. Alternatively, you can register on Saturday morning AT THE START from 07h15. Registration closes 30 minutes before each race.
6km, 14km, 21km there is something for everyone!
What does your entry get you?
Well, the way it works….jumpstart your day with a complimentary coffee. Along the routes you’ll find three water points, stocked with ice tea, energy drinks, cokes, water, treats and banana bread galore! If you make it to the finish, and trust me you’ll want to… a free pint of Greyton's very own Potter's Inn brew. Nothing could be better!
21km ROUTE – 21km & 900m climbing
This year we are sticking to a clockwise direction, with a taste of the Greyton Mountain Marathon route thrown in.
The first 7kms is an easy-going fast warmup mix of trail and jeep track, and then the fun starts. Two proper climbs each followed by fast runnable downhill trail to the water points (11km & 16km). The first climb is more of a scramble and although they reach the same height the serious climbing for the first one starts higher up.
Between the climbs is a great section of fast, keep your wits about you trail with some boulder hopping river crossings. And then you climb Maermans in one straight ascent out of the river bed to the top - 300m in 2kms.
A finish down Zigzag and a shortcut through the village brings into the town square and over the finish line!
14km ROUTE – 14km & 450m climbing
A classic combo of gritty nature reserve trails and smooth mountain bike trails gives a great balance of variety. A fast flat 2km start to the Nature Reserve and then just pure undulating trail that leads into your climb of the day to the water point at 7kms. After that it’s sweeping downhills with a last climb through the village and over the finish line at the town square!
6km ROUTE – 6km & 100m climbing
Keeping the route similar to last year we take you on a quick circuit around the village with a good mix of open road, jeep track and fun single track.
Pass Greyton House Village School (on your left) as you enter Greyton and park at the Old Moravian Hall next door to the yellow library. Parking attendants will keep an eye on your car for the day.
This can be done on the Friday evening before the race from 16h00 - 20h00, as well as from 07H15 on Saturday morning...
COMPULSORY KIT (for the 14km & 21km)
- Cell Phone
- Hydration - camel back/waist pack
- Space blanket
- Basic first aid kit
- Hat and sun lotion
Where is Greyton?
We’re 140km from CT along the N2. Our dorpie is 32km from the turnoff. Watch out for the donkeys between Genadendal and Greyton - the speed limit is 80km for a good reason! Allow (conservatively) 2 hours travel time from Cape Town.
Where to stay
Greyton has some superb accommodation for all bank balances – check out the following links or simply google away –looooadds on offer:
If you need any further info please mail [email protected] – I’ll do my best to answer your questions.
How do I enter?
Go to Ninja https://www.entryninja.com/
More information: www.facebook.com/greytontrail
Greyton Town Square, Greyton
The start and finish will take place from the Town Square on both days.
|Address||38 Main Road, Greyton, 7233|