Blouklip Trail Run
Sat 11 Nov 2023 @ Stellenbosch, Western Cape


Start Location:

Drive 500m past Waterford Estate's gste and turn right. 

Bring a picnic blanket. Come sip on wine afterwards and have a bite to eat. 

You might have driven down the Blaauwklippen Road on your way to one of the fantastic wineries in this valley but have you ever dreamed of running along the Blouklip River, up towards the Helderberg mountain and along Stellenbosch mountain, passing all these wineries along the way?

Join us for a bigger and better Blouklip Trail Run on the 11th of November as we explore this beautiful valley, exclusively opened just for us on this one day. We will start at Waterford and run past a great number of indigenous trees that are approved by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) as part of an attempt to sustain the ecosystem on the farm. The 21km route will head up to the foot of the Dome, the Driekoppen peaks and some stunning trails at De Trafford Wines. Some unique single track that is the winemaker’s regular walking path to the mountain will be your route to their cellar. At Keermont you will run past their vineyards and along the river under a canopy of trees. A beautiful old bridge along the route will take you back in time. Dornier is not only part of the Golden Triangle but their single tracks along the Stellenbosch mountain will be a first class experience along the route.


Waterford Wine Estate

Distances & Starting Times:

21km – 08:00

8km – 08:30 

Registration and late entries (if available):

06:45 at the venue on the day of the event

Online entries are highly recommended, to avoid disappointment on the day.


•    Hydration packs are compulsory on the 21km run 

•    Please SHARE A RIDE with a friend, to reduce traffic to the venue

•    No dogs allowed

•    Keep an eye on our Facebook page (‘Runventures’) and website for route profiles and updated information.

There will be wine stands, food trucks and live music after the run, so invite your friends and enjoy lunch under the trees next to the vineyards at Waterford Estate. 


Blouklip Trail Run

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
Blouklip 21km Trail Run 21 km R 450.00
Blouklip 8km Trail Run 8 km R 250.00

Event location
Waterford Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

Route information

Follow the Blaauwklippen road, past Dornier and turn right when you get to Waterford Estate. 

Coordinates -33.995220550704, 18.87068523941
Address Waterford Wine Estate
City Stellenbosch
Province Western Cape

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