Tuesday, 31 October 2023
Put on your best costume and dare to explore Muratie’s Forest singletrack with a fun Halloween theme. Dirtopia has been hosting this event since 2013 and this historic wine farm is the perfect venue with spider webs in the windows of the buildings…
Don’t be scared as you’ll be treated to fantastic singletrack and LIVE music from the rockers: Akkedis
Total value of prizes up for grabs: R20000!
Including Apple Beats for long distance winners (M & F), award winning wines from Muratie, Falke socks, vouchers from title sponsor Sportsmans Warehouse. Stay for the lucky draws!
HALLOWEEN FOREST NIGHT TRAIL RUN is Presented by Sportsmans Warehouse
VENUE: Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie wine estate, Knorhoek Road, R44 Stellenbosch
REGISTRATION: From 18h00 at Dirtopia Trail Centre, Muratie
DISTANCES & ROUTE DESCRIPTIONS: Beautiful singletrack trails that climbs to the ridge with stunning views of the sunset and back down to Muratie through the forest and more hand-built singletrack. Walkers welcome. Kids welcome.
5km – Short route runners will follow the same markers as the long distance to the ridge and central point at Gilloolys with a great view where you will find a water point. Head down the HoChiMihn singletrack forest and hope you make it back to Muratie…
Be aware of unseen Halloween visitors, as legend has it that there are zombies in the forest. REMEMBER: Yield for ghosts
Sunset at 19h11
10km 19h30 and 5km at 19h45
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GENERAL INFO: Pre-entries will save big time and a 2023 halloween medal to all finishers! The lucky draw will include prizes for the best costumes as an individual & a matching couple - win some of Muratie’s great wines, FALKE socks and Sportsmans Warehouse prizes...and a few more surprises!
The refreshment station on both routes will have PVM, fruit and Coke at the finish. Muratie will make sure the wine and beer is cold, while delicious grab’n go meals will be for sale. Live and rocking music from our friends Akkedis!
Photos on the route & venue will be taken by Chris Hitchcock. www.photosport.co.za
COST:Pre-entries (closes 15h00 Monday 30 Oct):
-SAME price as in 2022-
Kids pay only R60 online (pre-entries only)
Runners must stay on the marked trail. Listen to the MC at the start and follow yellow boards. Do not turn unless there is an arrow. Follow signs in front of you!
Please do not litter! We also urge you to not leave valuables in your vehicle. We can keep car keys at the Trail Centre for you.
More information: dirtopia.co.za/index.php/dirtopia-trail-running
Images of the event
Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event
|Class||Distance||Start Time||Price (pp)|
walkers & kdis welcome
|5 km timing optional||19:45||R 150.00|
KIDS Short route
Discount for pre-entries only
|5 km Walking allowed||19:45||R 60.00|
Timing is optional
|10 km Scariest route||20:19||R 180.00|
Dirtopia Trails at Muratie, Stellenbosch
Knorhoek Road turns from the R44 between Klapmuts and Stellenbosch.
|Address||Muratie wine farm Knorhoek Road Stellenbosch|