Date: 17 March 2017 to 19 March 2017
Type: Trail Running
Start Venue: Houw Hoek Inn, Grabouw
Finish Venue: Houw Hoek Inn, Grabouw
Stage 1 :: : 34km – 840m Ascent
Stage 2 :: : 34km – 1100m Ascent
Stage 3 :: : 22km – 660m Ascent
When participants describe a race as “feeling like heaven”, then you know you’ve provided a sublime weekend of entertainment and exercise. And that’s exactly what the AfricanX Trailrun does, with runners euphorically praising the route of this hugely popular run.
Born in 2009, the event has become a must-do event for trail enthusiasts. From a modest 120 teams in the inaugural event, the AfricanX Trailrun has grown rapidly and is now capped at 400 teams of two. Now based at the historic Houw Hoek Inn after four years in Kleinmond, the AfricanX Trailrun takes runners on a challenging three-day adventure through some of the most immaculate terrain in the country. The team format adds to the experience, with runners having to carefully approach each day with a sound strategy. It’s not just for hardcore trail bunnies, though. Road runners will enjoy some sections of the route that are fast and flat, but remember – a rugged climb is never far off.
EVENT FAST FACTS
|Date:||17 – 19 March 2017|
|Venue:||Houw Hoek Inn, Grabouw|
|Pre-Entries Open:||13 March 2016|
|Pre-Entries Close:||26 February 2017|
For more information and entries, click here: http://www.stillwatersports.com/event/africanx-trailrun/