[email protected] 11-12 December 2021

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Sat Dec 11, 18:00 - Sun Dec 12, 12:00
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Race Village

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FRESH AT BESKUITFONTEIN TRAIL RUN

11-12 DECEMBER 2021

 

1.      SUMMARY OF EVENT

1.1.  OVERVIEW

Fresh Trail’s first Karoo trail run is located literally in the heart of South Africa close to the town of Middelburg. Surrounded by the mountains of the Eastern Karoo, runners will enjoy spectacular views and rugged desert-like terrain which can morph into grassy green hills after a good rain event. The event is hosted on Beskuitfontein farm located on the national N9/N10 route through the Eastern Cape and is the ideal adventure-filled stop-over for travellers on-route to their December holiday destination.

This year will be the 3rd year in a row Fresh at Beskuitfontein Trail Run has taken place, and this year it also forms part of the first Stop Stay & Play in d’ Middel programme which entails a weekend filled with good food and drink, and proudly Karoo products and talent from 10-12 December. The programme includes the Fairfield Festival with food, drink, local products and kids’ entertainment on the beautiful Fairfield Farm, as well as Gin Tasting, Food demonstrations and art classes. The Stop Stay & Play in d’ Middel programme and details can be found on www.middelburgkaroo.co.za/page/stop-stay-and-play-in-d-middel.

 

1.2.  DATE AND DISTANCES

Online entries open on 1 October via Quicket and closes on Friday, 3 December.

Saturday, 11 Dec. 2021: Night fun-run starts at 20h00, free of charge; Karoo-braai serving dinner at 18h00; Race village offers camping facilities and meals.

Sunday, 12 Dec. 2021: Race day. +-5km Run, +-10km Run, +-20km Run, +-30km Run, Guided 3km kiddies walk. Race village offers food and drinks-stalls with POP UP market from early morning until midday.

A self-guided mountain bike route (+-27km) available on the Saturday and Sunday.

Province: Eastern Cape

Town: Middelburg

Trail Destination: Beskuitfontein farm, N9-N10 national road between Middelburg and Colesberg

 

1.3.  TIME

11th December 2021 @ Beskuitfontein Village: Registration and late entries 14h00 – 17h00

12th December 2021 @ Beskuitfontein Village: Late Registration from 04h30 at Beskuitfontein

Race Start Times:

+-30km Trail Run - 05h00

+-20km Trail Run - 06h30

+-10km Trail Run - 07h00

+-5km Trail Run - 07h15

Guided 3km kiddies walk – 07h15

Prize Giving - 11h00 at Race Village

Self-guided mountain bike route Saturday any time, and Sunday from 09h00

 

1.4.  COSTS

 

1)     Run Only (Includes Night run, excludes race garment)

- Guided kiddies 3km Walk = R50

- 5km Trail = R120 (kids under 10 years pay only R50)

- 10km Trail = R220

- 20km Trail = R340

- 30km Trail = R450

- Self-guided mountain bike route = R50 (tickets at registration/venue)

- Late entries R50, no race garment

- Limited addition Beskuitfontein T-shirt R350

- Limited addition Beskuitfontein Trucker Cap R250

 

2)     Tented accommodation (includes spacious canvas tent, mattress, and ablution facilities)

Friday & Saturday tented accommodation = R500pp

Saturday tented accommodation ticket = R250pp

 

3)     Self-camping (includes designated camping spot and ablution facilities)

Saturday self-camping ticket = R150pppn (kids stay for free)

 

4)     Meals Tickets

Saturday Dinner ticket (11 Dec.) = R150 (kids half price, book & pay at venue)

Saturday drinks = bring cash/card for East-End Beverage Co beer/cider/gin&tonic/grape juice

Sunday (12 Dec.) = bring cash/card for Pop-up market, food stalls and East-End Beverage Co


5)     Shuttle Service from Johannesburg/Pretoria

The shuttle service includes transport only. Participants need to book their own accommodation and events that form part of the Stop Stay & Play in d’Middel weekend programme. Shuttle leaves Pretoria 09h00 Friday 10 December and return Sunday after prize giving 12h30. For more info on the Stop Stay & Play in d’ Middel events, visit www.middelburgkaroo.co.za/page/stop-stay-and-play-in-d-middel .


Shuttle ticket for 10-12 Dec = R1500 pp minimum 4pax

For Bookings and more information contact Corporate Shuttle at [email protected] or 082 450 6088.


Shuttle route:

Friday, 10 Dec: 

·        Depart from Johannesburg/Pretoria at 09h00 to arrive in Middelburg late-afternoon. Dropped off at accommodation to unpack.

·        Shuttle pick-up at 17h00 to Karoo Skoffel event at Schoombee Country Club, to arrive back at accommodation at 23h00.

Saturday, 11 Dec:

·        Shuttle pick-up at 08h30 for picnic breakfast at Karoo Roos padstal.

·        Shuttle pick-up at 11h00 for Fairfield Festival (food, drinks, farm products, kids entertainment) on Fairfield Farm.

·        Shuttle-pick-up at 17h00 for Fresh at Beskuitfontein Night Run & Karoo Braai, to arrive back at accommodation at 23h00.

Sunday, 12 Dec:

·        Shuttle pick-up at various times from 04h00 for Fresh at Beskuitfontein Trail Run on Beskuitfontein farm with pop-up market, food and drinks stalls.

·        Shuttle departs back to Johannesburg/Pretoria from Beskuitfontein Village at 12h30, to arrive back in Gauteng at around 19h00.


1.5.  INCLUDED

FRESH KAROO HOSPITALITY

GREAT TIME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

WATER POINTS ON ROUTE AND FINISH

SPECIAL MUG & BESKUIT FOR FINISHERS

WELL MARKED ROUTES

GOODIE-BAGS

MEDICAL STAFF

ABLUTION FACILITIES

EAST-END BREWING CO CRAFT BEER AND GIN

FOOD AND REFRESHMENT STALLS

KIDZ ZONE

SATURDAY NIGHT RUN

 

1.6.  EXTRA’S

Accommodation and meals available at the race village (Skaduheuwel camp site on Beskuitfontein farm) offers basic family-friendly bush camping facilities with shared bathrooms:

Guesthouse accommodation available at Carlton Heights Guesthouse (located 3km from the race village on Beskuitfontein farm) at www.carltonheights.co.za or mail [email protected] Guests are to do their own bookings for this option.

Other guesthouse accommodation and restaurants are available in Middelburg. Guests are to do their own bookings for this option. Visit www.middelburgkaroo.co.za for Middelburg’s accommodation options.

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1.7  CHARITY – HUIS KAREE ACVV HOME FOR THE AGED

Huis Karee (Union Festival Commemoration Home) Home for the Aged in Middelburg.

Irene van der Walt (Cell 072 467 0936).

 

1.8  SPONSORS & COLLABORATORS

Core Merino

OVK

East-End Brewery Co

Squirrel Nut Butter

Sportsmans Warehouse

Tailwind Nutrition

 

 


 


Additional information

Refund policy No refunds

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[email protected] 11-12 December 2021
Race Village
N10, South Africa
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