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Ladismith Cheese 7Weekspoort Trail Run

In addition to the shorter event on Friday night, a 29km route will now be made available to trail runners on Saturday.
Runners will now get the chance to encounter the iconic Hoeko Valley – a secret piece of countryside that defies time and begs you to explore. With breathtaking views, lush vegetation and fresh farm air, the route is ripe for the adventurous at heart.

Friday 2 October 2020

10 km

Start venue: Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith.

Finish venue: Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith.

Race entry fee: TBC

Race start time: 17:00

Registration: Friday, 2 October 2020 at Shalom Academy 14:00 until 17:00

Prize giving: 18:30, Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith.

Saturday 3 October 2020

29 km

Start venue: Amalienstein Packing Shed

Finish venue:  Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith.

Race entry fee: TBC

Race start time: 07:00

Registration: Friday, 2 October 2020 at Shalom Academy 14:00 until 19:30

OR

Saturday, 3 October 2020 at Amalienstein Packing Shed (start) 05:30 until 06:30

Prize giving:  13:00,  Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith.

7 weeks poort trail run 2019

Race Information

Trail Run Entry Fee

10 km trail run – TBC
29 km trail run – TBC

Registration

10KM
Date
: Friday, 2 October 2020
Time: 14:00 until 17:00
Location: Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith

29KM
Date
: Friday, 2 October 2020
Time: 14:00 until 19:30
Location: Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith

OR

Date: Saturday, 3 October 2020
Time: 05:30 until 06:30
Location: Amalienstein Packing Shed

Prize-Giving

10KM
Date
: Friday, 2 October 2020
Time: 18:30
Location: Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith

29KM
Date
: Saturday, 2 October 2020
Time: 13:00
Location: Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith

Venue and start times

10KM
Start venue:
Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith

Finish venue:
Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith

29KM
Start venue:
Amalienstein Packing Shed, Western Cape

Finish venue:
Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith

Start times

10KM
Date
: Friday, 2 October 2020
Time: 17:00

29KM
Date
: Saturday, 3 October 2020
Time: 07:00

Extras

Tented accommodation

There will be a tented village available. This includes a spacious two-man tent per person, ready for occupation when you arrive at the venue. A comfortable mattress is supplied per person. There will be hot showers and clean accessible toilets. Remember to bring your own bedding and towel. We can’t wait to welcome you to Shalom Academy!
Cost: TBC

Car drive services

Car drive services by Shalom Academy. Your car will be collected at the race start and driven through to the race finish in Ladismith, your car will be parked in a safe parking space and keys can be collected at the race office. The cost of this service is TBC and can be arranged with Elsabe.
Elsabe: 074 888 8000

Post-Race Shuttle

You can leave your car at the start in Amalienstein and pick it up after you have finished. There will be shuttles available every 30 minutes from 10:00 at Shalom Academy. Please note, no bike is allowed.
**The car drive service and post-race shuttle will be available for runners and cyclists.

Meals

Friday, 2 October 2020
There will be lasagne available for runners or cyclists the Friday night at Shalom Academy.
The cost of this dinner is TBC and can be arranged with Erina.
Email: erinag@absamail.co.za
Cell: 082 904 9010
Please note you will not be able to book online.

Saturday, 3 October 2020
Breakfast will be available at Shalom Academy. If you are interested in this option you can add it to your profile. The cost of this breakfast is TBC.

DIRECTIONS FOR 10KM

Start/Finish:

Shalom Academy Showgrounds on Route 62 just outside of Ladismith. Direction boards will be posted all along Route 62 (for those coming from Oudtshoorn too.)

DIRECTIONS FOR 29KM

Start:

Amalienstein fruit shed on Route 62 (25km from Ladismith en route to Oudtshoorn). Direction boards will be posted all along Route 62 (for those coming from Oudtshoorn too.)

Finish:

Shalom Academy Showgrounds on Route 62 just outside of Ladismith. Direction boards will be posted all along Route 62 (for those coming from Oudtshoorn too.)

RACE RULES / TERMS & CONDITIONS

Cancellations & Refunds

  • No substitutions will be accepted after two weeks prior to registration date.
  • Refunds up to six months prior to registration date at 75% of deposit.
  • Refunds up to three months prior to registration date at 50% of deposit.
  • No refunds after three months prior to registration date.
  • Please note that only fully paid entries received two months prior to registration date will receive the complimentary event apparel.
  • Entries are not transferable.
  • NO EXCEPTIONS (INCLUDING MEDICAL).

PERTINENT INFORMATION ON THE START VENUE AND PARKING

To accommodate the expected number of participants, parking has been moved to the fruit drying grounds (vrugte-droogbane) of Amalienstein. This is a secure area where parking attendants will help you find a parking spot and look after your vehicle. Late registration and an information desk will be located at the fruit packing shed next door, where ablution facilities will also be available. Late registration will be accepted until 06:30 on the race morning. Please come early, as you will be able to register and from 05:30 at the start on Saturday morning. Please note that no participant vehicles will be allowed to enter the Amalienstein settlement or the grounds of the fruit packing shed. Please follow the directions to the parking area or ask an official for help. Spectators are requested to use the same route as the participants.

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