Countdown to Puma trail run begins

Leilani Scheffer

Seen here: Leilani Scheffer in action at the 2014 event. Photo Credit ~ Volume Photography

Calling all trail running enthusiasts!  The action-packed PUMA Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) this coming weekend.  Taking place on Sunday, 25 January 2015, entrants can choose between a challenging 12km and less daunting 6km route.

Track and field runner Edwin Sesipi claimed gold at his trail running debut when he took on the 12km race in 2014.  “I really enjoyed the event.  The course was nice, but tough,” said Sesipi.

Leilani Scheffer has secured the top spot on the podium in the women’s 12km race for the past two years.  “Coming from Rustenburg, we only get to run against club runners, where at the Puma Trail Run we get the opportunity to compete against city runners as well.  The event is well organised and there is a very nice vibe with good runners taking part,” says Scheffer.

Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes.s.

EVENT INFORMATION:  

Date: Sunday, 25 January 2015                
Venue: Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province)
Distance: 6km and 12km
Start Time: 07:00 (both events)
Entry Fee: 6km / R100
  12km / R120

Number Collection:  Buffelspoort Dam

Friday, 23 January 2015 16:00 – 19:00
Saturday, 24 January 2015 11:00 – 13:00
Sunday, 25 January 2015 05:30 – 07:00

Late entries will be accepted on each of these days.

Cash prizes will be up for grabs in the long routes.  All entrants will receive an awesome goody bag that will contain a branded travel mug and a PUMA gift.  Medals will be awarded to all finishers, while all podium finishers will win an entry into the 2015 FNB Platinum Trail Run, and one lucky entrant will win a team entry into the 2015 ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun!

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For more information or to enter the PUMA Trail Run email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com.