Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run set to take Blaauwklippen Wine Estate by storm!

The Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #1 is set to take Blaauwklippen Wine Estate by storm this coming Saturday (22 May 2021)!  The training run will consist of a 12 – 15km route and runners can choose to join one of three groups depending on the pace they would like to run. Everybody will start together.  Runners can expect a good mixture of single track, jeep tracks, technical trails, climbs and descents.  Seen here:  Trail Runners enjoying the action of a previous year’s Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience.  Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock

The Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #1 is set to take Blaauwklippen Wine Estate by storm this coming Saturday (22 May 2021)!

“To help trail runners prepare for the 3rd annual Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience that will take place at the picturesque Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 June 2021, we are excited to host two training runs in the build up to the event,” confirms Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “The first training run will take place this coming Saturday (22 May 2021) at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate.  The run will consist of a 12 – 15km route and runners can choose to join one of three groups depending on the pace they would like to run. Everybody will start together.”

“Runners can expect a good mixture of single track, jeep tracks, technical trails, climbs and descents,” continues Meyer.  “Look forward to meeting fellow Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run entrants while getting a taste of what to expect on event day.  Complimentary coffee, THIRSTI Water and a refreshing Savanna Non-Alcoholic Lemon Cider will be available to all runners at the training run and they will also receive a FREE Beet It Sport branded headscarf on arrival. The Blaauwklippen market will be in full swing for runners to enjoy afterwards.  We are excited to treat Savanna Origin of Trails entrants to two fun filled training runs in the build up to the 2021 Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience.”

EVENT INFORMATION:  Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #1

To add to the excitement of a stand-alone event, the Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience will host two Training Runs in the build up to event day.  

Training Run #1Date:  Saturday 22 May 2021
 Venue:  Blaauwklippen Wine Estate – meet on the market side of the farm
 Start Time:  08:00
 Distance:  12 – 15km
 Entry limit:  100 runners
 What to bring with to the run:  Enough food and water for the run, mask/head scarf, something warm for afterwards.
 Sign up via:  https://bit.ly/3httupk
  
Training Run #2Date:  Saturday 12 June 2021 
 Venue:  TBC

EVENT INFORMATION:  Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience

Launched in 2018, the Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience will treat runners to the best trails on offer in Stellenbosch.  Entrants can look forward to challenging, yet fun and rewarding routes with spectacular views.

Date:Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 June 2021
Festival Village:Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
Format:Two-Day Stage Race for individual entrants
Age Category:18+
Distance:Day 1:  between 22 – 25km
 Day 2:  between 15 – 17 km
Entry Fee:R950.00 per entrant

   All trail runners will receive an official event technical t-shirt as well as a finisher’s t-shirt.

   CHARITY SUPPORT:  The Savanna Origin of Trails proudly supports the Stellenbosch Trail Fund (STF).  Trail runners and mountain bikers can show their support by making a donation during the Savanna Origin of Trails online entry process.

   MORE ABOUT BEET IT SPORT:  An official partner of the 2021 Savanna Origin of Trails MTB and Trail Run Experience, Beet It Sport is the natural nitrate supplement most trusted by the world’s sporting elite, delivering a consistent 400mg dose of dietary nitrate, derived solely from concentrated beetroot juice, packed into a pocket-sized 70ml shot.  Scientifically shown to enhance endurance performance through increased blood flow and oxygen supply to the working muscle, Beet It Sport is also Informed Sport certified, which means every batch of product is tested by LGC’s world class sports anti-doping laboratory for contamination against a broad range of banned substances in sport. When you see the Informed Sport quality mark, you can be assured that it has passed the most stringent testing.  

   The Beet It Sport Nitrate 400 shot is designed to be conveniently consumed in one quick hit, to naturally boost sporting performance.  For more information on Beet It Sport SA visit: https://www.beet-it.co.za

   PLEASE NOTE:  The event organisers will at all times adhere to Government Regulations regarding COVID-19.

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For more information or to enter the Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience please email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com.