Franschhoek Wine Valley

Congratulations to all Enduroman participants!

On Saturday 27 September, the inaugural Enduroman off-road triathlon was held in the Franschhoek Wine Valley.

Enduroman, Franschhoek, triathlon

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The race included a gruelling 2,5 km swim, an 80 km mountain bike leg and a 21 km trail run, which introduced some of the most scenic parts of Franschhoek to first-time participants.

Enduroman, Franschhoek, triathlon

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The mens' winner was Stuart Marais, who finished the race in 05:41:44, followed by Antoine van Heerden and Mathew Daneel. Stuart was second out of the swim, but managed to take the lead and build almost 20 minutes on the second place finisher.

Enduroman, Franschhoek, triathlon

Photo by Oakpics Photography

The ladies’ winner was Hanlie Booyens in 07:18:24, followed by Marilyn Fischer and Natia Van Heerden. Hanlie was 5th out of the water behind the leader Robyn Williams, but managed to take the lead on the bike leg and retain a four minute lead over the second placed lady.

Enduroman, Franschhoek, triathlon

Photo by Oakpics Photography

Hats off to all Enduroman participants! We look forward to welcoming everyone back to Franschhoek for the second Enduroman next year during the weekend of 26 September 2015.

Enduroman, Franschhoek, triathlon

Photo by Oakpics Photography

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.

Disclaimer

Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.

 

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Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek
7690

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861
info@franschhoek.org.za