Franschhoek Wine Valley

Banhoek Duo & Trail Challenge at Boschendal

When     : Saturday 12 August 2017
Time        : 07h30
Venue      : Boschendal
Price        : From R120

On August 12th, a day of fun and challenging events awaits you at Boschendal Wine Estate! Nestled in the beautiful Banhoek valley just outside of Stellenbosch, Boschendal boasts some of the best single track in the Western Cape. As in 2016, athletes can choose to tackle a 10 or 25km trail run, or opt for the Duo Challenge (run, mountain bike, run). Duo athletes can choose to challenge the event solo or as a team, and will have the option of either a short or long distance. Partial proceeds from the events will go to support the Banhoek Conservancy & community.

Type          : Duo
Date           : 12 August 2017
Route        : Boschendal boasts some of the best single track in the Western Cape.

Duo Challenge (Run/Bike/Run)
Duo Challenge long (2.5km/25km/10km)
Duo Challenge short (2.5km/10km/5km)
Team Duo Long (2.5km/25km/10km)
Team Duo Short (2.5km/10km/5km)
Trail Run Challenge
Duo Challenge
Duo Long: R295
Duo Short: R225
Team Duo Long: R350
Team Duo Short: R250
Trail Run
25 km: R200
10 km: R120
Registration: From 07:30 at the venue.

Duo Challenge
Duo Long: 09:00
Duo Short: 09:10
Team Duo Long:09:00
Team Duo Short:09:10

Trail Run:
25 km:09:20
10 km:09:30

Late entries: +R30, if event capacity is not reached.

Timing chip compulsory for this event at R50 same chip as all the Amoija / Warrior / Impi / Entry ninja events. Chips can also be rented for R10 on the day.

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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’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • 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.


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

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861