Franschhoek Wine Valley

Run the Pearl presented by Bergstreme Developments at Pearl Valley Golf Course

Join us as we explore this unique trail along the golf cart paths of our majestic Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course at Run the Pearl presented by Bergstreme Developments.

Prizes for the top runners, medals to all who finish, lucky draws, water points, live entertainment and food trucks available.

Discovery Vitality members will earn up to 100 fitness points for completing the 2.5km, 300 fitness points for completing the 5km event and 600 fitness points for completing the 10km event.

Pearl Valley Boma near Pearl Valley Golf Course

10km, 5km and 2.5km (Timed event)

When: Friday 26 April 2019, 07h00 – 17h00
Where: The Yard Gym at Val de Vie Estate.

Online entries close 15h00 on Friday 26 April 2019.

Registration and late-on-the-day entries from 06h30 – 08h00. (Please bring the correct amount of cash.)

No registration or late entries after 08h00.

Run briefing – 08h20 for all distances
10km – starts 08h30
5km – 08h40
2.5km –08h50

Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome.

Directions to Boma:
Maps to be handed out at Val de Vie Main Gate, Berg River Gate and Pearl Valley Gate.

2.5km – R50 pre-entries. R70 for late entries.
5km – R100 for pre-entries. R120 for late entries
10km – R150 for pre-entries. R150 for late entries

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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.


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.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

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

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861