Bastille Day Trail Run 2019
13 July 2019 at 6:30 am – 5:00 pm
Bastille Day Trail Run is a wilderness adventure, for which you need to be prepared – you have been warned!
The Franschhoek Mountains in July can be covered in snow. The rivers are scenic yet cold.
This Trail Running adventure sells out every year, numbers are limited. You are assured of a wild time, wet feet and rewarding OBS, served by French Maids.
The Bastille Festival in the Main Street is a vibrant mix of good food and wine, to celebrate with, after your run. If staying over (highly recommended), book accommodation now – chat to Franschhoek Tourism ASAP!
Prices: (prices change at 11am on proposed date)
(15 Jan – 30 April)
50km – R595
35km – R595
25km – R375
15km – R225
(01 May – 30 June)
50km – R695
35km – R695
25km – R475
15km – R325
(01 July – Race Day)
50km – R795
35km – R795
25km – R575
15km – R425
Race garment – R300
This event uses Timing Chips.
If you wish to compete for Podium positions, email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Elite batch. Batches are divided as indicated upon entering.
50km – 06:30
35km – 07:00
25km – from 08:00 (10min Batch Starts)
15km – from 09:00 (10min Batch Starts)
Venue open from 6:00am on race day!
The start finish zone is located at the ‘Old Bells Lodge’ on the edge of the Berg River dam, (33’56’12.83’S, 19′ 4’27.14’E). Coming from Paarl side, head through Franschhoek on the main road (R45) until you hit the T-Junction at the Franschhoek Monument. Turn right and then right again onto the Robertsvlei road. Carry on for 5km and marshals will direct you to the parking.
Toilets and warm showers will be available.
We will be using the MySOS app for this event – click here to download instructions on how to use it.
Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run 2015 – Results
Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run 2016 – Results
Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run 2017 – Results
Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run 2018 – Results
For more details on the 2019 Bastille run click here