Franschhoek Wine Valley

Bastille Day Trail Run 2019

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.

Start Times:

If you wish to compete for Podium positions, email info@energyevents.co.za 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!

Race Venue:

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.

CLICK HERE: Google maps from Franschhoek

Toilets and warm showers will be available.

Registration details:

TBC
Emergencies:
We will be using the MySOS app for this event – click here to download instructions on how to use it.
Previous results
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


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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.

 

Contact Us

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