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TRAIL RUN: INFO & ENTRY

We are happy to host the second annual Hessequa Heritage Trail Run and this year, it will take place on Saturday, 22 September 2018.
There will be a 2 distances: 5km and 16km.
The start of the 16km Hessequa Heritage Trail Run will be in Jongensfontein and will end at the Stilbaai Tourism offices at the Palinggat Homestead while the 5km mini-trail run will start at the Skulpiesbaai parking area along the same route.

HESSEQUA HERITAGE TRAIL RUN (16KM)

The Hessequa area has various interesting heritage and historical sites and what better way to enjoy Heritage Weekend than to ‘visit’ a few of these places in the Stilbaai and Jongensfontein area on foot – by participating in the Hessequa Heritage Trail Run on Saturday, 22 September.
The trail run will start in Jongensfontein and will take runners via the beautiful coast line and past various historical places – like ancient fish traps, the shell middens, the ‘Wafra’ tok (fishing boat) and some of the oldest houses in Stilbaai – as well as on scenic hiking trails, to Stilbaai where it will finish at the Tourism Bureau at the Palinggat Homestead that also forms part of Stilbaai’s history.

Visit our Facebook page for information and photos about the ROUTE – see maps below

More information
How to register and enter:
Enter online (below)
Download the entry form and e-mail / fax / WhatsApp (Tel: 082 458 8517) it to us.
Enter and do registration on Friday (21 Sept) from 15:00 – 17:00 at the Tourism Bureau
Enter and do registration on Saturday morning (22 Sept) from 7:00 to 8:30 at the Stilbaai Community Hall.
PLEASE NOTE: PARTICIPANTS HAVE TO REGISTER FOR THE RACE BEFORE THE START (FRIDAY AT THE TOURISM BUREAU AND SATURDAY MORNING AT REGISTRATION AT THE STILBAAI COMMUNITY HALL). NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE STARTING POINTS!
► Entry fee: R120
► Shuttles to leave from the Community Hall for Jongensfontein at 8:15 and 8:45
► Start time of the race: 9:00 am
► Start venue: Jongensfontein at the tidal pool.
► Distance: 16 kilometres
► Finish venue: Stilbaai Tourism Bureau (Langenhoven Street)
► Shuttle service: Shuttles will leave for Jongensfontein from the parking area / registration area at the Stilbaai Community Hall at 8:15 and 8:40. If you miss the shuttle, you will have to make your own transport arrangements. (There will be no shuttles from Jongensfontein back to Stilbaai)
► If you miss the shuttle, you will be responsible for your own transport to the start.
► Participants are requested to park their vehicles at the Community Hall and NOT at Stilbaai Tourism as parking space there is extremely limited. The parking area at the community hall is safe and walking distance to the finish where the festivities will be.
► There is NO seeding for this event as this is a FUN event. Participants will mass-start per distance. Race numbers will be allocated on sequence of entries received at registration.
► Cut-off time: There will be NO cut-off time as we would like all starters to be able to complete the full distance.
► There will be 1 waterpoint on the route (at 11km mark for the 16km event – at the start of the 5km). Please take own water and supplements.
► There will be ‘sweepers’ behind the last runner and there will be medical assistance.
► All finishers will receive a special gift to remember the event by.
► Enjoy the festivities of the ‘Brood- en Beskuitfees’ at the venue

  • Entry Form: Download the entry form HERE
  • Photos of the event: 16km and general / 5km – more on Facebook (2017)
  • Results to be posted after the event

HESSEQUA HERITAGE MINI-TRAIL RUN (5KM)

There will also be a shorter mini-trail run of 5km that will start at the Skulpiesbaai parking area and will also finish at the Stilbaai Tourism Bureau. This route will be just as scenic and the fun at the end, will be worth it.

Registration for the event:
Enter online (below)
Download the entry form and e-mail / fax / WhatsApp it to us.
Enter and do registration on Friday (21 Sept) from 15:00 – 17:00 at the Tourism Bureau
Enter and do registration on Saturday morning (22 Sept) from 7:00 to 8:30 at the Stilbaai Community Hall where competitors are requested to park.
PLEASE NOTE: PARTICIPANTS HAVE TO REGISTER FOR THE RACE BEFORE THE START (FRIDAY AT THE TOURISM BUREAU AND SATURDAY MORNING AT REGISTRATION AT THE STILBAAI COMMUNITY HALL). NO ENTRIES WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE STARTING POINTS!
► Entry fee: R50
► Start time: 9:00
► Start venue: At the parking area at the Skulpiesbaai Beach
► Distance: 5 kilometres
► Finish venue: Stilbaai Tourism Bureau (Langenhoven Street)
► There is NO seeding for this event as this is a FUN event. Participants will mass-start per distance. Race numbers will be allocated on sequence of entries received.
►Shuttle service: Shuttles will leave for Skulpiesbaai from the parking area / registration area at the Stilbaai Community Hall at 8:15 and 8:40. If you miss the shuttle, you will have to make your own transport arrangements. (There will be no shuttles back from the starting point at Skulpiesbaai to the finish venue)
► If you miss the shuttle, you will be responsible for your own transport to the start.
► Participants are requested to park their vehicles at the Community Hall and NOT at Stilbaai Tourism as parking space there is extremely limited. The parking area at the community hall is safe and walking distance to the finish where the festivities will be.
► Cut-off time: There will be NO cut-off time as we would like all starters to be able to complete the full distance.
► There will be ‘sweepers’ behind the last runner and there will be medical assistance.
► There will be NO waterpoints on the route and participants have to take their own water.
► All finishers will receive a special gift to remember the event by.
► Enjoy the festivities of the ‘Brood- en Beskuitmark’ at the venue

Visit our Facebook page for information and photos about the ROUTE – maps below

  • Download the entry form HERE
  • Photos of the event: 16km and general / 5km – more on Facebook (2017)
  • Results (to be posted after the event)

Banking Details
Bank – ABSA 
Account Name – DirtRacing Promotions
Account No – 4078123133
Ref: Please use initials and/or name and surname

Hessequa Heritage Trail Run Entry Form

  • Bank : ABSA, Branch Code : 632005 Acc Holder : DirtRacing Promotions Account Number : 407 812 3133 Reference : Name & Surname
 

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