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Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Trail Run 2012

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Two Oceans
Hermanus Whale Festival
Trail Runs

Curro School
Saturday 6th October

 

True Off-Road-on-tekkie adventures! These Trail Runs will lead you where very few humans have ran before. Beautiful mountain trails, river bank snaking, forest tracks, breath taking scenic trails. The fynbos will be in full bloom with protea and heather in abundance.

The 18km trail is aimed at the more experienced runner with more than 500m of ascent. The 10km is easier and is perfect for those runners who are starting out in trail running or those who just want to have an enjoyable trail run which is not too challenging. Both trails will give you true running pleasure.

Medals to all finishers, cash prizes and loads of lucky draws.

Food and beverage stalls, and kiddies entertainment at finish venue.

Entry fees:

18km – R100

10km – R80

5km fun run – R20

Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village.

Enter online at www.entrytime.com

Late registration opens at 06:30 at Curro School

18km starts at 08:20, 10km at 08:30 and the 3km fun run at 08:45

Paul du Toit 082 820 3331

 

 

Event: Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Trail Run
Date: Saturday 6 October 2012
Start Time: 08:00
Distances: 18km, 10km & 5km
Cost: Various

 

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Hemel-en-Aarde Valley MTB Challenges 2012

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Two Oceans
Hermanus Whale Festival
MTB Challenges

Curro School
Saturday 6th October

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The Hemel en Aarde Valley will be host to some awesome scenic routes with incredible views, vineries, fynbos and spectacular single- and jeep tracks.

The 50km route is tough and aimed at the experienced riders. More than 1200m of climbing awaits, but is rewarded with incredible views and stunning strails.

The 30km is route has half the amount of climbing of the longer route, but all is made worth your while for the amazing scenery and stunning strails that awaits your decent back home.

Medals to all finishers, cash prizes and loads of lucky draw prizes.

Food and beverage stalls, and kiddies entertainment at finish venue.

Entry fees:

50km – R150

30km – R100

5km fun ride – R20

Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village.

Enter online at www.entrytime.com

Late registration opens at 06:30 at Curro School

50km starts at 08:00, 30km at 08:10 and the 3km kiddies fun ride at 08:45

Jan van Schalkwyk 082 850 1062

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Event: Hemel-en-Aarde Valley MTB Challenges
Date: Saturday 6 October 2012
Start Time: 08:00
Distances: 50km, 30km & 5km
Cost: Various

 

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Camphill MTB Rides & Trail Runs 2012

As part of Camphill School’s 60th Celebrations Hermanus Adventures presents:

On Friday night 24 September we kick off with a leisurely sunset evening cruise. Starting at the Hemel and Aarde Village at 18h30. There will be a fast, medium and slow group and riders will be introduced to the Hemel and Aarde valley by night.

15 & 25 km Mtb Rides – 08:30 – R40.00 towards Camphill School.

Enjoy the newly developed Hermanus Cycle Route and explore it in your own time.

Spectacular single and jeep tracks with some beautiful farm crossings and sea views. This is not a race! It is an exploration on bike into the jewels of the Hemel en Aarde Valley. Camphill School needs your participation.

Registration opens at 07:30 and will remain open until 09:00.

7.7 & 15 km Trail Runs – 09:00 – R30.00 towards Camphill School.

The Camphill Trail Runs leads you over some of the most awesome single and jeep tracks in the Overberg. This is a new challenge, never ran before and Camphill invite you with open arms. Registration opens at 08:00.

2 km Family Fun Walk – 09:15 – R15.00 towards Camphill School.

The Family Fun Walk is a circular walk for Moms and Dads with junior on a push bike or push pram or walking. A leisure stroll through and around Camphill Farm. A great way to get away from it all!

All registration opens at 07:30 at the Mercury Hall, Camphill on the Caledon Road. See our directional boards.

The Start & Finish line is at the Camphill School Mercury Hall. Join in the fun! Bring the youngsters to enjoy a day on a farm.

Coffee and refreshments at 07:30

Breakfast Stalls at 08:30

Fair Stalls opens at 09:00

Join us for Camphill Farm produce, plants & herbs, craft stall, second hand books, clothes and white elephant stall and live music.

Come and munch away at our boerewors rolls, hamburgers, hotdogs, pancakes, tea & coffee and cakes, cold drinks and ice cream.

Games for the kiddies, jumping castles, a puppet show, pony rides, face painting and possibly a carousel.

If you feel to pledge assistance to Camphill School or need some more information call us or visit www.hermanusadventures.co.za

Paul 082 820 3331.

Camphill School is a Residential & Day School for children with Special Educational Needs. It is our 60th Birthday this year! Please support us by making a donation, which would go directly towards covering the costs of vulnerable learners whose parents are not able to pay their school fees.

Your donation could make a real difference to a child’s life.

www.camphill-hermanus.org.za/school.php

 

Date: Saturday 28 April 2012
Location: Camphill, Hemel-en-Aarde Valley
Start Time: 07:30
Distances: Various

Rola Volkswagen Hermanus Mtb Challenges 2011

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5, 15, 25 & 45 km Rides.

Hermanus Adventures has set new standard to great rides, scenic routes with spectacular single- and jeep tracks. The Hemel en Aarde Valley has produced some of the most awesome rides and Jan is sure to create some brilliant new venturing rides. R25,000 worth of prizes and prize money to ride for.

Entry fees:

45km – R150.00

25 km – R100.00

15 km – R50.00

5 km – R30.00

Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village. Enter at www.enteronline.co.za Late registration on the day from 06:30 45 km ride start at 08:00, the rest at 15 min intervals. A contribution will go to Camphill Farm and School for children and adults with special needs. Jan van Schalkwyk – 082 850 1062

 

Date: Sunday 2 October 2011
Location: Hemel-en-Aarde Village
Start Time: 08:00
Distances: 45km, 25km, 15km & 5km
Cost: Various

 

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Cliff Path Night Run 2011

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Grotto Beach to New Harbour

10 km night run.

Shear fun and exhilaration. No moon till late. Only the whales snorting, the sea and the rhythm of your heart. Cruise the cliff paths, skim the single tracks, cross the Mussel River, stop at the Village for a well deserved Coke and Beer Break, beat the bushes and join us with a cold drink at the end. You will be proud to show around your coveted Cliff Path Whale Tail medal. In years to come you will be proud to claim: ‘I did the first ever Cliff Path Night Run!’

SECURE PARKING AND SHUTTLE SERVICE Park your vehicle at the New Harbour and we will shuttle you free of charge to the starting point. Ride the Whale Taxi from 17:00 until 19:00. Entry fee is R80.00 Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village Enter at www.enteronline.co.za Late registration opens at 18:00 at Grotto Beach. Run starts at 19:30 A contribution will go to the Hermanus Cliff Path Management for the extension and upkeep of our beautiful cliff paths. Paul du Toit 082 820 3331.

 

Date: Tuesday 4 October 2011
Location: Grotto Beach to New Harbour
Start Time: 18:00
Distance: 10km
Cost: R80

 

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MTB Time Trials 2011

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15 km Mtb time trial.

Fast, furious and fun! 15 km against the clock. A short warm up on tar, then it is you, the bush and the clock. Great jeep tracks, winding single tracks, very little climbing and some great fun. It is the challenge of the future, only yourself to beat. The idea is not only to ride the time of your life but also have some great fun! Cyclists will set of one by one every 30 sec and rock the daisies against the clock! Get your Time Trial Certificate to state your case and point! Entry fee is R30.00 per ride. (Yes, you may do it twice!)

Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village. Enter at www.enteronline.co.za Late registration opens at 16:00. First rides will start at 16:15. A contribution will go to Overstrand Hospice Jan van Schalkwyk 082 850 1062

 

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2011
Location: Hemel-en-Aarde Conference Centre
Start Time: 16:00
Distance: 15km
Cost: R30

Hemel en Aarde Run Time Trials 2011

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6 km Run Time Trial.

We put you to the challenge! Join us in some shear fun and true grit. The 6 km circular run leads you out on a short warm up on tar. Then it is you, the bush, awesome single tracks and the clock! The idea is not only to run the time of your life but also have some great fun!

Runners will set of one by one every 30 sec and rock the daisies against the clock!

Come and join some mind-like maddies and take up the challenge. Get your Time Trial Certificate to state your case and point! Entry fee is R30.00 per run. (Yes, you may do it twice!)

Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village.

Enter at www.enteronline.co.za Late registration opens at 16:00. First run will start at 16:15. Put yourself to the test and raise money for Hermanus Animal Welfare. Jan van Schalkwyk 082 850 1062

 

Date: Thursday 6 October 2011
Location: Hemel-en-Aarde Conference Centre
Start Time: 16:00
Distance: 6km
Cost: R30

Hemel-en-Aarde Valley Trail Run 2011

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 6, 12 & 17 km Mountain Trail runs.

True Off-Road-on-tekkie adventures! The 12 & 17 km Trail Runs will lead you where very few humans have ran before. Beautiful mountain trails, river bank snaking, forest tracks, breath taking scenic trails. The fynbos will be in full bloom with protea and heather in abundance. The 12 km has only 305 m elevation whereas the 17 km will knock you with 435 meters climbing. A true challenge for the adventures runner. The 6 km Bosloop will take the novice on a journey of a lifetime. Short bursts of single track, river side bush trails, river crossings [maybe dry?] and pure running pleasure. R10, 000 prizes and prize money up for grabs.

Entry fees:

17 & 12 km Trail Runs – R70.00

6 km Bosloop – R40.00

Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village. Enter at www.enteronline.co.za

Late registration opens at 06:30 17 km starts at 08:00, the 12 km at 08:05 and the 6 km Bosloop at 08:10 Overstrand Training Institute will receive a donation to be used in alien bush eradication Paul du Toit 082 820 3331

Date: Saturday 8 October 2011
Start Time: 08:00
Distances: 17km, 12km & 6km
Cost: Various

 

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Hermanus Old Harbour Open Water Swim 2011

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400 & 800 meters Open Water Swim. Southern Right Whales territory!

Is this a recipe for madness? No, we do it the wet way. Under strict supervision of Walker Bay Adventures and the NSRI we will take swimmers on a 400m outward bound buoy to return and finish in the Old Harbour. Join the crowd and do your best Duffy Duck paddle. Every finisher will receive a Whale medal, the first ever! Entry fee: R50.00 Entry forms are available at Euodia Cycles and Wine Village at Hemel en Aarde Village.

Enter at www.enteronline.co.za Late registration opens at 10:00 First swim start at 12:00.

NSRI will receive a donation to assist them with their daily tasks. Deon Ferreira – 082 460 2943

 

Date: Sunday 9 October 2011
Start Time: 10:00
Distances: 400m & 800m
Cost: Various

 

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Stanford Oesfees Challenge 2011

5 km Stanford Oesfees Bosloop

10 km Stanford Trail Run

5 & 25 km Stanford Oesfees Mtb Challenges

‘n Uitdaging soos min! Sir Robert Stanford Estate maak nie net uitstekende wyn nie, die plaas beskik ook oor van die mooiste bos, berghange en lopende spruite. ‘n Ware lushof vir enige buitelug sport entoesias.

The Mtb rides will take riders on vineyard paths, great jeep track challenges, cliff paths, fynbos paths and awesome forest single tracks. For the little ones, family outings and novices the 5 km is a gentle introduction to this great sport and easy enough for mom or dad to jog along to give junior the much needed support. The 25 km ride will take riders to some of the most beautiful but challenging farm and mountain terrain. Some technical stretches, great mountain single tracks, Dam wall crossings, nifty forest tracks and mind boggling views of the Stanford Mountain and valley. Both rides will finish with great funfair at the Hospice Music Pavilion.

25 km starts at 08:00 Entry fee R70.00

5 km to follow at 08:05. Entry fee R20.00

The Bosloop and Trail Run take athletes and novices into the bliss of this great farm. Dam crossings, fynbos bundu, cliff paths, several spring crossings and some of the best blue gum forest paths. Whether you run or walk the 5 km, it will tax body and soul and raise the spirit. The 10 km will add some awesome mountain trails, great water features [no wet feet!] and will join the 5 km at the end to finish a great run at the Hospice Music Pavilion.

10 km Trail Run starts at 08:15 Entry fee R50.00

5 km Bosloop starts at 08:20 Entry fee R20.00

Prize Giving at 10:00 at the Hospice Music Pavilion. Cash Prizes Galore! Prizes for oldest, youngest, slowest and those who can show battle scars! Great prizes in the Lucky Draw. Something for everyone!

Hermanus Adventures will donate 20% of profits to the Overstrand Hospice for the great work they do!

The Stanford Oesfees Challenges & Overstrand Hospice Summer Concert will also include the very famous Stanford Canoe Race and Stanford Pumpkin Challenge. Festival organizers promise a great day with fun outdoor activities, Tractor Rides, Kiddies Corner, Beer Tent, Arts & Craft Market, and much much more! The famous Sir Robert Stanford Grappa & Witblitz will join all the surrounding wineries for a vino-phenomenal experience. You are invited to join us later that afternoon to the spectacular Overstrand Hospice Summer Concert.

Accommodation options are plentiful; make a weekend of it with friends and family. For the full program and other queries visit www.stanfordinfo.co.za

A Fun Farm day for the Family!

Hermanus Adventures Team Mtb: Jan – 082 850 1062 and Deon – 082 460 2943 Bosloop & Trail Run: Paul – 082 820 3331 and Craig

Date: 19 March 2011
Start Time: From 08h00
Cost: Various

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