Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience

Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience


COVID -19 regulations has forced us to have 2 separate starts, at 08h00 and 10h00 respectively, in order to ensure smaller groups and social distancing. YOU WILL PLEASE NEED TO CHOOSE YOUR PREFERRED START TIME, by logging into your Entry Ninja account. Please note that this is on a first come, first served basis and we cannot guarantee your preferred start time.

Set in the historic town of Stellenbosch, the Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience boasts two memorable days of trail running.

From idyllic vineyard trails to picturesque nature reserves, event routes will cover a distance of 15 – 25km per day, with trail runners being treated to two magnificent days of exploring the best and most exclusive trails on offer in Stellenbosch.

Be sure to take in the scenery, enjoy the routes while indulging in on-route offerings that go against the norm. The Race Village will be buzzing with excitement, live music, mouth-watering food, drinks and more.

What better way to celebrate your love for the sport than to experience a trail run like no other!


Date 26 & 27 June 2021
Race Village Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
Format Individual 2-day Trail Run
Distances Day 1: between 22 – 25km | Day 2: between 15 – 17 km
Entry Fees R 950
Entry Includes
  • 1x Technical T-shirt
  • 1x Finisher T-shirt
  • Spectacular on route experience
  • Access to exclusive, world class routes
  • A light breakfast pack with coffee on both days 
  • A scrumptious lunch pack on both days
  • Complimentary drinks
  • Well stocked water points
  • A finisher medal 
  • Trail access fees
  • Additional sponsor prizes
Entries Open Thursday, 19  November 2020
Entries Close Tuesday, 22 June 2021 (or once full capacity has been reached)


The Origin of Trails team will be hosting 2 training runs in the build up to the event in June. The dates are as follows:

  • 22 May 2021: Blaauklippen Wine Estate
  • 12 June 2021: Blaauklippen Wine Estate


Should the 2021 Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience taking place on the 26 and 27 of June 2021 be cancelled or postponed as a result of any events beyond the event organizer’s control (i.e. due to force majeure, COVID-19 restrictions, or legislation introduced by the South African government, etc.), then the following refund policy will apply to entrants:

  • 75% back or roll over to the 2022 event If Cancelled by Monday 31 May 2021.
  • 50% back or roll over to the 2022 event If Cancelled between Tuesday 01 June & Monday 20 June 2021.
  • No refund If Cancelled within 4 days of the event (21-24 November 2021), or on the day of the event.


Refunds are permissible, based on medical grounds only, until Monday 31 May 2021. An administration fee of 10% will be applicable

Roll-Overs are permissible, based on medical grounds only, until Monday 31 May 2021. An administration fee of R250 per person is applicable. Please note the following conditions regarding Roll-Overs apply:

Participants will be liable for any change in entry fee from one year to the next
Roll-Overs are valid for ONE year only. If the participant does not, for any reason, participate in the event in the year they have entered for or the year there after their entry fee will NOT be refunded
The event organisers are entitled to make venue and/or date changes and will not be held liable for roll-over entries that cannot be used as a result.

Substitutions are permissible however, an administration fee of R250 per person will be applicable. Substitutions are only available online, please use your ID number and login to complete the process.

For any event related queries please contact entries@stillwatersports.com