Trail running enthusiasts will get to experience trail running at its best at the 10th annual Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run that will return to the ATKV Buffelspoort (North-West Province) on Sunday 04 June 2023.
Catering for the entire family, there are four fantastic events to choose from: a Long Route (+-24km), Short Route (+-12km), Fun Run (+-8km) and a Kids Event (2.5km).
“Set in the beautiful Buffelspoort Valley, few trail running events in and around Gauteng offer the spectacular variety of trails that you’ll get to experience when taking on the Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run Long Route (+-24km),” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “Boasting a 526m ascent, this route will include gravel roads, jeep track, bushveld single track and soft sand at some sections. There will also be one or two gully sections to navigate. The Long Route is ideal for top trail runners who would like to race each other on a moderate distance trail. The route is also ideal for fit and well-conditioned road runners that would like to give trail running a go.”
“The Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run Short Route (+-12km) features a 218m ascent and is designed for the adventurous runner who loves to be outdoors, running in a beautiful natural environment,” continues Meyer. “The route includes technical, but safe sections, just don’t rush things when going down the gully. If you are able to run 10km comfortably on the road, you will enjoy this route that is also ideal for runners that are new to the sport of trail running.”
“Featuring a mild 143m ascent, the Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run Fun Run (+-8km) is the perfect event for younger runners,” adds Meyer. “This route is designed to ensure that entrants (young and old) enjoy a wonderful trail run in Buffelspoort. It’s perfect for the family to run together, even if you walk the entire way you will still enjoy it.”
EVENT INFORMATION: Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run
|Date:||Sunday 04 June 2023|
|Venue (start & finish):||ATKV Buffelspoort|
|Distances & Entry Fee:||Long / +-24km / R415.00|
|Short / +-12km / R315.00|
|Fun / +-8km / R215.00|
|Kids / 2.5km / R100.00|
|ENTRIES CLOSE:||29 May 2023|
The entry fee includes:
- an official event technical t-shirt to the first 1000 (paid) entrants
- medals will be awarded to all finishers
- drawstring bag
- Sponsor gifts
CHARITY SUPPORT: The Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run proudly support the The Kindness Collaboration. Founded by Fedhealth and Operation Healing Hands (OHH), The Kindness Collaboration offers much needed support to South Africans who cannot afford quality medical care. All medical professionals associated with OHH provide their time and skills for free; the funds raised go towards expenses such as consumables and random medical expenses. When entering the event online, trail runners can donate towards the cause.
FREE RIDER JERSEY: Entrants that donate R400 or more towards The Kindness Collaboration will receive a rider jersey compliments of OHH and Fedhealth.
PRIZE PURSE: The Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run Long Route (+-24km) boasts a R22 000.00 Prize Purse in 2023. The overall men’s and women’s winners will take home R3000 each, while R2000 will go to the runners’ up with third place finishers securing R1000 each. Prize money has also been allocated to the top three finishers in the following categories: Senior Men and Women, Sub Vet Men and Women, Vet Men and Women, Master Men and Women and Grandmaster Men and Women.
To view the 2023 Prize Purse Breakdown visit: https://www.stillwatersports.com/fedhealth-magalies-monster-platinum-trail-run-prize-purse/
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