FRESH@BESKUITFONTEIN 2020

Fresh@Beskuitfontein, 12-13 December 2020

  1. SUMMARY OF EVENT
    1. OVERVIEW

Fresh Trail’s second  Karoo trail run is located literally in the heart of South Africa close to the town of Middelburg.  Surrounded by the mountains of the Eastern Karoo, runners will enjoy spectacular views and rugged desert-like terrain which can morph into grassy green hills after  good rain.  The event is hosted on Beskuitfontein farm located on the national N9-n10 route through the Eastern Cape and is the ideal adventure-filled stop-over for travellers on-route to their December holiday destination.

  1. DATE AND DISTANCES

Saturday, 12 Dec. 2020:  Night fun-run starts at 20h00, free of charge; Karoo-braai serving dinner at 17h30; Race village offers camping facilities and meals.

Sunday, 13 Dec. 2020: Race day. +-5km Run, +-10km Run, +-20km Run, +-30km Run, Guided 3km kiddies walk. Race village offers food and drinks-stalls with POP UP market from early morning until midday.

Province: Eastern Cape

Town: Middelburg

Trail Destination: Beskuitfontein farm, N9-N10 national road between Middelburg and Colesberg

  1. TIME

12th December 2020 @ Beskuitfontein Village: Registration and late entries 14h00 – 17h00

13th December 2020 @ Beskuitfontein:  Late Registration from 04h30 at Beskuitfontein

Race Start Times:

+-30km Trail Run – 05h00

+-20km Trail Run – 06h30

+-10km Trail Run – 07h00

+-5km Trail Run – 07h15

Guided 3km kiddies walk – 07h15

Prize Giving – 11h00 at Race Village

  1. COSTS

Packages:

  1. Full Runner Package +-30km = R1000 p/p

– includes Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast- and lunch-ticket, tented accommodation for one night (bring own bedding), excludes race garment.

  • Full Runner Package +-20km = R900 p/p

– includes Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast- and lunch-ticket, tented accommodation for one night (bring own bedding), excludes race garment.

  • Full Runner Package +-10km = R800 p/p

– includes Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast- and lunch-ticket, tented accommodation for one night (bring own bedding), excludes race garment.

  • Spectator Package = R600 p/p

– includes Saturday dinner, Sunday breakfast- and lunch-ticket, tented accommodation for one night (bring own bedding), excludes race garment.

  • Family Package – if mom and dad purchase one of the above packages, kids under 10 years old stay and eat for free.
  • Self-camping = R150 p/p

– No meals, camping spot with access to ablution facilities and a braai-area (no electricity), excludes race garment.

  • Additional one-night accommodation package = R460
  • Includes Sunday dinner and light breakfast on Monday, tented accommodation for one night (bring own bedding).
  • Run Only (Includes Night run, excludes race garment) R200 extra for race garment

– Guided kiddies 3km Walk = R50

– 5km Trail = R120 (kids under 10 years pay only R50)

– 10km Trail = R200

– 20km Trail = R300

– 30km Trail = R400

– Late entries R50, no race garment

  • Meals Tickets

One meal ticket for dinner on Saturday or Sunday: R150

One meal ticket for breakfast or lunch to the value of R60 redeemable at any of the food or drink stalls on Sunday. If you purchase an item costing more than R60, then one to pay the additional amount in CASH directly to the stall.

  1. Shuttle Service from Johannesburg/Pretoria

R1000 p/p return minimum 4 pax. 

Fresh Trails will advertise a Fresh Adventure Trail Tour at Beskuitfontein, which will link up to the main event. The runners will arrive on Friday afternoon and depart on Monday morning (14th Dec.). Transport, tented accommodation, trail routes and food included. – Eloff just to confirm the price p/p for this tour

  1. Helicopter trips – still to be confirmed
  • Helicopter trip with sundowners on the 12th Dec = Rx p/p

Includes a return helicopter trip to one of Beskuitfontein farm’s cliffs where you will enjoy sundowners and snacks with spectacular Karoo views.

  • Helicopter trip with light breakfast on the 13th Dec = Rxp/p

Includes a return helicopter trip to one of Beskuitfontein farm’s cliffs where you will enjoy a light champagne breakfast with spectacular Karoo views.

  • Helicopter trip with sundowners on the 13th Dec = Rx p/p

Includes a return helicopter trip to one of Beskuitfontein farm’s cliffs where you will enjoy sundowners and snacks with spectacular Karoo views.

  • Helicopter flip on 13th Dec = Rx p/p

Includes a helicopter flip with spectacular Karoo views.

  1. INCLUDED

FRESH KAROO HOSPITALITY

GREAT TIME WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

WATER POINTS ON ROUTE AND FINISH

SPECIAL MUG & BESKUIT FOR FINISHERS

WELL MARKED ROUTE

COMPLIMENTARY FARM TOUR

MEDICAL STAFF

ABLUTION FACILITIES

STELLER CRAFT BEER AND GIN

FOOD AND REFRESHMENT STALLS

KIDZ ZONE

SATURDAY NIGHT RUN

  1. EXTRA’S

Accommodation and meal packages available at the race village (Skaduheuwel camp site on Beskuitfontein farm) offers basic family-friendly bush camping facilities with shared bathrooms:

  1. Runner Tented accommodation for 1 person on the 12th (1 night) at the race village, including the following meals: dinner on the 12h; breakfast and lunch-ticket on the 13th (3 meals in total).

Bring cash for craft beer/ciders, drinks, and farmers market on the 13th. You can also bring your own drinks.

  • Spectator Tented accommodation for 1 person on the 12th (1 night) at the race village, including the following meals: dinner on the 12h; breakfast and lunch-ticket on the 13th (3 meals in total).

Bring cash for craft beer/ciders, drinks, and farmers market on the 13th. You can also bring your own drinks.

If you choose either the runner or spectator full package option, tented accommodation is included in your package. This consists of a tent and mattress; you are required to bring your own bedding. The tents are large enough to accommodate 2 people comfortably, and we encourage participants to share. However, we can supply a single tent per runner where required.

Guesthouse accommodation available at Carlton Heights Guesthouse (located 3km from the race village on Beskuitfontein farm) at www.carltonheights.co.za or mail carltonheihtsguesthouse@gmail.com Guests are to do their own bookings for this option.

Other guesthouse accommodation and restaurants are available in Middelburg. Guests are to do their own bookings for this option.

Food and refreshments will be available for sale (CASH ONLY) during the trail run event on the 13th.

Enjoy a complimentary tour of Beskuitfontein farm on the afternoon of the 12th December. Come and learn about all that a working Karoo farm entail!

  1. CHARITY – EMMANUEL CHILDREN’S HOME

Emmanuel Child & Youth Care Centre

18 Smid Street

Middelburg 5900

Eastern Cape South Africa

Contact: Carol Deysel (ECYCC Manager)

Telephone: +27 49 8424414

Mobile: +27 828674028 (Carol) or (Bertus) +27 765594896

Email: emm.childrenshome@gmail.com

NPO number: 073 629

Bank Details: ABSA Bank

Acc Name: Emmanuel Child & Youth Care Centre

Acc no: 9227982537

Branch code: 632005

Swift code: ABSAZAJJ

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