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Montagu Breeze ~ 14km 

R850 per entrant

9km (Sat) / 5km (Sun)

Bonus 5km Run: Tag the Tuk-Tuk

(Friday evening)

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Montagu Cruise  ~ 23km 

R950 per entrant

16km (Sat) / 7km (Sun)

Bonus 5km Run: Tag the Tuk-Tuk

(Friday evening)

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Montagu Bruise  ~ 44km 

R1150 per entrant

30km (Sat) / 14km (Sun)

Bonus 5km Run: Tag the Tuk-Tuk

(Friday evening)

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Montagu Trail Festival is the newest and most exciting trail running event in the heart of Montagu, designed for the whole family. It's a jam-packed weekend of trail-based activities with something for everyone. 

 

Choose your distance, lace up and come stretch your legs on Montagu's beautiful trails! With your children safely entrusted to our minders at De Bos, our adventure village hosts for the weekend, you can run carefree.

 

Kicking off with a fun 5km “tag the Tuk-Tuk” warm-up night run on Friday evening it's the perfect prologue to Saturday and Sunday's main events! After the fun run, take a Montagu Meander through the town supporting the local community as you enjoy scrumptious food and great local vibes.

If the gorgeous runs aren't enough activity, sign yourself and your family up for an incredible rock climbing experience with Dave Webster, or grab your discounted day pass to the magnificent Avalon Springs - the 43 degree waters will soothe any tired legs!

 

Don't miss out on our family scavenger hunt on Saturday afternoon with prizes for all the children who enter.

This will be a weekend to remember: expect fabulous runs, fun family activities, music, great food, spot prizes and discounts on lekker local products - join us!

Montagu Trail Festival's Fun-tastic extras!

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Tag the Tuk-Tuk ~ 5km fun night run

Included in your trail run entry

Friday evening, 5pm start

Tag the Tuk-Tuk on this fun 5km route through the town to be entered into our prize draw!

How to enter: You're already entered when you sign up for your trail distance! 

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Supervised childminding while you race!

R300 per child

Saturday 6:30am - 2pm, including hotdog + fruit juice for lunch, Sunday 6:30am - 11am

Access controlled safety @ De Bos (weekend adventure village) so that you can run carefree!

How to register your child: Add to cart now and checkout when you enter ! 

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Parent / child scavenger hunt

R50 per child

Saturday 10th August, 2-3pm @ De Bos (weekend adventure village)

Fun prizes for all children who enter.

How to join the fun: Add to cart now and checkout when you enter ! 

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Children's 2.5km fun run

Free entry

Sunday, 11th August @ 8;30am

Group run with lead and sweep

How to join the fun: Add to cart now and checkout when you enter ! 

ADVENTURE ITINERARY

Day 1 ||
Friday 9th August

  • Registration 12noon - 4:30pm @ De Bos 

  • Tag the Tuk-Tuk 5km Fun Run starts 5pm

  • Montagu Meander 6pm onwards (self-paced)

Day 2 ||
Saturday 10th August

  • Race registration @ De Bos (6:30am - 7:30am)

  • Childminding service @De Bos Check in 6:30am - 7am (only)

  • Montagu Bruise 30km trail run starts 7am

  • Montagu Cruise 16km trail run starts 7:30am

  • Montagu Breeze 9km trail run starts 8am

  • Results and prize-giving @ De Bos starts 1:30pm

  • Scavenger Hunt @ De Bos 2pm - 3pm

Day 3 ||
Sunday 11th August

  • Race registration @Montagu Bowling Club (6:30am - 7:30am)

  • Childminding service @De Bos Check in 6:00am - 7am (only)

  • Montagu Bruise 14km trail run starts 7am @Montagu Bowling Club

  • Montagu Cruise 7km trail run starts 7:30am @Montagu Bowling Club

  • Montagu Breeze 5km trail run starts 8am @Montagu Bowling Club

  • Kiddies 2.5km fun run starts 8:30am @Montagu Bowling Club

To help plan your trip ...

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See here for FAQs

 - What is Montagu Trail Festival ?

It's a brand new trail-focused weekend in the heart of Montagu, designed to showcase the best of Montagu trails, activities, accommodation and to provide a fantastic family-friendly outdoor experience.

- Will there be music and a festive vibe on Saturday evening?

Yes! Wrap up warmly and come on down to De Bos, our adventure village for the weekend!

- Can I bring my children?

Absolutely - we're hoping to welcome trail enthusiasts of all ages, including kids. There are many activities tailored for them so that you can enjoy your runs and they can have as much fun!

- Tell me about the child-minding services? Who will watch my children while I run?

Our team, with the facilitation from local teachers and school staff will keep a safe eye on your children on Saturday and Sunday while you run. There will be fun activities and lunch provided on the Saturday. You'll need to sign your children in and out, and agree to our indemnity and consent. We take safety and compliance very seriously.

- Are the climbing guides certified to deliver the climbing experience to children?

Yes - David is an extremely experienced climbing guide who regularly works with children. You can contact him directly for more information and to book. 

- Can I book my accommodation as part of the package?

No, you'll need to sort your accommodation directly with the various establishments. We recommend De Bos if camping is your vibe, but pop along to the links above for other recommendations.
 

- Is the night run on Friday 9th, free? Can I book it separately ?

No, this is part of the trail run offering, although it is not timed. It's a fun run designed to help you become familiar with Montagu and to showcase some of the awesome restaurants and sites that the town has to offer. Tag the Tuk-Tuk is a fun experience with prizes up for grabs!

Leave No Trace and safety principles

 

Nyati-X follows the Leave No Trace principles (LNT) and this extends to all those who join us on our adventures. We do this because it

 

  • Protects the environment for you and future generations 

  • Improves your experience - An unspoiled area allows for a richer and improved experience for everyone. 

  • Following the laws and rules ensures the sustainability of the resources

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