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Creighton Aloe Festival Steam Train Trail and MTB

 
Date : 06 - 08 July 2018
Province : Kwazulu Natal
Location : Creighton Sports Club
Entries Close : 05 July 2018
Starting Time : 09:00
Late Entries : Yes
Timed By : N/A
ROAG Registration : No
Event Website : https://www.creightonaloefestival.com/

RACE DETAILS:

RaceStart TimePre Entry FeeLate Entry Fee
Fri | 6km Night Run17:30R 110,00N/A
Sat | 10km Trail Run09:00R 100,00R 120,00
Sat | 21km Trail Run 09:00R 170,00R 200,00
Sat | 5km Trail Run09:00R 30,00R 50,00


MORE INFO:

REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION

 

FRIDAY NIGHT RUN

SATURDAY TRAIL RUNS

DATE:

06/07/2018

07/07/2018

TIME:

17:00 – 17:30

06:00 – 08:30

VENUE:

Myddelton Farm

Avebury Farm

TRAIL RUNNING

FRIDAY 6TH JULY:

7km Night Run & shorter loop . R110 pp includes Dinner at the Creighton Sports Club. Bring a headlight.

SATURDAY 7TH JULY:

21km or 10km or 5km  ....spectacular scenes and amazing trail running fun! think cattle tracks, waterfalls, bridges, Aloes ......lots of it!

SUNDAY 8TH JULY: 

18km Train & Trail run - do not miss it!! You will have an amazing 1h30min train ride and then get dropped off to race the train home.

TRAIN & TRAIL RUN 18KM: 

Entries are Limited NO LATE ENTRIES ON THE DAY! Please contact us directly for bookings - creightonaloefestival@gmail.com

Families/Friends that would like to join runners on the train (Sunday) need to contact us directly for bookings - creightonaloefestival@gmail.com Adults R200 / Kids R100.

** PLEASE NOTE ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE FOR THE TRAIN, UNLESS YOU CAN FIND A  SUBSTITUTE (TRULY SORRY BUT WE BOOK SEATS ON THE TRAIN THAT WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR)

PRE-ENTRIES & ON THE DAY ENTRIES FOR ALL OTHER RACES ARE ACCEPTED

MTB

ROUTE DESCRIPTION:

Sunday 8th July Train & 25km Mountain Bike Ride

Rail & Ride 25km MTB

Participants and passengers will depart from the Creighton Train Station at 07:00am sharp. The train will meander along the Umzimkulu river for about an +- 1h30min before the Trail runners will be dropped off to start their race back to Creighton. The rest of the Mountain bikers and passengers will stay on the train. The train will then turn around at the Riverside Station. On the way back  after about 2h30min the mountain bikers will be dropped off to start their race.  Passengers will remain in the train and then disembark once they get to back to Creighton Station. 

It's pretty cold in the morning so pack warm clothes, pack your camera's and a picnic basket. You will be able to buy coffee/tea and snacks on the train. 

Breakfast and lunch can be purchased at the Creighton Sports Club (make sure to check the programme tab above to see what is happening throughout the weekend). There will also be various stalls and entertainment at the club to keep your family/friends busy:-)

Sunday Train Mountain Bike Ride 25km's: R300 per person 

 No late entries for the train trail/mountain bike ride will be accepted

TRAIN TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR NON-RIDERS:

Families/Friends that would like to join cyclists on the train need to contact us directly for bookings - creightonaloefestival@gmail.com. Adults R200 / Kids R100. Please note these tickets are limited.


PRIZES: 

Aloes


KIDS ENTERTAINMENT: 

Kids entertainment will be provided by Topgear Promotions at the venue (jumping castle and supervised play area). 


FOOD & BEVERAGES: 

Creighton Sports Club will be selling food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tea, coffee, sweets and cake Stalls will also be available. 


MARKET STALLS: 

Over 30 stalls selling a variety of products (clothing, sweets and crafts) will be available. 


LOCAL ACCOMMODATION: 

Please see the below website for further information regarding the local accommodation options: 

https://www.creightonaloefestival.com/accommodation


LOCAL ACTIVITIES: 

Hot air balloon rides, stalls, steam train rides and a live band on Saturday night will be some of the activities during the weekend.