Prestige Trail Run Series #1 - Kaia Manzi Edition

Distance: 21km | 15km | 10km | 5km (4 Day Stage Race)

27 May 2018, Sun @ 08:00, Kaia Manzi

Join us for the Winter Prestige Trail Run Series 2018, the top of the crop hand-built trails around Pretoria’s outskirts.
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Join us for the Winter Prestige Trail Run Series 2018, the top of the crop hand-built trails around Pretoria’s outskirts.

The Prestige Puzzle Medal

When you cross the finish line at each of the events you will receive a selected piece of your medal. Once you have completed all 4 events you will have one complete 110mm Prestige Trail Run Medal. We will kick off the series @ Kaia Manzi with the base medal, event 2, 3 & 4 will consist of the inner medals.


Legends Craft Beer & Cider on Tap

Participating in a prestige event means prestige craft beer AND cider will be on sale at each event. For this series Legends Brewery will be the supplier of choice. They will serve Lager, Cookies & Cream Ale & Gin Ice Tea on tap. #LegendsDrinkLegends


Official Vitality Racing Event (VRE)

Taking part in race events is a great way to stay motivated to exercise regularly – from a 5km fun run to an endurance event such as a cycle race or marathon. To celebrate all levels of event participation of our Vitality members, we have expanded our race event calendar to include any timed and verified race event in the disciplines of cycling, walking/running, swimming and major multisport events. This means you are able to compete both locally and in international events – and be rewarded for it.


Key 360 Nutrition

As athletes we need the highest quality supplements which is safe to use and that we can trust. We developed KEY360 Performance Nutrition for this sole purpose. KEY360 Nutrition is a superior product range, manufactured from only the best nutritional ingredients. Our products are tested by athletes and specialists that understand what it takes to conquer and dominate in sport.


Run-A-Way Sport

For a prestige event we can't just partner up with anyone except for the best. Run-A-Way Sport is very well known in the trail & road running industry and they will be our partner of choice. Number collections will take place on the Friday prior to each event of the Prestige Trail Run Series - The Best Local Trail Collection @ Run-A-Way Sport between 3 & 5pm. They will also be sponsoring running merchandise & vouchers at each event. Pop in at their shop and see what they offer!


Funky Pants

We would like to welcome Funky Pants Gauteng on-board as the official pants sponsor of the Prestige Trail Run Series - The Best Local Trail Collection. They will be present at every event of the series so bring your cash and buy your own unique Funky Pant! There will also be a few Funky Pants spot prizes up for grabs.


View the official flyer

View our official flyer by clicking on the image.


Our venues will be:

  1. Kaia Manzi – 27 May 2018, Sunday - Starts at 8am
  2. TAF (Tierpoort Adventure Farm) – 8 July 2018, Sunday - Starts at 9am
  3. Ingaadi Spa – 5 August 2018, Sunday - Starts at 8.30am
  4. Wattlesprings Country Recreation – 15 September 2018, Saturday - Starts at 8am

Registration & Number Collection will open 2 hours before the start time, on the day entries will be accept at a R30 surcharge(if the entry limit has not been reached). We accept Credit Cards, Cash & Snapscan


How it works

  • Enter for all four races and receive a free T-Shirt at the last event, this will allow everyone to receive their well earned T-Shirt.
  • Each race you complete will consist of a partial individual medal, after completing all four events your Prestige medal will be complete. The first 500 paid up pre-entrants for all 4 events will receive their medal on race day, the rest will receive their medal for Run #1 at the next event together with that days medal.
  • Distances at all venues will consist of 21, 15, 10 & 5km

Series Entry Fee (Enter for all 4 events)

  • 21km - R800
  • 15km - R700
  • 10km - R600
  • 5km - R400

Individual Event Entry Fee (Enter for one event)

  • 21km - R200
  • 15km - R175
  • 10km - R150
  • 5km - R100

Your entry will include:

  • Medal for all finishers
  • Great scenic well marked, routes, loads of single track & jeep track
  • Fully stocked waterpoints
  • Earn Vitality Points
  • National Trail Seeding Event
  • Ample parking with security
  • LIVE Timing

What else is there?

  • Chill zone
  • Gourmet food stands
  • Craft Beer
  • Gourmet coffee

Prize Structure (Male & Female)

Individual Event Prizes Overall Series Prizes(GC)
Prize Category 21km 15km 10km 5km 21km 15km 10km 5km
1st R1,000 R700 R500 R300 R2,000 R1,400 R1,000 R500
2nd R500 R400 R300 R200 R1,000 R800 R500 R400
3rd R300 R300 R200 R100 R500 R600 R400 R200

Feedback from our atletes about this trail (Aquavita Kaia Manzi Trail Run 2017)

"Well done and thanks for a great race today! Couldn't ask for better! ??"

Matt

"A beautiful race! Thank you, will definitely be back!"

Corne

"Excellent route,stunning views and good waterpoints.Love the race will do it again"

Michael

"Best trail run I have done, challenging and tough!"

Rinel

"Lekker race guys...awesome day?????? Thanks alot!!"

Roy
"Extremely well co-ordinated race. What a divine water table. Chilled energy drinks n water. Sweets, chocs n salt snacks. Thanq."

Amina

Route Profiles

No laps - Epic Scenery

21km (380hm)

The 21km route will consist of 380m elevation. The trail will consist of single track, cattle paths, jeep track & forest sections. There will be 3x fully stocked nutrition points along the route. The 21km is not for the faint hearted but will surely be worth the run!

15km (290hm)

The 15km route will consist of 290m elevation. The trail will have the best collection of single track, cattle paths, jeep track & forest sections over the shortest distance. There will be 2x fully stocked nutrition points along the route. The 15km is great for runners who would like to do a bit more than 10km but are not ready for the 21km yet but would still like to have fun.

10km (180hm)

The 10km route will consist of 180m elevation. The trail will have single track, cattle paths, jeep track & forest sections. There will be 2x fully stocked nutrition points along the route. The 10km is very popular among weekend warriors Á runners who would like to challenge themselves.

5km (115hm)

The 5km route will consist of 115m elevation. The trail will have single track, cattle paths & jeep track. There will be 1x fully stocked nutrition points along the route. The 5km is designed for family, friends, hikers & anyone who would like to be part of the Prestige Trail Run Series.

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Where and When?
Kaia Manzi
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