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Blinkwater Challenge

Date: 11 March 2017
Venue: Blinkwater – Douglas Smith Cottage
Distance : 20km and 13km Trail Run
Entry fee : 20km R200.00   and   13km R100.00
Race Organiser: Hillary Pitchford – 083 383 9929
Race Contact: Ankia Jonker – 082 875 4727 – doubletimetiming@gmail.com
Route Design:  Andy Mason – coddiwompletrails@gmail.com
Fundraising Intiative: Donation towards the Blue Swallow.

Directions to Start:

From Pietermaritzburg
  • Take the R33 towards Greytown
  • Just before entering New Hanover, turn left onto district road which has a sign for Elandspruit
  • Follow this road for 6km until you reach a T Junction
  • Turn right towards Seven Oaks and continue for 2km until you reach the Blinkwater sign
  • Turn left and continue for 3.7km until you reach the Mondi Depot/Workshop sign
  • Turn left and continue for 1.3km until you reach the Mondi Seele Workshop
  • Keep left at the workshop and continue for 6.7km which will wind up to the Douglas Smith Cottage
(don’t forget to look at the mountain as you drive up on your right as this is where you will be
running later)
From Greytown
  • Take the R33 towards Pietermaritzburg
  • Just as you exit New Hanover, turn right onto district road which has a sign for Elandspruit.
  • Follow this road for 6km until you reach a T Junction
  • Turn right towards Seven Oaks and continue for 2km until you reach the Blinkwater sign
  • Turn left and continue for 3.7km until you reach the Mondi Depot/Workshop sign
  • Turn left and continue for 1.3km until you reach the Mondi Seele Workshop
  • Keep left at the workshop and continue for 6.7km which will wind up to the Douglas Smith Cottage
Don’t forget to look at the mountain as you drive up on your right as this is where you will be
running later

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