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Sporting Activities



Franschhoek is regarded as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa based on the number of world class restaurants we have in our very tiny village. Many of our vineyards have stunning restaurants offering amazing plates of food to their visitors to enhance their winelands experience. 


Did you know you can enjoy game viewing while wine tasting in Franschhoek?  It's true, and an excellent way to enjoy our offering.

Below is a comprehensive list of all things wine an food with tours, tastings and pairings galore.

Sport Events

For the fit and the not so much...

THE PARK RUN

at Rickety Bridge
The Park Run is a world-wide organisation operating in many countries of the world.  In South Africa there are many that take place in various cities, towns and villages across the country and we have our own right here in Franschhoek.
It takes place every Saturday morning at 8am at Rickety Bridge and anyone is welcome.  Just be there by 7:45am and join the gang.
Register for free at parkrun.co.za/register

Dog friendly!
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LIONS TRAIL RUN @ GLENWOOD

29 September 2019
The inaugural Lions Spring Trail Run in Franschhoek will take place on the 29th of September 2019 at the spectacular Glenwood Wine Estate.

The Lions Club International meet the needs of communities worldwide. The 1.35 million members of our volunteer organization in 206 countries and geographic areas are different in many ways, but share a core belief – community is what we make it.

As part of there annual fundraising efforts the Lions Club Franshhoek will host their 1st Trail Run at Glenwood. They have acquired the services of Onsite Events who are well known for their Run The Vines Trail Run Series to assist with the management of the event.

Event Info:
17km - R170 - Start - 8:30am
10km - R120 - Start - 9:00am
5km - R100 - Start - 9:15am
ONLY 300 entries available!! Late entries at R30 if event is not sold out.
Timing by Timing.mobi.

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CROSS COUNTRY @ VAL DE VIE

6 October 2019
Discover the scenic running routes of Val de Vie Estate and enjoy a day out in the beautiful Cape Winelands at Cross Country Run presented by Bergstreme Developments, followed by the Val de Vie Market with polo, kids activities and live music.

ENTRY OPTIONS:
2.5km – R50
5km – R100
10km – R140

RUN INFORMATION:
- The first entries of the 10km will receive a t-shirts
- The first entries of the 5km will receive a goodie bag
- Cash prizes
- Race Village health vendors
- Medal Ceremony
- Medals to all who finish
- Timed event, chip included in the entry
- Earn Discovery Vitality Points
- Strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome
- Enjoy the Val de Vie Market and polo after the run

RACE VILLAGE PROGRAMME:
07:00 - Registration opens in the Race Village in the Polo Pavilion Ballroom
08:30 - 10km run starts
08:40 - 5km run starts
08:50 - 2.5km run starts
10:00 - Val de Vie Market
15:00 - Val de Vie Market ends

SKIP THE REGISTRATION QUEUE:
Pre-Event Registration will take place on 5 October 2019 at the ASG Store, The Yard, Val de Vie Estate.

Please note that sales close on 1 October 2019. Regrettably, no late entries will be accepted.

Enter on www.racetec.co.za

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PINK XTREME AT VREDE EN LUST

26 October 2019
Nestled within a natural amphitheater shaped by the vertical cliffs of the spectacular Simonsberg Mountain, lies Vrede en Lust Estate – home to the wines produced and bottled by the Buys-family.

On the 26 October 2019 the farm will be hosting their 4th annual Trail Run to help raise funds during Cancer Awareness month.

Runners will run through the vineyard on the slopes of the Simonsberg mountain and experience some of the most spectacular views on offer in the Paarl / Franschoek region.

This year will also see the 2nd time that we will be having a challenging 21km route with some steep climbs and some technical areas on the route thus the name PINK Xtreme!!

Event Info:
5km Run / Walk - R130 - Start 8:15 am
10km - Run / Walk - R160 - Start 8:00 am
21km - Run - R210 - Start 7:15 am

Late Entries - R30 extra

All runners will receive a goody bag.
Medals for all finishers.
Full entry fee will be donated to CANSA!!!!

Prizes: 1, 2nd and 3rd both male and female.

The entry fee includes your Timing.mobi timing chip. The chip will be on your race number so please make sure that you come early to collect your race number. Registration will open at 6:15.

Lots of lucky draws.

Only 700 entries!!!

Good food and wine!!
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CROSS COUNTRY @ VAL DE VIE

6 October 2019
Discover the scenic running routes of Val de Vie Estate and enjoy a day out in the beautiful Cape Winelands at Cross Country Run presented by Bergstreme Developments, followed by the Val de Vie Market with polo, kids activities and live music.

ENTRY OPTIONS:
2.5km – R50
5km – R100
10km – R140

RUN INFORMATION:
- The first entries of the 10km will receive a t-shirts
- The first entries of the 5km will receive a goodie bag
- Cash prizes
- Race Village health vendors
- Medal Ceremony
- Medals to all who finish
- Timed event, chip included in the entry
- Earn Discovery Vitality Points
- Strollers and dogs on leashes are welcome
- Enjoy the Val de Vie Market and polo after the run

RACE VILLAGE PROGRAMME:
07:00 - Registration opens in the Race Village in the Polo Pavilion Ballroom
08:30 - 10km run starts
08:40 - 5km run starts
08:50 - 2.5km run starts
10:00 - Val de Vie Market
15:00 - Val de Vie Market ends

SKIP THE REGISTRATION QUEUE:
Pre-Event Registration will take place on 5 October 2019 at the ASG Store, The Yard, Val de Vie Estate.

Please note that sales close on 1 October 2019. Regrettably, no late entries will be accepted.

Enter on www.racetec.co.za

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