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Trail Lovers! Thank you for all your patience while I get into the groove of things as the CMC trail captain! With the trail season fast approaching, I am excited about all the adventures that lie ahead!

Combining the CMC and Durbac trail calendar has been amazing in getting more runners on the trails – which leads to safer running and much more fun!! Wednesday CMC trail runs will continue at Meerendal, Altydgedacht, Bellville Golf Course and Bloemendal.

Very important

Please remember your headlights!! It is getting darker on the trails!

New starting time: 17:45

I would like to take the opportunity to introduce and thank my wonderful team who is going to assist me in keeping all the runners safely on the right track during Wednesday runs:

  • Bellville Golf Course - Mark Stokell
  • Meerendal Wine Estate - Marilette Brown & Anton Franchi
  • Altydgedacht Wine Estate - Karin Gerber & Neil Broers
  • Bloemendal Wine Estate - Pauline Wilkinson & Anton Franchi

Please refer to the CMC Trail running FB group to download the trail run schedule as well as keeping an eye on the events posted. A BIG thank you to Conrad Meier for working out the calendar - you have been an immense help!

Weekly trail runs

Wednesday at 17h45 - 7.5 & 10 km options

Wed 05 April - Meerendal Wine Estate
Wed 12 April - Altydgedacht Wine Estate – Run For A Cause (See Below)
Wed 19 April – Bloemendal Wine Estate
Wed 26 April - Meerendal Wine Estate

Thursday at 18:00

  • Thurs 20 April – Durbanville Golf Course
April Races
  • 14 April – Two Oceans Trail Run

Weekend Pack runs

  • 02 April – Coetzenburg Trail Run 15 & 20km options

Run for a Cause

On Wednesday 12 April, we will be painting Altydgedacht BLUE! We are having a special run for Autism awareness. There will be a prize for the best dressed runner and Kurt Basson will be sharing information about Autism.

Grootvadersbosch Stage Race

The Red Army together with Durbac will be heading to Heidelberg for an exquisite 2-day stage race in the Grootvadersbosch Nature Reserve & Conservancy on 1-2 July 2017. If you still want to join in, please let me know so that we can arrange it for you.

What happened in March

On the 4th of March Heidi and Louis took our mini trail junkies to Tygerberg Nature Reserve for an informal run. Thank you for this great initiative!


Our runners were at the African X the weekend of 17 – 19 March. Congratulations to everyone who finished!! What an amazing achievement.


On the 21st of March we went to Middelvlei Wine Estate for the Trails In Motion Film Festival. A beautiful and inspiring evening!


Remember to have fun on the trails, it doesn't matter if you are a hare or a snail, just get out there!!

Magda Marshall



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By Estelle / Administrator on Apr 19, 2017

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