Tru-Cape 10th Packhouse Challenge 2019

24 August 2019
Grabouw Country Club
Morning Race

Tru-Cape 10th Packhouse Challenge

Annual Packhouse Challenge organized by Elgin Grabouw Athletics Club on 24 August 2019


The return to the Grabouw country club means a return to the much-loved trails around the Eikenhof dam and surrounding mountains

This event is held under the rules and regulations of ASA and Boland Athletics

Entries Information

  • Online entries via EntryNinja
  • Registration and late entries on the day from 06h00
  • All minors (under the age of 16) must be accompanied by a guardian at the event
  • Entry fees are non-refundable


Start Time
Race Type
Licenced Athlete
Unlicenced Athlete
Minimum age
Date: Sat 24 Aug
Start Time: 07:30
Distance: 21.1km
Race Type: Road
Licenced Athlete: R 90
Unlicenced Athlete: R 130
Minimum age: 16 years

10km Trail Run

Start Time
Race Type
Race fee
Minimum age
Date: Sat 24 Aug
Start Time: 10:00
Distance: 10km
Race Type: Trail
Race fee: R80
Minimum age: 12 years

5km Fun Run

Start Time
Race Type
Race fee
Date: Sat 24 Aug
Start Time: 11:30
Distance: 5km
Race Type: Run / Walk
Race fee: R40

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General Information

  • Medals:
    • 21.1km: First 300 finishers
    • 10km trail: First 650 finishers
    • 5km Fun Run: First 2500 finishers
  • Packhouse challenge is won by the team that cumulatively completes the most kilometres i.e.:
    • 10 athletes finishing the 21km = 210km
    • 5 athletes finishing the 10km = 50km
    • 20 athletes finishing the 5km = 100km
    • Total would be 360km (210 + 50 +100km)

  • Anyone can take part; the race is open for the public.
  • Tru-Cape invited companies in the fruit industry to participate for a Packhouse Trophy
  • Only athletes directly associated to a company will qualify to be part of the Packhouse Trophy (i.e employed by a company, spouses, children, or associated farmers and their direct families).
  • To qualify for the king of the mountain medal all 3 races needs to be completed before 12h00


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