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You can read our June 2015 Newsletter here.  Please use our contact page for any enquiries.

 

We recently did an interview with the Ladies SA Ultra Trail Champ and Stellenbosch local Danette Smith.  Find out where she goes to during runs and what her training regime is.

A nice article about Bennet Nel that the STF resident writer wrote for Fullsus.

Here is an excerpt.   For the full article go to the Fullsus website.

 

As Louise Ehret discovered there is much more to trail building that removing rocks and dirt. When the fires in 2011 devastated the very limited existing trails in the Jonkershoek Mountain Reserve, a small group of Stellenbosch individuals initiated a project to restore, maintain and extend the trails across these magnificent mountains. Firstly, they needed funding, as the entrance fee to the reserve is only used towards maintaining the main road infrastructure and not the single tracks. This was raised throught......

Look at this article in Go Multi.

 

 

 

 

Great exposure for the fund.  Please support the magazine and the fund.  Here is an excerpt.  Please to go the Go Multi site to read the rest.

 

Venue to challenging events such as the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge, Stellenbosch’s extensive mountain trail network is a result of the passion of a few, yet is enjoyed by thousands.

 

When the 2011 fires devastated the existing trails in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, a small group of Stellenbosch individuals initiated a project to restore, maintain and extend the trails across these magnificent mountains.  To do so, they needed an expert trail builder and funding, as the reserve’s entrance fee ......

We had a very successful auction evening held on the 11th of November at Tokara Deli.  To browse our brochure to see what was on auction you can download our brochure here.

We had a very successful evening at Bartinney Wine Bar in Stellenbosch on the evening of the 23rd of   June.  Mike, one of our directors spoke about our next steps and our plans in creating new trails to link a lot of existing trails across Stellenbosch.  A terrific time was had by all. Thanks to all who were there and a special thanks for Bartinney, Stellenbrau and BMT Grind for their support.  You can download the Powerpoint talk from the evening here.

Konny Looser haring down the XCO track above Coetzenburg en-route to Victory at the WP XCO champs held on the 23rd of May.  Make sure you are there for the SA champs which will be held on almost the same course on 19 July 2015