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July 10 - July 12
Come & join us for a wonderful weekend of active Country fun.
RUNNING, RIDING TRAINING OR BALOONING…WHATEVER YOU CHOOSE JUST MAKE SURE YOU DON’T MISS OUT!
On Saturday you can join the Trail Runners & Walkers on a 15km route that meanders around Myddleton dam, forests and beautiful farmlands. On Sunday you can either run/walk the 18km Trail run, 7km Fun Run or do the 25km Mountain Bike ride on single track, along farm roads and cattle tracks that pass the Umzimkhulu river. Or mix it up with a Run and a Ride by doing the Creighton Crazy Duo!
Creighton Aloe Festival is a wonderful weekend packed full of Country Fun with Steam Train Rides, Hot Air Ballooning, a Farmers Market, kids play area, Beer BOMa & Gin bar as well as a Tea Garden and Food Stalls. Glen will be there once again with his iconic antique museum, and there will also be a fantastic fly-in.
Make sure to get your entries in, book accommodation and book extra train excursions for the whole family!
Please see below for prices & booking details. (Please note extra train excursions can be booked by going to the following website > Too Cee – make sure to book early as these tickets sell out fast…please note these tickets are sold by a separate organizer and not by the Aloe Festival organisers).
WEEKEND PACKAGE DEALS:
CREIGHTON TRAIL TROT: SAT 15KM TRAIL RUN & SUN 20KM TRAIL RUN = R900
(includes Friday dinner, Saturday run, Saturday Dinner & Entertainment, Sunday Run, Event Garment & camping spot for the weekend – bring your own tent & Mattress)
CREIGHTON CRAZY DUO : SAT 15KM TRAIL RUN & SUN 25KM MTB RIDE = R900
(include Friday dinner, Saturday run, Saturday Dinner & Entertainment, Sun MTB, Event Garment & camping spot for the weekend – bring your own tent & Mattress)
PLEASE NOTE: BREAKFAST & LUNCH CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE VENUE
Saturday Train & 15km Trail Run = R200 (includes train ticket) Entries Limited. Runners and Walkers welcome
Sunday Train & 20km Trail = R250 (includes train ticket price of R50). Entries are Limited
Sunday Train & 7km Walk/Run = R100 (includes train ticket price of R50). Entries are Limited.
Families/Friends are welcome join runners/walkers on the train at R50 a ticket. Please note these tickets are limited and this train ride is only 20 – 30min long
Sunday 25km MTB Ride (no train transport) = R200 Start and Finish at the Creighton Sports Club
Camping spot = R200 per campsite (max 2 people) for weekend (Bring own tent & mattress)
ONLINE ENTRIES CLOSE ON Wednesday 8TH JULY AT 00:00PM
** Please note that entry fees are non-refundable for the train, unless you can find a substitute (we are truly sorry but we book seats on the train that we are responsible for**
Friday 10 July from 15:00 until 19:00 at the Creighton Sports Club Grounds in the Gym – follow the signs
Saturday 11 July from 06:00 until 07:45 at the Creighton Sports Club (Please note the Train for the Trail Run will leave 8am SHARP!)
Sunday 12 July from 06:00 until 07:45 at the Creighton Sports Club (please note the train for the Trail Run will leave 8am SHARP) Mountain Bikers can register until 08:00.
Saturday 11 July :
Train will leave Creighton Train Station 8am SHARP! Please don’t be late as the train run to a schedule so we cannot delay
Sunday 12 July:
20km & 7km Trail Run : Train Leaves 8am SHARP
25km MTB: 08:15 from the Creighton Sports Club
All Races will FINISH at the Creighton Sports Club