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When: Friday 29 May 2015
Time: 29-31 May 2015
Venue: Boschendal
Price: R4950 per person
Status: Passed

Week-end trail running workshop. Improve your running skills - learn from the pro's.

This week-end workshop includes group runs on beautiful mountain trails, expert advice and coaching, informative workshops, sport massages, conversations with elite trail runners and the generous hospitality, luxury farm accommodation and exquisite farm to table dining at Boschendal.

Whether you are new to the sport of trail running, or would like more insight into upping your game, this trail running experience offers you advice and guidance for a lifetime. Whatever the level, we can all benefit from some tweaking to reach optimal performance.

Be the first to run on these exclusive trails of Boschendal Farm Estate, and explore the unique features within the farm with our trail experts. Beautiful new trail running and hiking routes, as well as mountain biking routes traverse the estate.

Join our professionally run Trail Running Camps to gain valuable insight into what’s required to become the best runner you can be. Learn the best technical skills by playing on the trail with the PROs who do this for a living, while taking in the beauty of nature around you!

Anyone from novice to advanced recreational runners can join in.


Expert Panel: 

Linda Doke                  Ultra trail Legend                     Motivation, Inspiration, Trail Endurance

Fayaadh Dhansay        BioMechaniX                          Biokineticist & Physiotherapists

Amy Burton                 Nutrition                                  Healthy living.

Claire Everingham       The Studio Group                    Pilates

Michael Gombart         Outpost Running                      Gear

With Insights from Ryan Sandes, Ryno Griesel and Iain Don-Wauchope.


Topics covered during this informative weekend include:

Expert advice and coaching

Technical trail skills

Strength exercises and conditioning for runners



Race specific insight & strategies

Trail safety & etiquette

Gear tips and tricks


Week-end package includes:

2 nights accommodation at Boschendal Farm Estate
Friday – welcome drinks and dinner
Saturday  – breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner
Sunday – breakfast, snacks for run and post run
Expert advice and coaching
Pilates session
2 sports massages
Trail film screenings
Group runs


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Explore The Boschendal Estate


Guest accommodation is a recent addition to the farm with luxury accommodation ranging from the historical Herbert Baker designed Rhodes Cottage to beautifully restored farm labourer cottages. With emphasis on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character.

The Farm

Agriculture and a simple farm lifestyle is at the heart of Boschendal. One of the oldest farms in South Africa, founded 1685, the farm has grown with the passing centuries into a cherished source of wholesome produce, great wines and happy memories.

Weddings & Functions

Boschendal provides an idyllic natural setting for large and small functions. The Boschendal Manor House, Rhone Homestead, The Olive Press, the Werf Restaurant and the beautiful gardens are available to host an array of celebrations or events in a relaxed and tranquil environment.