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Vineyard Run

A Woman’s only Trail Run event at Benguela Cove Wine Estate on the Botriver Lagoon, close to the town of Hermanus, Western Cape.

The town of Hermanus “proper” meanders along the western cove of Walker Bay between magnificent sea cliffs and the foot of the Olifantsberg Mountains. Hermanus Pieters, an itinerant teacher of Caledon farmers’ children, was the first permanent resident in the early 1800s. Having come across a fresh spring and greener pastures he settled on the shore of this enchanting bay.

Benguela Cove is a leading producer and wine destination, at the start of South Africa’s Hermanus Wine Route. Discover and enjoy the finest award-winning wines from their quality vineyards.

Benguela Cove’s vineyards benefit from the unique conditions of the estate’s location at the ocean’s edge, on the southern coast of South Africa. The south-easterly sea breeze is chilled by the Benguela Current flowing up from Antarctica, to cool the grapes at night after the warm summer days, irrigated by above-average rainfall, for perfect viniculture.


Trail Girl Day Run

Trail Girl Day Series

The inaugural Trail Girl 1 Day event.  Come and have FUN with a 1000 other runners. Strictly for woman only.
Run on the beautiful Benguela Cove Wine Estate, just before Hermanus, overlooking the Botrivier Lagoon with mountains in the background.  Flat and fast trail run route, perfect for beginners.  Enjoy a FREE glass of Benguela’s wines at the Clubhouse afterwards while enjoying the views.

There are lot of road running woman only events in SA, but never has there been a Trail Girl event, until this year. After the success of the first ever 2 day Trail Girl event in the Garden Route in April this year, Trisport decided to add a Day event on the Trails for Women only.The Trail Girl events are aimed at Woman having FUN, but also racing among each other. Join us for this FUN event among women at the beautiful venue Benguela Wine Estate, close to Hermanus.

26 November 2016
Pre Entries: Close on 18 November
Late Entries : On the day
Venue: Benguela Cove Wine Estate, Hermanus
Event Format: Solo’s


Time :

Cost :
5.5km – R70
9km – R120

Entry includes race memento and glass of wine.

Entries open 1 July 2016

Limit to 1000 runners.
For all information contact Janine on janine@trisport.co.za


Entries have closed. On the day entries will be available on Saturday at Benguela. For further information contact janine@trisport.co.za

Cancelation Policy

Athletes wanting to cancel will forfeit the following part of their entry fee:

20% of the entry fee will be retained for admin costs, the balance refunded if written notice is received before 26 August 2016.
50% of the entry fee will be refunded if written notice is received before 27 September 2016.
25% of the entry fee will be refunded if written notice is received from 28 September to 6 October 2016.
0% will be refunded after 8 October 2016.


Athletes cancelling may transfer their entry to another person, but that person will have to accept that changes to sizes etc. of clothing in the goody bag may not be able to be made if they are not available – when goody bags are applicable.
20% of Entry fee will be charged for any transfers for admin costs.
Entries may unfortunately not be transferred to 2017.

Contact Janine to finalise this: janine@trisport.co.za

Online Coaching / Training Programme


Wingman Multisport Athletics provides coaching services to athletes around the globe for an impressive array of events, from road running, open water swimming to road or mountain bike cycling. Based in South Africa, the team of coaches specialises in triathlon coaching, including the Ironman 70.3 and Ironman distances.

By capitalising on the intersection between individual ability, the science of athletic performance and the latest technology, Wingman Coaches work with each athlete to help them not only set, but also attain their personal sporting goals. Personal programmes are created for your unique level, fitness and available training time.

Slowest to fastest, biggest to smallest, beginner to pro –  there is a programme that is not only designed for you, but is responsive to your body as you train. Weekly feedback is provided using the leading online platform, Training Peaks, to design, deliver and adapt each athletes programme. The user-friendly nature of the application and its seamless integration with other training equipment and platforms ensures that going high tech with your training does not mean going high maintenance.

The value of this innovative, individually responsive approach is illustrated by the high levels of success attained by the Wingman athletes at events across the country – with multiple podium positions and countless personal bests smashed. Per illustration, a recent study on 70.3 Ironman (East London) athletes showed that Wingman male athletes performed significantly better than their non-Wingman counterparts in the event.

Visit Wingmansport or send an email to Stephan or Dave.


Purpose build single track built for runners / walkers, jeep tracks between the vineyards and gravel road all inside the Estate.


Benguela 5,5km Run profile


Saturday, 26 November 2016

06h00 – Late Entries and Registration at Clubhouse, Benguela Cove
07h45 – Race Briefing
08h00 – Race Starts, both 5.5km and 9km
No prize giving!


Having partners is always a must when doing an event so thank you to our sponsors:


Benguela Cove


Race Food


Media involved in this race:

  • Do It Now
  • Runners World

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Past Events

2016 Benguela Cove Trail Girl 2016


Photos 26 November 2016


2015 Benguela Cove Adventure Weekend

Benguela Adventure Weekend

Photos by Chris Hitchcock


November 26, 2016
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Benguela Cove Wine Estate
Benguela Cove Wine Estate
Hermanus, Western Cape
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