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Embark on an unforgettable journey at the breathtaking Van Stadens Wildflower Reserve – welcome to the Van Stadens Flower Festival! This isn’t your typical event, it’s a celebration of nature’s beauty and the spirit of adventure. Join us as the annual “FoVS Indigenous Plant Sale” teams up with Nelson Mandela Bay to host this memorable experience. And the excitement doesn’t stop there!

Get ready to blaze your trail in the picturesque Van Stadens Wildflower Reserve at the Green Flags Trail Run, powered by MetroWind. It’s not just a run, it’s a thrilling exploration of nature’s wonders!

Entries swing wide open on 01 January 2024. Seize the opportunity to be part of an event that merges the joy of running with the splendor of wildflowers. Act fast – pre-entries close at 13:00 on Thursday the 26th of September 2024. No refunds, but a world of adventure awaits! Join us in making the Van Stadens Flower Festival a vibrant celebration of nature and trail-running excitement!

Distance and Cost

  • 5km – R175
    • Primary School Kids pay R50 (under 13)
  • 15km – R275

Event Schedule

Registration and Late Entries 06:30 till 10min before briefing
Race Briefing 10min before start time
15km Start 07:30
5km Start 08:00
Prize Giving 10:15
Flower Reserve Festival ends 15:00



General Race Info

Age Categories for this event:
A-Batch Under 13 (Primary School)
– 5km only
C-Batch 50 and older (Masters)
– 5km and 15km

No Refunds are allowed, substitutions are welcome and can be done via your Entry Ninja profile.

Pre-Entries will close at 13:00 on Thursday the 26th of September 2024; late entries are welcome on Race Day from 06:30.

Please Note – Due to admin we do charge an additional R50 onto your entry fee for all late entries. Substitutions are welcome on race day at a cost of R100 per entry for late substitutions.

The Green Flag Trail Run is NOT Dog Friendly.  No dogs allowed.