Thursday 25 January 2024

TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAILERS Fwd: Saturday 27 January 2024 Newlands Forest, Woodcutters, Contour return 14.65kms

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From: Margaret Moller <>
Date: Sun, Jan 21, 2024 at 2:34 PM
Subject: Saturday 27 January 2024 Newlands Forest, Woodcutters, Contour return 14.65kms
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Hi Trailers

Saturday's Newlands Forest meander is ON. Weather forcast predicts a warm morning, bring enough hydration for during and after the run. By the time we finish there should be 2 coffee trucks serving fresh coffee.


Newlands Parking, Woodcutters, Contour Path, Kings Blockhouse return (👈🏼 click for Strava route) (👈🏼 click for Garmin route)

Starting from Newlands Forest Parking (👈🏼 click for directions) we head straight up through Littlewort, heading up to Woodcutters, then the cycle track taking a right up to the Contour Path. Turning right on the Contour Path running all the way to the turnstile below Kings Blockhouse, from there we sprint down the jeep tracks back to The Forest Parking

Rendezvous and start time

Meet at Newlands Forest Parking for a 6AM start. (👈🏼 click for directions)

Terrain & Distance

The route is single track,a few stairs and jeep track with lots of lovely runnable sections.

The planned route is around 14.65km, additional distance may be added depending on the pace group leader. Group leaders and speed groups will be decided on the day. Walkers will be decided amongest yourselves.

What to bring 

Water, whistle, a space blanket and your ICE information. The weather is going to be warm. Please come prepared.

Before you set off from home and pack the appropriate gear and hydration.


  • TMT unfortunately does not allow dogs on its runs.
  • Please carry emergency contact numbers in your bag or on your wrist/shoe




Warning:  Trail running is inherently more dangerous than road running.  It may take place over uneven hazard strewn trails in exposed and often remote terrain where help is not always readily available.

Participation is voluntary and entirely at your own risk as although the organizers take reasonable precautions to ensure runner safety, it cannot be guaranteed.  To this end neither the Club nor the organisers personally can be held liable for any claims relating to inter alia, injuries, disabilities and death. Further any minor child participating in any trail running activity will be deemed to be doing so with the consent of his or her guardian.

 By starting out on a trail run you explicitly acknowledge that: 

1] you understand the associated risks involved and accept full responsibility for your own safety. 

2] you are medically and physically fit to participate and 

3] are carrying the necessary water, clothing and safety equipment required for the particular run.


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