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Enter before the Price Increase, 1000 Hills Challenge and uMngeni River Run 2021

Event Price Increase on the 1st of August!

We are so excited that events are going ahead again and are so looking forward to the further easing of restrictions and bigger races coming back! The energy buzz at races is what makes the event feel so good to us. Of course, we love to RUN and that’s the main purpose of why we’re there but meeting new people, seeing huge smiles as runners accomplish their goals and feeling the vibe of the race is just as important!

After a price increase ‘sabbatical’ for the past two years – really, what has happened in the last 18 months?? – we need to up our prices to keep up with inflation, rising demands from the event industry (health and safety), and most importantly to give you, our runners, the best possible event experience!

We have kept the increase moderate (varying from 10 – 15%) for our standard weekend races and our bigger mountain races alike.

Standard Weekend Races:
Course: Short | Medium | Long
Early Bird: R115 | R155 | R190
Standard: R125 | R170 | R205
U18: R60 | R80 | – |
Late: R185 | R225 | R260

For Mountain Marathon Series pricing, check out the details published on the MMS Facebook and IG pages.

The prices will increase from the 1st of August 2021 so youstill have time to enter some of those races that you’ve been dreaming about for a while, at 2019 prices!

The August event calendar looks like this:
7/8 August: Karkloof Training Camp
15 August: Soutpansberg Mountain Marathon
22 August: uMngeni River Run
29 August: Rocky Bay Trail

For the full event calendar, click the link below.

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Umngeni River Run... Old School Racing!

Umngeni River Run – what a little Gem! This race can tell the story of KZNTR – our oldest event dating back to 2012. It has seen us dream big, try new things, succeed at some, fail at others, evolve and grow!

Taking in the best of the best at WESSA and the long courses crossing over into Hilton College, this is single-track on steroids!
It’s down to earth. It’s back to basics. It’s pure trail.

Sunday 22 August
WESSA Umngeni Valley, Howick
75km | 50km | 25km | 12km
5am | 6am | 7am |7:30am
R470 | R370 | R215 | R150 (current pricing, subject to increase on 1 August)

Now taking place in August, it is ideally positioned for those training for Karkloof100 / 50 Miler the following month, but it’s a fantastic goal race in itself!

1000 Hills Challenge is BACK!

The 1000 Hills Challenge has steadily become one of the most popular races on the KZNTR Calendar.

The race has been in existence for a number of years and each year it draws a great crowd of mainly KZN runners, but from further afield as well! Nagle Dam is perfectly situated between Durban and the Midlands area and though accessible, has a wild, remote feeling!

The race…
There are many hills; possibly 1000…?!
A beautiful network of cattle trails through the thick valley bushveld.
There’s a famous river crossing…
Are you up for the 1000 Hills Challenge??

Sunday 05 September
Nagle Dam, Cato Ridge
40km | 20km | 10km | 5km
R570 | R450 | R145 | R110 (current pricing, subject to increase on 1 August)