Coastal Series – Blythedale

13 October 2019

Course Details

Distance: 6km

*Please note that distances are subject to change depending on route access and safety.

Start time: 7:45 am | Walkers Welcome.

Water tables: 1 table en route.

The short course winds up through the dunes surrounding the start / finish among tall forests. The second half descends back down to the start finish, taking in sea views between the trees. The route is largely sandy single track and the start/finish venue a spectacular picnic site below the shady Flatcrown trees.

Course Route:

KZNTR Blythedale 6km Route Map

Course Profile:

KZNTR Blythedale 6km elevation profile

Distance: 13km

*Please note that distances are subject to change depending on route access and safety.

Start time: 7:30 am | Walkers Welcome.

Water tables: 2 tables en route.

The course exits the picnic site onto the beach for 1km, before climbing through the dunes onto a contour road. This road undulates, parallel to the coast, before turning inland along the edge of the mangrove-lined lagoon. Runners will climb up to a higher contour road that meanders through plantations to a viewing platform, with a breath-taking 180deg view up and down the coastline. The final few km descend through the forested single track back to the spectacular picnic site below the shady Flatcrown trees.

Course Route:

KZNTR Blythedale 13km Route Map

Course Profile:

KZNTR Blythedale 13km elevation profile

Distance: 20km

*Please note that distances are subject to change depending on route access and safety.

Start time: 7:00 am.

Water tables: 2 tables en route.

The course consists of lush indigenous coastal forest trail, estuary, and mangrove swamps, a bit of jeep track through open sugar cane fields and a beautiful section of beach.

Course Route:

KZNTR Blythedale 20km Route Map

Course Profile:

KZNTR Blythedale 20km Elevation Profile

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SCENIC
Coastal ROUTE

KIDZONE
in Race Village

The venue for this event is the scenic picnic site at the Blythedale Coastal Estate, set in the shade of the Waterberry trees. With the beach just over the dunes, this is a perfect setting for a day out.

Pre-entries close at MIDDAY on Friday, 11th October. Late entries will be available on the day of the event but at a R50 surcharge (U18s exempt).
Registration and late entries will be open at 6:00 am through to 7:30 am. Please arrive with plenty of time to process your registration.
To enter the Full Coastal Series click HERE and enjoy the best that the coastline has to offer with events at Rocky Bay, Blythedale and Kenneth Stainbank.

KZNTR KidZone will be available for Children (2yrs+). Experienced childminders will allow parents to get out and enjoy exhilarating trails by distracting (and watching over) the little ones with stimulating and fun activities at the Race Village.

As KZNTR is moving toward the more ecologically friendly cupless water tables, we ask you to please ensure that you bring your own trail cup, water bottles and/or hydration packs for on course hydration and refills!

 

Directions

Venue: Blythedale Coastal Resort, Blythedale.

  • From the N2, take Exit 233 towards Stanger, Blythedale, Greytown and turn onto the R74 towards Blythedale.
  • As you enter Blythedale town, veer right onto Umvoti Street. At the traffic circle, take the first exit towards Sovereign Sands and follow the signage to the event parking.

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Since 2009 we've played a central role in the sport by providing a trail running calendar with all of KZN’s events. We host a number of events throughout the year ranging from 5km through to 160km (100 miles).