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Drakensberg Trail Festival

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Drakensberg Trail Festival

03 - 05 December 2021

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Course Details

Distance: 42km

Take in the best of the Drakensberg World Heritage Site’s most iconic peaks, summit Baba Omkhulu and enjoy pristing mountain trails and 1800m of climbing.

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Distance: 25km

Our middle distance, with almost 1000m of climbing is still a proper challenge for even accomplished runners.

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Distance: 10km

A runnable trail with a bit of everything, some steep climbs and technical downhills with plenty of flowing track.

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Distance: 5km

Short in distance, high in enjoyment. For the speed demons, or those who just want to keep things a bit shorter.

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Details Price Qty
The Marathon - 42kmshow details + R990.00 (ZAR)  
The Trail - 25kmshow details + R560.00 (ZAR)  
The Explorer - 10kmshow details + R170.00 (ZAR)  
The Discovery - 5kmshow details + R125.00 (ZAR)  

Accommodation

Details Price Qty
6 sleeper Chalet (2 nights; entire chalet)show details + R4,650.00 (ZAR)  
Room for 2 in Chalet (2 nights)show details + R1,650.00 (ZAR)  
Room for 2 in Chalet (2 nights; en suite bathroom)show details + R1,850.00 (ZAR)  

*To view our T’s & C’s, refund and substitution policies and FAQ, please click HERE.

*For more information on the rules of the race, runners responsibilities, and equipment that is needed, please click Here. 

Ultra Distance

Drakensberg World
Heritage Site

Online Entries and Registration

Entry Opens: 10am, Tuesday 01 June 2021
Online Entries Close: Midday on Friday, 26 November 2021

Drakensberg Trail Festival

The Drakensberg Trail Festival is a celebration of all things Trail and Ultra Running set in the most majestic, untouched mountain range in South Africa.
It doesn’t matter who you are, how many times you have visited ‘the Berg’ you can never get tired of the majestic mountain trails that the Drakensberg World Heritage Site is renowned for. The running trails incorporate and interweave some of the most famous peaks in the park, from Sungubala to Babangibona, Vultures Colony, Mount Lebanon and Baboon Rock.

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Directions

Venue: aha Alpine Heath Resort and Conference Center, Bergville.

From Durban (ETA 3hr 10min):

  • Travel Northbound on the N3.
  • Take Exit 194 and turn left onto R74 and follow for ~72km.
  • Turn left at the “Alpine Health” Signpost and follow for ~7.3km.
  •  Turn right and after 4.5km, turn right again and follow for ~4.3km to reach aha Alpine Resort.
From Johannesburg (ETA 3hr 36min):
  • Travel Southbound on the N3 for ~258km.
  • Use the left lane to get to the Harrismith/Bethlehem ramp to the N5.
  • Turn left after 400m onto the R74 and follow for ~44.6km.
  • Turn right at the “Alpine Health” Signpost and follow for ~7.3km.
  •  Turn right and after 4.5km, turn right again and follow for ~4.3km to reach aha Alpine Resort.

For a Google Map link, click Here.

All the gear you’ll need for your next trail expedition. Available online from Trail Shed.