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Midlands Series – WESSA Trail Run

Midlands Series

WESSA UMNGENI VALLEY TRAIL

13 March 2022

Race Details

This Howick treasure, WESSA uMngeni Nature Reserve, hugs the edge of the uMngeni Valley with grasslands, valley bushveld and epic views into and down the valley!

A trail-lovers paradise and some of Andrew & Laurens’ favourite trails of all time, the routes take one from to valley bottom on single track, jeep track and the infamous “concrete strips”!

Breath in the peace and space while taking in views of the uMngeni River, Albert Falls Dam, and local wildlife!

Start: 7:00am | Walkers Welcome
Distance: 6km
Elevation gain: 149m

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR WESSA Mar22 - 6km Course 2022-02-04 V1

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Start: 6:30am | Walkers Welcome
Distance: 11km
Elevation gain: 369m

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR WESSA Mar22 - 11km Course 2022-02-04 V1

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Start time: 6:00am
Distance: 21km
Elevation gain:
838m

Course Route and Profile:

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

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Early Bird Special R115.00 R155.00 R190.00
Standard Price R125.00 R170.00 R205.00
Standard Price (U18) R60.00 R80.00 N/A
On the Day Price (Late Entry) R175.00 R220.00 R255.00
On the Day Price (Late Entry, U18) R60.00 R80.00 N/A

Uzwelo Bag Donations

The Uzwelo and Expand a Sign initiative are seeking to make a difference by contributing school bags to LIV Village and the local community. If you would like to donate, please see below:

Details Price Qty
Donate an Uzwelo Bag (with Poncho)show details + R220.00 (ZAR)  
Purchase an Uzwelo Bag (with Poncho)show details + R220.00 (ZAR)  

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

Timed Event

Wildlife Sightings

Online Entries and Registration

Entry Opens:  10 am, Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Early Bird Closes: Midday, Friday, 18 February 2022
Online Entries Close: Midday, Friday, 11 March 2022

Registration and Late Entries: Registration opens at 5:30 am and a R50 additional charge applies to late entries (U18’s Exempt).

Cupless Water Tables

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!

KZNTR KidZone

Please note that there will be no KZNTR KidZone available at this event.

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Directions

Venue: 1 Karkloof Rd, Howick

From Pietermaritzburg (ETA 30min) and Durban (ETA 120min):

  1. Travel northbound on the N3.
  2. Take exit 103 and turn right onto the R103.
  3. Follow the R103 for 2 km and turn left onto Main Road.
  4. Follow Main Road for 2 km and turn right onto Karkloof Rd.
  5. Continue straight for 1.1 km and turn right into 1 Karkloof Rd.
For a Google Map link, click Here.

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