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Umgeni River Run

Umgeni River Run

21 August 2022

Course Details

Start: 5:00am
Elevation gain:  2 103m
Water tables: 7 tables on route.

Especially appealing to those looking for greater distance and/or night running experience and training. Perfect preparation for Karkloof100 and SkyRun later in the year!

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR uMngeni River Run Aug20 - 75km Course Route

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Start: 6:00am
Elevation gain:  1 473m
Water tables: 5 tables on route.

Especially appealing to those looking for greater distance and/or night running experience and training. Perfect preparation for Karkloof100 and SkyRun later in the year!

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR uMngeni River Run Aug20 - 75km Course Route

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Start time: 7:00am
Elevation gain: 871m
Water Tables: 2 tables on route.

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR uMngeni River Run Aug20 - 25km Course Route

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Start: 7:30am | Walkers Welcome
Elevation gain: 406m
Water tables: 1 table on route.

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR uMngeni River Run Aug20 - 12km Course Route

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

The following equipment is mandatory for both the 50 and 75km courses:

  • 2L Hydration Pack
  • Cellphone

In addition to the above, 75km runners need to have the following:

  • Headlamp
  • Waterproof/thermal layer

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

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Online Entries and Registration

Entries Open: Friday, 10 June 2022
48 Hour Special Close:
Monday, 13 June 2022
Early Bird Entries Close: Friday, 29 July 2022
Online Entries Close: Midday, Friday, 19 August 2022

Registration and Late Entries: Registration will start at 04:30 on the day of the event. Late entries will be available on the day with a R50 surcharge.

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!

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Directions:

Venue:  1 Karkloof Rd, Howick 

From Durban (ETA 1hr 15min) and Pietermaritzburg (ETA 29min):

  1. Take the N3 northbound.
  2. Take Exit 103 off the N3 into Howick.
  3. Turn right into Prospect Road and travel straight through the traffic lights.
  4. At the T Junction, turn left onto Main road.
  5. Drive over the Umngeni River bridge and through town.
  6. Turn Right onto the Karkloof Road (Hi-Q on left) and travel up the hill.
  7. uMngeni Valley is on the right, adjacent to the entrance into Amber Valley.

For a Google Map link, click Here.

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