WESSA Trail Run

WESSA Trail Run

12 December 2021

Course Details

Distance: 5km
Elevation Gain: 124m
Water tables: 1 table on route.

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR WESSA uMngeni Trail Jun20 - 5km Course (Directioned) 2020-06-26 V1

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Distance: 11km
Elevation gain: 380m
Water tables: 2 tables on route.

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR WESSA uMngeni Trail Jun20 - 11km Course (Directioned) 2020-06-26 V1

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Distance: 21km
Elevation Gain: 732m
Water Tables: 2 tables on route.

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR WESSA uMngeni Trail Jun20 - 20km Course (Directioned) 2020-06-26 V1

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

This event will have batch starts. Racers to start in the official batches (times listed below). Non-racers can choose their batches at Registration (subject to availability).

Maximum 100 runners per batch. Batches will be allocated at registration on a first come first serve basis. When a batch has reached its capacity of 100 runners it will become unavailable. You can start in any batch regardless of your distance, but all 20km runners must start no later than 7am.

Recommended “racing” batches are listed below and we encourage those wanting to race one another to group in those batches. There is no official prize-giving, but lucky draws will be handed out on the finish-line and podiums announced.

  • 6am (20km Racing Batch)
  • 6.15am
  • 6.30am (10km Racing Batch)
  • 6.45am
  • 7.00am (5km Racing Batch)
  • 7.15am
  • 7.30am
  • 7.45am
*Please note to be awarded a podium position, trophy, and voucher, runners must start in the corresponding race batch.

Enter Here

Details Price Qty
Short Course (Early Bird)show details + R100.00 (ZAR)  
Medium Course (Early Bird)show details + R135.00 (ZAR)  
Long Course (Early Bird)show details + R165.00 (ZAR)  
Short Course (U18)show details + R50.00 (ZAR)  
Medium Course (U18)show details + R70.00 (ZAR)  
Short Course (Early Bird)show details + R115.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale
Medium Course (Early Bird)show details + R155.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale
Long Course (Early Bird)show details + R190.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale
Short Courseshow details + R125.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale
Short Course (U18)show details + R60.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale
Medium Courseshow details + R170.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale
Medium Course (U18)show details + R80.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale
Long Courseshow details + R205.00 (ZAR)   Goes On Sale

Short Course

Medium Course

Long Course

Standard Price R110.00 R150.00 R180.00
Standard Price (U18) R50.00 R70.00 N/A
On the Day Price (Late Entry) R160.00 R200.00 R230.00
On the Day Price (Late Entry, U18) R50.00 R70.00 N/A

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

Timed Event


Online Entries and Registration

Entry Opens:  10am, Thursday, 08 July 2021
Early Bird Entries Close: Midday, Friday, 19 November 2021
Online Entries Close: Midday on Friday, 10 December 2021

Late Entries: 06:00am – 07:30am on the day of event
R50 additional charge applies to late entries (U18’s Exempt).

Limited Entries

Please note that entries to this event are limited due to COVID-19 regulations. All entrants will be required to complete COVID declarations & screening.

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!


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

In Association With


Venue: WESSA Umngeni Nature Reserve, Howick.

  • From Durban (± 1hr 15min) and Pietermaritzburg (± 29min) take the N3 northbound and take Exit 99.
  • At the stop street, turn right into Boston Rd/R617 and continue straight for 1.6km.
  • At the robots (There will be a Shell garage on the left-hand side), continue straight onto Main Rd and continue for 3.9km.
  • Nearing the end of this distance, you will cross over a bridge, you will pass two sets of robots.
  • At the third set of robots (there will be a Supa Quick outlet directly ahead), turn right onto Karkloof Rd.
  • Follow for 1.1km and turn right (there will be an “Umgeni Valley” signpost) and enter the Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve.
Click Here for a link to Google Maps.

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