WESSA Trail Run

WESSA Trail Run

24 October 2021

Course 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 time: 07:00am
Elevation gain: 124m

Course Route and Profile:

KZNTR WESSA Trail Run Oct21 - 6km Course 2021-10-21 V1 (1)

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Start time: 06:30am
Elevation gain: 380m

Course Route and Profile:

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

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

Start time: 06:00am
Elevation gain:

Course Route and Profile:

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

*Please note that routes are subject to change.

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Short Course

Medium Course

Long Course

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

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Timed Event

Wildlife Sightings

Online Entries and Registration

Entry Opens:  10am, Wednesday, 23 June 2021
Early Bird Closes: Midday, Friday, 01 October 2021
Online Entries Close: Midday, Friday, 22 October 2021

Registration and Late Entries: Registration opens at 6:30am and a 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.

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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.