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iSimangaliso Trail Challenge

July 7 @ 3:00 pm - July 9 @ 3:00 pm

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   iSimangaliso Trail Challenge

enter now

Date:  7 – 9 July 2017

Venue: iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Sugarloaf Campsite, Lake St Lucia Estuary

Format: The event consist of 3 stages

 Stage 1 (7 July 2017 ): Full moon beach run 6km (open to spectators, family and friends not doing the full event)

Stage 2 (8 July 2017): Maphelane Loop 37km

Stage 3 (9 July 2017 ): Cape Vidal to Sugarloaf Campsite, Lake St Lucia Estuary 38km


All stages start and finish at Sugarloaf Campsite where the race village is located, other than the third and final stage which starts at Cape Vidal. The race is well suited to a variety of runners with a relatively small amount of elevation gain across the 3 stages. While the sand dunes do provide some challenging sections, the general profile of each stage is quite flat when compared to other trail running events, especially those in the mountains.

The distances have been chosen to allow participants to cover significant portions of the iSimangaliso Wetland park and view the diversity of elevation located in the area. However, they have been kept below 40km allowing slower participants and those who want to take their take ample opportunity to finish within day light.

The overall event will be family orientated (not the running of stage 2 and 3) with a number of activities around the event that will provide for children while adults are out running. See the spectators page for more information.


Entry Process

All entries will be processed through an online portal on www.kzntrailrunning.co.za

 Should you choose one of the team options, then all the entrants details (2 or 3) will be entered onto the same entry form and single reference number will be issued for payment purposes. If the EFT option is selected then the team may split the payment, but all use the same reference number plus their name when completing the transfer.

If you wish to enter as a team but are unsure about your team members you may enter as a solo, the discounted rate will then apply as you add team members. Please contact us directly on info@kzntrailrunning.co.za should you do this.

Payment plans with up to 4 instalments are available. Email info@kzntrailrunning.co.za for information about this.


iSimangaliso Trail Challenge Stage 2 | Image: ©TerenceVrugtman / facebook.comadventurelifesa

Full Package (100 available)

Includes tented accommodation (bring bedding) and full catering at the venue – Sugarloaf campsite, St. Lucia

Solo Entry – R3150 + R1350 conservation fee +VAT= Total R5130.00

Team of 2 – R6020 + R2580 conservation fee +VAT = Total R9800.00

Team of 3 – R9030 + R3870 conservation fee +VAT = Total R14700.00

*Payment plan available in up to 4 installments. Email info@kzntrailrunning.co.za for information.


Runner Package (100 available)

Excludes accommodation and catering.

Solo Entry – R2450 + R1050 conservation fee +VAT = Total R3950.00

Team of 2 – R4620 + 1980 conservation fee +VAT = Total R7500.00

Team of 3 – R6930 + R2970 conservation fee +VAT = Total R11050.00

*Payment plan available in up to 4 installments. Email info@kzntrailrunning.co.za for information.


Teams

Team prizes will be awarded to the first team of 2 and team of 3 across the finish line. Team members to not need to stay together throughout the event, instead their overall times will be added together to determine final team placings.


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What’s included in the entry fee?

Entry into iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Marked courses with fully stocked aid stations and support

Guides and Rangers through the Big 5 area

Advanced life support medical services

Tented accommodation and meals (full package only)

Race garment

Locally crafted medal

Goodie bag

Photography

Film

Massage

Game vehicle transfers


Teams

Team prizes will be awarded to the first team of 2 and team of 3 across the finish line. Team members to not need to stay together throughout the event, instead their overall times will be added together to determine final team placings.


A few rules:

This is a not a race, its a challenge and an experience in one of South Africa’s most beautiful Parks. These rules are not intended to govern the event from a racing perspective, but rather help to ensure safety.

There are no official cut-offs, but the organisers and medical crew reserve the right to remove a participant from the course for safety and/or medical reasons.

All participants are to stick to the marked route at all times.

All participants are to ensure they get marked off going through check points along the route as well as at the start of each stage.

All participants are to carry all items on the compulsory gear list below.

All participants must attend race briefings, especially the dangerous game briefing.

Make sure your read the Big Game Briefing – click here

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Compulsory Gear for stages 2 and 3 only:

1L hydration capacity

Charged Cell phone in waterproof casing or bag

Rain Jacket (not a windbreaker)

Space Blanket

Head lamp (stage 1 only)

Whistle

Small medical kit

iSimangaliso Trail Challenge, Stage 3 | Image: ©TerenceVrugtman / facebook.comadventurelifesa

Details

Start:
July 7 @ 3:00 pm
End:
July 9 @ 3:00 pm
Website:
http://www.isimangalisotrailchallenge.co.za

Venue

iSimangaliso Wetland Park
St Lucia Estuary South Africa + Google Map
Website:
www.isimangaliso.com

Organizer

KZN Trail Running
Phone:
082 791 7069
Email:
lauren@kzntrailrunning.co.za

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   iSimangaliso Trail Challenge

enter now

Date:  7 – 9 July 2017

Venue: iSimangaliso Wetland Park, Sugarloaf Campsite, Lake St Lucia Estuary

Format: The event consist of 3 stages

 Stage 1 (7 July 2017 ): Full moon beach run 6km (open to spectators, family and friends not doing the full event)

Stage 2 (8 July 2017): Maphelane Loop 37km

Stage 3 (9 July 2017 ): Cape Vidal to Sugarloaf Campsite, Lake St Lucia Estuary 38km


All stages start and finish at Sugarloaf Campsite where the race village is located, other than the third and final stage which starts at Cape Vidal. The race is well suited to a variety of runners with a relatively small amount of elevation gain across the 3 stages. While the sand dunes do provide some challenging sections, the general profile of each stage is quite flat when compared to other trail running events, especially those in the mountains.

The distances have been chosen to allow participants to cover significant portions of the iSimangaliso Wetland park and view the diversity of elevation located in the area. However, they have been kept below 40km allowing slower participants and those who want to take their take ample opportunity to finish within day light.

The overall event will be family orientated (not the running of stage 2 and 3) with a number of activities around the event that will provide for children while adults are out running. See the spectators page for more information.


Entry Process

All entries will be processed through an online portal on www.kzntrailrunning.co.za

 Should you choose one of the team options, then all the entrants details (2 or 3) will be entered onto the same entry form and single reference number will be issued for payment purposes. If the EFT option is selected then the team may split the payment, but all use the same reference number plus their name when completing the transfer.

If you wish to enter as a team but are unsure about your team members you may enter as a solo, the discounted rate will then apply as you add team members. Please contact us directly on info@kzntrailrunning.co.za should you do this.

Payment plans with up to 4 instalments are available. Email info@kzntrailrunning.co.za for information about this.


iSimangaliso Trail Challenge Stage 2 | Image: ©TerenceVrugtman / facebook.comadventurelifesa

Full Package (100 available)

Includes tented accommodation (bring bedding) and full catering at the venue – Sugarloaf campsite, St. Lucia

Solo Entry – R3150 + R1350 conservation fee +VAT= Total R5130.00

Team of 2 – R6020 + R2580 conservation fee +VAT = Total R9800.00

Team of 3 – R9030 + R3870 conservation fee +VAT = Total R14700.00

*Payment plan available in up to 4 installments. Email info@kzntrailrunning.co.za for information.


Runner Package (100 available)

Excludes accommodation and catering.

Solo Entry – R2450 + R1050 conservation fee +VAT = Total R3950.00

Team of 2 – R4620 + 1980 conservation fee +VAT = Total R7500.00

Team of 3 – R6930 + R2970 conservation fee +VAT = Total R11050.00

*Payment plan available in up to 4 installments. Email info@kzntrailrunning.co.za for information.


Teams

Team prizes will be awarded to the first team of 2 and team of 3 across the finish line. Team members to not need to stay together throughout the event, instead their overall times will be added together to determine final team placings.


 web4


What’s included in the entry fee?

Entry into iSimangaliso Wetland Park

Marked courses with fully stocked aid stations and support

Guides and Rangers through the Big 5 area

Advanced life support medical services

Tented accommodation and meals (full package only)

Race garment

Locally crafted medal

Goodie bag

Photography

Film

Massage

Game vehicle transfers


Teams

Team prizes will be awarded to the first team of 2 and team of 3 across the finish line. Team members to not need to stay together throughout the event, instead their overall times will be added together to determine final team placings.


A few rules:

This is a not a race, its a challenge and an experience in one of South Africa’s most beautiful Parks. These rules are not intended to govern the event from a racing perspective, but rather help to ensure safety.

There are no official cut-offs, but the organisers and medical crew reserve the right to remove a participant from the course for safety and/or medical reasons.

All participants are to stick to the marked route at all times.

All participants are to ensure they get marked off going through check points along the route as well as at the start of each stage.

All participants are to carry all items on the compulsory gear list below.

All participants must attend race briefings, especially the dangerous game briefing.

Make sure your read the Big Game Briefing – click here

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Compulsory Gear for stages 2 and 3 only:

1L hydration capacity

Charged Cell phone in waterproof casing or bag

Rain Jacket (not a windbreaker)

Space Blanket

Head lamp (stage 1 only)

Whistle

Small medical kit

iSimangaliso Trail Challenge, Stage 3 | Image: ©TerenceVrugtman / facebook.comadventurelifesa