Trail Running

Trail Running

South Africa is home to spectacular trail running routes, races, and adventures.

Trail Adventure Calendar 2017;

Event Name: Owl Night Run/Walk

  • Venue: Irene Country Club
  • Address: Main Rd, Irene, Centurion
  • Province: Gaunteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 19:00
  • Course Distances: 5km & 10km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: Beautiful, serene night run on of our prestigious golf course. The terrain is not too rough and suitable for all ages.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552 – Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates: 25th January, 22nd February, 19th April, 16th August, 20th September, 22nd November.

Event Name: Serengeti Night Run/Walk

  • Venue: Serengeti Golf And Wildlife Estate
  • Address: R21, Kempton Park
  • Province: Gaunteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 19:00
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km & 15km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km and 15km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km and 15km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: An exciting course to run with beautiful fairways as your back drop. All routes are on golf cart rack so not a rough terrain. Dinner and drinks served at the renowned Serengeti Restaurant.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552 – Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates: 13th January, 14th February – Special Valentines Night Run/Walk, 24th March, 21st April, 26th May, 23rd June, 28th July, 9th August – Special Ladies Night Run/Walk, 25th August, 29th September, 27th October – Special Halloween Night Run/Walk, 24th November, 15th December.

Event Name: Tortoise and Hare Night Run/Walk

  • Venue: The Big Red Barn
  • Address: Nelson Rd, Olifantsfontein
  • Province: Gaunteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 19:00
  • Course Distances: 5km, 8km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 5km)
  • Senior (only for 8km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 8km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: This event is consider a proper trail run because you will be running through the forests of the Olifantsfontein. Very exciting route where you will really get to experience nature in the dark. Suitable for all ages, just not prams.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552 – Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  11th January, 8th March, 10th May, 7th June, 19th July, 10th August, 13th September, 20th October, 15th November, 13th December.

Event Name: Family Day @ The Big Red Barn Run/Walk.

  • Venue: The Big Red Barn
  • Address: Nelson Rd, Olifantsfontein
  • Province: Gaunteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 7:00am
  • Course Distances: 5km, 8km & 15km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under only 5km)
  • Senior (only for 8km and 15km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 8km and 15km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: Very similar scenery to our Tortoise and Hare Night Run/Walk, although the routes are different and we have a longer, and tougher 15km route which is one for the books.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  29th January, 26th February, 26th March, 30th April, 28th May, 30th July, 27th August, 24th September, 29th October, 26th November, 10th December.

Event Name: Jackal Night Run/Walk

  • Venue: Copperleaf Golf Estate
  • Address: Els Boulevard, Centurion
  • Province: Gaunteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 19:00
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: Both routes are all on golf cart track. Very pram friendly. You get to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Copperleaf Golf Course, which was designed by Ernie Els. Come also enjoy top notch dining at Copperleaf Café or Restaurant.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  1st February, 29th March, 5th May, 30th June, 12th July, 2nd August, 18th October, 6th December.

Event Name: Kingfisher Night Run/Walk.

  • Venue: Wingate Park Country Club.
  • Address: Noval Str, Pretoria.
  • Province: Gaunteng.
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 19:00
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: Stunning run/walk along the golf cart tracks with beautiful views of one of our oldest courses.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  17th February, 12th April, 30th August, 11th October.

Event Name: Smuts Trail Run/Walk.

  • Venue: Smuts House Museum.
  • Address: Jan Smuts Ave, Irene.
  • Province: Gauteng.
  • Event Type: Trail.
  • Start time: 7:00am.
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km & 15km.
  • Team Format: Solo.
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under only 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km and 15km)
  • First two for both distances.
  • Waterpoints for 10km and 15km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: One of our most difficult Trails that we offer. There are beautiful runs/walks in the bush, around mountains and along the river.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates: 15th January, 19th February, 16th April, 21st May, 11th June, 16th July, 12/13th August – Trail Marathon, 10th Sept, 15th October, 5th November, 3rd December.

Event Name: Duck Night Run/Walk.

  • Venue: Kyalami Country Club.
  • Address: Maple Rd, Midrand.
  • Province: Gaunteng.
  • Event Type: Trail.
  • Start time: 19:00.
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km
  • Team Format: Solo.
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: Awesome run along the grass route within the golf course. You will experience beautiful nature at night, while getting a proper workout in.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  1st March, 5th April, 31st May, 21st June, 5th July, 23rd August, 27th September, 24th October, 1st November.

Event Name: Wild Dog Night Run/Walk.

  • Venue: Pretoria Zoo
  • Address: Boom Str, Pretoria
  • Province: Gaunteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 19:00
  • Course Distances: 4km, 8km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 4km)
  • Senior (only for 8km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 8km only at the 4km mark.
  • Brief Description: Easier route with different distances to most of our others but our most unique race where athletes actually run/walk through the zoo and get to look at all the animals along the way.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  5th February, 7th April, 24th May, 14th June, 26th July, 4th August, 1st September, 6th October, 3rd November, 1st December.

Event Name: Family Day @ The Pretoria Zoo Run/Walk

  • Venue: Pretoria Zoo
  • Address: Boom Str, Pretoria
  • Province: Gaunteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 7:00am
  • Course Distances: 4km, 8km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 4km)
  • Senior (only for 8km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 8km only at the 4km mark.
  • Brief Description: Same route as our evening race. Just this time of a day is beautiful where you get to see the animals feed and full access to the Zoo throughout the day after our event. We encourage people to stay after and have a picnic with family and friends after the event.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  8th January, 5th February, 19th March, 23rd July, 17th September, 12th November.

Event Name: Woodhill Night Run/Walk.

  • Venue: Woodhill Residential And Golf Estate.
  • Address: Garsfontein Rd, Pretoria.
  • Province: Gaunteng.
  • Event Type: Trail.
  • Start time: 19:00.
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km.
  • Team Format: Solo.
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under for 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: Stunning event at the beautiful Woodhill Country Club. You can expect a lot of hills on this route. All distances are family friendly.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: Headlamps are compulsory. All finishers receive medals.
  • Dates:  19th January, 2nd March, 18th May, 6th July, 24th August, 7th September, 9th November.

Event Name: Tornado Trail Run/Walk.

  • Venue: Nt’Shongalonga Valley Resort.
  • Address: Vlakplaats 354-Jr, Centurion.
  • Province: Gauteng.
  • Event Type: Trail.
  • Start time: 7:00am.
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km & 15km.
  • Team Format: Solo.
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under only 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km and 15km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km and 15km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: This is one of our new venues. It is a beautiful route in the bush along the river. You wouldn’t say you were in the city when running/walking this trail.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: All finishers receive medals. Also part of the Hennops Rumble Series.
  • Date: 9th April

Event Name: Hurricane Trail Run/Walk

  • Venue: Ever Be Country Chateau
  • Address: Hennops River, Centurion
  • Province: Gauteng
  • Event Type: Trail
  • Start time: 7:00am
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km & 15km
  • Team Format: Solo
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under only 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km and 15km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km and 15km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: This is one of our new venues. It is a beautiful route in the bush along the river. You wouldn’t say you were in the city when running/walking this trail.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: All finishers receive medals. Also part of the Hennops Rumble Series.
  • Dates: 14th May

Event Name: Cyclone Trail Run/Walk

  • Venue: Rock Falls Ranch.
  • Address: M26, Centurion.
  • Province: Gauteng.
  • Event Type: Trail.
  • Start time: 7:00am.
  • Course Distances: 5km, 10km.
  • Team Format: Solo.
  • Prizes:
  • Junior (18/under only 5km)
  • Senior (only for 10km)
  • First two for both distances
  • Waterpoints for 10km only at the 5km mark.
  • Brief Description: This is one of our new venues. It is a beautiful route in the bush along the river. You wouldn’t say you were in the city when running/walking this trail.
  • Online entries: entrytime.com
  • Website: trailadventure.co.za
  • Contact: Shane Gouldie – 0823329552, Tayla Korb – 0834011297.
  • Special notes: All finishers receive medals. Also part of the Hennops Rumble Series.
  • Dates: 23rd April.