Hout Bay Trail Challenge


Hout Bay Trail Challenge

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Hout Bay Trail Challenge

Put your endurance to the test in one of South Africa’s oldest and toughest trail runs

This challenging trail run is one of the South African Ultra Championships. That’s right runners, the Hout Bay Trail Challenge will host its annual 40-km challenge on Saturday, 5 August 2017, which also includes 2500m of climbing; which sounds pretty hectic to us!

Being one of the oldest trail runs in the country, this adventure race takes you through the most pristine forests and rocky mountain trails that surround Hout Bay, starting from the Hout Bay Yacht Club. The race is about 41-km long with a total climb of 2500m, all of which you can complete individually or in stages as a team of three.

The narrow trail is perilous at times, and so only 250 entries will be accepted (a team of three counts as one entrant). Make sure you sign up early to say that you have taken part in a true test of strength and character, not to mention traversing the unbelievably beautiful Cape landscape high above the coastal suburb.


Entry to the event can be done by adding your email address to their mailing list. They will then contact you with details once entries open. Costs are as follows:

Ticket Type


Hout Bay Trail Challenge Individual


Hout Bay Trail Challenge Team Entry


Bright Start Charity Individual


Bright Start Charity Team


Visit Houtbaychallenge.co.za for more information, or email hello@houtbaychallenge.co.za.

The Hout Bay Trail Challenge starts at 7:30am. The final cut off time is at 6pm, after which prize giving will begin at 6:30pm. Interested in other trail runs? Check out our overview of Running Events in the Western Cape.


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