• Ultra Marathon
  • Half Marathon
  • Trail Run
  • Fun Runs
  • International Friendship Run
  • Expo
  • Mini Marathon Series
  • Medical
  • Training
  • Blue Number Club
  • Charities / TOMI
  • Runners Village
  • Athletics Clubs
  • Gazebos
  • Road Closures
  • Supporters Guide
  • Accommodation
  • Tourism & Travel
Home >> Events >> Trail Run

Trail Run

Trail Run

24km and 12km

Good Friday, 14 April 2017

ENTRIES ARE CLOSED

    The Old Mutual Two Oceans Trail Runs take runners through through the forests above UCT and offer inspiring vistas over the peninsula on Good Friday morning.

    Both the Short and the Long runs start at the UCT grounds and take runners along the lower slopes of Devil’s Peak and nearby forests. Open to beginners and experienced trail runners, these  challenging routes boast varied terrain with steep ascents and technical descents.

    Please note that the minimum age for the 12km is 14 years of age and the minimum age for the 24km is 18 years of age (age on Race Day). 

    Both routes are incredibly popular and entries sell out within minutes.

    Compulsory Equipment for the Trail Runs

    Note: Athletes will be required to unpack their kit at the start to display their compulsory kit as listed below.

    12km:

    1. Water – Carry at least 1 Litre (we recommend a hydration pack)
    2. Food – Energy Bar/ Sandwich/ Banana
    3. A cell phone charged with organiser’s number in Ziplock bag. (021 937 0324 – emergencies only)
    4. Windbreaker and disposable poncho
    5. Race Number, pinned to your shirt
    6. Your RaceTec timing chip, laced onto one of your shoes. The chip must be registered in your name and not belong to someone else. Runners who do not own a chip (or have lost theirs) must purchase a new chip when they enter, and runners who lose their timing chips after entering or have left them at home will be able to buy a new timing chip at Registration.
    7. Sunblock and a hat are recommended

    24km:

    1. Water – Carry at least 2 Litres (we recommend a hydration pack)
    2. Food – Energy Bar/ Sandwich/ Banana
    3. A cell phone charged with organiser’s number in Ziplock bag. (021 937 0324 – emergencies only)
    4. Windbreaker and disposable poncho
    5. Space blanket & whistle
    6. Sunblock & hat
    7. Race Number, pinned to your shirt
    8. Your RaceTec timing chip, laced onto one of your shoes. The chip must be registered in your name and not belong to someone else. Runners who do not own a chip (or have lost theirs) must purchase a new chip when they enter, and runners who lose their timing chips after entering or have left them at home will be able to buy a new timing chip at Registration.

     

    IMPORTANT NOTES

    The event is run under the rules of the IAAF, Athletics South Africa and Western Province Athletics. 

    We are strict with the required equipment. There is a compulsory equipment check on entering the Start Pen. If you do not have the required equipment with you, you will not be allowed to start the race.  In addition, there will be a gear check on the route to ensure that you still have the right kit.
    - Do not run with headphones or any animals.
    - Don't run if you are sick!
    - DO NOT LITTER!
    - You may be asked to wear a tracking device for the trail run which will be given to you at Expo and must be returned at the Finish.
    - Seeding times need to be added to your profile by 6 March 2017 to be placed in the appropriate seeding batch. No changes will be made at Registration or on Race Day.
    - You are welcome to take photos, but step out of the way of other runners when you do.

    Sharing