Trail Running at its best. Spectacular routes for the KnysnaX Trail Series, once again partnering with host venue, Blackwaters River Lodge and Black Lourie Restaurant.
The new out and back fun, flat, fast and scenic 6km route will cross the historic Choo-Tjoe bridge over the Goukamma river twice and takes you past a historic railway station. PLEASE NOTE: No water point on the 6 KM route!
Parking for the 6 km will be available at Blackwaters River Lodge. 6km starts at 08h30.
The 19 km race starts at Caltex, Waterfront Drive Knysna and the 12km race starts in Belvidere at near the railway crossing. Both races start at 8 am and finish at Blackwaters River Lodge. Parking will be available behind Caltex and a shuttle service will be available from Blackwaters River Lodge back to Caltex after the race.
Please note: there’s no parking at the start of the 12km race!! You will need to find your own way to the start.
First Shuttle back to Knysna Caltex will leave at 10h30 on Sunday Race day.
The 19/12km routes include spectacular bridge crossings and breathtaking scenery along the Knysna historic Railway and the 19 heads across the lagoon, past Belvidere into the Western Heads Conservancy where the routes join
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PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS NO WATER POINTS ON THE 6 KM ROUTE!
THE 19 KM ROUTE HAS 2 WATERPOINTS & THE 12 KM ROUTE WILL HAVE ONE WATER POINT. PLEASE HAVE YOUR OWN CUP OR HYDRATION VEST
FUN 6 km – R 100
(FUN RACE Start & Finish at Blackwaters)
FULL 12KM – R 250
PRO 19KM – R 350
(FULL RACE starts at Belvidere, Buffalo trail & PRO RACE starts in Knysna at Caltex Waterfront & Finish at Blackwaters)
online entries close Friday 29 Sept. 18:00
Late entries add R 50
Registration from 07:00 at Blackwaters ONLY for 6 KM run. RACE START: 08:30
19 & 12 KM Registration at Caltex Waterfront from 07:00 until 7:45 latest!
RACE BRIEFING 19 km on railway track 07:50 – 12 km at Belvidere start 07:50
RACE START 08:00 sharp.
Medals for all finishers – KnysnaX Trail series medals only for FULL 12 & PRO 19 KM finishers
WE ARE PROUD TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE WESTERN HEADS GOUKAMMA CONSERVANCY. INCLUDED IN YOUR ENTRY FEE IS A SMALL FEE THAT GOES TOWARDS THE ALIEN CLEARING AND CONSERVANCY OF THE EXTREMELY ENDANGERED KNYSNA FYNBOS. PLEASE VISIT THEIR WEBSITE TO SEE HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED WITH THIS FANTASTIC CAUSE.