Date: 31 December 2023
Venue: Blackwaters River Lodge
Registration: 06h00 Sunday morning – 19km and 12km at Caltex Waterfront and 07h00 for the 6km fun run at Blackwaters River Lodge
Race starts: 19km 07h00 at Caltex Waterfront Drive, Knysna
12km 07h00 at Belvidere Railway Entrance
6km fun run 07h30 at Blackwaters River Lodge
Late entries will be accepted with a R50 late entry fee.
Trail Running at its best. Spectacular routes for the KnysnaX Trail Series, once again partnering with host venue, Blackwaters River Lodge and Black Loerie 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 07h30.
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 07h00 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 09h30 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
A trail run not(Please note that the section across the lagoon is a neutral zone and no passing will be allowed on this section)
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.
Please bring your own cup or bottle to enjoy some Oasis water at the finish line as we aim to be a waste free event.