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The Beast

June 9

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The Beast Trail Run, 50km of tough Table Mountain trails!
Catering for seasoned, fit trail runners, The Beast will offer entrants 50km of spectacular scenery within the Table Mountain National Park. This is without a doubt the toughest 50Ks in South Africa!


Start is at the Newlands Picnic Site. CLICK HERE for map.

Finish is at Foresters Arms (Forries). CLICK HERE for map.

Compulsory Equipment

1. Charged Cell Phone (add 072 924 2371 Energy Events, Emergencies only)
2. Waterproof jacket, thermal base layer, buff or beanie
3. Food = energy bars, sandwich, fruit, nuts, chocolate
4. Hydration – Minimum 1 litre to start race!
5. Space Blanket, headlamp, whistle
6. Map (this is best saved onto your phone, as an image, and as a kmz file into Google Earth, Strava etc)

DO NOT bring: HEADPHONES, Dogs, Flu or litter.

Water Points

50km – 3
30km – 2

Compulsory Stops

At Dam wall – gear check!

Start Time

50km Beast: 7:45am

30km Beast A batch: 8:15am

30km Beast B batch: 8:25am


30km / 50km

Cut off 1 @ Dam wall – 11h45

(@6.52km/h) (@5.43km/h)

Cut off 2 @ Top of PlatterKlip – 12h45

(@6.22Km/h) (@5.45km/h)

Cut off 3 @ Kloofnek – 14h15


Cut off 4 @ King’s Blockhouse – 15h45


Cut off @ Finish line – 17h45

(@5 km/h)

Age Restriction

The minimum age for the The Beast Trail Run is 18 years.

Entry Fees

Prices: (prices change at 11am on proposed date)
(15 Jan – 31 Mar)
50km – R595
30km – R395

(01 April – 05 June)
50km – R695
30km – R495

This event uses Timing Chips with LiveTime.


June 9
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