LIMITED TO 100 ENTRIES IN 2017
The 100 Miler is considered the ultimate challenge in trail running around the world. To achieve a finish in this distance is a feat that only a few trail runners can claim.
In South Africa, the 100 mile distance is relatively new and the Karkloof100 aims to produce a world class event that will cement itself as one of the ultimate endurance challenges in the country.
Date: 22-24 September 2017
Start: Friday 22 September 2017, 10pm
Registration: Yard 41, from 3pm
Compulsory Race Briefing: Friday 22 September 2017, 9.30pm
Venue: Yard 41, Howick
Time Limit: 36 hours (10am Sunday 24 September)
Entry Fee: R3200.00
Included in the Entry Fee
Medical back-up while on route
Aid stations every 10 miles
Camping/Dorm at Wessa, Umgeni Valley
2 healthy and wholesome meals (1 before the race and 1 after the race): 5.30pm on Friday 22 September and from 5pm onward on Saturday 23 September.
Finishers medal (Buckle)
50 Miler – 18 hours 00 minutes
100 Miler – 36 hours 00 minutes
Runners who miss a cut-off on course will be required to withdraw from the race at that point.
Runners who miss the final cut-off will receive an unofficial finish (no buckle will be awarded).
In line with international 100 mile trail races, compulsory kit is kept to a minimum without risking the safety of the runners.
- 1L hydration capacity (bladder or bottles).
- Space blanket.
- Headlamp or torch (only for night running).
- Charged cell phone (preferably basic model with good battery life).
Running at night
The 100 Miler starts at night and only elite runners are likely to finish before nightfall on the 23rd of September. It is compulsory to carry a headlamp or torch through night sections. Depending on where runners lie in the field, they will get to experience different parts of the Karkloof at night and day. All runners should “turn” before dark on 23 September 2017. Reflector markers will be used across the course.