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18 May
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  • The wearing of the club clothes is not mandatory
  • Only the event race number will be worn on the front of the vest
  • Immediate disqualification if a runner tampers with the route markings
  • Immediate disqualification if a runner is caught littering
  • Immediate disqualification if a runner damages the trail or any vegetation
  • Minimum age for 9.5km is 14 years AND 19.5km is 16 years
  • Start chutes close strictly at 07:30 on race day for compulsory race briefing. Arrivals after this time will not be allowed to start.


  • Start & Finish at NG Church grounds, De Rust
  • Cut-off times : 19.5km is 4 hours & 9.5km is 3hours
  • First aid available on most of the route and at the finish
  • Ablution facilities will be available at start & finish
  • Enter online at www.meiringspoortchallenge.co.za . Pre entries close as soon as entry cap is reached or on 12 May 2024 whichever occurs first.
  • Late and Race day entries, if available, will attract a R50 premium
  • Race results available at www.aswd.co.za/results and at www.meiringspoortchallenge.co.za
  • Donations in aid of the “Eljada Kairos Skool”, Oudtshoorn can be made, voluntarily, along with entry fees.


  • This is a pre-entry event
  • The collection of the race number bib will take place on Friday, 17 May 2024 from 17h00 – 19h00 and Saturday, 18 May 2024 from 06:00 – 07:30 at Church Hall.


Equal prize money for male and female athletes


Manual timing.


  • General : Pieter Schoeman 082 377 0547 / hello@meiringspoortchallenge.co.za
  • Secretary: Leanne Schoeman – 082 953 0019/ entries@meiringspoortchallenge.co.za 
  • Accommodation : http://meiringspoortchallenge.co.za/news/accommodation/


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