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The Heaven & Hell Marathon is intended to provide the ultimate mountain running challenge in Africa, and is not recommended as a Comrades qualifier!

Based at Alpine Swift Trails High Altitude Training Facility in the Rhodes area in the Southern Drakensberg, the race is run at an average altitude of 2 150 m and the route has everything a mountain runner looking for the ultimate challenge could hope for – extremely steep gradients, ridiculously technical wilderness terrain, multiple crossings of the famous Bell River, multiple peak summits, pristine mountains and spectacular scenery. A few sections of the ascents and descents will require scrambling and liberal use of grass tufts as handholds!


23 Sept 2020 88km: 7510m elev gain. R25 000 to 1st male and 1st female within the 25hr cut off. Entry R2500.


24 Sept 2020 44km: 3760m elev gain. 13hr cut off.Entry R1100.


24 Sept 2020 22km: 1880m elev gain. 12hr cut off. Entry R750.


For social runners, there will also be an 8km and 14km mountain run, and also a 5km scenic fun run along the Bell River and various other fun activities for the whole family, including 4 x 4, fly-fishing, tennis, bushman paintings, horseriding.

Visit www.alpineswifttrails.co.za

Contact Hylton on:  0725292747 or hylton@alpineswifttrails.co.za

Enter at: www.onlineentry.co.za