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The Beast Trail Run is back, 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!

The 50km is a UTMB qualifier!
Evaluation Criteria
Endurance points: 3 points
Mountain level: 8
Finisher level: 400
CLICK HERE to register for UTMB

See the route HERE

Race Number Collection

COMPULSORY Race Briefing, Coffee and number collection @ 6:45am at The Newlands Picnic Site


Start and Finish is at the Newlands Forest Picnic Site. 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, map

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

Water Points

Point 7 – Scout Mountain Huat

Point 14 – Kloof Nek

Point 17 – King’s Blockhouse

Compulsory Stops

Two Compulsory stops for gear check! First at the start and secondly at the Woodhead Reservoir.

Start Time

50km Beast: 7:45am

30km ‘Mini’ Beast: 8:15am


Cut-off 1 @11:45 – Top of Nursery Ravine

Cut-off 2 @12:45 – Top of PlatterKlip

Cut-off 3 @15:45 – King’s Blockhouse

Age Restriction

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

Entry Fees (non refundable)

50km – R595 
30km – R395 
This event uses Timing Chips with LiveTime. The chip is compulsory. You will not be allowed to start the event without a chip.
Rent: R10
Permanent: R50
You will find these options on your entry form.
Entries will be limited. No entries will be taken on race day.

T-shirts R295 – you can add this to your entry form CLICK HERE





Route Description

Route Map

The Beast – 50 km route

Beast 1

The Mini Beast – 30km route

Mini Beast 1