#TheUltimateKarooExperience is a unique 2-day run that kicks off with purebred Arabian horses galloping past participants as an opening ceremony! Day 1 offers a Night Run into the Karoo sunset followed by a delicious dinner that speaks Karoo hospitality! Day 2 awakes runners to farm noises of chickens, turkeys and horses around the tented village. Day 2 comprise of two distances: 24km and 12km. The routes consist of sheep trails, mountaintops and spectacular Karoo scenery. Upon finishing the trail run, each participant receives a locally made “windpomp” as finishers medal.


Family and friends are welcome to join the weekend in the Karoo as there are loads of activities for them to enjoy like: the opening ceremony, horse riding, swimming, live entertainment and a tractor sunset cruise!


Herewith the various category winners:


Horse Run Men

1st Jonathan Benjamin – 2:27:02

Horse Run Women:

Mart-Merie Reyneke – 3:12:53


Sheep Run Men

1st Stefan Meyer – 1:48:54

Sheep Run Women

1st Ingrid Newcombe – 2:12:03


Jonathan Benjamin won the Horse Run 8km & 24km men’s category in a time of 2:27:02 and Ingrid Newcombe won the women’s category in a time of


The Lormar Endurance Trail Run’s main goal is to create awareness of the spectacular Karoo, it’s people and to provide participants with true “platteland” hospitality!

Photo Credits- Gone South Company