18k
7k
17.5k Trail Run

Event: Oracle Trail Run 2022

Course: 17.5k Trail Run

Start time: 06:30
entry fee: R150.00

17.5km of foot paths around Malolotja and Motshane valley.

Event Information



Health & Safety


There will be Ambulance services provided on route and at the Start – Finish area for you safety.


We would recommend runners carry plasters and a foil emergency blanket, carrying a cell phone in a waterproof bag is also recommended. If you are allergic to bee-stings, we recommend you carry your antihistamine with you, as there are bees throughout the forest.


We will have the necessary medical support for the event in place on the day to ensure your safety in the event of an accident, please try not to use them. If you do come across a fellow runner or cyclist in difficulty report the incident to the next marshal or call the emergency numbers provided.


 


Weather


The weather is likely to be cool early in the morning so please come prepared with the required kit, layering is recommended as it should warm up through the day. Sun screen should be applied throughout the day


 


Trail Condition


Our route covers a large range of trail conditions and runners should be prepared for this. There may be frost at the start and extreme care should be taken when crossing bridges. There are sections of loose sharp rocks so adequate care should be taken not to cut your race cut short.


 


Water and Rivers


There will be water provided for refills at the water points, runners should however carry enough water so see them through the first 8 km and then refill when required, drinking from the rivers and streams is strongly advised against.


 


Water Points


For the 17.5km event, there will be 3 water points available, at 8km, 15km and the finish, it is recomended that runners carry their own water, enough to see you through 8km.


For the 7km event there will be 2 water points available at 5.5km and the finish. It is recomended that runners carry their own water, enough to see you through 5.5km.


 


 


Respect for Landowners and the environment


All competitors are asked to respect that without the support of the various landowners and local communities through which this race passes, without there support this event would not be possible. Please show your appreciation for this whenever possible.  Smoking or any fire making on course, particularly in the Forest, is strictly forbidden for obvious reasons.


Please be extremely sensitive to livestock and children on the route thought the community areas.


Please do not litter, any energy bars/drink/goos packaging must be disposed of at the finish only, not along the route


 

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