8 Hour Trail Challenge 2019
Sat 27 Apr 2019, 06:30 @ Wellington, Western Cape


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8 Hour Challenge

WELLINGTON SPORTS WEEKEND

8 Hour Challenge 2019

This is an amazing 3 days of great sportsmanship to be shared with legendary friends and family

(Cash prizes for Solo entry winners ONLY and hampers for Extreme Team entry winners)

Saturday 27 April 2019:

ONLY 500 ENTRIES A DAY MAX


SOLO TRAIL RUN: 300 ENTRIES MAX

How many 5.25km laps can you do in 8 hours

Start: 8h00 and cut off time for the last lap is 7hours 30min

To qualify for a medal you need to do 4 laps

Entry Fee – Solo Trail Run

Phase 1 until 1 st Jan: R200 pp, T-shirt R60 pp for first 75 entries

Phase 2 until 15 th March: R250 pp, T-shirt R80 pp for next 75 entries

Phase 3 until 24 th April: R300 pp, T-shirt R100 pp for last 150 entries


 EXTREME 2 MAN TRAIL TEAM: 50 RELAY TEAMS MAX

6 Laps relay with both runners run together 7th lap.

Each runner will have done 21 km as a Team 42km

How fast can u do it?

Time to finish is 6 hours

Start 10h00

Entry Fee – Extreme 2 Man Trail Team

Phase 1 until 1st Jan R200pp, T-shirt R60 pp for first 15 Teams

Phase2 until 15 th March R250pp, T-shirt R80 pp for next 15 Teams

Phase 3 until 24th April R300pp, T-shirt R100 pp for last 20 Teams


FUN 2 MAN TRAIL TEAM RELAY: 50 TEAMS MAX

4 Laps Relay of 5.25km

Runner 10.5km as a team 21km

Start 12h00

Entry Fee – Fun 2 Man Trail Relay

Phase 1 until 1st Jan R150pp, T-shirt R60 pp for first 15 Teams

Phase 2 until 15th March R180pp, T-shirts R80 pp for next 15 Teams

Phase 3 until 24th April R230pp, T-shirts R100 pp for last 20 Teams


After every day the kids do a short race of the course done on the day and it’s for free with

parents that have competed. Yes we give them a medal, we know how they love it.

Prize giving 16h15, after kids race


CAMPING FOR THE LONG WEEKEND

26TH TO 29TH APRIL

ONLY FOR 200 PEOPLE

R200.00 pp, KIDS UNDER 6 FREE


  • Friday from 14h00, everyone can come and set up their tent 
  • Vehicles not allowed on camping site so after you drop of all you gear, park your car in parking area.
  • If you have a RV or Caravan, park and stay for the weekend.
  • We have braai locations in the evening with tables and chairs and a bar facility.
  • Braai packs will be for sale but bring your own grids, cutlery etc.
  • If you have a look on our fb page you will see that this is one of the best venue’s in Western Cape loads of space for kids to play and we make sure they have a lot of entertainment.   Please leave iPad at home we want kids to PLAY.
  • COLD showers Free VIP Showers R100 for weekend.
  • CAMPING minimum 2 nights same price for 3 nights.
  • Dam to swim in.
  • Storage for MTB
  • Security
  • Free Wi-fi to share photos of your race with friends
  • 22h00 all quite to get ready for race day.


Purchase tickets here: https://events.computicket.com/events/2942


Over the last 2 years we listened to our runners and cyclists. This is a weekend of sport, fun with family and friends and for everyone to meet more like minded people. Let your friends know, even if they don’t run or cycle, to come and support you.

More information: 8hourchallenge.co.za

Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes. Team sizes range from 2 - 4 participants per team.
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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp) 2 person team (pp)
Solo Trail Run 5 km How many laps can you complete? 08:00 R 250.00 Early Bird R 0.00
Extreme 2 Man 21 km Each member does 21km 10:00 R 0.00 R 250.00 Early Bird
Fun 2 Man Trail 10 km Each runner does 10.5km 12:00 R 0.00 R 180.00 Early Bird
Trail FUN RUN @ 8 Hour Challenge 5 km (Get free glow sticks) 18:00 R 100.00 R 0.00

Event location
Welbedacht Wine Estate, Wellington

Route information
Coordinates -33.5778, 19.020209
Address Welbedacht Wine Estate/Schalk Burger & Sons, Wellington, South Africa
City Wellington
Province Western Cape