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Kruger 2 Canyon 2020

Two day stage trail running race near Kampersrus, Hoedspruit, Limpopo

In 2015 and 2016 Kruger2Canyon was hosted under the Wild Series banner. In 2017 and 2018 it was hosted by KZN Trail Running and Kruger2Canyons Biosphere successfully and has quickly earned itself iconic status on the South African Trail Running Scene. In 2020 we will be presenting the 6th edition of K2C!

The route offers an incredible opportunity to explore the most northern reaches of the Drakensberg, in and around the Blyde River Canyon, as well as the bushveld adjacent to the Kruger National Park. The Blue Canyon Conservancy in which the second stage is laid out, has all of the Big 5 other than buffalo within its bounds. In 2016 a number of runners got to view African Wild Dog while on route, while in 2017 a herd of elephants watched on as the runners made they way along the course.

Route Info

Stage 1 – Mountain and Canyon.  Mariepskop and Blyde. The Mountain Day.

Stage 2 – Bushveld. Blue Canyon Conservancy. The Game Reserve Day.

Ultra Distance

Day 1 – 42km,
Day 2 – 28km

Total 70km

Marathon Distance

Day 1 – 26km
Day 2 – 18km

Total 42km