ROUTE

WHERE THE SHEEP TRAILS TAKES YOU...

DAY 1 | NIGHT RUN

START TIME: 18:30
DISTANCE: 8km
CLIMBING: 59m
PREPARE: Running lights, warm clothing.
ROUTE: The night run starts at dusk and leads runners through the poplar forest onto sheep tracks leading towards the koppie while the beautiful Karoo sunset unfolds a vast starry sky as the trail leads back to the race venue.

DAY 2 | #SHEEPRUN

START TIME: 08:00
DISTANCE: 12km
CLIMBING: 220m
PREPARE: 1.0 – 2.0 hour Run
ROUTE: The 12km route starts along 200 year old stone walls towards the always moving poplar forest. A jeep track gradually leads you through a culvert onto the old Dwarsvlei train station. From here you will go up towards the Renosterberg and rewarded with your first water point at 6,5km and beautiful Karoo views before heading down as you make your way to the second water point at 9,5km and back towards the finish.

DAY 2 | #HORSERUN

START TIME: 08:00
DISTANCE: 22km
CLIMBING: 350m
PREPARE: 2.0 – 3.5 hour Run
ROUTE:The most scenic of all, the 22km starts off along 200 year old stone walls, through the poplar forest. A jeep track gradually leads you through a culvert onto the old Dwarsvlei train station. From here you will go up towards the Renosterberg and rewarded with your first water point at 6,5km and beautiful Karoo vistas as you head on along the plateau. Not long however you will be making your way down to the second water point at 13km followed by two culvert crossings and a few single track sections as you make your way to the finish.