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06 Nov

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC WE HAD TO CANCEL AND POSTPONE THE EVENT FOR 13 TO 16 JUNE 2020. NEW DATES BELOW FOR 2020.
Leshiba lies in a hidden valley on top of the Soutpansberg mountains in the Limpopo Province. The reserve has one of the country’s most unique environments with a high biodiversity of flora and fauna.

Info

Boutique trail running

Run 3 days in the beautiful Limpopo province – maximum 20 Trail Runners (Hikers welcome).

Stay at a beautiful Private 4 star Game Reserve at a lodge with great food, get spoilt by getting a massage after your run each day and enjoy the tranquillity and peace.

Leshiba is a unique 2600ha game and nature reserve with an abundance of wildlife, including giraffe, zebra, the rare brown hyena, porcupines, pangolins and the elusive leopard Leshiba has an extensive network of marked trails that take you through a diverse array of landscapes and ecosystems. Run along spectacular paths through forests, across plains and down breath-taking gorges with sparkling pools, from valleys to mountain tops, get your feet above the clouds.

Date: 6 to 8 November 2020

Venue: Leshiba Wilderness

Costs for the 3 days, 2 nights pp:
Standard Rooms: R5250 pp sharing (Single supplement of R2000)
Luxury Rooms (only 2 available): R7400 pp sharing

Distances:
Day 1; 5 or 15 km
Day 2: 10 or 25 km
Day 3: 5 or 15 km

Included:
– 2 nights Accommodation
– 3 days running on Leshiba
– A water table on route
– Marking of routes
– Cleaning of routes
– 4 star Accommodation for 2 nights
– All meals from Lunch day 1 to Breakfast the last day
– Transport of your gear
– Linen and towels for each day
– Generosity and great atmosphere
– All bookings and arrangements made by Trisport

Excluded:
– Flights
– Meals before arriving at Leshiba
– Massages
– Game drives
– Tips
– Drinks
– Any other activities on the Game Reserve
– Transfer from OR Tambo or Pretoria

Registration:
Limit to 18 people

Compulsory Equipment (for your own safety):
As a precaution, we would like you to carry the following compulsory equipment with you during the race. It is for your own personal safety. Please adhere to the following:

  • Cell phone
  • zip lock bag to keep phone dry
  • Space blanket
  • Backpack
  • Long Thermal base layer (pants and top)
  • Whistle
  • Hat
  • Emergency food
  • Headlamp
  • Water bottles
  • Sunscreen (factor 50)
  • Outer shell jacket (waterproof)
  • Small First aid kit

For all information contact Sonja : sonja@trisport.co.za

Enter/Register


Entries open 1 Sept 2020

Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be made due to Covid 19. If we have to cancel/postpone the event due to any unforeseen circumstances including Covid 19 we will transfer your entry fees to the new date

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR TRAVEL INSURANCE COVER ANY INJURIES, ILLNESS OR CANCELLATIONS FOR ANY REASONS SUCH AS AN PANDEMIC, TERRORISM, FORCE MAJEUR.

Transfers

Athletes cancelling may transfer their entry to another person, but that person will have to accept that changes to sizes etc. of clothing in the goody bag may not be able to be made if they are not available – when goody bags are applicable.
20% of Entry fee will be charged for any transfers for admin costs.
Entries may unfortunately not be transferred to 2021.

Route

The route will be marked. There will be 2 options each day. It is on single tracks and jeep tracks on the Reserves

 

Route profiles will be uploaded soon

 

Accommodation

Accommodation is included in your rate with bedding and towels The rooms sleeps 2 people, double or 2 single beds. If you want to stay single, a supplement of R2000 will apply. You are responsible for your own sharing friend.

Schedule


Leshiba offers unrivalled scenery, unspoilt nature, a variety of wildlife and a high number of endemic species.

Friday:
PLEASE NOTE: Please arrange your own transport to Leshiba. No private vehicles allowed inside Leshiba, please be in time for pick up at 11H00. It is 5 hours drive from OR Tambo

11H00 Arrive at pick up point outside Leshiba, leave your vehicle. You will be transported by the Game Viewing vehicle to the lodge on the top of the Soutpansberge
12H00 Arrive at Leshiba, light lunch
14H00 Short run, 5km or 15 for those that like to stretch their legs
16H00 Game drive, horse ride, massage  for your own account
18H00 Dinner and relax around the bonfire while we listen to the sounds of the animals

Saturday

7H00: Coffee and rusks
8H00: Trail run start (10 or 25km)
11H30: Brunch
13H00: Any other activities for your own account: massaging, game drives, birding, horse riding etc
16H00 Game Drive horse ride, massage ,  for your own account
18H00 Dinner and relax around the bonfire while we listen to the sounds of the animals

Sunday

7H00: Coffee and rusks
7H30: Trail runs (5 or 15km)
11H00: Brunch
13H00: Leave from Leshiba
18H00: Arrive at OR Tambo Airport.
Say goodbyes

PS: Please do not book your flight back to your home town before 20H00 

Contact:
Sonja@trisport.co.za
082 5797595

 

Details

Start:
November 6 @ 8:00 am
End:
November 8 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
R5250
Event Category:
Website:
https://trisport.co.za/trievent/limpopo-boutique-trail-run/

Venue

Limpopo
South Africa

Organizer

TriSport
Phone:
0825797595
Email:
sonja@trisport.co.za
Website:
trisport.co.za

Contact Info

 

Phone:    +27 (0) 82 579 7595
Email:     sonja@trisport.co.za
Postal Address:
Po Box 1232
Greatbrak River
6525

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