A perfect entry level opportunity to be part of the UTD festival of trail that touches on a number of the iconic sections of the longer events. Real mountain trail …. all against the backdrop of the majestic Drakensberg mountains.
25 April 2020
The Drakensberg Rockjumper Run (DRJ21) is 21km in length with 990m of vertical climb and occupies an altitude window between 1,500m and 1,960m.
The race is circular in nature and starts and finishes at the Premier Resort Sani Pass.
The DRJ21 Starts at 8am on Saturday 25th April. Runners head out along the Golf Course for the first 800m which allows the field to spread out before entering the trail head at the Gxalingenwa Gorge. Runner then run up this magnificent section for the next 4km before climbing out of the Gorge and onto the Giant’s Cup trail. They follow the Giants Cup Trail in reverse before exiting at 8km onto the Sani Pass Road for a brief descent down the road after which they start the big climb of the day up to Salt & Pepper.
When reaching the ridge line at Salt and Pepper, runners will experience unrivalled views of the Drakensberg in all directions before descending down a long and fast section of trail towards the hotel. There is a brief technical downhill section at the bottom of this descent before the final gentle climb towards the finish at the hotel.
The 2020 DRJ21 entry fee is
Early Bird entry fee:
Limited early bird entires are available from 1 August 2019, at 9am until 9 August 2019 at 5pm. Please refer to our profile on Quicket for more information.
The DRJ21 entry fee includes:
Marked and prepared Mountain Trail
Official Race Garment
Sweepers and Marshalls
Full Medical Support
Support by EKZNW Rangers
Finish Line Beer / Drink
Awards Lunch on Sunday (@ 11h00)
R150 Donation to EKZNW
R50 Donation to Wildlife Act
R50 Donation to Southern Lodestar Foundation
Runners must be 16-years or older as at 31st December 2020.
Note: No accommodation is included in the entry
JOIN THE 4th EDITION OF ULTRA-TRAIL DRAKENSBERG
limited early bird entries available