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26th May 2023

MUT Miler by UTMB

Race Category

ws100M

Running Stones

4

Distance

160km

Elevation Gain

7500m

Start Date

26th May 2023

Start Time

14:00

Max Allowed Race Time

48 Hours

This route boasts everything from big climbs, rocky trails, technical downhills, some run-able sections, warm oceans and views of the Outeniqua Mountain Range, secret indigenous forests that will keep your endorphins going on this 100 miles of mountain ultra-trail.

You will start with the Vertical Kilometer climb to George Peaks and follow some of the most sublime mountain trails to descent via the original Cradock Peak route to the base of the old Voortrekker pass aka; Cradock pass consisting of the longest climb of the route. From here you will dip down into the infamous Pass to Pass route and cross the Outeniquas into Champherskloof. Here you will experience the fynbos of the Klein Karoo and off course the heat!

Next up a welcoming stop on the famous Montagu Pass before you start your ascent over the mountains again. Your lunch stop might come back to haunt you as you negotiate Dizzy Heights Climb to the top. On the top, you will encounter mountain ridge running with 360˚ views all the way down to the George Dam.

From here you will leave the 60km route and cross the mighty Kaaimans river to the Groenkop Nature Reserve. You will enter the picturesque Groeneweide Trails to exit the indigenous forest at Saasveld. From the Saasveld Aid station you will leave the 100km route and start to make your way to the beaches of Wilderness.

After a dip in the ocean you will make your way back to the Garden Route dam where you will join up with the 100km route to run along the banks of the Garden Route Dam and make your way back up to Tierkop where you will re-join the 60km route to make sure you to not miss out on the favourites like The Wall and Tonnelbos. The last thorn in the flesh will be old Henry’s Hill to signal the home coming.

Aid Stations and official Route Data to be confirmed.