The Beast Trail Run 2018
Sun 10 Jun 2018, 08:00 @ Cape Town, Western Cape

Energy Events

The Beast Trail Run, 50km of tough Table Mountain trails!

Catering for seasoned, fit trail runners, The Beast will offer entrants 50km of spectacular scenery within the Table Mountain National Park. This is without a doubt the toughest 50Ks in South Africa!

50km is a UTMB qualifier!

Race Number Collection

Pre-registration will take place 06 June - details will be posted!
Registration on race day will open at 06:45.


Start is at the Newlands Picnic Site. CLICK HERE for map.

Finish is at Foresters Arms (Forries). CLICK HERE for map.

Compulsory Equipment

1. Charged Cell Phone (add 072 924 2371 Energy Events, Emergencies only)

2. Waterproof jacket, thermal base layer, buff or beanie

3. Food = energy bars, sandwich, fruit, nuts, chocolate

4. Hydration – Minimum 1 litre to start race!

5. Space Blanket, headlamp, whistle, map

DO NOT bring: HEADPHONES, Dogs, Flu or litter.

Water Points

50km - 3
 30km - 2

Compulsory Stops

At Dam wall - gear check!

Start Time

50km Beast: 7:45am

30km ‘Mini’ Beast: 8:15am


30km / 50km

Cut off 1 @ Dam wall - 11h45

(@6.52km/h) (@5.43km/h)

Cut off 2 @ Top of PlatterKlip - 12h45

(@6.22Km/h) (@5.45km/h)

Cut off 3 @ Kloofnek - 14h15


Cut off 4 @ King's Blockhouse - 15h45


Cut off @ Finish line - 17h45

(@5 km/h)

Age Restriction

The minimum age for the The Beast Trail Run is 18 years.

Entry Fees (non refundable)

50km – R695

30km – R495

This event uses Timing Chips with LiveTime. The chip is compulsory. You will not be allowed to start the event without a chip.
 Rent: R10
 Permanent: R50
 You will find these options on your entry form.

Entries will be limited. No entries will be taken on race day.


Route Map

Beast 50km route


Click here for KMZ.

Beast 30km route

Click here for KMZ.




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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
The Beast 50km 50 km 07:00 R 695.00
The Beast 30km 30 km 07:30 R 495.00

Event location
Newlands Picnic Area, Cape Town

Route information
Coordinates -33.9667016, 18.4566068
Address ERF47825 Union Ave, Rondebosch Union Ave, Rondebosch
City Cape Town
Province Western Cape