Terra Firma Trail Running and MTB Series
Sat 26 Jun 2021, 07:00 @ Mangangeni, KwaZulu-Natal


Organiser
Waterra outdoor events

Shongweni Dam and Game Reserve is a magnificent venue well situated halfway between Durban and PMB, the start and finish will be at Shongweni Dam, on site facilities include hot showers, food and refreshment's. Experience some new and exciting trails that wind through the reserve, taking in the stunning scenery and wildlife the reserve has to offer. There will be a 5-7km, 10-12km and 18-20km trails to provide the opportunity for social runners to challenge their friends, family and the more competitive runners in all age categories to compete with their peers and earn points to be crowned the series winner in their distance and age group. For the cyclists we have a fun 10km, 20km and 40km (2 x 20 km loops) MTB category for those that want to enjoy the amazing cycling routes. A Terra Firma trail run and MTB series leader board will be available online with a Prize giving ceremony for the series winners for each age category at the final event.  (for info on age categories and series rules please visit our www.waterra.co.za  web page)

MTB Route options:

MTB 10km fun ride: 7:10 AM START

Route Description: A fun 10-12km route suitable for everyone who wants to enjoy the breathtaking scenery with some jeep track and flowing single track.

Age: 8 years and older 

Cup-less Water tables: 2      

Cost: R 150


MTB 20km fun ride: 7:05 AM START

Route Description: A fun 20km route suitable for the fitter cyclist who wants to enjoy the breathtaking scenery, jeep track with some technical and flowing single track.

Age: 10 years and older 

Cup-less Water tables: 3      

Cost: R 180

MTB 40km Ride: 7:00 AM START

Route Description: A 40 km route (2 x 20 km loops) geared towards the more experienced cyclist looking for a challenge with some elevation, technical flowing single track and some great views from the top.

Age: 15 years and older

Cup-less Water tables: 3

Cost: R 250   


Trail Run Route options:

Family Fiver 5-7km: 9:00 AM (To be eligible and earn points for the series prize in this distance you need to be 13 years or younger)

Route Description: A fun 5-7 km route suitable for everyone including walkers and families.

Age: 8 years and older 

Cup-less Water tables: 1      

Cost: R 110 


Hero in Training 10-12km: 8:45 AM  (To be eligible and earn points for the series prize in this distance you need to be between 14 and 18 years old)

Route Description: A demanding 10-12 km route for those looking for a bit more of a challenge!

Age: 8 years and older 

Cup-less Water tables: 2

Cost-R 150


Heroes for a Day 18- 20 km: 8:30 AM START (To be eligible and earn points for the series prize in this distance you need to be 19 years and older)

Route Description: An 18-20 km route. Fitness is essential for this race!

Age: 18 years and older 

Cup-less Water tables: 3

Cost-R 180


Need to know:

  • Entries are limited to 250 participants in total
  • All events are eco-friendly and Cupless, please provide your own cup/hydration system for water tables
  • All routes are clearly marked with marshals en-route 
  • All Covid protocols are strictly adhered to with the safety of all participants being our number one priority
  • Should any event be cancelled participants will have the option to move their entry to a later event or receive a refund (less Entry Ninja Admin fee)



More information: waterra.co.za/


Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
MTB 40km Fun Ride
x 2 loops of the 20 km route
40 km 07:00 R 250.00
MTB 20km Fun Ride
A fun 20km ride with breathtaking views, jeep track with flowing single track with some technical aspects
20 km 07:05 R 180.00
MTB 10km Fun Ride
A fun 10km ride with breathtaking views, jeep track and flowing single track
10 km 07:10 R 150.00
Heroes For A Day 18-20 km Trail Run 18 km 08:30 R 180.00
Heroes In Training 10-12 km Trail Run 10 km 08:45 R 150.00
Family Fiver 5-7 km Trail Run 5 km 09:00 R 110.00

Event location
Ntshongweni Dam, Mangangeni

Coordinates -29.856466983755, 30.721851299475
Address Ntshongweni Dam
City Mangangeni
Province KwaZulu-Natal