Recce Raid 2022
Thu 12 May - Sat 14 May 2022 @ Dullstroom, Mpumalanga


Organiser
Raid Race Partnership

The Recce Raid is an epic MTB or Trail Running adventure that will take you to the boundaries of physical and mental toughness while enjoying the wonders of nature and being human. It takes place in the Eastern Escarpment and mountainous areas of Mpumalanga in South Africa.

The Raid Race passes through iconic and unique landscapes, including the Highlands, the Helvetia, Kaapschehoop, Berlin, Elandshoogte and other plantations and natural forests, the Verloren Valley wetlands, the Kwena Basin, the upper Crocodile, and Lunsklip rivers with countless waterfalls, idyllic and remote valleys and gorges, the Komati rivers with Noord Kaap and Suid Kaap tributaries, and more. 

The Recce Raid events START and FINISH as below:

MTB events:

  • MTB Raid 10K | Everessting: 430 km | 10 000 m vertical, starting outside Ngodwana on THURSDAY 12 May 2022 at 11h00
  • MTB Raid 4424 | Base Camp: 200 km | 4 500 m vertical, starting in Kaapsehoop area on FRIDAY 13 May 2022 at 10h00 
  • MTB Raid 40  Half Marathon | 80 Marathon: 40 km & 80 km events starting in Dullstroom on SATURDAY 14 May 2022 at 09h00

Trail Running events:

  • Trail Raid 160: 160 km | 5 000 m vertical ‘100 Miler, starting in Kaapsehoop area on FRIDAY 13 May 2022 at 05h30 
  • Trail Raid 100: 100 km | 3 000 m vertical, starting at Elangeni N4 on FRIDAY 13 May 2022 at 15h00
  • Trail Raid 6 | 12 | 32: 6, 12 & 32 km sub-marathon events starting in Dullstroom on SATURDAY 14 May 2022 at 10h00

All Recce Raid events finish in Dullstroom with the cut-off times between 12h00 - 21h00 on SATURDAY 14 May 2022

All events will be self-navigated by means of GPS devices on pre-issued GPX route files. Participants in the MTB Raid 80 | 200 | 400 and Trail Raid 32 | 100 | 160 events are self-navigating with GPS devices (or map with compass).

The MTB Raid 40, Trail Raid 6 | 12 events will be partially marked and participants can complete these events without any GPS devices.

More information: www.facebook.com/RecceRaid

Images of the event
Raid Race Partnership


Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
MTB Raid 10K | Everesting
The mother of MTB physicality - 10K vertical self-navigate route according to Everesting 10K and Everesting Roam rules. Entries include electronic timing, a MTB Raid 10K gold plated dogtag medal, T-shirt, hydration / nutrition & support along the route.
430 km 30-hr Roam or 10K with no limit and no sleep R 4,500.00
Trail Raid 160
Self-navigating 160 kays | 100 Miler trail run. Entries include electronic timing, a Trail Raid dogtag medal, T-shirt with water & food along the route.
160 km Single stage event with 5000 meter vertical R 4,500.00
MTB Raid 4424 | Base Camp
Route with 4424 m ascent is unmarked and MTBers must self-navigate with GPS devices. It coincides with the final 200 kays of the MTB Raid 10K. Entries include electronic timing, a MTB Raid 5K dogtag medal, T-shirt, hydration / nutrition along the route.
200 km Single Stage event R 2,500.00
Trail Raid 100
Self-navigating trail run on an unmarked route. Entries include electronic timing, a Trail Raid dogtag medal, T-shirt with water & food along the route.
100 km Single stage event with 3000 meter vertical R 2,500.00
MTB Raid 40 Half Marathon
The route will be partially marked and MTBers should prepare to self-navigate with GPS devices – or else expect a scenic adventure through the Highlands! Entries include electronic timing and Raid dogtag medal, as well as hydration along the route.
40 km Single stage event R 300.00
MTB Raid 80 Marathon
The route is not marked and MTBers must self-navigate with GPS devices. The final 30 kays coincide with the Raid 5K and Raid 10K events. Entries include electronic timing, MTB Raid dogtag medal, finisher meal, hydration & nutrition along the route.
80 km Single stage event R 400.00
Trail Raid 6
Marked 6 km Trail Run through the outskirts of Dullstroom with 1 water point
6 km Bush tunnels, wetlands & the Crocodile river... R 100.00
Trail Raid 12
Marked trail run. Entries include electronic timing, a Trail Raid wooden dogtag medal with 1 water point along the route.
12 km Single stage event R 200.00
Trail Raid 32
Self-navigating trail run on an unmarked route. Entries include electronic timing, a Trail Raid dogtag medal with 2 water points along the route.
32 km Single stage event R 400.00

Event location
Epilepsy SA Sport Field, Dullstroom, Mpu, Dullstroom

Route information

Epilepsy SA is located to the east of the Dullstroom Oval (opposite Seattle Coffee), 2 blocks of the main street that runs through Dullstroom.

Coordinates -25.422161666228, 30.108263929462
Address Beelaerts Street, Dullstroom
City Dullstroom
Province Mpumalanga