Run The West Coast Trail Series #1 Malgaskop
Sun 16 Jun 2024 @ Saldanha, Western Cape

Onsite Events

Run The West Coast Trail Series – 1. Malgaskop -Military Academy Trail Run 

Collect your 3 special medals as you run all three events of the series! 

On the 16th of June 2024 we will host our First event on the Run the West Coast calendar for the 2024 West Coast Trail Series at the Militery Academy in Saldanha. 

The Military Academy is co-located with the Faculty of Military Science at Stellenbosch University in Saldanha, on the West Coast of South Africa.

The land is private property and you can only have access to the spectacular routes along the coast when you run at our event.

Event Info:

Run The West Coast is a Trail Run series for the whole family. Young and old can enter and it is suitable for all fitness levels. Walkers are welcome on the 5km and 10km distances. Please do not walk the 25km distance. 

Why not make this part of your long weekend plans, spoil Dad, and book your stay in Jacob’s Bay or only 10km away Saldanha Bay? There is a road race on Saturday 15 June 2024 in Saldanha, and plenty of special offers from various accommodation institutions as it is Father’s Day weekend too!

Event Info:

5km Run The West Coast - R160 - Start: 9:00
10km Run The West Coast - R180 - Start: 8:45
 25km Run The West Coast – R240 - Start: 8:15

R50 Late entry fee.

All unpaid entries will be removed after 3 days.

Waterpoints will be available. It is however always advised to be self-sufficient when it comes to hydration when you run.

Medals for all. Stunning medals!! Ad them together after all 3 runs and have a nice big medal in a "helm" of a ship. Whoop whoop.

Lots of Lucky Draws.

Enter all three of the Run The West Coast Trail Series and get your free pair of high quality running socks!

#1  -  Malgaskop in the Miletary Base in Saldanha  -  16 June 2024

#2  - Karmenaatjie Farmstall near Jacobsbaai  -  20 July 2024

#3  -  Fossil Park near Langebaan Air Force Base  -  17 August 2024

Full bar facility and great food will be available at the venue. 

Please do not leave any valuables in your car. You can leave it at registration.

Come join us for a fun day out with the family. 

Route profiles will be posted closer to the event as all the runs are on working farms and things can change quickly. Join our Facebook Group at for updated info.

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
25km Trail Run 25 km R 240.00
Long Distance Full Series
Enter all three and get a free pair of socks!!
25 km R 720.00
10km Trail Run 10 km R 180.00
10km Full Series
Enter all 3 events and get a free pair of socks!!
10 km R 540.00
5km Trail Run 5 km R 160.00
5km Full Series
Enter all 3 events of the series and get free pair of socks!!
5 km R 480.00

Event location
Military Academy Saldanha, Saldanha

Coordinates -33.031878, 17.924761
Address Malgas St, Military Area, Saldanha, 7395, South Africa
City Saldanha
Province Western Cape

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