Kromrivier BEAST 2025
Fri 16 May - Sun 18 May 2025 @ Cederberg Municipality, Western Cape

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This is a tough event for Cederberg and Mountain loversFor the discerning trail runner who enjoys adventure and wilderness.

You need to be self-sufficient, there is no pampering other than of endless panoramic views. 

A skyline trail around the amphitheater of the Kromrivier Valley. The highest point of the trail is Donkerkloof Peak is at 1750 metres. Looking north you can see Sneeuberg, the highest summit in the Cederberg.The route traverses 6 Peaks, and each must be reached within a Cut off time, or you will be short coursed down the Valley.

But, we are generous and if you can hike fast, maintaining a reasonable tempo, you will enjoy a thrilling day out.

The total distance is 44km, and the elevation gain a very pleasant 2100m – we start at 1000m, at Kromrivier Farm.


44km ELITE Runner - R5900

Includes prize money and trackers. R20 000 each for winning Male and Female!!! LIMITED to 20 entries (Elite runners start in a unique batch before Adventure runners).

44km ADVENTURE Runner - R3900

A dramatic view fest of mountain-scapes, rock shapes and lunar scenes. You climb over 6 peaks, and traverse the beautiful Kromrivier Valley. This is Cederberg trails at their best.

27km BEAST LITE - R2900

2 Peaks and the Disa Pool Valley trail. A perfect route to start mountain running, or to enjoy the BEASTLY vibes with more time at the bar!!

ACCOMMODATION !!! To reserve your Chalet or Safari Tent a R3000 booking fee is required. 


  • Race garment, cap and buff
  • BuchuLife goodie bag
  • Kromrivier Wine & Beer Tasting at Registration
  • Registration Dinner - Friday 
  • Finishers Feast - Saturday
  • Buffet Breakfast - Sunday 
  • Conservation & Trails fee
  • Photographer 
  • Medics 


Luxury Chalets – R4380 per night, min 2 nights. Sleeps 4 - 6 (2 en-suite rooms and sleeper couch)

Safari Tents - R2730 per night, min 2 nights. Sleeps 4 (2 rooms, kitchen)

Camping at R900 per site per night, includes own hot shower and toilet. Sleeps Max 8 campers per site. Min 2 nights.

Mail us on [email protected] to book your accommodation.

Friends, family welcome. It is a weekend adventure. If you would like to extend your stay either before or after the event (highly recommended), chat to us about rates.

Nearby Accommodation Options: 

Sanddrif Cottages and Camping

Driehoek, Oasis, Nuwerust, Mount Cedar.

Compulsory Briefing Dinner:

You should arrive at Kromrivier after lunchtime on Friday. Registration with Wine tasting, Beer tasting from 4pm, Dinner served from 4.30 to 6:30pm. Compulsory briefing with final Route instructions at 6:30pm.

Please note – No Dogs allowed. This is a mountain conservation area, with plenty of animals, snakes, leopards and baboons.

Kromrivier BEAST 2025

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
44km ELITE 44 km R 5,400.00
44km ADVENTURER 44 km R 3,400.00
27km BEAST Lite 27 km R 2,400.00

Event location
Kromrivier Farm, Cederberg Park, Cederberg Municipality

Coordinates -32.539068069861, 19.281953811646
Address Cederberg Park, Kromrivier Farm South Africa
City Cederberg Municipality
Province Western Cape

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