Clarens Cosmos Challenge 2018 - Spring Edition
Sat 22 Sep 2018, 06:30 @ Clarens, Free State

Trail Hunter Events

Clarens Cosmos Challenge Spring Edition

The venue we are using is a perfect setting for building memories that will last a life time. Spectacular views, Mountain Terrain an yummy food. This is the perfect bucket list event you can enjoy with your trail buddies.

The popular 2 day Clarens Cosmos Challenge is a proper challenge and participants will need a good fitness level to finish the race.

The start / Finish for both days will be at Bokpoort Farm with 2 circular routes which offers breath taking views and there will be 2 FULLY STOCKED WATER POINTS on each day for both routes with everything you can think of from "biltong to koeksisters"


Bokpoort Farm - Clarens


Stage 1 Short Distance: 18Km - 860m Elevation gain

Stage 1 Long Distance: 24Km - 1430m Elevation gain

Stage 2: 17Km - 665m Elevation Gain

Entry Options:

Limited to 400 Runners

Option 1: 200 tickets that will include 6 meals from Friday night until Sunday afternoon.

Option 2: 200 tickets without meals.

Race Village and Accommodation:

Every participant will each receive a 2-man tent with mattress for Friday and Saturday night which is included in the entry fee. 

Participants will have to bring their own sleeping bag and pillows

Participants need to bring a battery pack to charge their cell phones and watches


4 Entry options available (Tented accommodation included for all participants)

  • Short Distance without Meals - R1420
  • Short Distance with all meals - R2070
  • Long Distance without meals - R 1670
  • Long Distance with all meals - R 2320


Friday 17H00 - 21H00 at Bokpoort Farm

Compulsory Gear

Runners who arrives without ALL the compulsory gear will NOT be allowed to participate.

  • 1.5 Litre Camel Bag
  • Water Proof Jacket
  • Space Blanket
  • Cell Phone
  • Whistle


Closing date for substitutions are 12 September 2018

Your entry will include the following

  • Race Appeal 
  • Groomed and well marked trails by #trailhunterevents the organizers which are well planned and if you got lost it would only be because one got so carried away admiring the scenery
  • MC's who will not only entertained but made sure you warmed up properly before you started running.
  • A great timing system by #bouttime who sent an sms with your time and position after you finished. 
  • Cornelius Van Niekerk the very energetic and amazing photographer capturing the memorable moments for you.
  • Meeting new friends and seeing a few familiar trail friends.
  • Racing and admiring the scenery made it challenging with over 1600m of total elevation over the 2 days.
  • Tasty and wholesome food.
  • Bokpoort horses and donkeys that will keep some us awake…..


Ruan Botes

063 686 7315

[email protected]

More information: [email protected]

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
Short Route - without meals   35 km 06:30 R 1,420.00
Short Route - with meals   35 km 06:30 R 2,070.00
Long Route - without meals   41 km 06:30 R 1,670.00
Long Route - with meals   41 km 06:30 R 2,320.00

Event location
Bokpoort Farm, Clarens

Route information
Coordinates -28.5573083, 28.4757194
Address Bokpoort Farm, Clarens, 9707
City Clarens
Province Free State

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