Clarens Cosmos Challenge 2018 - Spring Edition
Sat 22 Sep - Sun 23 Sep 2018 @ 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:

The new tents we will be using are the campmaster dome 300 (3 man tents) They come complete with a waterproof fly sheet.

The dimensions are 200cm x 200cm x 110cm

This will make everyone far happier

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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