Dumbe Trail Run

Posted on Mon May 28, 2018.

Spend a weekend running unforgettable trails with spectacular views in the Northern Drakensberg at the 2018 Dumbe Trail Run Event that takes place at Drakensberg Mountain Retreat. Bring your family and friends and enjoy a fun-filled weekend.

Sunset At Drakensberg Mountain Retreat2017’s Dumbe Trail Run was such a wonderful success with the inaugural winners Buthi Mokwenja and Julia Hackland coming out on top. This success has become evident in the feedback received!

Lesley Van Der Waat gave the following review:

” Impressed beyond words… prefect venue, spectacular views from a stunning setting… great company… organising to the final details… just so looved the complete African experience!”

Susan Ascough Symons had the following to say:

“Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful. Completely worth every gruelling climb! And the race village was so accommodating, and thoughtful. Thank you for an amazing weekend!”

The Dumbe Trail Run consists of 36KM pristine trails over the course of 2 days. Taking place in the Drakensberg Mountains you can definitely expect views that take your breath away.

This year the Dumbe Trail Run takes place from the 2nd – 4th of November 2018. (Registration will take place on the 2nd of November from 1400pm through to 19:00pm)

Rock On A Hiking TrailWhat can you expect over the 2 days?

Day 1: 21KM’s with 2 water points
Day 2: 15KM’s with 1 water point

Sounds exhilarating, doesn’t it? The race village will also be setup this year offering the runners a relaxed atmosphere with comfortable seating where they can relax and enjoy the picturesque views. What’s more, everything is catered for inside the village for the entire weekend!!When it comes to the routes themselves, there will be clearly marked our routes with well-stocked water points.

Accommodation for this year’s Dumbe Trail Run comes in two forms, namely Tented Accommodation – an allocated tent and mattress will be provided to you within the race village – and Alternative Accommodation. There is also a designated Self-Camping area that allows you to bring your own tent or caravan and experience the amazing outdoor lifestyle.

Alternatively, The Vergezient Lodge and Zonderntwyfel Barnhouse provide on-site accommodation options for runners. Click here to boo

People Running On The Dumbe Trail RunReady to enter? The event organisers have decided to make things a little easier for you this year. You can now enter online!! What’s more, when you enter online they will be creating an online profile for you which will help you to stay on top of everything new, and make your race entries for 2019 a whole lot easier! Click here to choose your accommodation package and get your entry in and be sure to visit the Dumbe Trail Run Facebook Page to stay up to date with information!

Whose ready for the weekend of a lifetime with us?