Apr 26, 2024 at 10:00 AM

Ultra-Trail Drakensberg

Sani Pass Hotel

Mkhomazi Wilderness Area

South Africa

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Entry Fee $60
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $350
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 100K
  • 100M
  • 20K
  • 30K
  • 65K

Type: Ultra

Participant Limit: 750

Starting Elevation: 3000m (9842ft)

High Point: 3482m (11424ft)

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2017

Men's Record: 22:30:38

Women's Record: 28:50:36


Ultra-Trail Drakensberg is a festival of trail running with events of 160km, 100km, 62km, 30km and 21km. All events take place within the Southern area of the internationally renowned Maloti Drakensberg World Heritage Site and large swathes of this iconic wilderness are traversed.

Incorporating and skirting some of the legendary features of the Southern Drakensberg such as Sani Pass, Twelve Apostles, Khanti Ridge, Gxalingenwa Gorge, Hodgson’s Peaks, Garden Castle, Rhino Peak and Langalibalele’s Pass participants in Ultra-Trail Drakensberg will experience mountain running at its very finest.



Past Event Dates

Held on Apr 26, 2024

Held on Apr 27, 2023

Held on Apr 22, 2022

Held on Apr 23, 2021

Held on Apr 27, 2019

Held on Apr 28, 2018

Held on Apr 22, 2017

Event Results

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