30min – 4 hours
Duration
5 – 25km (3 – 15.5 miles)
Distance
A1, B3
Grading

1-4 hours of Lowveld running among natural game. Unbelievable encounters with Giraffe, Zebra and much more. This is an opportunity to really Run Wild with the wild. The runs are on single track, jeep track and game paths, covering about which are on prearranged routes that are booked depending on availability.

 

Location Hoedspruit, pre-selected private reserve (Not a big 5 area)
Transport We will meet at the run start point and transport is not included. (Please let us know if we can arrange transport for you)
Ability We will group participants by their ability but you need to be able to be on your feet for between 30min to 4 hours. For the 25km option you ideally would have run close to a ½ marathon distance in the past. You will be expected to carry hydration with you for the longer runs (please see compulsory kit)
Timing and Location The experience will start at 5:30am (6:30am in the winter, leaving from the start and finishing at the same point 30min – 4 hours later depending on our pace.
Included A Lead Runner for the team, with you every step of the way.
   Conservation Fees
  Drink at end of run.
  5-25km of amazing game viewing running.
Not included Accommodation (Please enquire, we can refer you to many great venues)
  Transport
  Meals
  Food and Nutrition during the run (Please enquire, we can provide this for you)
  Compulsory Kit from List below (This can be arranged for purchase or hire form Wild Run)
  Personal insurance (Recommended)

 

Compulsory kit

Below is a list of the compulsory kit for this trip. When you book you will be sent a list of recommended items as well. If you have any questions regarding kit requirements, please contact us. If you do not have any of the items listed below you are more than welcome to add it to your cart before checkout.

Compulsory Kit for 15km and above

  • Hydration pack with 1.5L fluid capacity
  • Enough Nutrition for the route

1

5am

We will meet at the prearrange starting point at 5am (6am Winter) for an introduction to the team and run briefing.

2

5:30am

We always try and set out just after sunrise (Summer 5:30am and Winter 6:30am) as we do not want to be running in the dark or the heat for that matter.

The team will take you along single track, game paths and game drive roads. These experiences are about encountering the many species of animals that we have in our area, so keep your eyes peeled for spoor and the things that leave the spoor. We may be lucky enough to come across Giraffe, Leopard or Even Wild Dog.

We return to the original starting point where you presented with a cold drink and we will say farewell and plan the next adventure!

Hoedspruit

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