Mandela Day Trail Run 2017

August 26, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 am

R80 - R150

Blane Pienaar and Lwazi Ngubo having fun on course during the 2016 Mandela Day Trail Run. Photo Credit: Julian Schroeder.

ENTRIES CLOSED – NO LATE / ON THE DAY ENTRIES AVAILABLE! Saturday 26 August 2017 Mandela Capture Site, Howick
EVENT ENTRY FEE (closes 24 August, no late entries avail) Start
15km R150 6:30am
8km R115 6:40am
4km R80 6:50am
  • Registration (number collection): Friday 25 August 10am – 6pm at the PMB Royal Show Grounds, OR from 5am at the Start Venue on Race Day.
  • Bag Drop facility available at the start / finish.
  • Entry includes Race t-shirt and finishers medal. Each distance is limited to 200 runners and entries will close when the cap is reached or at midday on Thursday 24 August.
  • ASA licences are NOT required.
  • The Mandela Day Trail prize money totals R 54 000.00.
  • Prize allocations for both men and women below is as follows:
  • 15km – 1st: R 10 000.00, 2nd: R 5 000.00, 3rd: R 3 000.00
  • 8km – 1st: R 3 000.00, 2nd: R 2 000.00, 3rd: R 1 000.00
  • 4km – 1st: R 1 500.00, 2nd: R 1 000.00, 3rd: R 500.00
  • Take the N3 highway to Durban / Johannesburg.
  • Outside of Howick, take the Tweedie offramp and turn left to Lions River.
  • Continue straight to the R103 T Junction and turn right.
  • The Mandela Capture Site is on the right a few km along the R103 and is well signposted.



  • Mandela Capture Site
R103 3209 South Africa+ Google Map


  • KZN Trail Running
  • Mandela Day Marathon