The 2022 course will be different to the 2021 course. The route will be a point to point race. The new route will be announced in March 2022. The start will be announced in March 2022.

Refunds, Deferrals, Postponement & Cancellation

Refunds, Deferrals:

  • The following refunds are applicable if a runner withdraws their entry:
    • 100% before 1 June 2022
    • 50% before 1 August 2022
    • 25% before 1 September 2022
    • No refund from 1 September 2022 to Race Day
  • Runners will not be able to defer their entries to 2023.
Postponement and Cancellation:
  • If the race organisers are forced to postpone the race for any reason, all runner entries will be transferred to the new date.
  • If runners cannot make the new date, a refund will apply. Runners will need to request a refund in writing.
  • If the race organisers are forced to cancel the race due to unforeseen circumstances, the following will apply:
    • Cancellation of race before the 1 August 2022 - 100% refund or deferral to following year, depending on the runner’s choice.
    • Cancellation of the race between 1 August and 31 August 2022 - 50% refund or deferral to following year.
    • Cancellation of race after 1 September 2022 - 25% refund or deferral to following year.

Entry Excludes

  • Personal Race Nutrition
  • Camping Gear
  • Runner Gear
  • Camping Fees for Supporters

Entry Includes

  • Race Garment
  • Finishers Medal
  • Field Camping for 2 nights
  • Medics
  • Fully Stocked Aid Stations

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24 September 2022
26 Miles


The Karkloof Trail Marathon is a point-to-point trail race, taking place in the Karkloof Valley.

The race takes the runners through indigenous forests, farmlands and plantations, covering 42km.