Join host Seamus Allardice as he chats to the Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail‘s Zane Schmahl and Jacques Mouton, initially atop George Peak and then later over lunch at the Ground Zero Bike and Trail Park. Zane is the race director for the ultra trail running event, which also features a Vertical 1K challenge, from the outskirts of the Southern Cape city to the summit of the region’s second highest peak. To find out more about the Discovery MUT please visit

Zane Schmahl (left) and Jacques Mouton (right) cheers to a successful Discovery MUT.

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About the Discovery MUT

The Discovery MUT features 60, 25 and 9 kilometre trail run race distances on mountain trails in the Outeniqua range, near George. 2019 was the event’s second edition and the first with Discovery on board as title sponsors.

Mvuyisi Gcogco not only finished 3rd in the grueling 60km but also set a new fastest time up the George Peak Vertical 1K course. Photo by Shari Thompson.

Early morning mountain running.

After over 12 hours on their feet the final runners crossing the 60km finish line were understandably elated.