Otter African Trail Run

7 10, 2023

Simpson and Tarboton Win 2023 Otter African Trail Run

By |2023-10-07T18:21:34+02:00October 7th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Simpson and Tarboton Win 2023 Otter African Trail Run

Debutant, Robbie Simpson and Otter African Trail Run stalwart, Bianca Tarboton, won the fifteenth edition of the Grail of Trail on Saturday, 7 October. The adidas TERREX athletes claimed their victories in different ways, with Simpson relying on the experience of others in the first half of the course. Tarboton tapped into her extensive route [...]

7 10, 2023

Prologue Sets the Scene for Fierce Race at the Otter African Trail Run

By |2023-10-07T04:43:41+02:00October 7th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Prologue Sets the Scene for Fierce Race at the Otter African Trail Run

The short, but sharp, Prologue which provides the seeding for the Otter African Trail Run provided a hint that the racing will be fierce on Saturday, 7 October. Friday’s 4-kilometre time trial included 230 metres of climbing and acted as more than just a shake out of the top contenders. It highlighted the potential speed [...]

5 10, 2023

Challenging Conditions for 2023 Otter African Trail Run Prelim

By |2023-10-05T20:59:33+02:00October 5th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Challenging Conditions for 2023 Otter African Trail Run Prelim

The Otter African Trail Run Challenge, the preliminary event to the Grail of Trail, took place in initially perfect and then increasingly difficult conditions on Thursday, 5 October. Following the classic Otter Trail route, from Storms River Mouth to Nature’s Valley. The 42 kilometre route takes in 2 600 metres of climbing, including roughly 7 000 [...]

8 10, 2022

McCann Shatters the Course Record to Claim R150 000 at the Otter African Trail Run

By |2022-10-30T20:51:57+02:00October 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on McCann Shatters the Course Record to Claim R150 000 at the Otter African Trail Run

Toni McCann shattered the women’s Otter African Trail Run course record, setting a new benchmark time of 4 hours, 33 minutes and 26 seconds, on Saturday 8 October. The South African’s time was 6 minutes and 34 seconds ahead of the 4 hour and 40 minute mark, which earned her a R150 000 bonus from Easy [...]

7 10, 2022

SA’s top Trail Running Talent Rearing to Go for Otter African Trail Run Race

By |2022-10-07T18:27:18+02:00October 7th, 2022|News|Comments Off on SA’s top Trail Running Talent Rearing to Go for Otter African Trail Run Race

The Otter African Trail Run is South Africa’s premier marathon distance off-road event. Over the last 14 years it has attracted trail runners from around the world and provided the setting for dramatic performances. In 2022 the presenting sponsors, Easy Equities, and the event organisers, Faces, have put significant prize money on the line in [...]

5 10, 2022

Preparing for Success at the Otter African Trail Run Challenge

By |2022-10-05T19:37:03+02:00October 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Preparing for Success at the Otter African Trail Run Challenge

The Challenge event’s Prologue kicked off the Otter African Trail Run; on Wednesday 5 October 2022. Hosted in the Storm’s River Mouth Rest Camp, of the Tsitsikamma National Park, the 4.1 kilometre prologue time trial served to provide the seeding for the following day’s start groups. With 42 kilometres of technical coastal and forest footpaths [...]

13 09, 2022

Fuelling for Success with KAUAI at the Otter African Trail Run

By |2022-09-13T15:06:31+02:00September 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Fuelling for Success with KAUAI at the Otter African Trail Run

Good health cannot be achieved on fitness alone, it requires good nutrition too. Healthy, seasonal and sustainable food not only tastes better, but provides a higher quality fuel for active bodies, this is why trail runners should be excited to note that KAUAI has partnered with the Otter African Trail Run. As the official Wellness [...]

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