Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge – 2018

May 19, 2018

May 19, 2018

7:00 To 14:30

Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Jonkershoek Road, Stellenbosch, South Africa

38km - R710 , 24km - R485 , 11km - R255


Event Description

The Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge takes place on the 19th of May 2018, Jonkershoek Nature Reserve (Stellenbosch). Distance options: 38km, 24km & 11km.

The Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge features massive turrets and cliffs of orange-faced quartzite hold fortress over a collection of rambling mountain streams and waterfalls to give you one of the most incredible mountain running race routes in the country.

One of the most beautiful mountain valleys in the Western Cape, this is without a doubt one of the most spectacular big mountain runs in the Western Cape.  Come and run the route that was the first ever SA Long Distance Trail Championships or one of the other two distances on offer.  It’s so magnificent that it’s impossible to ignore. Without a doubt one of the most beautiful mountain runs in the Western Cape.

The Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge forms part of the Mountain Challenge Series, together with the Helderberg Mountain Challenge (HMC) and the Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC). Enter the Mountain Challenge Series and compete for the best overall time across all three races or simply run one or two of the races in the Series.

There are 3 distances to choose from:
38km Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC) – R710
24km Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge Lite (JMC Lite) – R485
11km Jonkershoek Mountain Run (JMR) – R255

Entries open on 27 February at Midday and close on 11 May if not sold out before then. The entry fee includes all Cape Nature, MTO and Jonkershoek Mountain Bike Trail permits, as well as timing chips and associated fees.

Compulsory pre-event registration and number collection is applicable for the 38km and 24km participants. Pre-registration is on:

  • Tuesday 15 May from 12 – 6pm in Cape Town
  • Wednesday 16 May from 12 – 5pm in Westlake
  • Friday 18 May from 11am – 2pm at the Start/Finish venue.

Venue: Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa, 7600

Start Times: 38km JMC – 07h00, 24km JMC Lite – 08h30, 11km JMC Run – 08h20

Entries will CLOSE Wednesday, 11 May 2018 or when capacity is reached.

Organized under the banner of the Mountain Challenge Series



How to Register?

Entries at Mountain Challenge 

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