The Golden Gate Challenge is a 3-Day track and trail run through the majestic mountains of the Free State, situated in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Participants will cover up to 70km in 3 days challenged by mountains and high altitudes.
A mandatory pre-race briefing will take place at 18h30 during registration inside the marquee on Thursday evening. Final instructions regarding any route changes and a weather report will be given every morning, 10 minutes before the start of the race. A detailed description of the route will be given and all essential information such as checkpoints, medical assistance and map work will be discussed.
Golden Gate Challenge Event Details
- Event Date: 19 – 21 October 2018
- Registration: 18 October 2018
- Distances: 27km, 29km and 17km
- Venue: Glen Reenen Rest Camp, Golden Gate Highlands National Park, Free State
Golden Gate Challenge – Entry Fees
Full Package – R3 800 (includes a 50% conservation donation*).
Includes tented accommodation at race village and all catering.
Only 250 entries will be made available for this package.
Runner’s Package – R3 500 (includes a 50% conservation donation*)
Includes catering but excludes accommodation.
Only 100 entries will be made available for this package.
Runner’s Package – R2 800 (includes a 50% conservation donation*)
Excludes meals and accommodation.
Accommodation for the Golden Gate Challenge
Should you wish to enjoy this event from a more comfortable location, why not book a stay at the new Splendid Inn Premier Bloemfontein.
This brand new 3+-hotel has 88 bedrooms, a restaurant, rooftop function area, and a business centre with conference facilities which accommodates up to 150 delegates. This hotel is located in close proximity to government departments, sports stadiums and popular landmarks such as the National Museum of Bloemfontein and the Bram Fischer International Airport.