What is included
Your race entry fee includes
Race accommodation for 4 nights, on a shared basis
All meals, starting with dinner on arrival day, finishing with breakfast on departure day
3 litres of bottled water per runner per day
Transport of personal items between hotels
All logistical support by experienced crew in 4×4 vehicles
One aid station check-point (ACP) per day will offer a variety of refreshments and water.
Medical support will be provided at each hotel and on the course
Massage therapy is also offered (optional extra)
Transfers to / from the race
Transfers to/from the nearest commercial airports are available and can be purchased with your race entry
You will require
Personal running gear such as a hydration bag
A dry bag is recommended to keep your belongings dry during river crossings
You will be running into the sun all day so hats and sunscreen are highly recommended, with a rain jacket packed just in case.
Cash for drinks which are not included
A medical form, signed by your doctor will be required by the organisers
You need medical evacuation insurance
There are rivers to cross each day. These could be as low as an ankle-deep wade or they could require a brief swim, depending on the time of day you reach each river.
This is a solo run. Groups of runner will undoubtedly join up on the route, but you will not be required to run in teams.
Average temperatures on the Wild Coast during the day range from 15-25ºC. A range of weather can be expected. The ‘beasterly-easterly’ is
a well-known feature and is a ferocious headwind.
No GPS is required or necessary. The course is not marked and navigation is as simple as keeping the sea on your right.