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Merrell Hobbit Trail Runs

30th Apr 2022 @ 7:00 am - 1st May 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Set yourself off on a wonderful, wandering Hobbit journey by tackling the iconic and notoriously demanding Amathole Hiking Trail of the Eastern Cape as a two day staged run or one of several shorter tracks on offer.

07h00 – Merrell Hobbit 42km Mountain Marathon – R750

09h00 – Merrell Hobbit 16km Trail Run – R270

10h00 – Merrell Hobbit 5km Fun Run – R160

Merrell Hobbit 90km Journey – Two Day – R4900

  • Entrants for the 42km must be 18 years or older on race day
  • No refunds, but substitutions are allowed up to three days before the event (for a substitution fee of R80)
  • Entries will be available on the day with an additional late entry fee of R50.

Race entry does not include the following:

  • Personal medical and nutritional requirements
  • Any snacks or performance nutrition during the event
  • Basic medical support is offered for emergencies but excludes helicopter evacuation, or any hospitalization transport, which will be for the participant’s cost.


30th Apr 2022 @ 7:00 am
1st May 2022 @ 5:00 pm
R160 – R4900
Event Category:
5km, 16km, 42km, 90km


Arminel Hotel
Arminel Hotel, 18 Main Road
Hogsback, Eastern Cape South Africa
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