Trail runners have a lot to look forward to this year after Stillwater Sports announced its 2021 trail running event calendar.

AfricanX Trailrun

  • Date: 26 – 28 March 2021
  • Venue: Houw Hoek Hotel (Bot River, Overberg Region, Western Cape)

The year kicks off with the return of South Africa’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun. The iconic event has become synonymous with magnificent trails, spectacular views, mouth-watering food, a relaxed atmosphere, a great vibe, camaraderie and teamwork.

Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience

  • Date: 24 – 25 April 2021
  • Venue: Stellenbosch High School

April will see a return to the beautiful town of Stellenbosch, where runners will be treated to a double-dose of trail action at the Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience. The event is an exciting two-day stage race that gives trail runners an opportunity to experience the best and most exclusive trails on offer in the ‘City of Oaks’.

Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run

  • Date: 6 June 2021
  • Venue: ATKV Buffelspoort Individual Runner

The racing action heads to Buffelspoort in June for the 8th annual Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run. Featuring the best off-road routes on offer in the North West Province, the Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run offers a perfect balance between challenge and reward. There is also a kids’ event, making this the perfect family outing.

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