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Golden Gate Challenge

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Location:
South Africa - Free State
Event type:
Run Stage
Event dates:
15 Oct 2020 - 3 day event
± 13 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
Hilary
Race Director:
Zandi
Email:
ZandiM@wildlands.co.za

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The Golden Gate Challenge is a three-day track and trail run through some of the most rugged yet scenic mountains of the Free State, situated in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. The race will traverse through restricted parts of the reserve rarely seen by the public, like Little Serengeti, Cathedral Caves and many other hidden gems within the park. Participants will cover just over 70km in 3 days, staged out of a single base camp in the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Please do not judge the race by its distances, as it is a true challenge offering great rewards, but that means conquering big mountains and high altitudes. Running among these historic mountains is a humbling experience and you will find yourself contemplating both your past and the future. Ancient rock paintings and relics of past civilizations will pass you by as you run this race with the knowledge that you are running for the survival of a species – the Bearded Vulture…. [read more]

 

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Distance:
73km
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