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  • DECATHLON Quartzite 2-day Trail Run (Sat&Sun)
  • DECATHLON Granite 2-day Trail Run (Sat&Sun)
  • NEW! - incorporating the Free State Trail Run (open) Championship in 2024 (Sunday)
  • The 12km Lekka Run (Sunday)
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25-26 May 2024
at Koedoeslaagte Trail Park,
near Parys, Free State


KOEDOESLAAGTE Trail Park is proud to present this 2-day trail run; designed to be spectacular, tough but doable and family orientated. The DECATHLON CRATER TRAVERSE offers a quality, affordable, mountain experience for visitors from the flatter surroundings around Klerksdorp, Potchefstroom, Meyerton, Vereeniging, Vanderbijl Park, Sasolburg and Welkom. For our Gauteng runners this will be a top trail experiences close to home. The event is hosted by Koedoeslaagte Nature Reserve, situated in the heart of the Vredefort Dome UNESCO World Heritage terrain.



Venue & Facilities

For our runners the venue offers ample parking and protection against adverse weather conditions in the Koedoesaal. There are dozens of picnic benches and spots, porcelain toilets, showers, a kiosk, food stalls and other activities; horse riding, pony rides, kayak rental, bicycle rental etc

Equipment & Training

Be prepared!

EQUIPMENT: Please see our detailed list of recommended equipment

FITNESS - see what the coach suggests to prepare for this challenge

Book Accommodation

The Koedoeslaagte venue offers 3 kinds of on-venue accommodation:

  • 4 x 4-bed Koedoe Cabins. Neat self-catering cabins along the finish line (excluding bedding)

  • 2 x double-bed Koedoe Cabins. Neat self-catering cabins along the finish line (including bedding)

  • 15 stand-up-straight safari tents with 2 beds with neat matrasses

  • The Mossienes self-catering guest house sleeps 4-6 people

Parys and the Vredefort Dome are popular affordable tourist destinations with ample, quality accommodation within kilometres from Koedoeslaagte.



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