Lace up for Giant’s Cup

Runners will have the privilege of taking in some of the Southern Drakensberg's finest scenery during the exclusive Giant's Cup trail run from 18-19 May. PHOTO: Anthony Grote
Runners will have the privilege of taking in some of the Southern Drakensberg's finest scenery during the exclusive Giant's Cup trail run from 18-19 May. PHOTO: Anthony Grote

THIS year marks the fifth edition of The Giant’s Cup. The annual race is capped at 100 runners and entries are currently open but close on 20 April.

Runners will enjoy 62km of beautiful mountain trails and be able recover and relax afterwards in the comfort of the three resorts along the route.

The principle beneficiary of The Giant’s Cup is the local branch of Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife (EKZNW) based at Cobham Nature Reserve.

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R500 per runner will be dedicated to this cause that will focus on local issues within the Maloti Drakensberg Park. These include alien vegetation, maintenance of the trails, funding of vital equipment for EKZNW staff and assistance with monitoring of critically endangered species such as the Bearded Vulture.

For more information visit www.thegiantscup.co.za.

 

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