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Merrell Hobbit entries open

“Intriguing mountains, enchanted forests, running streams and cascading waterfalls – that’s The Hobbit Trail Run’s in the Amatola Mountains. It is a mystical and magical place that will awaken your imagination and heighten your love for the trails”. These are the words used to describe the Merrell Hobbit Trail Runs presented by Nikwax. The event, which includes the …more

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Date Change for Merrell Hobbit Trail Runs

Regrettably, due to a new event policy from the Rance Timbers, we have been unable to secure our traditional mid October dates for this years Merrell Hobbit runs. We have had to move the dates for the 2014 Merrell Hobbit 100km to Friday, 28th Nov and Saturday, 29th Nov.  The Merrell Hobbit 38km, 16km and 5km will …more

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Merrell Autumn Events Shine and Soar in Joburg

Fantastic conditions greeted Joburg Trail Runners for both the Merrell Autumn Night and Day runs held last Thursday and Sunday. Delta Park School hosted the Merrell Autumn Night Run presented by Black Diamond on Thursday, 27th March, which had 250 runners turn out for a stunning autumn evening. After a loop on the school’s athletic …more

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Countdown to SA Long Distance Champs at Merrell Outeniqua Traverse begins

With the formalisation of Trail Running under the banner of ASA last year, this has paved the way for the staging of South African Championship events and selection of teams to represent South Africa at World Trail Running Championships. With the successful staging of first SA Long Distance Trail Champs at the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge …more

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Entries open this week for MERRELL Whale of Trail

Entries open this week for the Merrell Whale of Trail presented by Nikwax. Scheduled for the 10th May, the 50km trail run looks set to be one of the most eagerly awaited one day trail runs on the 2014 calendar and all indications are that the demand for the limited spots will be high. The …more

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Whale of Trail Run

So you have run a series or two. You’ve done a traverse or a run with flowers. You’ve run with Hobbits. You’ve run in the Sky. You’ve run a wild race or two.  You’ve done the Grail.  Now it is time for the “Whale of Trail”. Mountain Runner Events are excited to announce a NEW …more

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2014 SA Long Distance Champs Traversing to Outeniqua

The Merrell Outeniqua Traverse presented by Nikwax has been chosen to host the SA Long Distance Trail Champs on 14th June 2014. Now in its 7th year, the event has established itself on the trail running calendar and has grown significantly over the past three years. “The 38km route is trail running at its best …more

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Runners enchanted by Magical Hobbit

 “Intriguing mountains, enchanted forests, running streams and cascading waterfalls – that’s The Hobbit Trail Run’s in the Amatola Mountains. It is a mystical and magical place that will awaken your imagination and heighten your love for the trails”. This is the words used to describe the Merrell Hobbit Trail Runs presented by Nikwax. The event, which includes the …more

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Merrell Hobbit Trail Run Results

All the results from the 2 day 100km, 38km, 16km and 5km Merrell Hobbit Trail Runs have been uploaded the Results page.

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Merrell Spring Night Series Final log

Well done to our 8km Merrell Spring Night Series winners – Malcolm Hall and Anna Dubaniewicz. The 5.5km series winners are – Devon Hansen and Paige Bolton. Well done to all those who competed in all three events. We have uploaded the final series logs for the 8km and 5.5km events that takes account of …more

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