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KAEM Ultra

15 - 22 September 2024

What makes KAEM Ultra unique?

What does supported mean?

Participants run with day packs that can carry up to approximately 3 kg, and should contain food and energy supplies for the daily trail run, survival equipment and a minimum of 1.5L water, either in bottles or a bladder. Participants get goodie bags at registration. All other requirements for the 5 day event (up to a maximum weight of 15kg) are to be packed in the goodie bags which are transported from Start to Camp 1, from Camp to Camp, and to the Finish. Upon arrival at Camp after the stage run each day, participants get their goodie bags and each morning 15 minutes prior to the start of the next stage, bags are to be checked in for transport to the next overnight camp.

Daily Distances

Each year the route is changed slightly. Daily distances are published in July.

  • Day 1 - Day 2

    Distances for Day 1 to Day 2 vary between 30km to 50km. Participants must reach overnight camps by 19:00.

  • Day 3

    A rest day by the river.

  • Day 4 - Day 5

    Approximate distances for Day 4 and Day 5 are 50km and 25km respectively.


Entry Options and Fees

Option 1

ZAR21 000 (All inclusive)

Option 2

ZAR17 000 (Excl. accommodation, meals and transfers)

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