Skukuza Half Marathon

Date & Location

Skukuza, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Organiser’s Description

A unique race run in a unique place. The Kruger Park half marathon held in and around the small staff village of Skukuza in the heartland of one of Africa's greatest wildlife refuges - the Kruger National Park. Two hours before the start of the race a squad of rangers whose task it is to ensure the safety of all athletes during the race, travel by vehicle and on foot along the course to herd off any big game which would disrupt the race. At the same time the SAN Parks helicopter lifts off on its first flight to ensure that no elephants, rhinos and lions get too close to the route.

Distance

  • 13.1 miles
  • Running
  • Half Marathon
  • 11 - 25km
  • 11 - 25 miles
  • Trail
  • Extreme

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