2024 Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge Aspire 8 Mile: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge Aspire 8 Mile – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

Designed as an entry-level race, the Aspire course introduces runners to the joys and challenges of trail running within the stunning landscapes of the Jonkershoek Valley, with a manageable 270m of elevation gain. The route winds through forested areas and alongside streams, offering participants a taste of mountain running without the technical difficulty of the more challenging courses. This race is celebrated for its encouraging and welcoming atmosphere, aimed at inspiring a love for trail running among participants of all ages and fitness levels. Crossing the finish line of the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge Aspire race is a moment of achievement that motivates runners to explore further the world of trail running, enriched by the natural beauty and community spirit of the event.

Date: 

Sat
May 18
2024

Location: 

Stellenbosch, South Africa

Distance

12.8km

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

270m

Number of participants: 

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