About the Series

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In its sixth exciting year, the Wildlife Estate Series continues to thrive, courtesy of our generous title sponsors, Pam Golding Properties Hoedspruit. Their unwavering support enables us to maintain the four-event series format, ensuring trail runners an exceptional experience throughout. Amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Lowveld, participants will discover the beauty of our estates from a fresh perspective, feeling safe and fully immersed in the preserved wonders of the region. Spanning from Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate to Elephant Rock Eco Estate and Zandspruit Bush and Aero Estate, each location teems with African plains game, adding an extra layer of excitement to the adventure.

But the excitement doesn’t stop there! The series culminates in the grand finale at Blyde Wildlife Estate, featuring the ever-popular river crossing, a highlight that has left participants buzzing for the past three years. Experience the thrill of navigating rivers, conquering hills, scaling mountain peaks, and exploring valleys, all while being surrounded by major reserves such as Balule and the Greater Kruger National Park. Join us on this wild journey through nature’s playground, where every moment promises adrenaline-pumping excitement and unforgettable memories!

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Hoedspruit wildlife estate

23 march 2024

The HWE trail run kicks off the Pam Golding Wildlife Estate Trail Run Series, marking the inaugural event in spectacular fashion. Nestled within the prestigious Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate, participants have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the company of Africa’s diverse fauna while trekking or jogging. Prepare to encounter magnificent species such as Giraffe, Zebra, and Kudu along the way, with the chance of spotting even more elusive creatures if luck is on your side


20 APRIL 2024

The Zandspruit trail run marks the thrilling second leg of the Wildlife Estate Trail Series. Located within the prestigious Zandspruit Bush and Aero Estate, participants are treated to the enchanting presence of Africa’s diverse fauna while traversing the trails on foot or at a running pace. Expect to encounter an array of majestic game species, including the iconic Giraffe, graceful Kudu, and striped Zebra, as you soak in the breathtaking scenery of this exclusive estate.


25 MAY 2024

Elephant Rock Eco Estate, the third exciting venue in the ranks of the Lowveld Trail Running’s trail running Wildlife Estate Series. Encompassing a sprawling 240 hectares of pristine land teeming with a rich variety of riverine fauna and flora, this newcomer promises to elevate the series to new heights. Prepare for an unforgettable experience as you explore the untouched beauty and natural wonders of this remarkable estate.


27 JULY 2024

Welcome to the fourth thrilling installment of the Pam Golding Wildlife Estate Trail Run Series: the Blyde Trail Run! Located within the prestigious Blyde Wildlife Estate, this event offers participants a unique opportunity to traverse the scenic banks of the stunning Blyde River. As you embark on your run, keep your pace swift through the river section, as it is home to a lively population of hippos and crocodiles. But don’t worry, there’s plenty more to see along the way, with various other species adding to the excitement of your run. Lace up your shoes and get ready for an unforgettable adventure amidst the untamed beauty of the Blyde Wildlife Estate!

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