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Hedianga 14km - Red Route

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 3.3 (3) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

An easy first half, but a very technical last 5km.


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9.0

Miles

14.4

KM

91%

Runnable

4,987' 1,520 m

High

4,678' 1,426 m

Low

1,188' 362 m

Up

1,190' 363 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Off-leash

Features Birding · Views

Open from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Overview

This run is a hidden gem in the Pretoria, Olympus area. You'll forget every now and then that you are in a big city. It is safe, and the trails are well maintained. The last 5km is up and down and will test your legs.

Need to Know

Bring cash for the R35 entrance fee for adults. Make sure that you have enough water and food, it might take you longer that what you expect. Tickets are valid for one week

Description

The run start with a easy section on a jeep track. After about about 2 km you get off of the track onto the singletrack. The singletrack is technical at times, but it is manageable. You'll go over a few "koppies" with some very good views. At 5 km, you'll descend into a "kloof" which can be tricky, and you'll have to watch your footing. Follow the trail a the bottom of the kloof and slowly climb back to the jeep track at 8km. Enjoy of about 1km of easy jeep track before you get to the most technical part of the run for the next 4km. Take your time and enjoy the challenge. You'll enjoy the last 1.4 km to the end with a easier section to finish out the run.

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Jaco Duvenhage

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This course is yet another uphill battle.
Jun 9, 2017 near Centurion, ZA

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May 25, 2019
Andries Venter
Red route — 9h 30m
Apr 15, 2019
Elmarie Verster
14.4mi — 6h 30m