Merrell Transkei Tuff 2020

20 March 2020

20 – 22 March 2020 | 150km Adventure Race through the beautiful Wild Coast

Entry Free:

Chalets Accommodation

R10 800.00 Team (4 People x Early Bird Entry – FULLY Payable by 1 December 2019)
R11 800.00 Team (4 People x Normal Entry – FULLY Payable by 15 Feb 2020)

Entry fee is inclusive of the following:

  • Race Entry
  • Chalet accommodation for full team of 4 members (Friday & Saturday)
  • Race Apparel
  • Friday Dinner
  • Saturday Breakfast
  • Sunday Prize Giving Lunch

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All fees are non-refundable, you are more than welcome to substitute team members or sell your ticket to another team (before 20 February 2020)

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Location & Accommodation



  • Hotel Rooms are available – Please book through us to arrange accommodation for your team and supporters.
  • There are no fridges or kitchens available.
  • Meals included are Friday dinner, Saturday Morning Cold Breakfast & Sunday Breakfast & Lunch
  • Rates are included in your entry, however should you want to bring supporters, please contact Won Adventure for rates.

Distances & Disciplines


  • The Transkei Tuff will cover approximately 150km of rural adventure racing.
  • Cut Off will be announced at Race Briefing, prior to the race, however, teams should aim to finish within 24 hours.
  • Approximate Distances – 100km MTB, 40km Trek, 10km Kayak (Broken up over numerous legs)
  • Teams will be “short coursed” if they do not reach their cut off times which will be outlined at Race Briefing.


  • Mountain Biking – Expect to cycle on single track, animal track, beach and jeep track
  • Trekking – Expect to trek over ruggard terrain, kloofs/canyons and beach
  • Water Leg – Teams will be navigating rivers by or kloofing.
  • Kayaking – Navigate the coastal rivers of the Wild Coast
  • Abseiling – Teams are expected to abseil with a guide present (Harnesses provided)
  • Orienteering – This is an unmarked course, teams will need to be able to read a map and know how to use a compass to get from Check Point to Check Point.

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