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Merrell Transkei Tuff

09 October 2021

The Merrell Transkei Tuff takes place each year along the Wild Coast of South Africa, in a region called the Transkei. A unique ecosystem of South Afria that lives up to its WILD reputation. Drenched in folk-lore and dotted with 100s of shipwrecks, there is just no end to the tales that come from this region. All this is exactly why the Merrell Transkei Tuff calls this area “home”. Where one can seek adventures around every rocky outcrop, inhabited bay and endless rolling green hills that plunge into the deep turbulent seas.. this is where team find out if they are Transkei Tuff.

The Merrell Transkei is a 150km Adventure Race. Teams are expected to complete the course within 28 hours with the winning team finishing between 16-18 hours. The race is unmarked and teams are expected to be able to race from Checkpoint to Checkpoint with a map and compass (self navigation).