The Big Five Marathon

5 (1 Review)
Entabeni, South Africa
15 Jun, 2024 (Sat)

Running

21.1 km, 42.195 km

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Marathon

15 Jun, 2024 (Sat)
Running
42.195 km
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Mixed

Half Marathon

15 Jun, 2024 (Sat)
Running
21.1 km
Solo
On site
Mixed

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Megan Rivard
Jun 2017
42.195 km

This was an absolutely incredible race! I did the 6 day tour with daily game drives and stayed at the honeyguide ranger camp and was blown away. The course was of course challenging, but extremely rewarding. We saw lions on our way to the start line, and wildebeest, zebra and rhinos along the course. If you're thinking about signing up, don't hesitate for a second and definitely stay at honeyguide. I was a bit nervous as it was the only accommodation left but it was BY FAR the best place to stay. It was in a canvas tent on bamboo stilts with an epic outdoor shower. There was nothing better than taking that post marathon shower beneath the stars and listening to the big five! THE BEST EVER.

It was brutal, lots of elevation gain and there was about 10k of loose sand to work through, but it was worth every second of it.

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