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Helderberg and Mountain Challenge Series 2020 Update

09 June 2020
By now, you will have concluded that the Helderberg Mountain Challenge won't be happening this weekend (13 June).  The Helderberg Nature Reserve remains locked down in level 3.   So, what does that mean in terms of your entry and the Mountain Challenge Series?   Well, firstly let's talk HMC.  We have discussed with the Helderberg Nature Reserve on the principle of opening the HMC as a virtual...

MCS2020 date changes as result of COVID-19

21 April 2020
When the lockdown began, we had hoped that the 16th May date might still have been workable for the 10th edition of the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge, but sadly it's not so. The knock-on effects of the extended lockdown have resulted in a postponement of JMC and a resulting date shift for MMC. The only event in the Bos Sport MCS that is unaffected right now is HMC, which will remain on it's...

Covid-19 impact on Wildrunner events

16 March 2020
Late last night most of us witnessed our President declaring a state of emergency in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic that is spreading like a wildfire throughout the world.  With this state of emergency came a ban on gatherings of more than 100 people, which has in effect put the events industry on its knees for the foreseeable future. The big question in many people's minds right now...

Hot finish to the MCS 2019

07 October 2019
Marloth Mountain Challenge 2019 & the MCS finale! The 2019 edition of the BOS Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird, closed out on Saturday 5 October with a gathering of true mountain heroes, each on a journey to push personal boundaries in a beautiful, brutal, exclusive trail running environment. The Marloth Mountain Challenge is presented as the ultimate Cape mountain...

MMC & MCS 2019: The full story

07 October 2019
Marloth Mountain Challenge 2019 & the MCS finale! The 2019 edition of the BOS Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird, closed out on Saturday 5 October with a gathering of true mountain heroes, each on a journey to push personal boundaries in a beautiful, brutal, exclusive trail running environment. The Marloth Mountain Challenge is presented as the ultimate Cape mountain...

Marloth Mountain Challenge 2019

25 September 2019
On 5 October, some of the toughest trail and mountain specialists will gather for an exclusive opportunity to challenge the unrelenting and breathtakingly beautiful trails of the acclaimed Swellendam hiking trail. To complete any one of the three 20km+ distance events at the MMC is a badge of honour, and a celebrated milestone in any trail and mountain running enthusiasts career.  MMC is also the...

Helderberg Mountain Challenge 2019 Wrap

23 August 2019
On Sunday 18 August, rising South African trail running star, Siviwe Nkombi, ran the fourth fastest time on the Helderberg Mountain Challenge 24km race in perfect, clear weather. This brutal race has a total accumulative height gain of over 2 100m and includes summits of West Peak (1 003m) and Helderberg Dome (1 137m).  Siviwe finished in 3:09:16, some 10 minutes off the record set by Duncan O'...

JMC 2019 Race review

28 May 2019
Race one of the BOS Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird, went down as one of the very best in the proud 9 year history of the JMC. Not just because the racing was fiery; not just because a new 39km champ was crowned,;not just because the weather delivered a sublime running canvass, and not just because the trails of this region are wild and true to big mountain running - but...

JMC 2019 Event Guide

15 May 2019
Click here for the official 2019 Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge event guide

Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge 2019

11 March 2019
The JMC is a Cape Classic, and the first in three gruelling races that make up the BOS Sport Mountain Challenge Series, amplified by Jaybird. Entries are open, and it boils down to a fairly simple choice… 39km, 24km or 12km? The Jonkershoek Valley is a mountain scene to rival any across the world. Massive turrets and cliffs of orange-faced quartzite hold fortress over a collection of rambling...