2018 - Challenge: 17-18 October. Run: 19-20 October.
Browse the timeline for results from each of the Otter Races since. The winning men's and women's times are shown below each year.
OTTER CLASSIC RECORD
Marc Lauenstein (CHE) - 03:59:29
Ruby Muir (NZL) - 04:55:48
OTTER RETTO RECORD
Marc Lauenstein (CHE) - 3:54:52
Robyn Owen (ZAF) - 4:49:45
From Prologue to Prizegiving, find out what's happening and when.
Marathon Distance. Four river crossings. Over 2600 meters of elevation gain and 11 significant climbs. This is what makes The Otter The Grail of Trail.
The Otter is run along a section of near-pristine coastline and we want to keep it that way. Find out more about our Shoe Cleaning Station, the Tsitsikamma and our partnership with SANParks.
The Otter pioneered the kit stencil for rapid checking. Know what to bring to keep you safe out there.
We strive for the perfect race: to be enjoyed by all with the least environmental impact while maintaining the best conditions for personal competition.
Your first Otter or looking for that PB? We have advice from the experts for nutrition and training.
AIM OF THE RESEARCH: We aim to provide the trail runner with the best possible injury prevention strategies. We all love running, and hate being injured! Injury and illness prevention strategies in trail running are limited due to a lack of research on the nature of trail running injuries. The University of Pretoria’s Department of […]Read More
by Stephen Granger; South Africans had mixed fortunes at the Salomon Golden Trail Series opener at Zegama, Spain, over the weekend, as world trail racing was sent into another orbit. Many, if not most, of the top names in the sport headed to the small town in the Basque Country for an event which has […]Read More
THE GOLDEN TRAIL SERIES IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE LIST OF INCREDIBLE ATHLETES CONFIRMED TO TAKE PART IN THE SERIES THAT’S ALREADY BEING HAILED AS A GROUNDBREAKING SUCCESS AND A REVOLUTION IN THE WORLD OF ELITE TRAIL RUNNING. Kilian Jornet Excited to Face the World’s Best Runners The unique formula of the Golden Trail Series […]Read More
Shorter. Faster. Still Tough and Technical. Meet the 10km Dassie and 6km Dassie RockRat
Whether you choose to run the DASSIE or the ROCKRAT – be assured – every step over rocks, roots, pebbles, through riverbeds and up steep climbs is worth the effort – racing through the most pristine indigenous forests will offer fantastic views to the River Mouth and the Ocean and will let every trail runners’ heart jump of joy.