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.
Kilian Jornet Wins Ring of Steall Skyrace in Scotland Top-10 Men and Women Set for Golden Trail Series Finale in South Africa
He may have arrived a bit more bloodied and muddied this time, but he once again arrived first. Salomon mountain athlete Kilian Jornet held off another formidable field of challengers to win the Ring of Steall Skyrace in the Scottish Highlands in course record time on Saturday to cap a perfect Golden Trail Series in […]Read More
So who’s catching a lift on your shoe? Biological invasions are a major threat to biodiversity conservation and limiting human mediated dispersal of non-native plants and in particular invasive species is an important component of invasive control that needs greater awareness. There is a growing body of evidence pointing to the potential for human mediated […]Read More
Highlights: ⦁ Global Satellite Africa to provide tracking support to the Otter African Trail Run 2018, equipping the top 40 elite runners, as well as event logistical vehicles, with SPOT satellite tracking devices ⦁ Otter African Trail Run marks the Grand Final of the Golden Series 2018 ⦁ Otter African Trail Run is a marathon […]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.