2019 - Challenge: 9-10 October. Run: 11-12 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
Bartlomiej Przedwojewski (POL) - 3:40:48
Holly Page (UK) - 4:37:48
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.
Twenty-five-year-old former Polish track star, Bartlomiej Przedwojewski, upset the form book to sweep to a record-breaking victory in the Otter African “Retto” Trail Run yesterday morning between Nature’s Valley and Storm’s River, with pre-race favourite, Kilian Jornet, forced out of the race in the early stages through injury. Conditions were near-perfect for running, but …
By Stephen Granger; A galaxy of trail running superstars from around the globe are set to arrive in Cape Town from next weekend as they prepare to do battle for the title of 2018 Golden Trail Champion on one of the world’s top trails – the 42km Otter African Trail in the Southern Cape. The …
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 …
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.