2011 to 2019 RESULTS
Browse the timeline for results from each of the Otter Races. The winning men's and women's times are shown below each year.
OTTER CLASSIC RECORD
Marc Lauenstein (CH) - 03:59:29
Toni McCann (SA)- 04:52:51
OTTER RETTO RECORD
Bartlomiej Przedwojewski (POL) - 3:40:48
Holly Page (UK) - 4:37:48
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Marathon Distance. Four river crossings. Over 2400 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.
Thank you to all our partners that contribute to the OTTER African Trail Run!
Johardt van Heerden sets new South African Otter Classic record and Toni McCann breaks existing Otter Classic record to become the fastest woman to win. NATURE’S VALLEY REST CAMP, SOUTH AFRICA — This weekend, the 11th running of the Otter African Trail Run took place on South Africa’s pristine Garden Route on Saturday, …
1st lady over the line and winner of the 2019 Otter Run is Toni McCann, breaking Ruby Muir’s 2013 record and setting a new fastest time for the Classic Otter in an official time of 04:52:51. Read more…
Congratulations to our 2019 Otter Classic winner, Johardt van Heerden in an official time of 04:02:59 – setting a new Classic record, as well as the fastest time ever set by a South African. Read more….
Shorter. Faster. Still Tough and Technical. Meet the 11km & the 6kmDassie
When you choose to run the DASSIE – 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.