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Mac Mac Training Camp & Dusk till Dawn Night Trail

Apr 15 Apr 18

2 Full days of training camp Route Recces and info sessions combined with a unique Night Trail Run!

15 to 18 April 2022

Route Recces, Info sessions AND Dusk till Dawn Night Trail Run

Province: Mpumalanga

Town: Sabie

Trail Destination:  Merry Pebbles

Date: 15 – 18 April 2022 Easter Long Weekend

Time: Registration and ‘Ken Mekaar Braai’ Friday 15th 18h00 Merry Pebbles.

Cost: Full Weekend Training Camp and Dusk till Dawn Night Trail Run – R1900 (R1400 For Mac Mac Entrants)

Accommodation: Camping at Merry Pebbles for the weekend.

** Excludes all meals and other accommodation**

Training Camp & Dusk till Dawn Night Trail Mac Mac Entrants

R1400.00 – Individual Entry
Race will be run according to a points system.

Training Camp & Dusk till Dawn Night Trail NON Mac Mac Ultra Entries 

R1900.00 – Individual Entry

Training Camp Spacious Canvas Tent with Mattresses for 3 nights 

R3000 – Per Tent

Enter any of the Mac Mac Ultra Distances in May 2022 after doing the training camp and we will discount your entry with R500!!! T’s & C’s



Dusk till Dawn Night Trail

This event aimed at giving trail runners the opportunity to run and train at night.  The course consists of a 12 km loop with 260m of climbing that has to be run as many times as possible – from Dusk till Dawn!  Sounds like FUN!

This loop will give inexperienced runners a controlled environment in which to explore their own limits and push beyond what they think is possible – perfect for Ultra training!

Dusk to Dawn Night Trail only. Dusk(17h00) 17 April @ Merry Pebbles

R400.00 – Individual Entry
R1200.00 – Relay Team of 3
R150.00 – Single Lap Race
Race will be run according to a points system.


Friday 15 April

18h00 :                                                 Registration & ‘Ken Mekaar Braai’– Merry Pebbles at Mac Mac Designated Camp

Saturday 16 April

06h00 :                                                Coffee & Rusks @ Merry Pebbles at Mac Mac Designated Camp Area

06h30 :                                                Route Recce Run no 1

11h00 :                                                 Return from Run

12h00-14h00 :                                     Lunch & Info Session @ Sabie Brewery.(Lunch Own Account)

16h00 :                                                 Route Recce Run no 2

Saturday evening:                                At own Leisure.

Sunday 17 April

06h00:                                                 Coffee & Rusks – Merry Pebbles at Mac Mac Designated Camp Area

06h30:                                                  Route Recce Run no 3

11h00:                                                  Return from Run

12h00 – 14h00:                                    Lunch & Info Session @ Merry Pebbles Restaurant

17h00:                                                  Registration for Dusk till Dawn Night Trail Run

17h30 :                                                 Sunset/Dusk Start Dusk till Dawn Night Trail Run

Monday 18 April

08h00:                                                  Prize giving and closure of weekend


Info Sessions:

Trail Gear: Understanding gear for training & racing

Navigation for Trail Runners:  Map your run, planning your trail, navigational skills, GPS navigation

Training Plans:  Train smart & avoid injury

Nutrition:  Eating right for training & racing

Strength & Mobility:  How cross training helps for trail runners

Recovery & injuries

Question & Answers


  • Great time with family and friends!!! New TRAIL RUNNING FRIENDS GUARANTEED!!
  • Route permits
  • Ablution facilities
  • WATER TABLE/SOUP KITCHEN on Dusk till Dawn
  • Excellent prizes to male and female runners completing the most laps
  • Optional transfer to and from Recce Runs
  • AND MORE…….