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Villa Paradiso Country Manor

Iron Throne Challenge - Race

6KM | 12KM | 21KM The toughest short course half marathon trail race in northern South Africa. The 21km features a massive 1400m+ ascent making it basically a 'sky run'! The shorter events feature punchy climbs, enough for you to become familiar with heavy breathing.

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Iron Throne Challenge - Race
Iron Throne Challenge - Race

Time & Location

15 Apr 2023, 06:00 – 14:00

Villa Paradiso Country Manor, Plot 8, Melodie, Hartbeespoort, Hartebeespoort, 0002, South Africa


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More on the Race

The toughest 21km trail race in Gauteng and the North West, the Iron Throne Challenge is not for the faint-hearted. The 21km features a monstrous 1800m of vert in 5 climbs totalling around 1800m of ascent. The 12km and 6km are tough enough too featuring similar punchy climbs and tehcnical trails. 

Entry Fee Includes

  • Secure parking from SRU Security
  • Coffee available for purchase
  • Seamless registration
  • Marked and prepared Mountain Trail
  • Exclusive Land Access
  • Sweepers and Marshalls
  • 1-3 X Water Tables (Depending on your distance) from
  • Full Medical Support from Bike & Trail AdventureMedics
  • Finish Line Medal and/or a MadGiant Beer
  • Prize Giving and Spot Prizes to the value of R15 000

What do we have at the water points?

  • Ice Water
  • Coke
  • Sweets
  • Fruit & Potatoes

Compulsory Gear

All runners are required to be “Self-Sufficient”

At a minimum, we require all runners to carry a cell phone.

22km Gear:

  • 500ml Water Capacity
  • Cellphone
  • Space Blanket
  • Wind or Rain Jacket (Weather Dependant)


22km Race:

1st Place - R 2000, 2nd Place - R 1000, 3rd Place - R500

12km & 6km Races:

*Gear vouchers from brand partners.

Why the Harties Trail Experience?

Our big goal is to give you a tour of the best trails Harties has to offer. We believe these trails need to be experienced by all. By doing each event, you’ll unlock and run new trails that all add up to our end-of-year 80km Harties Loop Ultra!

Will there be media?

Adventure Life Media Services will provide videos throughout the event, Photo updates, a final album via social media, and live streams of key sections.

This event has a group. You’re welcome to join the group once you register for the event.


  • 1 hour 30 minutes


    Main Tent

  • 7 hours 50 minutes

    21km Race

    Start Arch
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  • 21KM

    The toughest 21km trail race you will do in SA. Simple.

    R 350,00
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  • 12KM

    A heart pumping and lung busting 12km event, by all standards.

    R 200,00
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  • 6KM

    A taste of a true mountain trail run!

    R 150,00
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