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Maliba Lodge, 5 Star Lodge

Lesotho Ultra Trail Race

Join us for the Lesotho Ultra, a thrilling trail-running event in the breathtaking mountains of Lesotho. Experience the challenge of running in high altitude while enjoying exceptional accommodation at the luxurious Maliba Lodge, the only 5-star hotel in Lesotho.

Lesotho Ultra Trail Race
Lesotho Ultra Trail Race


02 Nov 2024, 05:00 – 21:00

Maliba Lodge, 5 Star Lodge, Butha-Buthe, Lesotho



Event Experience and Accommodations: Prepare for a high-altitude adventure in the Lesotho Highlands, surrounded by stunning Maluti Mountains. Participants can indulge in luxury at the 5-star Maliba Lodge, providing a perfect base for an unforgettable trail-running journey.

50km Overview: A challenging course reaching altitudes of 3,000m, featuring two major climbs, technical descents, and contour paths. Starting with an 8km loop, runners tackle big climbs at Camp Davis and high-altitude ridges, covering 2,500m in elevation gain.

38km Overview: Sharing the initial 36km of the 50km route, this course includes steep climbs, a high ridge run, and a long descent to the main aid station, where it then loops back to Maliba Lodge for a thrilling finish. Expect around 1,700m of total elevation gain.

Race Programme:

  • Friday, Nov 3: Registration opens at 4 p.m, followed by dinner at 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov 4: Races begin at 5:30 a.m. Prizegiving at 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Nov 5: Breakfast and The Rush Challenge at 8 a.m.

Ticket Policy:

  • Withdrawals before July 1, 2024: 80% refund.
  • Before August 1: 30% refund.
  • Before September 1: 15% refund.
  • No refunds after October 1, 2024.


  • 50KM Ultra

    Sale ends: 13 Oct, 21:00

    The 50k ultra offers a challenging high-altitude trail adventure with a 2500m elevation gain. It includes two steep climbs, the first at 12km (1139m) and the second at 40km (727m), reaching up to 3155m above sea level. Stream crossings, rocky terrain, and steep ascents make this a true test.

    R 1 950,00
  • 38km 'Marathon'

    Sale ends: 13 Oct, 21:00

    The 38km trail mirrors the 50k's first 36km with a total ascent of 1700m, before splitting off at the final aid station. A steep climb to 2750m, long descents, and ridge running at 3000m are key features of this challenging course.

    R 1 350,00
  • 21km 'Half Marathon'

    Sale ends: 13 Oct, 21:00

    The 21km trail mirrors the 50km's first 18km with a total ascent of 1200m, before splitting off at the final aid station. A steep climb to 2750m and a long descent are key features of this challenging course.

    R 850,00
  • 8km Fun Run

    Sale ends: 13 Oct, 21:00

    The 8km is a fun loop featuring the first 8km of all other routes.

    R 300,00


R 0,00


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