PT55

PENINSULA TRAVERSE 55KM

STARTING FROM LLANDUDNO, THIS NEW DISTANCE OFFERS RUNNERS A CHANCE TO EXPERIENCE TECHNICAL TRAILS INCORPORATING SUTHER PEAK, MANGANESE MINES, AND VLAKKENBERG, EVENTUALLY WINDING THROUGH ALPHEN TRAIL, CECELIA AND NEWLANDS FOREST VIA THE CONTOUR, TO FINISH AT GARDENS RC.

DISTANCE

55KM

ELEVATION

2706m
D+

CUT OFF

14H

AID STATIONS

4

START/FINISH

START:
LLANDUDNO
FINISH:
GARDENS RC

DATE/TIME

25 NOVEMBER 2022

07H00 START

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PENINSULA TRAVERSE 55KM

Starting in Llandudno, the route takes runners through Sandy Bay, Rocket Road and the climb to Suther Peak following the long flowing descent from Karbonkelberg to Hout Bay.  Leaving the Hout Bay Aid Station you will climb the trails up to Manganese Mines and across the contour to descend via Vlakkenberg moving through De Hel through to the Alphen Trail Aid Station, taking in the vineyards and beautiful greenbelts of Constantia.

 

From here it is a slow climb up to the technical sections of Cecilia and Newlands Forests followed by a steep drop down into the University of Cape Town's upper campus. The final 10km requires digging deep with an intense climb to get up to the Blockhouse and lower traverse of Devil’s Peak. Reaching it marks the home stretch, with the reward of incredible views of the City, the Atlantic Ocean, Table Mountain and Lion’s Head.

PT55 MAP & AID STATIONS

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