The annual Chokka Trail Run will take place on Sunday, August 6, 2023, starting and finishing at the host venue, the Cape St Francis Resort.

This unique event offers an ultra marathon (62km), a marathon of 43km, a half of 23km, and a short 10km. Walkers are welcome in the 23km and 10km distances, but no dogs are allowed due to the sensitivity of the nature reserves.

If you have never run a half marathon and want to train for it, follow the progress of the #DuneDaisies, Saskia and Cathy, two local runners who decided 12 weeks is enough to tackle their first half! 

Race details

62km: Race briefing is at 06h45 and the race starts at 07h00.

 42km: Late registration from 06h30 – 06h45, race briefing at 07h00 and the race starts at 07h15.

 23km: Late registration from 06h45 – 07h15, race briefing at 7h15 and the race starts at 07h30.

 10km: Late registration from 07h15 – 07h45, race briefing at 07h45 and the race starts at 08h00.

Late registration and number collection will be on Saturday, August 5, between 15h00 and 17h00 at the Cape St Francis Resort.

Prize giving for the 10km and 23km will be at 10h30 and 12h30 for the 42km and 62km.

Entry fees

62km: R1 300, including a race shirt (until 30/06/2021) and tracker, R1 350 after June 30.

 42km: R1000, which includes a race shirt (until 30/06/2021) and tracker, R1050 after June 30.

 23km: R280 which includes a race buff (until 30/06/2021), R330 after 30 June.

 10km: R180 which includes a race buff (until 30/06/2021), R230 after 30 June.

Only entries paid by June 30 2023, will qualify for the free shirt/buff.

Additional race shirts and buffs can be ordered until June 30 2023, at R350 per shirt and R80 per buff. Please note a late registration fee of R100 per entry might be charged at the venue.


The Cape St Francis Resort offers a crazy weekend special: book two nights and get a third one free, while children under 12 stay for half price. Contact Anita Lennox at to book.


The beneficiary of the Bestmed Chokka Trail Run is the Beach Clean-up Project. 

The race is organised by St Francis Sport and hosted by the Cape St Francis Resort with internet support by TCS St Francis Bay.

So, without further ado, get your entry in through the link on


 Esti Stewart 073 825 0835

 Eric Stewart 082 394 7363

Or email