Fri, 08 Jul|
Mqhekezweni Great Place
Overnight Hike Experience
A unique 2 day, 34km hike where participants have an opportunity to touch the birth places of some of South Africa’s Iconic freedom fighters including President Nelson Mandela.
Time & Location
08 Jul 2022, 12:00 SAST – 09 Jul 2022, 15:00 SAST
Mqhekezweni Great Place, Mqhekezweni, South Africa
About the event
The Icon's Journey Marathon (a proud member of Proudly South African) presents to you it's 4th annual multi-sporting event.
The Icon’s Journey Marathon vision was inspired by President Nelson Mandela’s journey of growing up in the rural villages of the former Transkei homeland to becoming a Global Icon.
Start at Mhekezweni Great Place on Day 1 and finish at Clarkebury Institution on Day 2.
Tour the home where King Sabata Dalindyebo was born, where K.D. Matanzima grew up, and President Nelson Mandela grew up. Cross over rivers and climb challenging hills.
Tour Clarkebury Village and get an insight into the history of abaThembu during the times of King Vusani ka Ndaba (ah! Ngubengcuka!) to the wars that took place between amaQwathi and abaThembu and touch the first Methodist Church established in Eastern Cape in the 1800s.
Continuing with the adventure, hikers will be accommodated overnight at Clarkebury High School.
R1500 per person.
Entry covers return transport from Mthatha CBD, food, accommodation, Iconic T-shirt and the intimate tour of both villages by a tour guide.
RACE PACKS TO BE COLLECTED AT THE EXPO ON 6-9 JULY.
Please check your details upon entering, no refunds or exchanges under any circumstances.
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11 hours 59 minutes
Day 1 of Hike
14 hours 59 minutes
Day 2 of HikeClarkebury Village
Overnight Hike - South Africa
For residents residing in South Africa. 34km Hike. This ticket includes food, accommodation, t-shirt, return transport to and from Mthatha CBD as well as an intimate tour of both villages by a tour guide.R 1 500,00Sale ended
Overnight Hike - International
For residents residing outside of South Africa. 34km Hike. This ticket includes food, accommodation, t-shirt, return transport to and from Mthatha CBD as well as an intimate tour of both villages by a tour guide.R 1 800,00Sale ended