Our Next Big Event

Standard Bank TrailrunSeries hosts Short (4-6km) & Long (7-12km) events which changes according to what nature allows. At every event we also host our unique 1km Kiddierun.

Next Event:

Naval Hill 6km Night Race - 31 Jan 2020








Video Highlights

Some video highlights of our Standard Bank TrailrunSeries events.
Announcement: 2020 BlackBeast 40k Extreme R1350 (was R1450) & BlackBeast 21k Lite R1300 (was R1400) Special ends 31 Dec 2019 – click here


Race Calendar 2019

Standard Bank CityRelay

6 April 2019 @ 7am Enter Now

Merwe Konstruksie Mooiwater Conservancy

16 March 2019 @ 7am Enter Now

Bestmed Black Mountain Challenge:

23-24 March 2019 @ 7am Enter Now

Standard Bank World Diabetes Day 5km:

31 August 2019 Enter Soon

Standard Bank World Diabetes Day 5km:

14 November 2019 @ 18:00pm Enter Now


Bestmed Black Mountain Challenge 23-24 March 2019 is a 2 day stage event hosted at the amazing Black Mountain Hotel & Spa. The first day is a proper challenging mountain trail run of 33km and day 2 an easy 17km flat trail inside the beautiful Maria Moroka National Park trails, you can enter both as extreme or one of them. Each day has its own race shirt custom designed for you & its own medal. On day 2 we also hosting a 1km Kiddierun.


Standard Bank CityRelay is a business and fun family trail run relay on a 4km cross country track of Kovsies, each team consist of 4 runners/walkers, each participant have to complete the 4km track so team does a16km in total race. This is a big must for any company that wants to build their team spirit.


Volksblad Colour & Music Dash earmarked to be one of Bloemfontein biggest & most entertaining fun run ever, its combined with the colour powder fun with music & colour stations on the route, at the finish we will entertain you with famous South African music artist into the evening. Our target market is families & friends, businesses can also use this as fun team building event. The track is 3.3km & you welcome to do another lap.

Word Diabetes Day

Standard Bank World Diabetes Day is usually hosted on the evening of 14 November at Naval Hill every year, its family friendly event where we dress in blue to contribute towards Diabetes Awareness. The route is easy 5km parkrun route & there is also our popular 1km KiddieRun 30min prior to official event start time. Enter www.TrailrunSeries.co.za

Serving Our Running Community Since 2016

Our passion to running all started when we opened the first parkrun in Bloemfontein, the impact that it made to our local community gave us the idea of starting events to take these awesome, fun & energetic novice runners to the next level.

Our Runners is Our Family

Each and every participant at our events is like a extended family to us, we train hard together during our weekly training sessions & we play hard when it’s time to race.

Our Services

Volksblad Colour & Music Dash

31 August 2019, Brandkop Race Track, Bloemfontein. Come experience fun filled & entertaining run event where we celebrate colour & music.

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Bestmed Black Mountain Challenge

Our flagship mountain trail run event hosted at the beautiful Black Mountain Hotel & Maria Moroka National Park.

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Standard Bank CityRelay

Its a 4km relay for businesses, friends & families to enjoy in teams of 4 participants.

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Standard Bank Diabetes Run

Its a 5km fun run to create awareness for diabetes & its dedicated to World Diabetes day

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Trail run Group Training
There are group training for trail runners every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. Its Free, to join the training groups sms your names to 0827776770
Event Organiser
We offer our services to hosts running events for you, you can contact us for 365 race event solutions.
Race Timing Solutions
If you want us to assist you with timing and marketing your running events, please contact Nelio at nelio@cityrun.co.za

Black Mountain Challenge

23-24 March 2019, Black Mountain Hotel & Spa, Thaba Nchu
Enjoy one of the Free State top mountain challenge event.


You have what it takes to take on the ultimate FOMO race that you will want to do every year, register now & create your profile so you can enter today!

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Training Plans

We have compiled a training program for you to make sure you well prepared for the Extreme Challenge should you hike or run this race.

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Official Race App

Coming Soon!

IOS & Android App

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Enter now for Bestmed Black Mountain Challenge 2020 visit www.BlackMountainChallenge.co.za for more info