Training Camp

Mac Mac Training Camp 

Are you feeling a bit nervous?  Do you want to know what you got yourself into on the Mac Mac Ultra in May, or can’t make the Mac Mac this year and you are suffering from FOMO? Or do you just want to have fun with like-minded trailies and the family?

We have the answers to all your questions!!


2 Full days of training camp Route Recces and info sessions combined with a unique Night Trail Run!

7 to 10 April 2023

Route Recces, Info sessions AND Night Trail Run

Province: Mpumalanga

Town: Sabie

Trail Destination:  Merry Pebbles

Date: 07 – 10 April 2023 Easter Long Weekend

Time: Registration and ‘Ken Mekaar Braai’ Friday 7th 18h00 Merry Pebbles.

Cost: Full Weekend Training Camp  – R2000 (R1500 For Mac Mac Entrants)

Accommodation: Camping at Merry Pebbles for the weekend.

** Excludes all meals and other accommodation**

Training Camp Mac Mac Entrants

R1500.00 – Individual Entry

Training Camp  NON  Mac Mac Ultra Entries 

R2000.00 – Individual Entry

Training Camp Spacious Canvas Tent with Mattresses for 3 nights includes Training Camp Fee for 1 person

R3000 – Per Tent

Enter any of the Mac Mac Ultra Distances for May 2023 after doing the training camp and we will discount your entry with R500!!! T’s & C’s




Friday 07 April

18h00 :                                                 Registration & ‘Ken Mekaar Braai’– Merry Pebbles at Mac Mac Designated Camp

Saturday 08 April

06h00 :                                                Coffee & Rusks @ Merry Pebbles at Mac Mac Designated Camp Area

06h30 :                                                Route Recce Run no 1

11h00 :                                                 Return from Run

12h00-14h00 :                                     Lunch & Info Session @ Sabie Brewery.(Lunch Own Account)

16h00 :                                                 Route Recce Run no 2

Saturday evening:                                At own Leisure.

Sunday 09 April

06h00:                                                 Coffee & Rusks – Merry Pebbles at Mac Mac Designated Camp Area

06h30:                                                  Route Recce Run no 3

11h00:                                                  Return from Run

12h00 – 14h00:                                    Lunch & Info Session @ Merry Pebbles Restaurant

18h00                                                  Night Run (remember headlight)


Info Sessions:

Trail Gear: Understanding gear for training & racing

Navigation for Trail Runners:  Map your run, planning your trail, navigational skills, GPS navigation

Training Plans:  Train smart & avoid injury

Nutrition:  Eating right for training & racing

Strength & Mobility:  How cross training helps for trail runners

Recovery & injuries

Question & Answers


  • Great time with family and friends!!! New TRAIL RUNNING FRIENDS GUARANTEED!!
  • Route permits
  • Ablution facilities
  • Optional transfer to and from Recce Runs
  • AND MORE…….

For Bookings and Enquiries visit or mail

We are looking forward to meeting you there!!!

Training Camp  Mac Mac Entrants

R1,500.00Read more

Training Camp  No Mac Mac Entry 

R2,000.00Read more

Training Camp Canvas Tent @ Mattresses  for 3 Nights includes Training Camp Fee for 1 person

R3,000.00Read more

Training Camp Self Camp only per Child U18 (3nights)

R450.00Read more

Training Camp Self Camp only per Adult (3nights)

R900.00Read more