List your trail running event for free in TRAIL magazine’s calendar


Stay up to date with all the trail running events in South Africa in every TRAIL issue, available online.

Trail running calendar 2021, Ultra-Trail Drakensberg

Promote your trail race for FREE

In addition to our digital magazine’s calendar (which shows events 3–4 months ahead), we curate a popular online event calendar, which shows all local trail running races one month ahead of race date.

How to get listed: It’s easy. Complete our form below and we’ll do the rest. You’re welcome to email us to confirm we’ve received your info.

Or book a paid listing for longer exposure (see end of page).

Event format example (magazine design)

List your event in TRAIL magazine calendar

Your final text will display like this once we’ve added it:

Sat 21 September WC 2021

The Strawberry Festival Trail Run. 5km, 9km. Redberry Farm. Run through the strawberry fields with magnificent views of the Outeniqua Mountains. Start 9am. R90/R110.

We include a disclaimer that late fees apply to some events, so you need not include that information. Any deviations from this format take time to correct in a calendar with over 100 events, so please adhere carefully to formatting like full stops, abbreviation, and category.

Listing in the digital magazine calendar is free as a service to all events.

Otter 2021 promo banner Kane Reilly from 2020
Banner 900×300 pixels for Otter African Trail Run 2021.

Want more exposure on this website?

Get your trail running event listed as a promoted website listing. This gives you extended coverage more than a month ahead of race date. You can further increase interactions through an event banner, or as a 600×200 pixel banner in our weekly newsletter emailer, check out the options below.

There are five options:

  1. Website text listing in final month before your event. FREE
  2. Website text listing longer than one month ahead. R500 once-off, R400 per event date thereafter (eg series events).
  3. Website banner (900×300 or 728×90 pixels horizontal, on the calendar page only, visual above), as a jpeg or animated GIF. Includes single event text listing (option 2 above). R1,500 for the lifetime of the listing. Start anytime.

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Option 3: Website banner (728x90pixels shown) in the first half of the month ahead.

  1. Emailer text listing R300 single listing, or R1,250 for five issues anytime in 2020, or R2,000 for 10 issues anytime in 2020. See sample visual below and actual emailer samples here
  2. Emailer banner (600×200 pixels horizontal, jpeg or animated GIF) R1,640 for 1-9 issues (per issue, placement in text section) or R820 per issue for 10 editions. R500 for additional events in the same mailing. R3,240 if banner is leader placement (top banner) for 1-9 placements, or R1,620 for 10 issues.

promoted events calendar in 2021 emailer
Option 4: Your event can be listed as one of the PROMOTED EVENTS in our weekly emailer.

No limit to the display duration for any of the above options. Start promoting your event as early as you want. All prices shown are a once-off fee, excluding VAT. Prices valid to 30 June 2021.

Email Deon Braun or call +27823774669 for other marketing options for your event, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts, and for product promotions in our email newsletter.

Easy payment with SnapScan or Zapper (scan codes below) or email us for EFT details.

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Zapper QR Code Trail Oct 2016
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