The enchanting town of Knysna is surrounded by the Outeniqua Mountain range, engulfed by indigenous forests and the protected 21 square kilometre marine reserve, locally better known as the 'Lagoon'.
The Sea 2 Tower is a trail run that starts in the heart of Knysna and finishes at the top of the Knysna Forest. With 3 routes to choose from, the Sea 2 Tower offers a variety of distances that cater for most fitness levels.
32KM - 40KM | 48KM
A challenging yet beautiful route. Runners will start off at sea level, wind their way up through the Knysna forest, before climbing a 6m steel ladder into the Forest Tower itself.
Finishers will be greeted by the Forest Rangers manning the tower with spectacular views over the surrounding forest, mountains and valleys.
1,000m - 1,500m
The 2020 Sea2Tower entry fee is R550
The Sea2Tower entry fee includes:
Marked and prepared route
Shuttle from the Finish to the Start of the race
Sweepers and marshals
3 x Water tables
Full medical support
Finish line beer / drink
Donation to Knysna Forest Fire Fighters
Combined Route Map
Registration will take place on Saturday the on the grass area next to Sirocco on Thesen Island from 05:00 - 05h30. You will be required to complete the SANParks Covid forms and have your temperature checked before registering for the race.
At registration, you will be given your athlete bag which will contain your Race Number and your Timing Wristband.
Race briefing will take place from 05H35 - 05H50.
The 40KM and 48KM distances will start on Thesen Island @ 06H00
Athletes in the 32KM route will be taken to Simola Golf Course at 05H55 where they will start their race @ 06H20
Check Points / Water Points
There are 3 water points on the route.
The distance between the water points differ depending on your route
32KM Route - 9.5KM & 19.5KM
40KM Route - 8.2KM & 17.7KM & 28.2KM
48KM Route - 8.2KM & 17.7KM & 35.9KM
Each runner must have the following items with them:
Emergency Blanket | Food | Water Bladder | Cell Phone (optional)
Each finisher will receive a finishers magnetic medal, finish shirt and a boerewors roll.
There will also be water and Namedsport Hydrafit available.
Tapas Restaurant is giving all finishers a beer when they return to Thesen Island. Just go there with your race number and you will get a nice cold one.
A shuttle will take participants back to Thesen Island.
It will leave when it is full.
Support / Seconding
Participants are allowed a supporter follow them on the route and provide any nutritional support.
They are also allowed to run next to their athlete.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no award ceremony will take place.
2020 Video and Pics