The T2S (Tower2Sea) is the DOWN-RUN route of the SEA2TOWER. The T2S starts at the top of the Knysna Forest at the Buffeslnek Fire Tower and finishes on Thesen Island in Knysna. There are 4 routes to choose from, offers a variety of distances that cater for most fitness levels.
It is a very challenging yet beautiful route with epic views where runners will start at the Buffelsnek Fire tower and wind their way down through the Knysna forest, before finishing at Sea-Level on Thesen Island. Runners can expect spectacular views over the surrounding forest and mountains and lush trails through the Knysna forest.
DATE and VENUE
Sunday 30 June 2024
Thesen Island, Knysna, Western Cape
R750 for all distance
SANParks Trail Fees
Race medal | Finisher shirt | Finisher food and drink
Shuttle to the Start
Sweepers and marshals
Well Stocked water tables | Medical support
The age limit is 18 years and older.
Runners will start their journey at Buffelsnek Fire Tower and make their way through the Knysna Forest and back down to Knysna. A challenging yet beautiful route, runners will encounter spectacular views over the surrounding forest, mountains and valleys. Each route follows the gravel roads of Gouna Road, Kom-Se-Pad and the R339. However, runners are allowed to mix and match their routes by choosing from a number of trail loops through the Knysna forest that add additional distance to the main 32KM route option. If you are feeling strong, dive onto the trails and explore different trails or simply stick to your chosen distance.
REGISTRATION and RACE BRIEFING
Registration and Race Briefing will take place on Saturday (29th) on Thesen Island.
Registration: 015H00 - 16H00
Race Briefing: 16H00 - 16H30
32KM Runners are required to leave their car at Simola.
A shuttle will collect 32KM runners at 06H00 to taken to the start line.
40KM, 48KM and 52KM runners will be collect on Thesen Island at 06H00 and taken to the start line.
32KM, 40KM, 48KM and 52KM runners will start their run at Buffelsnek Fire Tower @ 07H00
CHECK POINTS / WATER POINTS
Ensure you have enough nutrition and food with you.
There are taps at some of the picnic spots along the route.
Each runner must have the following items with them:
Food | Water Bladder / Water Backpack / Water Bottles | Cell Phone
The Finish Line for the 43KM - 50KM - 54KM runners will be on Thesen Island.
32KM Runners will finish at Simola and drive down to Thesen Island.
All finisher will receive a finishers medal, finish shirt, and burger/beer voucher.
SUPPORT / SECONDING
Participants are allowed a supporter follow them on the route and provide any nutritional support.
They are also allowed to second their athlete.