Looking For A Sydney Trail Run?14th January 2020
The Jabulani Challenge is back for 2020 and once again will offer discerning runners some of the best trails to be found anywhere!
Predominantly on single track the course has everything to offer from waterside tracks, rainforest, steep hill inclines and creek crossings. Exploring some hidden waterways its hard to believe you are only 30 minutes from the heart of Sydney.
With three distances (45km, 22km & 12km) to choose from the event caters for hardened trail runners to the more casual runner. The start and finish is at Bobbin Head, making it logistically easy, but more importantly a great spot on the edge of the Pittwater for a family day out.
The Jabulani Challenge is also the first leg of the Triple Trail Challenge, the ultimate trail running test! Simply enter the event and you’re automatically registered for the Jabulani Challenge (22km or 45km), the 36km Raffertys Coastal Run and the 30km Coastal Classic.
Those runners that rise to the challenge and successfully complete all 3 events in the same calendar year are rewarded with an exclusive Triple Trail Challenge hoodie. All three events are held within a couple of hours drive of Sydney. With only 100 spots available and 70% sold already, you won’t want to miss your chance.
12 Week Training Plan
Training for a trail running race like the Jabulani Challenge is completely different to the type of plan you would follow for a road race. With rocky terrain, technical single track, fire trails, creek crossings, bushland and steep hill inclines, you need to incorporate a whole range of different running techniques and specific training exercises to ensure you have a great race.
Thanks to our friends at The Body Mechanic the exclusive Jabulani Challenge 12 Week Training Plan is available for purchase through your event entry registration.
We’ve teamed up with these guys to bring you expert trail running advice every step of the way. This 12 week plan will incorporate incorporate everything you need to get stronger, improve your mobility and increase your mileage at a safe rate so you can have a great race, without injuring yourself along the way.
Hurry though, the plan commenced this week on Monday 13th January, so don’t delay in singing up so you can take full advantage.
If you need another reason to enter Jabulani Challenge in 2020, you can’t go past this year’s Limited Edition merchandise range!
These t-shirts and singlets are available when you register for the event online for $43 (t-shirts) or $40 (singlets) with collection on race day.
Manufactured from ThermaTech these Mens & Womens SpeedDri performance tee’s and singlets offer ultimate UV protection, moisture management & comfort, keeping you cool in summer & dry all year round.
SpeedDri draws sweat away from the skin, towards the surface of the fabric, where it quickly evaporates, keeping you dry and helping you perform at your peak.