22 September marks World Rhino Day and the third edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge that sees 24 people from elite ultra-trail athletes to sporting celebrities and conservation heavy-weights tackle the Southern Drakensberg’s Rhino Peak to raise funds for the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT).
The upcoming Rhino Peak Challenge on World Rhino Day, 22 September, will see a group of 24 people, varying from elite ultra-trail athletes to celebrities and influencers, tackle the famous Rhino Peak in the Southern Drakensberg hoping to grow awareness and raise funds for the Endangered Wildlife Trust.
The third edition of the Rhino Peak Challenge (RPC) will see 24 elite ultra-trail athletes and ‘People of Influence’ from the world of sport and conservation take on the Rhino Peak in the Southern Drakensberg on World Rhino Day on 22 September to raise funds for Rhino conservation and the preservation of the critically endangered Bearded Vulture.
Having missed out in 2016, Cape Town ultra-trail runner Kane Reilly will make his Rhino Peak Challenge debut this year when the event takes place on World Rhino Day 22 September in the Southern Drakensberg.
Local wildlife ranger Thabo Mdlala realised his dream of winning the Giants Cup trail run on the weekend as he and seasoned ultra-athlete Su Don-Wauchope wrapped up the men’s and women’s titles on the 30km final stage.