More than just a trail race, the Maxi Race, takes you on a journey, an adventure of self-discovery amongst exquisite, unique landscapes.

Whether you run alone or in a relay team, regardless of your level or your goals, there is an event for everyone. From the Ultra; Marathon to the Entry Level Trail Race, you can choose the right race which will push you to develop your mountain skills.

Along these unique, well-preserved trails.


Launched on 26th May in Annecy, MaXiRace Cape Winelands will bring the internationally recognised brand of MaXiRace to the African continent with a festival of trail running that will take place in the iconic Cape Winelands area between Franschhoek and Stellenbosch on 05-06 October 2019.  This weekend of trail will cater for beginner’s to the sport of trail running offering an entry level race of 18km to the hard core mountain runners that will attempt to conquer a 100km. This event is designed to attract new blood into the sport of trail and is a project designed to benefit the communities that the route will traverse through. A partnership between MaXiRace World, Pure Adventures, MTO and the charity Edunova – our goal is to create an event that will have maximum impact on the great community and bring an educational aspect of the  “Alpine Culture” to the community at large.

Maxi-Race 2019 Teaser Video

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Weekends are for adventure! The Maxi Team have a big adventure planned on the Maxi route! Keep a look out for some exclusive pics and route info!

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There are so many reasons why we chose the #capewinelands as the venue for #MaxiRaceSouthAfrica! The magnificent trails, rich culture, award winning wines and warm hospitality make the area a prime adventure travel destination. Come and experience this incredible area with us in October!
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Timing is everything! The inaugural MaXiRace Cape Winelands is just 8 months away, which is plenty time to get fit for race day! What are you waiting for? There's no better time than today to enter for this special event in the Cape Winelands! #timetoexplore Maxi Race World ... See MoreSee Less

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Ever flown in/out of Cape Town and looked longingly at the mountains below, wishing to explore them? We are giving you a chance to run the mountains and valleys between Franschhoek and Stellenbosch at the #maxiracecapewinelands! It's #timetoexplore! ... See MoreSee Less

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There is something uniquely special about starting a race in one town, and ending in another! Both the 65km and 100km MaXiRace Cape Winelands routes start in the heart of Franschhoek and end in the heart of Stellenbosch, traversing some of the most spectacular trails in the Western Cape! Expect challenging climbs, plenty of single track, awesome descents and of course magnificent views every way you turn! Will YOU be joining us? #timetoexplore Maxi Race World ... See MoreSee Less

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