Alumni Reunion Weekend - 3 Peaks Challenge

Annual 3 Peaks Challenge - an option of a run or hike which starts from the UCT vicinity and continues through Devil’s Peak, Maclear’s Beacon and ending on Lion’s Head.

When: 24 October 2021 06:00 - 12:00 (GMT+2)
Where:Kopano Parking Lot (UCT lower Campus)
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Event information

The UCT GSB 3Peaks Challenge has been held annually for 42 years and traditionally takes place on the Sunday of the Alumni Reunion weekend. 

We will be holding a physical challenge (options for both hike and run), observing COVID social distancing guidelines and wearing masks. We will head  from the UCT vicinity(Kopano Parking Lot) up Devil’s Peak, Maclear’s Beacon and ending on Lion’s Head There will also be a virtual option available via Strava so wherever you are in the world, you can join your fellow Alumni in the 3Peaks Challenge.!

The intention is to have One, Two and Three Peak categories for those with varying degrees of fitness/time. The date for both the physical and virtual event is Sunday, 24 October 2020. The physical event begins at 6.15am before it gets too hot and to ensure you have a beautiful view! Join ten minutes earlier for a full briefing. 

The 3 peaks route can be stored on your fitness or smart device:

All virtual attendees will have to join the group via Strava: