Run Safari South Africa

13-17 SEPTEMBER 2024


Combine your passion for running with an unforgettable safari experience in the  African bush.

The Be Moved Run Safari is the ultimate bucket list week for runners seeking to experience adventure, make a positive impact and leave a lasting legacy. 

You will be fully immersed in the sights and sounds of the African bush. You will have left your mark on a piece of Africa.  And a very special place in Africa will have left its mark on you.


Run Safari South Africa began life known as the Addo2Fish Marathon as it was born out of a desire to share the dream of free-roaming wildlife and biodiversity restoration with the worldwide running community.

The Be Moved focusses on the emotional journey in being involved such an impactful project.  4 nights in Cape Town and 4 among the Big 5 – an experience that is so much more than the runs that make the safari so unique.  



The Be Moved Run Safari includes two trail runs among the wildlife on Amakhala Game Reserve in  a malaria free region in Southern Africa. Terrain is mostly jeep track so both road runners and trail runners will enjoy the full experience, and each run has distance options suitable for everyone. You will run in small groups where we will slow or stop when near wildlife on the route – as we would if we were on a game drive. 


Your trip includes an all-inclusive odyssey into the African wilderness. Spend your nights in our stylish game lodges, and by day enjoy game drives among the Big 5, sundowners overlooking the plains, and end your day around a blazing fire sharing your experiences under the African stars.

But you will be more than just a passive spectator. We will take you behind the scenes of the Conservation Landscapes Initiative, an ambitious dream to develop a modern conservation economy where both humans and animals thrive and bring back the great beasts that once covered these plains and mountains.


Fall asleep to the sound of lion roaring or the lonesome call of the hyena. Relax by the pool and enjoy a drink after an early morning adventure in an open game-viewing vehicle. Take in the views from the deck, enjoy a private candlelit dinner under the stars, or gather around the fire as your senses absorb the sights and sounds of the African bush.

The Be Moved Run Safari is perfectly suited to families or groups of friends – the lodges are intimate with some catering for groups as small as six or eight people. Each game viewer seats eight people, and there are properties where slightly bigger groups can be accommodated.


The safari is so much more than a run. Be a part of the the future of conservation. Be inspired by the conservation dream that the Run Safari South Africa supports.

Meet rhino warrior Dr William Fowlds;  Anti-poaching pilot and drone operator Siseko Mayinje; and wildlife photographer and ranger instructor Peter Chadwick – central figures in the fight to protect rhino populations from poachers in the region.  Listen to their stories and hear their vision.

Community and collaboration is critical to the realization of this dream and the future of our planet. This is your opportunity to become a part of this dream, and to see the impact of your participation in this amazing event.



The safety and security of our runners, our team and thre animals is always our top priority. We are supported by dedicated conservationists and rangers with generations of experience and knowledge of the environment. The following support protocols will be in place:

  • The final routes will only be determined on the day, and may be amended mid-run if necessary.
  • The reserve manager will be in full control of the day’s proceedings, and will pause or halt the runs if there is a threat to either runners or wildlife..
  • Strategically placed game viewers will monitor game movement.
  • Support will have first aid qualified game rangers, and first aid crews will be on hand.
  • Food, water and sports drinks will be available on route

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