Lesotho Ultra 2023

On top of the world in the Maluti Mountains at Lesotho Ultra

Event Date:

November 3, 2023

Event Time:

5:30 am

Event Location:

Maliba Lodge

Lesotho Ultra – an ultra trail in the Kingdom in the Sky, Lesotho! Marathon and half marathon distances also available. Enter below.


Maliba Lodge is the first and only 5-star luxury Lesotho accommodation in Southern Africa. It is located in the magnificent Tsehlanyane National Park, in the heart of Lesotho, known as the Mountain Kingdom. Maliba Lodge is a mere 4.5 hours drive from Johannesburg International Airport and in that short space you are transported to another world.

What to Pack

In addition to your running kit (view compulsory kit list HERE), Lesotho Ultra participants and spectators are advised to have the following packed for their stay at Maliba Lodge:

  • Passport (with at least 6-month validity)
  • Vehicle papers for cross-border travel
  • Compulsory Kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • Torch
  • Camping equipment (if you have booked camping accommodation)

Southern Africa does have four distinct seasons, however, generally speaking, they are not always as one would expect. Lesotho facts include this information where summer months are generally warmer and wetter ranging from 15°C to 30°C, while the Winter months are generally dryer and colder, ranging from -2°C to 18°C.

What does my entry fee include:

  • Fully Marked Course
  • Awesome Aid Stations
  • Medical and Mountain Safety Back-Up
  • Finisher Medal
  • Race Village Vibe and MC
  • Showers
  • Race Photos
  • Race Garment
  • 3- and 5-star packages include meals and shared accommodation.
  • 3Star accommodation is shared double / twin rooms.

What Does my entry fee NOT include:

Race Tech Shirt  – available for purchase as an extra. This is different from the race garment.

Race Entry Only tickets do not include accommodation. This will need to be booked separately.

Runners and spectators who book camping are required to supply their own camping gear.

Please note that you are responsible for supplying your own compulsory equipment.

5-Star Accommodation

Please note that the 5-star package will include bookings for 2 people. Meals are included. Upon entry, only a single participant’s details will be needed to be filled in. We will contact you regarding your partners details after the entry has been approved.

Payment Plans

For two-month payment plans please email info@mountainmarathonseries.com

Payment plans are available for the 3- and 5-Star Packages for Lesotho Ultra. Payment plans are split into 6 equal payments paid at monthly intervals. Upon completion of a payment plan, you will receive a coupon to enter your race. If you are interested in taking up a payment plan, please email info@mountainmarathonseries.com to indicate your interest. Additionally please follow the link below for the payment plan you would like to initiate for payment purposes.


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Event Location:

  • Maliba Lodge
  • Butha Butha
  • Lesotho

Event Schedule Details

  • November 3, 2023 5:30 am   -   November 5, 2023 12:00 pm
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