Hi-Tec makes a comeback for the Knysna Forest Marathon 2024

Hi-Tec makes a comeback for the Knysna Forest Marathon 2024
Hi-Tec makes a comeback for the Knysna Forest Marathon 2024

The marathon and half marathon events, renowned for taking participants deep into the forest and offering breathtaking views of the estuary and Knysna Heads, takes place on the 22nd of June this year. Tickets are already sold out for the experience of the magic of Knysna Forest Marathon, the 39th running of the Garden Route race is shaping up to be a memorable one.

Being one of South Africa’s biggest runs, the Knysna Forest Marathon is the perfect getaway excuse to experience Knysna at its best as you run through the forest and back into town where there is always a festive atmosphere. It should be on your bucket list if it isn’t already.

Hi-Tec, as the official footwear and apparel partner, is very excited to be part of this iconic event with all the best tips and tricks to get the runners through. Though you don’t want to overload on gear when racing on the trails, it’s important to be prepared for a variety of conditions. Here are a few pieces of basic equipment recommended:

These are purpose-built shoes with featuring lugs which claw into slippery surfaces to improve your traction on soft and uneven ground making them perfect for off-road grip, both uphill and downhill. The flash trail is a long-haul shoe offering all day comfort.

This jacket keeps you cosy and comfortable in gloomy conditions, keeping the wind and rain at bay. The Hi-Tec Unisex Wander jacket design makes it convenient for on-the-go storage with handy pockets for stashing your valuables, the design also helps you stay safe with reflective detailing.

Trail running can help you appreciate your ability to run and the beautiful trails that surround the local city. The weekend has a lot more in store like the Hi-Tec Store located inside the Registration Tent, where you can find the Hi-Tec x Knysna Forest Marathon cobranded fleeces and amazing footwear apparel and accessories. You can also find the market on race day to shop more of these items and special edition items specifically tailored for this year’s race. Runners get 30% discount on all the best gear.

For the full programme and details about the event line-up, as well as registration, go to www.knysnaforestmarathon.co.za. For more tips on the equipment visit Hi-Tec online.