Entries by Zane Schmahl

Getting Ready for the Discovery MUT

Month to go to MUT We are getting excited for the Discovery MUT 2022! We have our Title sponsor Discovery back on board and we have launched a 100km distance to our race portfolio! It is the 4th year of MUT and we are honoured as always to showcase the beautiful Outeniqua Mountain Range and […]

Discovery Re-Establishes Support for George Mountain Ultra Trail

From 2022, the George Mountain Ultra Trail will once again be known as the Discovery George MUT. And as in-person events make a much-awaited comeback, Discovery has re-established its support for the trail run and affiliated events in the Garden Route. The 2022 Discovery George MUT is scheduled to take place on the 18th of […]

The George Mountain Ultra Trail – Covid-19 Strategy for 2021

Events find themselves in a predicament all over the world. For some of us sport events and more specifically trail running events have become a way to connect with your tribe, share the stoke of running kilometers, passing around high fives, hugs and even shedding some tears with your fellow participants. It’s been a while […]

The Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail 2020 – Cancelled

Dear Trail Runner, As many of you have probably predicted this email, it probably comes with no surprise that I have to share the news with you today that we have made the decision to cancel the Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail scheduled for 27 June 2020. This event originated from the pure bliss of […]

Covid 19 – Update

EcoBound’s plan on the Coronavirus. Dear Fellow Rider and Runner, There is no need to elaborate on the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic the world is currently facing together. Our current plan of action is NOT to postpone or cancel any of our main events.  We are up to date with the current situation […]

Annalise’s Story of the MUT

Thank you very much for this opportunity – this will officially be my first “race report” …. So I’ll leave it at that.. hahaha 😜 My Discovery George MUT weekend started with me and Jacques somehow mis communicating times and it resulted in me missing the Race Briefing, hahaha!!! He did make up for it […]

Brendan Lombard’s Race Report

The morning started off with quite a bang and I headed out quite hard as planned as I was keen to test my legs after all the prep which had been done. I felt good and opened up an early lead of about 5 min. The risk of running alone in the dark however caught […]

Lombard and Scholtz Run to Discovery MUT Titles

Brendan Lombard run to a hard fought Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail victory over defending champion Roelof Mostert on Saturday the 15th of June 2019. The women’s race, over the flagship 60 kilometre distance was won in far more dominant fashion by Annalise Scholtz. The event also saw 25 and 9 kilometre distances contested on […]