IMPIs in training!

About the Mini Category

Impi’s in training, it’s time to have some muddy fun with your friends – enter your team today.

All entries into the Mini category receive all the Impi benefits.

All the Impi Mini details...

Times and days

IMPI Mini takes place on Saturday and Sunday of the event weekend and runs 09h00 – 12h00 continuously.


Please register your Mini at the IMPI registration tent before going through to the IMPI Mini Start line. IMPI Mini do not need a LiveTime timing band.

Age & Distance

The IMPI Mini course is for children aged 6-10 and is approximately 1 km long. Children can complete as many circuits as they wish.

Adult supervision

Although parents cannot complete the course with their children, they are able to watch the supervised obstacle course that encircles the Festival Area.

Parents are still responsible for the collection of their children after the course has been completed and are encouraged to take them through to the Mini start line to complete more circuits


This includes climbing through, over and under natural and man-made structures, wading through mud and running through water. Children have their own starting area and finish on their own pallet run across the dam at the main finisher area.

What to wear

Comfortable clothing and shoes that can get dirty.

What about the dirt?

Please make use of the warm showers that are available to freshen up.
In times of drought, this amenity will not be available. Please refer to your race info pack that will be emailed to you before the event.

Finishers photo

Tthe finishers photo is your moment in the sun, your memento of the awesome achievement of completing an Impi.

Please take your IMPI Mini to have their photo taken with the IMPI Victory Shield.

You will receive a copy and it will be posted onto Facebook.

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IMPI Mini entry & race details

  • Entries on Saturday or Sunday during 09h00 – 12h00
  • R100 per entry for unlimited circuits of the course
  • Entrants must be between 6 and 10 years old
  • 1km with supervised obstacles
  • IMPI Mini runs from 09h00 – 12h00 on Saturday and Sunday
  • IMPI Mini’s do not require a timing band

Each mini entrant receives:

  • Free official printed finishers photo with the Impi Victory Shield
  • Free SPF40 sunblock courtesy of CANSA Active
  • Free entry to the festival area for all spectators
  • Finish line refreshment