Underberg local Nkosinathi Duma won the 2017 Sani Stagger title on Saturday on debut, backing his hill-climbing strength in treacherous slippery conditions to hold off former winner and Comrades champion Bongmusa Mthembu.
A star-studded line-up of elite marathoners will gather for the 2017 Sani Stagger marathon this weekend ready to navigate their way up and down the iconic Sani Pass to the finish at the Premier Resort Sani Pass on Saturday, hoping that the gravel road holds up well after rains in the build-up to the sold-out race.
Pretoria-based Annatjie Greyvenstein will be stepping into the unknown when she lines up on the start line for the 2017 Sani Stagger marathon on Saturday, 25 November, making her road marathon running debut on one of the toughest races on the calendar.
The iconic Sani Pass provided a majestic backdrop for MTB enthusiasts on the second and final stage of the Sani Dragon as Tyronne White solo’d to the stage win at Premier Resort Sani Pass on Sunday.
The final touches are being added as mountain bikers prepare to converge on the Southern Drakensberg towns of Underberg and Himeville for the 2017 Sani Dragon for the exciting two day adventure which includes a stage up and down Sani Pass, from 30 September to 1 October.