The 2018 Ultra-Trail® Drakensberg Festival of Trail Running has expanded following a successful debut in 2017, and the Drakensberg Rockjumper (DRJ) two-day race is positioned to make the sport accessible to everyday trail runners when it takes place over 27-28 April, while the elite hard-core take on the longer options.
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.