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September 2018

2017 Rhino Peak Challenge • 5 Athletes. 6 Hikers. 1 Day.

September 22, 2018
Gooderson Drakensberg Garden Hotel, Drakensberg Gardens Road
Underberg, KZN South Africa
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  On World Rhino Day, the 22nd of September 2015, a small group of South Africa’s finest Trail Runners were asked to ascend the iconic Rhino Peak in the Southern Region of the Maloti Drakensberg World Heritage Site. While establishing new FKT’s (Fastest Known Times) for the Rhino was a partial objective the main focus was to raise awareness, in a unique way, to the plight of Rhinos as well as the other endangered habitant of the Rhino Peak itself, the Bearded…

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Underberg Farmers Association Show

September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018
UFA Grounds, UFA SAleYards
Himeville, KZN 3201 South Africa
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October 2018

Glencairn Trail Run

October 12, 2018 - October 14, 2018
Glencairn Farm, Sani Pass Road
Himeville, KZN 3256 South Africa

A weekend of trail running through the spectacular scenery of the southern Drakensberg at the foothills of the majestic Sani Pass. Based at Glencairn Farm, the home of sani2c mountain bike stage race, the event is fully catered with 6 meals, evening entertainment featuring Jerry & The Bandits and Freddy Lalendle on the Saturday, and tented accommodation is provided on the farm. The Glencairn Trail Run has two events catering for different abilities. “The Ram Run” is the longer distance…

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November 2018

Sani Stagger Endurance Race

November 24, 2018
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
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An out and back route, the marathon starts and ends at the Sani Pass Hotel. This is a tough run; the climb to the Sani Pass Summit is 1300 metres and you do that in just over 20 kilometres! By the time you’ve reached half way you only would have done 280 metres and the border post is at 1968 metres above sea level. Twin Streams comes and goes as does Suicide Bend, Ice Corner and Big Bend Corner. This…

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Clouds of Hope 5km Fun Run

November 24, 2018
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
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The first edition of the Stagger Trail, the trail running branch of the famous Sani Stagger, has joined forces with the local Clouds of Hope Children’s Care Centre to introduce the Clouds of Hope 5km Fun Run on Saturday, 24 November. The event is geared towards encouraging families that are in the area to take part in a short 5km run where all proceeds will go to the Clouds of Hope Children’s Care Centre which is situated in Underberg. Clouds…

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January 2019

Euro Steel Drak Descent

January 19 - January 20
Ye olde Duck, Drakensberg Garden Road
Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
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R600 – R1100

Riders Set to ascend The Descent The fourth annual Euro Steel Drak Descent, a two-day mountain bike stage race, will be held on the 20 & 21 of January 2018.  This event has proved to be a major attraction for reasons very different to the other successful local mountain bike success stories.  While riders still need to complete the route in pairs, the focus of the Drak Descent is the fabulous single track the riders experience within a spectacular setting. Riders follow…

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Drak Challenge

January 19 - January 20
Castleburn, Castleburn
Underberg, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
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The 26th edition of the popular N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon takes place on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 January 2019, based in the Southern Drakensberg town of Underberg. Founded in 1994 the race takes in two stages of river racing on the uMzimkhulu River, starting high in the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg at the confluence of the uMzimkhulu and the uMlambonja River close to Castleburn resort on the Drak Gardens road. The 26km long first stage starts by…

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GWK Run the Rivers trail run

January 19 @ 8:00 am - January 20 @ 5:00 pm
Underberg Underberg, + Google Map
R 400

Cost for this event is R400 for both days. Entry will include a garment. Riders who enter the Eurosteel MTB challenge or GWK Run the Rivers Trail Runs can only enter for both days (i.e. can’t enter for one day or the other). 
There is currently no closing date for the Eurosteel Challenge and Run the Rivers Trail Run at this stage. Approximate Distances: Eurosteel Drak Decent: Day 1 = 41, Day 2 = 43 Eurosteel MTB Challenge: Day 1…

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Sani Pass Wild Flower Walk

January 27
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
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R500

SANI PASS (and Lesotho!) WILD FLOWER WALK Sunday 27 January 2019 LAST CHANCE? The upgrading of Sani Pass has finally been approved, despite our fight against the idea of a hard surface. Work has not yet begun although rumour has it that it will start soon. We said this last year, but this may be your last opportunity to walk to Pass before road works take over! Add a short walk through the botanical wonderland of the Lesotho plateau to your…

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February 2019

ESHAYAMOYA Valentines Train  ride and picnic by the river

February 17
Creighton Station Chreighton, KZN South Africa
R200

Bookings now open for the  Valentines Train  ride and picnic by the river…  SUNDAY 17 FEBRUARY…. Bring all your friends and family   …this is a fun outing for everyone!!! We will depart Creighton Station at 10am and be back at Creighton Station by 3pm. The train ride is 3 hours long, and then we have the stop along the Ngangwane River on our return leg for about an hour and half to two hours for a picnic.  You bring all…

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