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August 2019

Tip Top Drak 250 Off Road Race

August 17, 2019
Underberg Country Club, Underberg Country Club
Underberg, KZN 3257 South Africa

The Natal Off Road Motor Club will be holding its annual TIP-TOP MILK Drak 250 off road race in the Underberg, Himeville area. Starts at 8:30am from The Underberg Country Club with many easy to get to spectator points. Everyone welcome.

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The Stables Country Market Fab Fair

August 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Stables, Sani Pass Road
Himeville, KZN 3256 South Africa
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September 2019

Duzi to Sani 4X4 Expedition

September 13, 2019 - September 15, 2019
Himeville Himeville, KZN 3256 South Africa

The DUZI 2 SANI is a three day event that starts from Pietermaritzburg on Friday 13 September where liberation heritage sites and township tourism products will be showcased and ends with an evening networking at a cocktail party hosted by Pietermaritzburg tourism. On Saturday, people prepare meals to be cooked on 4 X4 engines on the way to Himeville. On the way they will test their 4x4 skills driving up Bulwer Mountain and then have the opportunity to paraglide. From…

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Underberg Farmers Association Show

September 28, 2019 - September 29, 2019
UFA Grounds, UFA SAleYards
Himeville, KZN 3201 South Africa

The annual UFA Agricultural Show is held at the UFA Sale Yards, situated a few kilometers from the Sani Pass cross roads.  Visitors and village residents are encouraged to come and view the top-class dairy cows, beef cattle and sheep on show, to experience the camaraderie and fun associated with a close-knit farming community. There will be food and drinks on sale, arts&crafts and home industry stalls where one can browse and buy.  Families are welcome and children’s needs are…

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October 2019

2019 Rhino Peak Challenge

October 5, 2019
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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November 2019

Sani Stagger Endurance Race

November 23, 2019
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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January 2020

Sani Pass Wild Flower Walk

January 26
Sani Pass, Sani Pass
Himeville, KwaZulu-Natal 3256 South Africa
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R525

SPECIAL GUEST BOTANIST: the doyen of Sani Pass flowers ELSA POOLEY!! LAST CHANCE? The upgrading of Sani Pass is sadly in progress. Work is proceeding on the stretch between Good Hope and the South African border post. The current contractor’s work ends there, so the section we walk, the 8km to Sani Top is unaffected at this stage. Add a short walk through the botanical wonderland of the Lesotho plateau to your exciting day on the Sani Pass! Cost:  R525…

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February 2020

Euro Steel Drak Descent

February 1 - February 2
Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg
Underberg, KZN 3257 South Africa
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R500 – R1600

Faster than we can imagine, summer turns to winter and after a few cold nights we start planning and preparing for the warmer summer days - which includes the now famous DrakDescent & Run the Rivers, to be held on the 1st & 2nd of February 2020. We are thrilled to bring you more improvements, new energy & excitement in our 2020 edition of this iconic Southern Drakensberg event. Our events form part of the growing FNB Drak Adventure Weekend,…

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Drak Challenge

February 1 - February 2
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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Euro Steel Run the Rivers trail run

February 1 - February 2
Drakensberg Gardens Road, Underberg
Underberg, KZN 3257 South Africa
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R 500

Our big news for Trail Runners is the announcement of new our partnership with Euro Steel for Run the Rivers 2020. What more could organisers ask for from a sponsor when they just continue to do more, give more and add such value to our event? We are ever grateful to Colin and his team and all at Euro Steel who make this possible - we also welcome them into the world of Trail Running where we are confident they…

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