Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash
Mountain bikers once again have their annual opportunity to celebrate the life of the Father of the Nation when the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash takes place on Saturday, August 24th at the Mandela Capture Site near Howick.
The three mountain bike races are part of the weekend of events that include a road running marathon, trail runs, a fun run and a triathlon, all taking place in honour of former President Nelson Mandela. The jamboree of participation sports which are centred around the world-famous Mandela Capture Site has quickly established itself as one of the top sporting events hosted in KZN.
Mountain bikers have the choice of riding in memory of South Africa's greatest global icon in three different events – a 42km race for serious top-level competitors, an intermediate 21km event for weekend warriors and part-time mountain bikers, or a 10km fun ride aimed at younger riders, those who are learning the sport, families and those who simply want some fun in the saddle.
The events are a perfect opportunity to pay homage to Nelson Mandela.
More information on the various Mandela Day Marathon events can be found at www.mandeladm.org.za/mtb-dash/ while online entries are at www.roag.co.za. Online entries for the mountain biking events close on Tuesday, August 20th.