Candice Lill and Matthys Beukes claimed the honours and the glory at the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday, but they achieved their respective wins at the Mandela Capture Site in vastly different ways."Different Mandela Day MTB wins"
Matthys Beukes and Candice Lill both made the journey from the Cape worthwhile when they claimed victories in the Mendela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday."Long ride to victory in Mandela Day MTB"
KZN cross country champion Stuart Marais is looking to finally get a win that has eluded him when he tackles his hometown race, the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday."Marais “really wants to win” the Mandela Day MTB Dash"
THE two champions from the 2017 Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash are not able to defend their titles on Saturday at the Mandela Capture Site, but both races still have the potential for some thrilling action."Mandela Dash women’s race a battle of the ages"
WHILE some of the country’s top riders are fighting for the prestigious Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash title on Saturday, the future of SA cycling will be on display whne the current KZN Cycling Development programme host races at the same venue."More to Mandela Day Dash than a race for elites"
Rio Olympic mountain bike track designer Nick Floros hopes he has put together a course for the Mandela Day MTB Dash that is befitting the revered Father of the Nation. Saturday’s MTB Dash offers mountain bikers options to race over three different distances: a 42km race for the regular riders who are looking for a proper challenge; an intermediate 21km event for weekend warriors and part-time mountain bikers; and a 10km fun ride aimed at…"MTB Dash course befitting Nelson Mandela"
Howick – In Nelson Mandela’s book Long Walk To Freedom he says that he has “never regarded women as in any way less competent than men”. When those memoirs were published in 1994 Tiffany Keep was not yet born, but the inspirational first democratic President of South Africa could well have been talking about the 17-year-old cycling star when he uttered that quote. In 2018 Keep can spend Women’s Day reflecting on a stunning season…"Tiffany to show women power at Mandela Day MTB"
Howick – As South Africa celebrates the centenary of the birth of Nelson Mandela, mountain bikers will once again have the chance to celebrate the life of the Father of the Nation at the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday 25th August at the Mandela Capture Site near Howick. The three mountain bike races are part of the weekend of events that also include a road running marathon, trail runs, a fun run and…"MTB in honour of Nelson Mandela"
Pietermaritzburg – The women’s race at the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday looks like shaping into a clash worthy of women’s month with three riders at very different stages of their careers locking horns in what should be a tense fight for victory. With R10 000 up for grabs out of a total prizefund of over R120 000, one of the biggest for any one-day mountain bike race in the country, there is…"Dreyer, Haw & Keep set for epic clash"
Pietermaritzburg – A strong field will be lining up for the Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash on Saturday with at least eight of KZN’s top riders in with a chance of claiming the R10 000 first prize in one the province’s most prestigious events. The trio of Andrew Hill, Stuart Marais and Julian Jessop will start as the pre-race favourites but the big total prizefund of over R120 000 across the 42km, 21km and 10km…"Top field for Mandela Day Dash"