Dirt festival heads to KZN

2009-07-25 00:00

PASSION, determination and excitement marks the second in a series of action-packed mountain biking and trail-running events brought to you by Bicycling and Runner’s World magazines. The magazines are hosting the second mountain biking and trail biking event in a series of exciting events around the country.

Sponsored by MiWay, the Dirt Festival will take place at Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park, KwaZulu-Natal on August 15 and is an opportunity for fanatics to test their skills on an incredible range of courses.

Entrants can choose between the four-kilometre and eight-kilometre trail run or the 15-km and 41-km mountain bike races, respective­ly. For the more serious participant there is also the 82-km two-man team mountain bike race.

Organisers have once again ensured a fun, family environment that includes refreshments and entertainment for both the young and old.

To ensure participation, teams and individuals are encouraged to enter early at www.runnersworld.co.za or www.bicycling.co.za Online entries close on August 5 and only a limited number of entries will be accepted on race day at an additional cost of R100.

Inquiries can be made and more information obtained from the above websites.

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