Race Information

Dates for the 2021 edition of the Euro Steel Drak Descent are 30-31 January

Race Rules:

The race is held under SA Cycling rules and under the auspices of KZN MTB.

Team riders should never be more than two minutes apart and times are taken from the last team rider crossing the finishing line.

Decisions taken by the organizers or representatives of SA Cycling or KZN MTB, in terms of these rules, and in the best interests of the race and the riders will be final.

START TIMES:
DAY 1
Drak Descent – 8:00am
MTB Challenge – 9:30am

DAY 2
All start at 7:30am

Approximate Distances:
Euro Steel Drak Descent – Day 1/42km • Day 2/45km
Euro Steel MTB Challenge – Day 1/25km • Day 2/18km

START/FINISH VENUES

DAY ONE START:
Restmount for Day 1 Start of Drak Descent and MTB Challenge is 16km up the Drakensberg Gardens Road
DAY ONE FINISH:
Swartberg Bridge @ R617/Drakensberg Gardens Road intersection for Day 1 Finish of ALL RACES is 4km from Underberg Town
DAY TWO START – DRAK DESCENT:
Glencairn for Day 2 Drak Descent Start is 12.5km from Underberg Town
DAY TWO START – MTB CHALLENGE:
Glenhaven for Day 2 MTB Challenge Start is 6km down the 1st Coleford Road
DAY TWO FINISH:
Finish of Drak Descent and MTB Challenge is 8km down the 2nd Coleford Road at Umzimkulu River Lodge

Co-ordinates:
Restmount – 29°45’31.41”S 29°20’41.89”E
Swartberg Bridge – 29°46’30.45”S 29°27’51.90”E
Glenhaven (MTB Start Day 2) – 29°82’31.36”S 29°49’97.75”E
Glencairn – 29°42’02.96”S 29°29’33.49”E
Early Mist Farm/Hopewell Farm (Umzimkulu River Lodge)- 29°53’05.25”S 29°34’47.17”E

RACE REGISTRATION

Venue: The Olde Duck, Drakensberg Gardens Road
Date: Friday, 29 January 2021
Time: 12pm to 8pm

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