Athletes Diaries – Chris Strydom – Drakensberg Northern Trail 2018

Drakensberg Northern Trail 2018 by: Chris Strydom.  Andrew and his crew promised us clear skies for race day and once the mist cleared on the high peaks we were indeed treated to perfect weather conditions for the race. However it has been raining non-stop for the two days prior to the race and this led to muddy, waterlogged trails. In …

Athletes Diaries- Marzelle van der Merwe- Drankensberg Northern Trail 2018

  DRAKENSBERG NORTHERN TRAIL 2018 By Marzelle van der Merwe   Crisp morning Drakensberg air, stinging your lungs and tingling your stomach as you take that big nervous breath before the count down reaches “one”. All that’s left now is a couple of hours of covering 40km, with 1800m of climbing.   Before you know it you will be done, …