Final Alley Road event, Midmar Qualifier and Avianto hosts USN MTB Cup
The final in the five-legged Alley Road Series hits Durban on Sunday 20 January. If you have competed in all the other events of the Series, you know this is not one to miss. If you haven’t yet experienced the joy and fun of these events, get your entry in here http://www.triseries.co.za/how/ and see how your stack up in the short swim/run race (500m/2.5km), or if you are fitter and want a sterner test, give the long course a shot (1km swim, 5km run). It’s fun, you don’t want to miss out.
The aQuelle Midmar mile swim is not only of the most popular swims on the calender, but also one of the biggest, in fact it is the world’s biggest open water swim and sees in excess of 10 000 swimmers hit Midmar Dam to test their ability in the water every year. The event has attracted some of South Africa’s best open water swimmers in Olympian Chad Ho and Olympic Canoe Bronze Medalist, Bridgette Hartley are but two of the names who have shown their incredible athleticism, all in the name of charity. If you want to be part of the Midmar Mile in February, then make sure you enter the Lake Heritage Water Festival at Cradle Moon in the Magaliesberg on 19 and 20 January. This is the final seeding race for the aQuelle Midmar Mile and you do not want to miss out.
Mountain biking more your forte? Avianto hosts the first of the USN MTB Cup Series on Saturday 19 January. The racing snakes can test their skill over 50km, while for the less competitive there are 25km and 10km races. Entries close on 15 January at 23:00, so get those entries in here: