Events in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal

The UCI Mountain Biking Marathon Championships

Pietermaritzburg is  a proud host of the UCI Mountain Biking Challenge held annualy at the  Cascades Mountain Bike Park.

Amashova Durban Classic

The Amashova Durban Classic is a 35km fun ride, 65km half challenge and 106km Classic hosted along the East Coast of South Africa.

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Mandela Day Marathon

 The Mandela Marathon is weekend sporting event that includes a 4.6666 km children's and VIP run; a 10km run, a 21.1 km and 42 km mountain bike dash; and trail run.  The marathon will take place on 31 August 2015.

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Comrades Marathon

The world oldest ultramarathon, The Comrades Marathon is run over a distance of approximately 90 km between the capital of the Kwazulu-Natal Province of South Africa, Pietermaritzburg, and the coastal city of Durban. Thousands of runners  from across the globe take part in the race.

Duzi Canoe Marathon

Founded in 1951, The Dusi Canoe Marathon covers  120km between the cities of Pietermaritzburgand Durban in KwaZulu-Natal, making it the biggest canoeing event on the African continent.  The marathon draws between 1600 and 2000 paddlers from all over the world each year.