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Upcoming trail staggered due to Covid-19

It will be the 29th anniversary of the trailblazing MTB event.

IN light of Covid-19 restrictions, the Sappi Karkloof Classic Trail Festival will be staged staged over two days (October 9-10) to limit the number of athletes allowed at the Karkloof Club race site, spread between a 45km MTB route, a 20km MTB route, as well as an 18km and 9km trail run.

“The beauty about riding and running the trails of the Karkloof Valley is that it ranks as one of the safest activities to get involved in as we navigate our way through this pandemic,” said club committee head Andrew Nicholson.

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The Karkloof Club that manages the extensive network of trails through the Karkloof Valley has continued to develop new trails and combinations of popular trail segments led by Hylton Turvey and the club’s trail building team.

It will be the 29th anniversary of the trailblazing MTB event, while the trail running element, while the trail running element which was added in 2016.

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The weekend is also a standout occasion for the endure riding community, and the well-loved endure descents will host the regions adrenaline-lovers on the Saturday afternoon.

For more information, visit www.karkloofmtb.co.za.

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