Sani Dragon Diary Note

 No: SD17DN

16 Aug 2017

The exciting
2017 Sani Dragon
in the Southern Drakensberg
gets underway just over six weeks' time!
There is no other MTB race that incorporates Sani Pass!

The Sani Dragon is a 2-day MTB stage race happening on the 30th September/1st October in the Underberg area of Southern KZN. The event will be based at the Premier Resort Sani Pass and takes place over the same period as the annual Underberg Farmerís Association (UFA) Agricultural Show.

Event: Sani Dragon
Date: Saturday 30 September & Sunday 1 October 2017
Venue: Premier Resort Sani Pass, Himeville, Southern Drakensberg
Race details:

  • Sani Dragon:

    • Stage 1: 50km loop around Underberg & Himeville (7am start)

    • Stage 2: 42km, race to the summit of Sani Pass and back finishing at Premier Resort Sani Pass (6:30am start)

  • Sani Dragon LITE:

    • Stage 1: +-35km Will start at the Premier Hotel Himeville Arms and finish at the Premier Resort Sani Pass

    • Stage 2: 26km, including a climb to the SA Border Post but not to the summit of Sani Pass back to the Premier Resort Sani Pass

Format: Participants can take part in either in teams of two riders or individually in either the longer Sani Dragon or shorter Sani Dragon Lite event.
Entries: Online via
           (Entries will close on 22 September 2017)
Registration: Registration will be from 14h00 to 18h00 on Friday 29th September at the event venue, Premier Resort Sani Pass on the Sani Pass Road.

Contacts: Spurgeon Flemington or Matt Goode -
More information:

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