Stage is set for the 2017 N3TC Drak Challenge

Entries have opened for the 24th edition of the N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon on the Mzimkhulu River in the Southern Drakensberg on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 January 2017, with the popular 72km outing poised to kick start the KZN summer canoeing season already stifled by the ongoing drought. The race is now well


All systems go for 2016 N3TC Drak Challenge

The organisers of the weekend’s N3TC Drak Challenge have given the green light for the popular paddling race to go ahead as scheduled on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 January, ending months of speculation about the water level in the uMzimkhulu River that has been hard hit by drought. Following a thunderstorm high in the


Drak racks up war on alien invaders

While the big field of paddlers tackles the popular two-day N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon on 23 and 24 January, they will be supporting a ramped up campaign with the race backers to try and rid the Mzimkulu Valley of alien invader plant species, and, in particular, the water-intensive Black Wattle. Every paddler that enters