Tag Archives: Illovo Eston MTB Challenge

Redecker launches last minute Eston bid

Former Novus OMX Pro rider Cherie Redecker was dominant at the 2016 edition of the Illovo Eston MTB Challenge and will be back in 2017 to defend her title on Sunday, 6 August. Anthony Grote/
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Eston – With over 1500 entries for the wide variety of mountain biking and trail running events at the 2017 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge on Sunday, 6 August having flooded in, arguably the most talked-about entry was that of defending ladies champion Cherie Redecker for the 60km MTB showdown. This year’s Illovo Eston MTB Challenge will once again host a ...

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Hill to head up local charge at Eston MTB

Team TIB's Andrew Hill (front) has tamed many trails around KwaZulu-Natal but has never won the Illovo Eston MTB Challenge, and he is hoping to change that when the event takes place on Sunday, 6 August.
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Eston – As the popular Illovo Eston MTB Challenge draws near, mountain biking stars the nation over will be eyeing the prestigious title, including Hillcrest-based star Andrew Hill who is prioritising the event that takes place on Sunday, 6 August. The Eston Country Club will play host to a number of different events on race Sunday with the Illovo 60km ...

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Tala wildlife adventure awaits mountain biking families & friends

The 18km STIHL Tala Family Ride remains a key attraction of the annual Illovo Eston MTB Challenge as mountain bikers from across KZN take the opportunity to enjoy some time in the saddle amidst Tala Collection Private Game Reserve's wide variety of wildlife and spectacular scenery. Anthony Grote/
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Eston – The 18km STIHL Tala Family Ride remains a key attraction of the annual Illovo Eston MTB Challenge, which takes place at Eston Farmers’ Club on Sunday 7 August, as mountain biking look to safely adventure through the spectacular wilderness of Tala Collection Private Game Reserve alongside family and friends. While the sport’s top snakes battle it out for ...

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White keen to put past Eston demons to bed in 2015

Following some rotten luck in the past and a serious injury earlier in the year Team Thule's Tyronne White will hope to put past results behind him when he takes to the 60km Illovo Marathon at the 2015 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge at the Eston Club on Sunday 2 August. Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

Eston – Following what has been a reasonably long road to recovery, KZN North Coast resident Tyronne White is back and feeling close to his best once more and will be hoping that he can put his past misfortunes at the Illovo Eston MTB Challenge to bed when he sets off from the Eston Club on Sunday, 2 August. The ...

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Timely rainfall shapes Eston MTB Challenge courses

The picturesque surrounds of the Eston Club have been refreshed and the courses hardened by recent rainfall, creating another spectacular setting for the 2015 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge at the Eston Club on Sunday 2 August. Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

Eston – The unusually wet cold front that swept across KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend may have left many shivering, but it has also left mountain biking fans grinning ahead of the upcoming Illovo Eston MTB Challenge that takes place at the Eston Club on Sunday 2 August. With the province in the grips of a severe drought, many recent MTB ...

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Eston ready for popular annual MTB showcase

Participants of the 2015 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge are in for a mountain biking treat at Eston Club on Sunday 2 August. Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

Eston – Participants of this year’s Illovo Eston MTB Challenge are in for yet another dose of fast, free flowing action as the event’s course designers look to include a few fresh additions to last year’s hugely popular routes ahead of another memorable day of mountain biking adventure on Sunday 2 August. The Eston Club is once again set to ...

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MTB Diary Note : Illovo Eston MTB Challenge

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  Date: Sunday, 2 August 2015 Venue: Eston Club, KZN Start Times, Distances & Entry Fees: 08h00 – 60km Illovo Marathon (Early bird entry – R180, Normal – R200, Late – R230) 08h30 – 40km aQuellé Half Marathon (Early bird entry – R140, Normal – R160, Late – R190) 09h05 – 18km Tala/aQuellé Family Ride (Early bird entry – R110, ...

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