Tag Archives: N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon

N3TC Drak set to celebrate it’s 25 birthday in style

Andy Birkett celebrates his fourth title at the 2017 N3TC Drak Challenge. Anthony Grote/
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Underberg – The popular two-day 62 kilometre N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon celebrates its 25th anniversary this year on 20 and 21 January, with the event now well established in the trio of South Africa’s best supported canoe races. Entries for the 2018 race opened this week and look certain to attract another field of close to 1000 paddlers keen ...

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Hank McGregor sets his sights on a fourth Drak title

Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Euro Steel) will be hoping to celebrate his 38th birthday by winning the N3TC Drak Challenge when it ends on Sunday 24 January 2016. Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media

Underberg – Six times world marathon champion Hank McGregor has lined up a shot at a fourth title at the N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon on 23 and 24 January, hoping to overturn a two year run of misfortune on the popular two-day race through the foothills of the Southern Drakensberg. “I am full go for the N3TC Drak Challenge,” ...

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N3TC Drak organisers reassure paddlers, saying #RainMustFall


Underberg- Following the decision to postpone the FastDrak canoe race on the weekend due to the unusually low water levels in the Mzimkulu River, the organisers of the N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon on 23 and 24 January have reassured paddlers that they have contingency plans in place to safeguard the hugely popular two day canoeing race. The El Nino-driven ...

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2015 N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon


The 22nd edition of N3TC Drak Challenge Canoe Marathon will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 January 2015, over 65km of the Upper Umzimkulu River from Castleburn Bridge to Early Mists Farm near Coleford. The hugely popular event, which is a month before the Dusi Canoe Marathon, attracts around 1000 paddlers to Underberg eager to enjoy the clean ...

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