Diarise the 2018 Glacier Cradle Traverse

Entries for the Glacier Cradle Traverse open in August 2017, eight months ahead of the 2018 Glacier Cradle Traverse; which is set to take place from the 5th to the 8th of April. The second edition of the event – which is based at the beautiful Avianto, in rural Muldersdrift on the outskirts of Johannesburg…

DRYLAND EVENT MANAGEMENT ANNOUNCES FIRST ASCENT PARTNERSHIP

Leading South African outdoor and sportswear company, First Ascent, has committed to a partnership with Dryland Event Management, the company that organises many of South Africa’s most prestigious mountain biking and trail running events. First Ascent is owned by Performance Brands, along with other sporting and outdoor brands such as Capestorm, Second Skins and African…

Fred van Zyl’s 36ONE Experiences

We recently received a photo from Steven Liptz, of 36ONE Asset Management, which he’d been sent by Fred van Zyl. Fred is a 70 year old retired Karoo farmer, who now lives in Mossel Bay, and has ridden all six of The 36ONE Mountain Bike Challenges to date. Fred sent Steve this photo, of his…

Celebrating the Spirit of the Dryland Traverse

The Dryland Traverse trail running stage race may be dubbed an “Adventure Trail Run” and it certainly is, but the true differentiator between the Dryland Traverse and other events is the amazing spirit which prevails in the race village. Starting with registration on Thursday and continuing through until everyone departs after prize giving on Sunday…

Dryland Traverse Party: Cirque du Karoo

The circus is coming to the Klein Karoo and if you love to get into the fancy dress spirit as much as you love trail running you’d better enter the Dryland Traverse. The Dryland Traverse is almost as famous for its themed party on the Saturday night as it is for the amazing trail running,…

Entries Open for Refined Attakwas Trail

Entries to the 2017 Attakwas Trail opened at 12:00 on Monday the 15th of May and Dryland Event Management are confident that the third edition of the event will capture the imagination of trail runners like never before. The event date has been brought forward from December to 25 November and the logistics have been…