Illovo Eston MTB Challenge Diary Note

 No: eston18DN

26 June 2018

We're just over one month away
from the 2018 edition of
one of SA's most prestigious one day events,
Illovo Eston MTB Challenge & Tala Fun Ride!

Ideally situated between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, this event is a true mass participation event for all ages, sexes, riders and runners!

2018 will once again have a number of different options for riders of all abilities as well as two trail runs for those that are keen to use two feet instead of two wheels!

The trail runs were introduced in 2017 and were a hit in their first year with the routes taking runners through the famous Tala Collection Private Game Reserve.

The STIHL Tala Family Ride will also take riders through the Tala Game Reserve with the opportunity to see the resident wildlife that include zebras, giraffe, wildebeest, impala and a whole lot more!

Date: Sunday, 5 August 2018
Venue: Eston Farmers' Club, KZN
Start Times, Distances & Entry Fees:
06h30 - 18km Trail Run (Pre-entry - R140, Late entry - R160)
06h45 - 9km Trail Run (Pre-entry - R100, Late entry - R120)
08h30 - 60km Illovo Eston Marathon (Pre-entry - R220, Late entry - R250)
09h00 - 40km aQuellé Eston Half Marathon (Pre-entry - R180, Late entry - R210)
09h30 - 18km STIHL Tala Family Ride (Pre-entry - R140, Late entry - R160)
10h00 - 10km Omnia Kids Ride (Pre-entry - R70, Late entry - R80)


Enter via ROAG ( Pre-entries are open and will be accepted until 29 July 2018. Late entries will be accepted online from 30 July to 2 August until 24h00 or at the venue on the day.

Each race is limited to 800 riders so make sure that you get that entry in ASAP!

At Eston Farmers' Club on Sunday, 5 August from 05h30-09h30.

Race garments will be available to the first 1300 people that pre-enter. Please note that late entries will not receive a race garment.

More information can be found at

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