Zululand Observer - Weekender
Wild ride for the wild dogs
THE 2019 iMfolozi MTB Challenge was held in the iMfolozi Game Reserve on Saturday in very hot and dry conditions.
The ride is one of the Wildside fund-raising events which supports conservation in South Africa.
Sponsored by Old Mutual, the iMfolozi Challenge’s main focus is to support African wild dog conservation.
A total of 270 finishers, of whom 68 were women, crossed the line at the Centenary Centre.
The first woman home was Lesley Wilson-Jones in a time of 2:23:20, with Rouxda Grobler finishing second in 2:29:07.
They finished in 11th and 12th places overall.