Dusi Canoe Marathon
The Dusi Canoe Marathon is arguably the world's most prestigious canoe (kayak) race, held between Pietermaritzburg and Durban, South Africa. It is run along the Msunduzi River, which is more commonly referred to as the Dusi (or Duzi) river over a total distance of 120 km. The 2013 race attracted a total of approximately 10,000 people - 1,700 paddlers and 7,000 - 8,000 seconders, helpers and supporters over the 3 days. The 2014 race expects to attract double the amount of people to the race.