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Get ready to get dirty, Tough Mudder is coming to SA!

The popular global obstacle course race (OCR) series will be heading to South Africa in September, in the form of the inaugural Discovery Tough Mudder. The first Discovery Tough Mudder event will take place from 15-16 September, 2018 at Old Mac Daddy in Elgin in the Western Cape. The weekend will feature the signature Tough Mudder challenge, a 16 km ...

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Van Tonder becomes first Warrior brand ambassador

The meteoric rise of obstacle course racing (OCR) in South Africa has been fuelled to a large etent by the ever-popular Warrior OCR events, which launched in 2013. Today, Toyota Warrior, powered by Reebok, remains at the forefront of OCR in South Africa with world-class obstacles, innovative courses and over 4,000 competitors, including many of the country’s top OCR athletes. ...

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trapNET 360

Date: 20-22 July 2018 The latest new addition to the cycling calendar in Gauteng takes place at SuperSport Park Cricket Stadium in Centurion, offering cycling events, a cycling and lifestyle expo and a wide variety of entertainment for the entire family. trapNET Junior events, which include a 1km pushcart, 2.5km and 5km options, takes place on Saturday, where parents and ...

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Resistance training boosts mood

It’s not just endurance junkies who experience the ‘runner’s high’. Researchers from Ireland and Sweden, who pooled data from 1,877 patients and 33 randomised clinical trials, determined that participants who worked out 3 times per week, for an average of 16 weeks, successfully alleviated depression symptoms such as low mood, a loss of interest in activities and feelings of worthlessness. ...

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Toyota Warrior Race #5 & OCR Champs

Date: 14 & 15 July 2018 Set against a backdrop of pristine beaches, unspoiled forest, rivers and estuaries, lies the Blythedale Coastal Estate. It is the perfect setting for an adventure, and the location for the next Toyota Warrior Race, powered by Reebok. Competitors will once again be challenged to #BeMore and conquer carefully chosen obstacles that extend over a ...

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Nissan TrailSeeker MTB & Trail run Event #3

Date: 14 & 15 July 2018 This family-friendly event at Oak Valley, Grabouw caters for all levels of skill and fitness. Riders can choose between 10km, 20km, 40km, 70km and 90km routes on offer. The new addition of a trail run series on the Sunday gives families a great weekend out to enjoy the outdoors. Visit trailseekerseries.co.za to enter.

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Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run 2018

Date: 14 July 2018 A wilderness adventure for serious and prepared trail runners that starts at Old Bells Lodge, Berg River dam. The Franschhoek Mountains in July can be covered in snow, and the rivers are scenic yet cold. The Bastille Festival in the Main Street is a vibrant mix of good food and wine, to celebrate with, after your ...

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The Cathedral Peak Challenge

Date: 1 June to 30 September 2018 Conceptualised by the owner of the Cathedral Peak Hotel, William Van Der Riet, The Cathedral Peak Challenge is a20.7km trip that starts at the Cathedral Peak Hotel and goes right to the top of the iconic mountain and back again, with a total ascent of 1531m.Anyone who thinks they can conquer the Peak’s ...

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FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Date: Monday, 24 September 2018 (Heritage Day) JOZI will be the hub of excitement on National Heritage Day when eager residents toe the line ready to “Run Their City” at the 3rdannual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN. A mass participation road running event, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN highlights the splendour of this vibrant city. Runners of all fitness levels are ...

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Trail Run added to Origin Of Trails Experience

Date: Sunday, 25 November 2018 Stillwater Sports has expanded the Origin Of Trails mountain bike experience by introducing the Origin Of Trails Trail Run. It will take place at Coetzenburg Sports Fields in Stellenbosch on the second day of the 6thannual Origin Of Trails two-day MTB Experience. The Origin Of Trails Trail Run will cater for seasoned runners as well ...

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