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Stay Ahead of the Pack

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When preparing for a marathon, your nutrition plan is as important as your training programme. An optimal nutrition plan will address energy requirements, replenishment needs and muscle recovery. Vital Health Foods, the nutrition sponsor for the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon, plays an indispensable role in helping runners with sound nutritional advice. Andrea du Plessis, nutrition expert for Vital Health Foods ...

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Breedenet Cape Duo Challenge Launched

When the world’s first multi-discipline, multi-stage cycling event takes place in the Western Cape in October, it will put to rest an age-old question of who is better on the bike: roadies or mountain bikers? With South Africa’s fast-growing cycling industry ripe for innovation, the Cape Duo Challenge has a refreshing approach: a four-day, multi-discipline cycling event that will be ...

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2017 Marriott Dargle Trails Festival

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Date: Sunday, 13 August 2017 A highlight in the trail running and MTB calendars, the Marriott Dargle Trails Festival, hosted by the Lions River Club in the Dargle Valley, promises again to be a wonderful day out, with activities for the whole family. The trails will follow a similar route to the 2016 event with spectacular views making the climbs ...

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Trans-Karoo MTB

trans-karoo MTB

Date: Saturday, 2 September 2017 The Trans-Karoo MTB is not an easy event. It’s not an event for unfit riders. It’s not an event for novices. It’s an event that will test your mental strength as much as your legs. It’s an event that will have you love and hate your bicycle – often at the same time. It’s an ...

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Vida League Entries Open

Vida League

Entries have opened for the new Vida League, a new league series that will follow a “category racing” format for serious cyclists and will be contested over five road races, a criterium, a hill climb and a time trial. The league starts in Cape Town in August. Off the bike, league riders will be treated to some great specials from ...

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Cycle Safe

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Tips to stay safe, both on and off the road For cyclists, few things come close to the sensation of cool early morning air, the world waking up, the sound of a bike’s wheels over gravel or tar. An evening ride holds its own little pleasures. But, as any rider will attest, road riding poses hazards at any time of ...

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Bestmed Jock Classic

bestmed jock

Date: 15 July 2017 The 2017 edition of the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique Presented by Rudy Project, which is an official premier seeding event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour, takes place on 15 July 2017 on the traditional route between Nelspruit, White River and Sabie. The stages for the 2017 event include Stage 1: Nelspruit – White River: 42km ...

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Feel The Burn & Get Active With FitFest

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A fitness and dance extravaganza, FitFest and RSVP Party, will get hearts racing and palms sweating at the Red Roman Shed at Emperors Palace on 29 July 2017. Featuring some of the latest fitness trends to hit the international fitness industry, the event will offer something interesting for any fitness fan, including top fitness classes between 07h00 and 14h00. The ...

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MiWayLife Launches Insurance Policy for Athletes

MiWayLife

The business of sports in South Africa continues to thrive, with growing numbers of ‘weekend warriors’ and professional athletes investing time and money into disciplines such as running, road cycling and mountain biking. Insurer MiWayLife estimated that South Africa has around 200,000 cyclists, 750,000 runners and 15,000 triathletes – and it has developed a bespoke solution catering to needs of ...

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Torpedo SwimRun

Torpedo Swimrun

Date: 19 November 2017 Torpedo SwimRun is a two person team race where teams swim and run together from start to finish across Cape Town’s most iconic beaches and bays. World-famous sites like Llandudno, Oudekraal, Camps Bay and Clifton form part of the 16km route. There are 6 swim segments(totalling 3km) and 6 run segments(totalling 13km). Wetsuits and running shoes are kept on for the duration of the ...

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