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Africanx Training Runs Kick Off This Festive Season

In preparation for the 10th anniversary of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, event organisers have announced that six training runs will be hosted between December 2017 and April 2018. Open to the public, the first training run will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 16 December 2017. “We would like the 2018 AfricanX experience to be a memorable one,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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2017 Toyota Warrior Powered by Reebok Overall Series Winners Crowned

The winners of 2017 Toyota WARRIOR powered by Reebok have been announced. The prestigious title of South Africa’s largest obstacle course racing (OCR) series is greatly sought after and comes with the reward of R25,000 in prize money. Taking centre stage is power couple Claude and Trish Eksteen, who have been crowned the 2017 Black Ops Elite Champions in their categories. Trish ...

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Endless Action At Fedhealth Xterra Grabouw

The Fedhealth Xterra Grabouw event, the largest Xterra in the world in terms of participation, will be the only event on the local calendar in 2018. Event organisers Stillwater Sports have therefore opted to maintain this status by focusing their “full attention on the South African Championship (Grabouw) and have therefore decided to not host an XTERRA in Buffelspoort (North ...

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Ultimate Endurance Race To Reach New Heights In Second Year

The Karkloof100 – a 100-mile endurance foot race through the heart of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands – is set to reach new heights in its second year. Officially set to take place over the weekend, 21-23 September 2018, details of a bigger, better and more exciting race were revealed at the launch event at the Farmer’s Daughter in Howick. Building on ...

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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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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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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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FNB Joburg 10K CityRun returns

FNB Joburg 10k cityrun photo by tobias ginsberg

Date: Sunday, 24 September 2017 The second annual FNB Joburg 10K CityRun, Johannesburg’s will kick off at the FNB Bank City in Johannesburg on Heritage Day, Sunday, 24 September 2017. Entrants can look forward to a 10km journey that celebrates the rich heritage of the City of Gold before crossing the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown. Iconic landmarks ...

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Adaptive Action Athletes

Adaptive action athletes

Breaking the laws of gravity and the definition of what it means to be disabled. By Emily Gray, Amputee Reintegration and Motivation Specialist. Adaptive action athletes are innovative, courageous athletes who are constantly reforming and changing perceptions around disabilities. By finding different ways to adapt to their circumstances they are able to redefine the word impossible. Action sports require balance, ...

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Trans-Karoo MTB Entries Open

trans karoo

Over the last 4 years the Trans-Karoo MTB has built a solid reputation for a ‘bucket list’ event. It’s a tough one-day endurance mountain biking challenge that tests both physical and mental fitness. To pedal 247km off-road within 17 hours is not an easy task in anyone’s books. The Trans-Karoo MTB alternates annually between a ‘down’ (Sutherland to Kaleo outside ...

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