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Rietvlei Zoo Farm events

Dates: September 2018 Rietvlei Zoo Farm is situated in the south of Johannesburg, and offers a wide range of recreation, education, family and outdoor sports activities and events, including mountain biking, walking, running, hiking and cross-country. The venue also plays host to a number of popular events: 9 Sept 2018 – Muddy Princess 16 Sept 2018 – Paws in the ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4

Date: Saturday, 17 November 2018 A highlight on SA’s Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) calendar, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge will celebrate a decade of OCR fun at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park in Stellenbosch. A trail run with a twist, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge is known for its beautiful trails and challenging but fun natural and manmade obstacles. Focusing on family involvement, healthy ...

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Stay safe while cycling

Hit and run crashes involving cyclists have become a common phenomenon in South Africa. Many of these accidents occur in the early hours of the morning when drivers return from a night out on the town. “Many cycle in the early morning hours, out of necessity or preference. Especially over weekends, cyclists need to be extremely careful and alert on ...

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Nissan Trailseeker MTB Series event #4

Date: 18 August 2018 Taking place at the heart of the Cape Winelands on The Bosman Family Vineyard, the second leg of the Western Cape series guarantees picturesque views and idyllic routes for all riders. There is a new route from previous years, with a wide range of distances available, including 70km, 40km, 20km and 10km options. Bring the family ...

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Show Report: IFBB Boksburg Classic

A total of 146 athletes from all over South Africa travelled to Kempton Park to showcase the fruit of their hard labour in the gym at this year’s edition of the IFBB’s Boksburg Classic, which took place on Saturday, 21 July at the popular Kaleideo Auditorium. History was made at the show when competitors took to the stage for the ...

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Toyota Warrior #6 powered by Reebok

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Date: 11 August 2018 The Toyota Warrior powered by Reebok is heading to Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, with the obstacle races set to take place at the iconic Mbombela Stadium. As the gateway to Kruger National Park, the area is renowned for wildlife sightings and an authentic bushveld feel. The event will challenge participants to complete a set course by foot that ...

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Stronger people have healthier brains, says science

The brain-boosting benefits of exercise and regular physical activity are well known and documented. We’ve written extensively about them in previous issues, but much of the scientific research into the cognitive improvements experienced, such as enhanced memory, information processing, mood and learning, relate to aerobic exercise. These research studies generally attribute the ability of physical exercise to benefit the brain ...

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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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Show Report: PCA Battle of the Titans VI

The sixth edition of the Battle of the Titans took place at HS Durbanville in Cape Town over the weekend of 22-23 June, with over 130 top notch athletes turning up to compete. Lyle Aloile showed up in almost flawless shape and conquered a tough line-up – the Men’s Muscle Model over 1.78m division. A confident Aloile showed off an ...

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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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