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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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RCS SOX 3-Day Stage Trail Race

Date: 10-12 August 2018 This iconic event takes place for the seventh time and will once again take participants along the world-famous Garden Route in the Western Cape. Runners will be treated to a unique combination of forests, mountains and beach. The majority of the 80km race takes place on SANParks protected property in the Outeniqua and Tsitsikamma Mountains and ...

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New film showcases iconic Karkloof 100-miler

A new film showcasing the inaugural Karkloof 100 – a 100-mile footrace through the heart of the Karkloof in KwaZulu-Natal, has received rave reviews from trail running enthusiasts all over South Africa. Presented by KZN-based NPC, the Southern Lodestar Foundation, in association with KZN Trail Running and Amehlo Productions, Hundred Mile Horizon is more than just a highlights reel of ...

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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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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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Jozi Trails To Improve Popular Urban Green Belt

Jozi Trails is a not-for-profit company that will manage the development and maintenance of recreational trails along the Braamfontein Spruit. It was launched in March 2018. The pilot project will cover Delta Park, Emmarentia and all the trails connecting these areas. In time it will expand to cover some 37 kilometers from Albert’s Farm to the NI in Fourways. Plans ...

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Xterra Trail Run returns to Grabouw

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the Xterra Trail Run gives trail running enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the vibe of the Fedhealth Xterra South African Championship. There are 6km and 12km trail run routes on offer. Entrants can look forward to a true trail running experience with a variety of running surfaces, including ...

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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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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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Hit the Trails This Spring

Spring is the perfect time to channel your inner mountain goat and get trail running ready! National Product Development Manager at Virgin Active South Africa, Ceri Hannan, has five key pieces of advice for hitting the mountain paths in the best way possible. Build strength Trail running differs from road running in that it requires full-body strength. Uneven paths and ...

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