Author Archives: Tiaan Pretorius

The third race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ is this Sunday, 3 August at the Taal Monument, Paarl.

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Race 3: Sunday, 3 August | Taal Monument & Paarl Mountain (Directions) LONG Course: 14km | 09h00 SHORT Course: 7.8km | 09h15 Route maps & profiles LATE ENTRIES Online entries for this event have sold out. There will be limited entries available on-the-day, strictly between 06h00 and 07h30.  IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE QUEUE BY 7:30AM ON SUNDAY YOU WILL BE SHOWN AWAY EMPTY-HANDED. Please ...

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The Crazy Store 1000 Hills Challenge – running crazy

The start to the Crazy Store 1000 Hills Challenge long course won by Solicitor Manduwa and for the ladies both Trish Bahlman and Tracy Zunckel crossed the line at the same time.

“’The Crazy Race’” as it has become affectionately known, changed to a new winter date for its third running. This proved a resounding success on all fronts. Improvements and upgrades were introduced to the 35km and 20km routes which made them a little tougher, and a lot more fun – if you like climbing hills that it is! The 10km beginner ...

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New addition to the AR calendar, WCAD Winter Wanderer race report

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26-27 July 2014 Citrusdal – Koningskop Introduction The WCAD Winter Wanderer was a new addition to the AR calendar for 2014. The inaugural event took place in the Citrusdal region, exploring the Olifants River Mountains. This beautiful area is a little less known to Adventure Racing and definitely worth the visit. The weather was true to the event’s namesake and ...

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TriRock confirms new deal with POC

POC sponsored triathlete, Tayla Glover in action.

Following the success of the inaugural triathlon held last year, TriRock Durban has grown in leaps and bounds. Today they announced a partnership with a leading international supplier of technical performance eyewear and helmets, POC, distributed in South Africa by Pure Motion Sports. POC is a Swedish company working from a strong mission to do the best they can to ...

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Highly competitive field at Green Kalahari Canoe Marathon

Paddlers are heeding the call of the mighty Orange as they head for the Northern Cape to take part in the Green Kalahari Canoe Marathon from 7-9 August. - Photo Jacques Marais

  The 2014 Green Kalahari Canoe Marathon (GKCM) promises three days of non-stop paddling action from 7 – 9 August. Next weekend a competitive field of paddlers will take on the mighty Orange River, vying for a massive R450,000 prize purse. Staged in the Northern Cape Province on a 100-kilometre stretch of the Orange River between Upington and Augrabies, this ...

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32Gi Sports Nutrition Brand Launches in Europe

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32Gi is proud to announce its official launch into the European Union basing operations in the Nordics. Originating in South Africa and in a short period of four years 32Gi has established itself as a leading brand in endurance sports nutrition. The company has made inroads into many countries including Australia, Singapore, Mauritius and some African countries with the natural ...

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Sad day for cycling as the OFM Classic retires.

HB Kruger celebrating his win at the OFM classic in 2013 – Photo www. bonitasprocycling.co.za

Bloemfontein will not host the OFM Classic cycle race in 2014. Title sponsors and event owner OFM announced that the event will be retired today. Increasingly cycling as a sport is under pressure due to rising costs and decreasing interest from sponsors. Additionally, the sport itself presents a number of constantly evolving challenges for organisers, not least of which is ...

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Huge response to event as demand for entries soars

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South Africans love competition and this has been borne out by the demand for entries into this year’s edition of TriRock Durban, to be held on the 5th October this year, following the huge success of the inaugural event last year. The field size will be capped at 1200 entries and the current entry list is creeping ever closer to ...

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