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Corporate Team Building made fun at Fedhealth IMPI Challenge

Team Rialto enjoying their team building session at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #1 earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Celebrating its 10thanniversary in November, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge adds an element of fun to the valuable exercise of Corporate Team Building.   “The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge is the ideal team building exercise,” says Pieter du Plessis, Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Race Director.   “In essence the IMPI Challenge is an enjoyable and somewhat challenging trail run that incorporates awesome obstacles.  The ...

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Gouveris, Schoeman geared up for Makro challenge

Brad Gouveris (left) and Anriette Schoeman will be back to defend their titles in the Bestmed Makro road race when the feature 106km event takes place from Lorraine Primary School in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Picture: Supplied

Champions Brad Gouveris and Anriette Schoeman are ready for the challenges of early-season racing when they defend their titles in the Bestmed Makro Championship in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.   Cyclists will have a chance to return to action after the winter months when the feature 106km road race takes place this weekend, followed by the 70km mountain-bike event on ...

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Leading performing arts groups spearhead route entertainment at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Amabhubesi Zulu Dancers at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN by Rogan Ward

The streets of Durban will be buzzing with music and dance on Sunday, 14 October 2018 when the City’s leading performing arts groups gather to entertain (and motivate) thousands of runners as they take on the 2ndannual  FNB Durban 10KCITYSURFRUN.   Performing arts groups to look out for on route will include the:  Durban Girls’ High Majorettes, Durban Regiment Pipe ...

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The Rock 3 stage mountain-bike route map

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The route for Paarl’s biggest mountain-bike stage race has been unveiled and presents a genuinely unequalled off-road journey over some of the finest mountain-bike terrain in the country. “The Rock” Stage Race, in partnership with Paarlberg BMW, takes place over the weekend of 28-30 September 2018 with lots of entertainment and fun activities to cater for mountain-bikers and trail runners ...

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Kruger ready for Round Two at Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Natia Van Heerden in action at the 2017 Fedhealth MTB Challenge.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

HB Kruger will be hoping for a successful title defence on Sunday, 16 September 2018 when he takes on the +- 60km Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Marathon) at Boschendal Farm Estate (The Retreat).   Kruger claimed victory in 2017 in an impressive time of 02 hours 51 minutes.  “The Fedhealth MTB Challenge is one of my favourite one day events,” says ...

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Financial arrangement benefits SA cyclists

Positive Sports Solutions customers can benefit from an arrangement with I-ME Solutions, who offer bicycle finance for individuals. Picture: Supplied

Positive Sports Solutions have added another element to their portfolio of cycling products as they continue their mission of making the sport more affordable to South African consumers.   The cycling brand distribution company have announced an arrangement with financing company I-ME Solutions this week whereby their clients can qualify for loans up to 24 months on new purchases.   ...

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Drama Repeats at the Trans Baviaans Repeat

Trans Baviaans founder Wikus van der Walt in action on the Momsen Vipa Ultra. Van der Walt and Sharples completed the event in a time of 13 hours and 23 minutes. Photo by Jacques Marais.

The Trans Baviaans Repeat is the second edition of the famous 230 kilometre long ultra-endurance race through the Baviaanskloof. Taking place the weekend after the Race, on Saturday the 18thof August, the Repeatmay lack an elite field but it more than makes up for that with an exceptional spirit among the riders and their supporters.   For the second weekend in ...

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MTB routes sure to impress at Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Mountain bikers enjoying the spectacular MTB trails with amazing views at the 2017 Fedhealth MTB Challenge. Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Mountain bikers taking part in the 4thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday, 15 and Sunday, 16 September 2018 can look forward to a MTB experience like no other.   The action will kick off with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events on the Saturday (15 September).    “The source of much excitement, the ...

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