Coppa Agostoni: Kudus & Pauwels finish in main group


Under the grey skies of the Coppa Agostoni today, the veteran Davide Rebellin (CCC Sprandi) would ride to victory ahead of breakaway partner Vincenzo Nibali (Astana). Niccolo Bonifazio (Lampre-Merida) led the bunch sprint home for 3rd place.  On a cool and gloomy day that saw the riders having to race 198km in wet conditions, 8 riders would form the break ...

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New world champion heads to South Africa to defend Fish title


  Cradock – Newly crowned women’s K1 marathon world champion Anna Koziskova of the Czech Republic is excitedly preparing for her trip to South Africa where she aims to add the 2015 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon K2 title to her gold and silver medal haul from the Győr, Hungary global titles decider. Koziskova, better known to many local paddling ...

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Nissan Trailseeker series continues to boost mountain biking growth

Reigning South African marathon champion, Gawie Combrinck in action.

The immensely popular Gauteng Nissan TrailSeeker Series sold out yet another event this past weekend with 3200 mountain bikers taking to the trails at Round 3 at HazelDean, east of Pretoria. Incredibly, one in six riders that took part were doing their first mountain bike race. This statistic was revealed by SASeeding, a national mountain bike race seeding and ranking ...

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Diary Note – 2015 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon


Date: 9 & 10 October 2015 Venue: Cradock, Eastern Cape Daily routes: Stage 1: Grassridge Dam to below Knutsford Bridge (48km), Stage 2: below Knutsford Bridge to Cradock Sports Fields (36km) More info: 2015’s Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon is a K2 championship which will see a number of the country’s top K2 pairs taking each other on over ...

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MTB Diary Note : Illovo Eston MTB Challenge


  Date: Sunday, 2 August 2015 Venue: Eston Club, KZN Start Times, Distances & Entry Fees: 08h00 – 60km Illovo Marathon (Early bird entry – R180, Normal – R200, Late – R230) 08h30 – 40km aQuellé Half Marathon (Early bird entry – R140, Normal – R160, Late – R190) 09h05 – 18km Tala/aQuellé Family Ride (Early bird entry – R110, ...

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Roving Trail Camps – Boschendal Estate

Roving Trail Camps at Boschendal Estate - Photo Kelvin Trautman

29 – 31 May 2015 Week-end trail running workshop. Improve your running skills – learn from the pro’s. This week-end workshop includes group runs on beautiful mountain trails, expert advice and coaching, informative workshops, sport massages, conversations with elite trail runners and the generous hospitality, luxury farm accommodation and exquisite farm to table dining at Boschendal. Whether you are new ...

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Exciting racing to come at Jonkershoek

Bernard Rukadza will be leading the charge at the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC) on 3 May. Image by Kelvin Trautman

With less than ten days to go before the Mountain Challenge Series (MCS) kicks off, anticipation is building for the first race of the Series, the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC) on Sunday, 3 May. This race has become a firm favourite on the Western Cape trail running calendar and with entries close to sold out, it is clear that these ...

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Diary Entry – 2015 Sappi Karkloof Classic MTB Festival

Kim Westbrook gives the popular Sappi Karkloof Classic MTB Festival, the country's biggest MTB festival, the thumbs up ahead of the 2015 edition taking place at Karkloof Country Club from 8-10 May. - Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

Date: Friday 8 – Sunday 10 May 2015 Venue: Karkloof Country Club Contact: Stu Berry (Impi Concept Events) – Schedule: Friday 8 May 18h00 – 20km Karkloof Night Race (Normal Entry – R120, Late Entry Fee – R160) Saturday 9 May 12h00 – STIHL Enduro (Entry Fee – R140, Last Minute Entry Fee – R180) Sunday 10 May 07h30 ...

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