Duathlon

Du Plessis, Steyn grab back-to-back DualX wins

Du Plessis the first to exit the second transition

Brand du Plessis and Andrea Steyn secured back-to-back wins in the men and women’s categories respectively at Round 3 of the 2015 Momentum Health Oatwell DualX, powered by PeptoPro at Van Gaalen, near Hartebeespoort Dam at the weekend. Du Plessis stormed to a dominant victory in the men’s race, clocking a time of 1 hour 33 minutes, 56 seconds for ...

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The Western Cape’s largest multi-sport festival is back for its 29th year

The 29th annual Freshpak Fitness Festival, the Western Cape’s largest multi-sport festival, will take place on Saturday 3 October 2015 in Clanwilliam. This year, approximately 1 350 passionate fitness and health enthusiasts will compete in various challenges including a triathlon, biathlon, duathlon and swimming events.

The 29th annual Freshpak Fitness Festival, the Western Cape’s largest multi-sport festival, is set to attract all novice and professional athletes, family, friends and travellers on Saturday 3 October in Clanwilliam. This year, the longstanding event will see approximately 1 350 passionate fitness and health enthusiasts competing in various swimming, cycling and running challenges. The series of events includes a ...

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Wagner inspiration by Stuart Marais

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Two days prior to heading to Knysna, I bumped into Chris Wagner at the gym and as usual he and I spent some good time chatting about life, racing and for the most part, me feeding off his positive attitude towards anything and everything. I suggested that Chris, once again, head to Knysna to join us for the Big 5 ...

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Big5 Sport Challenge by Stuart Marais

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It was that time of year. A time for family, friends, oysters, wine and plenty hard racing. The Knysna Oyster featival has become a permanent fixture for me and in a little more detail, the Knysna Big 5 Challenge. The event consists of the 5 major events during the oyster festival, namely: 80km mountain bike 1600m lagoon mile swim 14km ...

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Marais and Steyn victorious in BIG5 Sport Challenge

The BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE is a sporting highlight of the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival 3-12 July. It’s an adventure race with a multi-sport twist, not for the faint-hearted!

Stuart Marais and Andrea Steyn have emerged victorious in the 2015 BIG5 Sport Challenge following today’s Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon Half Marathon. Race Director Gary Marescia said that after five gruelling challenges in the last eight days, with just three rest days between events, the BIG5 wrapped up with two very deserving winners. Overall, Marais beat Theo Blignaut ...

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HOLD UP Knysna, The Cannon’s are in town!

With the annual BIG5 Sport Challenge around the corner, we are super excited to introduce two of our big “ Cannons” in this years’ race for podium!  Formidable husband and wife triathlon duo, Michael and Lauren Cannon will be in town for the annual BIG5 Sport Challenge as part of the 2015 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival taking place from 4 – 12 July.

Husband and wife duo, Lauren and Michael Cannon, take on the BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE Western Cape, Knysna – Formidable husband and wife triathlon duo, Michael and Lauren Cannon will be in town for the annual BIG5 Sport Challenge as part of the 2015 Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival taking place from 4 – 12 July. The couple, who married ...

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Round 2 victories give Du Plessis, Steun DualX Series lead

Andrea Steyn crosses the finish line in first place giving her the series lead

There are four events in the 2015 Momentum Health Oatwell DualX Series, powered by Pepto Pro, South Africa’s most prestigious off-road duathlon series. The three best results for each participant will count towards his or her overall standings; and Round 2, which took place at Buffelsdrift, Pretoria this past weekend, could prove decisive. In the men’s division, Brand du Plessis ...

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The Liberty Duo – 22nd November – Fun for young and old!

Photo Credit: Chris Hitchcock

The end of November was stacked with massive events. Athletes treated themselves to top end events, like the Win2Whales stage race and the Double Century road bike race. In the same time frame, on November 22nd, Iqela Events hosted the Liberty Duo, a fun event that offered a totally different, but still challenging event for the entire family. This event ...

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