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The Standard Bank Duo Challenge Series – Race 1, 21 May – Multisport at its best

Michael Lord - The Standard Bank Duo Challenge Series

The first event of the Standard Bank Duo Challenge Series takes place this weekend, 21st of May, at the picturesque Banhoek Conservancy near Stellenbosch. Presented by Amoija, this event requires your mountain bike and trail running shoes as weapons of choice. Various race options are on offer: a 20 Km mountain bike race followed by a 10 Km trail run for the brave ...

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The MiWay Sun City Ultra Rocked the Resort

The MiWay Insurance Group had their big shots Rene Otto (a well deserved finisher of the Ultra, winning his category division  in a fast 5:11:07) as well as Craig Baker (MiWay Life) and his wife Nicole compete on the day. The insurance group also had a great presence in the team sections proving that the sponsors can do so much more than just sponsor the event financially
Athletes were treated to an amazing race experience at Sun City yesterday thanks to MiWay Insurance Group and the team from B-Active with Damian Bradley putting on an unbelievable event. With the fantastic pre-entry goodies received by all competitors, this race has truly cemented itself as a must do race on the bucket list for 2017...
Images: credit Kevin Sawyer

The 2nd annual MiWay Sun City Ultra which took place yesterday at the Sun Resort in the Pilanesberg literally rocked from start to finish. The resort has never seen a triathlon event this big and it now rates as one of the biggest triathlons in South Africa. Well over 1100 competitors took to the race course to compete over the Ultra ...

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Athletes head inland for the MiWay Sun City ULTRA

Race date: 8 May 2016

On the 8th of May 2016 over 1200 athletes will be taking up the challenge of the MiWay Sun City ULTRA Triathlon at the beautiful Sun City Resort. Top athletes Glen Gore, Travis Johnson, Brad Venter and Gerhard De Bruin have secured their spot on the starting line next to triathlon novices Steve Kendal and Marc Whiteford.  The MiWay Sun ...

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Du Plessis, Steyn continue Dual-X dominance

Andrea Steyn setting a comfortable lead for the ladies - Photo Credit: ZC Marketing Consulting

The sporting world often produces names that become synonymous with a discipline like Schumacher of F1, Babe Ruth in Baseball, Gary Player in golf and the fledgling sport of offroad duathlons seems set on the same track. Recent years have seen unprecedented dominance by two athletes in the Momentum Health OatWell DualX powered by PeptoPro series by Brand du Plessis ...

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My IMPI CHALLENGE race report…

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This past weekend’s Impi Challenge marked the start of a rather busy month of obstacle course racing in South Africa, with The Grind 01 taking place next weekend and The Warrior Race the weekend after that. I love how this sport is growing! Yesterday’s elite event was definitely one of the toughest Impi Challenges I’ve taken part in. In the ...

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Fight the winter flab with DualX offroad duathlons

Photo Credit: ZC Marketing Consulting

There is a definite fitness trend sweeping across South African. Apart from our incredible climate and beautiful terrain that is highly conducive to this tendency South Africans seem to have an inherent sense of adventure driving them outdoors. The meteoric growth of mountain biking and other adventure lifestyle sports are testament to this. Another such example is the spike in ...

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Obstacle Training Tips – Net Climb

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With the rapid growth of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) in South Africa and overseas, along with a number of races on the cards for the month of April I thought some of you may enjoy a few tips on how to do some of the obstacles, especially if you’ll be attempting your very first OCR! Good for you! So this ...

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Westcoast Warmwater Weekend powered by MiFitLife won by top SA athlete

Matt Trautman running to victory on the long triathlon

  This past weekend saw athletes partake in the sold out multisport Westcoast Warmwater Weekend powered by MiFitLife. Saturday comprised of a short and long distance triathlon which saw Ironman Champion Matt Trautman smash Dan Hugo’s previous course record of 2:53 setting a new record of 2:49. The podium positions comprised of Matt Trautman (1st), Jean Paul Burger (2nd), Conrad ...

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