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Enduroman Recce Ride #3 – It’s all good to go!

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Enduroman athletes had a third and last chance to recce ride the course this weekend. With fantastic changes to the mountain bike course, everyone that joined the ride finished with both thumbs up! Once again, for the uninformed, Enduroman SA is an ultra-distance off-road triathlon, happening on September 27th in the scenic Franschhoek mountains. The race starts with a 2.5 ...

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Daneel wins Dirty Double

Matt Daneel winning the Asics Dirty Double

Stellenbosch multisport athlete Matthew Daneel won the Asics Dirty Double in Wellington this past weekend. The Dirty Double consists of a 10km trail run and a 25km mountain bike leg. Daneel won in 1 hour and 39 minutes. Lieuwe Boonstra and Pieter Calitz were second and third respectively. Conditions were slightly muddy after all the rain during the week, but ...

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The Asics Dirty Double – simply awesome!

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This event had me puzzled. First run, then bike? The Asics Dirty Double multisport event, hosted by Gravel Travel comprised of a 10 Km trail run, followed by a 25 Km mountain bike race. It’s like wearing your underpants over your pants. Superman would’ve liked it. However, life is full of surprizes… The Festa Kleinevallei farm in Wellington was basking in a perfect late winter’s ...

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Cradle of Humankind to host a unique sporting celebration. “An African Original”

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South Africa’s World Heritage site, Cradle of Humankind, is honouring it’s past by looking to the future. Gauteng Tourism has seen the merit in staging youthful events to celebrate the heritage and beauty of this pristine area. All departments, including Provincial Roads, have come together to make a swim, cycle and run (triathlon) possible. The race will be hosted in ...

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Enduroman SA Run Leg Recce: Fun?! You be the Judge

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As promised, let’s get into the what and what nots of the Enduroman SA off road triathlon run course. For those not in the know, courtesy of my lazy lilly white posterior, herewith a copy and paste from the previous blog: Enduroman SA is an ultra-distance off-road triathlon hosted in the scenic Franschhoek mountains. The race starts with a 2.5 ...

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Enduroman SA, the MTB course loop 1 recce ride

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So we did the 1st loop of Enduroman SA on Saturday. Very, very interesting. As you all know, Enduroman SA is an ultra-distance off-road triathlon hosted in the scenic Franschhoek mountains. The bike and run course were designed by local resident, Geddan Ruddock, MTB supremo. The race starts with a 2.5 km swim in the Berg River dam, followed by ...

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“Rockman Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon” 2014 Date and Entry Information Release

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ROCKMAN Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon, date set for the 7th December 2014, after a hugely successful inaugural event in 2013 with just under 700 participants across our categories, we are extremely excited to announce our entries are now open. Our ROCKING new website is loaded with all the information you need. Go to www.rockmanxtri.co.za Entries are limited. Diarise to enter early ...

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SA Long Distance Triathlon Championships

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The SA Long Distance Triathlon Championships (hosted by Damian Bradley – Midlands Ultra) will take place on the 1st March 2015. A qualification event for team selection will take place on the 29/30th November 2014 (hosted by Damian Bradley – Midlands Ultra) under  the conditions below: *        Athletes can apply for team selection using the 29/30th November ...

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Midlands braces for biggest field in 8yr history

Stuart Marias from CT winning the Ultra Triathlon in March 2014

Race date:  30th November 2014 – Midmar Dam The KZN Midlands is bracing itself for the biggest field in the Midlands Ultra Triathlon since its inception in 2009 says race director Damian Bradley from B-Active Sports. “Entries from all over South Africa and internationally have been flooding in since April this year and at this point we have far exceeded ...

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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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