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4th Tinman Triathlon: Do you have heart?

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From triathletes-in-the-making, to the serious die-hard kind, the Maxed Elite TINMAN Triathlon is designed for everyone who loves to move. It’s a high-speed, exhilarating race with categories for every one of every fitness level. Maxed Elite TINMAN Series director, Damian Bradley is excited to welcome Mr Price Sport and the Maxed Elite brand on board with the Series. “The brand ...

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The Berg River Cross Triathlon – September 27

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The Berg River Cross Triathlon is a welcome addition to the inaugural Enduroman ultra distance off-road triathlon. The aim was to offer a race that would be do-able for weekend warriors and athletes that like to go flat out and fast. A 1Km swim, 26 Km mountain bike ride and a 6 Km trail run are the perfect distances for ...

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Tinman remains popular after changing to a duathlon

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After racing 5150 Bela Bela the weekend before the 2nd Tinman race, I was very eager to race back at home, at sea level where I can breathe comfortably and where it’s pretty – Durban! The 1st event in the newly launched Tinman triathlon series was in my opinion a major success – it was like hooking up with all ...

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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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