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World’s First Insurance Policy for Athletes Launched by MiWayLife

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The business of sports in South Africa continues to thrive, with growing numbers of ‘weekend warriors’ and professional athletes investing time and money into disciplines such as running, road cycling and mountain biking. Insurer MiWayLife estimated that South Africa has around 200,000 cyclists, 750 000 runners and 15 000 triathletes – and it has developed a bespoke solution catering to ...

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The IRONMAN Foundation joins Absa Cape Epic as official charity

The IRONMAN Foundation expands efforts to South Africa after providing over $50 million USD in charitable giveback since its inception.

The IRONMAN Foundation expands efforts to South Africa after providing over $50 million USD in charitable giveback since its inception. CAPE TOWN, South Africa/TAMPA, Fla. (June 16, 2017) – The Absa Cape Epic® announced today the addition of The IRONMAN Foundation® to its Official Charity programme. As the world’s premier mountain bike stage race, the Absa Cape Epic attracts the ...

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Maserati BIG5 Challenge – The opposite of ordinary

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BIG5 Challenge and Maserati have joined forces to offer the Ultimate Multisport Challenge in Knysna from 7 to 16 July. Aimed at athletes who push the limits through challenges that question the status quo, the BIG5 Challenge has found the ultimate partner in Maserati, an iconic brand renowned for Italian design, performance and craftsmanship. With the launch of their first ...

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BIG5 Challenge attracts BIG name elites

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The 8th Annual BIG5 Challenge is fast approaching and the competition for podium spots is heating up with the likes of Bradley Weiss, Davide Del Fante, Dean Hopf and Theo Blignaut fighting it out over five events during the ten days of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival between 7 and 16 July. The ladies’ competition also promises to be ...

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Young athletes show their talent at the 1st TINMAN event

Sprint Ladies winner - Amber Schlebush

The 2017 TINMAN TRI SERIES presented by ZONE 3 got off to a fantastic start at Suncoast Beach in Durban yesterday. In what is the oldest triathlon Series in South Africa starting in 1999, the TinMan Series is being dubbed the leading  triathlon development Series in South Africa. Ideal racing conditions greeted the athletes at the 5am registration (flat sea/no ...

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MiWay SUN CITY ULTRA Triathlon draws record field

Sun City Ultra Triathlon 2016, Sun City Hotel - 19th Hole, 08 May 2016.

With official entries now closed for the 3rd annual MiWay SUN CITY ULTRA on the 7th May, a record field of over 1300 athletes will descend upon the Pilanesburg and the SUN CITY Resort to compete in what is arguably, SA’s top up-country triathlon. Sun City provides the magical backdrop for a race that seems to be run in total paradise. The ...

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Ironman South Africa 2017

Photo credit: Garry Raa

Ironman number 7 completed! – amazing as always and more lessons learned. Standing on the beach I was excited and nervous but also feeling pretty relaxed; I was in the best shape I could be and the weather conditions were perfect. The swim is always a bit daunting for me but being surrounded by friends in the start shoot gave ...

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Marais and Watkinson take the heat to win

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Stuart Marais and Annah Watkinson delivered stellar performances at yesterday’s MiWay Durban Ultra Triathlon to take the wins in the Men’s and Ladies divisions respectively. Coming into the event as hot favorites, they did not disappoint as they ran away with 2 strong performances in some hot testing conditions. Racing got underway for the Ultra Triathletes at 7:30am. The writing ...

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Murray, Duffy crowned Fedhealth XTERRA SA Champions

Olympians Richard Murray (South Africa) and Flora Duffy (Bermuda) claimed the coveted men’s and women’s Champions title at the 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship in Grabouw on Saturday, 25 February 2017.  Murray completed the 1.5km swim, 26km MTB, 12.5km trail run in a lightning fast time of 02 hours 22 minutes 46 seconds, while Duffy claimed gold in 02 hours 39 minutes.
 
Seen here (from left to right):  Bradley Weiss and Richard Murray in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Olympians Richard Murray (South Africa) and Flora Duffy (Bermuda) claimed the coveted men’s and women’s Champions title at the 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship in Grabouw on Saturday, 25 February 2017. Murray’s victory didn’t come easy, having been caught up in a game of cat and mouse with reigning champion Bradley Weiss. “I expected to be on Flora’s feet ...

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