Triathlon

Matt Trautman wins inaugural Pura Soda Race 2 Stanford

Pura Soda Race 2 Stanford Bike route

The quaint towns of Hermanus and Stanford came alive on Saturday as the inaugural Pura Soda Race 2 Stanford kicked off with a chilly but turquoise clear & calm 1.9km swim in and around the Hermanus New Harbour. Athletes then cycled a challenging 90km bike ride through the beautiful Hemel en Aarde Valley, up Shaws Pass and back (up and) down into Stanford where the iconic Village Green ...

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Durban date set for 2018 Ultra Triathlon

The famous Durban beachfront will provide the backdrop to the 2018 MiWay Durban Ultra Triathlon which will take place on Sunday, 4 March 2018. Kevin Sawyer/
Gameplan Media

Durban – With the resurgent growth in interest in triathlon racing, Durban’s beachfront will host the cream of the country’s triathletes alongside enthusiastic social athletes for the MiWay Durban Ultra Triathlon on Sunday 4 March 2018. Building on the well supported 2017 event, the event has opted to move its centre of operations entirely to the Durban beachfront, a change ...

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Michael Lord takes silver in the Freshpak Fitness Festival Triathlon

Michael Lord - Freshpak Fitness Festival Triathlon

WESTERN CAPE, CLANWILLIAM – On Saturday, 30 September, the Western Cape’s largest multi-sport festival, the Freshpak Fitness Festival, attracted over 600 novice and professional athletes, all ready to put their speed and endurance to the test in various events, including open water swims, a duathlon, biathlon and triathlon. The day started off with the 1.5km or 3km swim in the ...

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New Ultra Distance Triathlon Announced for South Africa

Run - Race2Stanford

Two of South Africa’s most iconic towns are set to host the inaugural Race 2 Stanford half iron distance triathlon (1.9km swim – 90km bike – 21km run) on 18 November 2017. Established in the 1800’s, Hermanus, the famous tourist town & home of the whales and quaint, picturesque Stanford will show off their historic charm as they catapult this ...

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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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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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