Murray raced his heart our for home fans

Photo Credit: Chris Hitchcock

South African Richard Murray gave it his all in a bid to finish on the podium at Sunday’s Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town. In the end Murray finished fourth after being passed by Vincent Luis in the final kilometer of the 10km run. Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee won in his first race back after injury and Spain’s Javier Gomez, the current ...

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Theo Blignaut on the Get Muddy Off road Tri

Feeling strong after the 500mt 3 lap swim coarse

Racing the Get Muddy off-road international triathlon in Mauritius was an unbelievable experience.  I have raced in Mauritius before, but always on the coast. This time it was in Bois Cheri at the tea estate, promising a real jungle experience. Tim and Marie Cartwright did a great job putting the event together, and the passion they have for the sport ...

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Learners team up for “Trifecta” in triathlon

Richard Murray, SA’s top triathlete, meets the Virgin Active Development Tri-team. Back row (from left to right): Ana Maquina, Leigh-Anne Maroon, Bianca Lakay, Summer-Lee Deng,  Margot Sheppard, Aqueelah Taljaard and Tracey Fredericks (reserve). Front row: Faiez Basardien, Schalk Damons and Ashley Jacobs.

Learners from Holy Cross High and Lavender Hill High will soon be experiencing the adrenalin rush of a triathlon as they team up to compete in a relay event at this year’s Discovery World Triathlon in Cape Town. As part of the Virgin Active Future Crew Triathlon team these nine learners – aged between 15 and 18 – will be ...

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Reigning Olympic champion set to open his season in Cape Town

Alistair Brownlee will be flying the family flag at the Discovery Cape World Triathlon on Sunday

His brother is the inform athlete in the World Triathlon Series at present, but in the absence of Jonathan older brother Alistair Brownlee will be flying the family flag at the Discovery Cape World Triathlon on Sunday. While Jonathan has won two of the three races in the World Triathlon Series thus far, Cape Town will be Alistair’s first World ...

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Murray set for Gold Coast debut

Richard Murray in action at the WTS Abu Dhabi, where he finished third. Photo Credit: Delly Carr, ITU Media

Richard Murray is eager to build on his strong start to the international season when he makes his debut at the WTS Gold Coast this weekend. Murray finished third in the opening WTS race of the year in Abu Dhabi and followed that up with his first World Cup win in New Plymouth. Murray did not race in Auckland for ...

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Sun City Ultra triathlon entries extended

Gerhard De Bruin, who is one of the favorites to win the inaugural Sun City Ultra Triathlon

Due to popular demand the race organizers of the Sun City Ultra Triathlon have kept pre entries open until the 16th of April. “Our race office has been inundated by emails and phone calls post ironman from athletes wanting to enter depending on how their legs recover” says race director Damian Bradley. ” We have therefore decided to keep the ...

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About the Walkerbay Xtreme weekend


Hermanus lies along Walker Bay on the south coast of the Western Cape. It is located about 115 km southeast of Cape Town and is connected to the Mother City by the R43 highway (or coastal R44 scenic route) and N2 motorway. The R43 continues to Cape Agulhas, the most southerly point of Africa. Hermanus is 40 km from Gansbaai, ...

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