Triathlon

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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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

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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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