Triathlon

Visually Impaired Athletes set to take on the 2018 Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town

Cornelia Liebeneberg

30 January 2018, Cape Town. The Discovery Get Active Weekend which takes place on February 10 and 11, brings together elite athletes and sport enthusiasts alike to experience an exciting weekend of swimming, cycling and running in the scenic Mother City. This year, seven visually impaired athletes and their guides will take part in the Discovery Triathlon World Cup on ...

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Moodie puts injuries behind him ahead of Durban Ultra

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Durban – The upcoming MiWayLife Durban Ultra Triathlon will give Gauteng-based triathlete Casper Moodie the opportunity to right the wrongs of 2017 when he was hampered by injury, at this year’s edition of the Durban Beachfront event on Sunday, 4 March. The 29 year-old finished 15th overall at the 2017 Durban Ultra after he powered through the swim and the ...

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Matt Trautman factors Durban Ultra into his comeback plans

On the comeback from his serious spine injury, champion triathlete Matt Trautman is looking forward to the 2018 MiWay Durban Ultra Triathlon on Sunday, 4 March 2018. Kevin Sawyer/
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Durban – Champion triathlete Matt Trautman will be heading for the MiWay Durban Ultra Triathlon on Sunday 4 March keen to race the iconic beachfront based course, and to move on from his horrific 2016 crash that left him with fractured vertebrae and reduced to a spectator of the sport that he loves. At last year’s Durban Ultra Trautman was ...

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Matt Trautman wins inaugural Pura Soda Race 2 Stanford

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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/
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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

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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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