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Diarise the 2018 Glacier Cradle Traverse

The Glacier Cradle Traverse takes in many of the Cradle’s private game reserves. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Entries for the Glacier Cradle Traverse open in August 2017, eight months ahead of the 2018 Glacier Cradle Traverse; which is set to take place from the 5th to the 8th of April. The second edition of the event – which is based at the beautiful Avianto, in rural Muldersdrift on the outskirts of Johannesburg – will take in a ...

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Totalsports Women’s Race route honours Cape Town

Returning to the Mother City on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 (National Women’s Day) the Totalsports Women’s Race will proudly showcase the true beauty of Cape Town while transporting runners and walkers on a 5km and 10km journey where they will #RunForLife in support of PinkDrive.  Seen here:  Runners in action at the 2016 Totalsports Women’s Race in Cape Town.  Photo Credit:  Ewald Sadie

Returning to the Mother City on Wednesday, 09 August 2017 (National Women’s Day) the Totalsports Women’s Race will proudly showcase the true beauty of Cape Town while transporting runners and walkers on a 5km and 10km journey where they will #RunForLife in support of PinkDrive. According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, the 5km route will feature a ...

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Davids powers to first Jock Classic title

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Brendon Davids’ outstanding form on the road continued when he rode to overall victory in the 148km three-stage Bestmed Jock Classic in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, today. The 23-year-old RoadCover professional, who won the Knysna Cycle Tour last weekend, was able to turn a small lead going into the decisive final leg into a comfortable winning margin. He showed his strength on ...

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Buys, Sanders roar loudest at Lionman

Pieter Seyffert leads the charge up the first climb at Nissan TrailSeeker Lionman

Philip Buys and Samantha Saunders were crowned men and women’s winners in the marathon race at the Nissan Trailseeker Lionman mountain bike event on Saturday.   The third round of the 2017 Gauteng Nissan Trailseeker Series attracted close to 2500 participants, who enjoyed the warm conditions and challenging bush trails of the Mabalingwe Nature Reserve in the Waterberg, north of ...

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Makhanya claims gold at Totalsports Women’s Race Durban debut

South African middle- and long-distance runner, Mapaseka Makhanya, returned to her winning ways in Durban on Sunday, 16 July 2017 when she showed her competitors a clean pair of heels in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race at the Kings Park Athletics Track.  This year the event encourages entrants to ‘Run For Life’ in support of PinkDrive, a Non-Profit Company (NPC) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering free services to the medically uninsured across South Africa.  Seen here:  Mapaseka Makhanya claiming gold at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban on Sunday, 16 July 2017.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

South African middle- and long-distance runner, Mapaseka Makhanya, returned to her winning ways in Durban on Sunday, 16 July 2017 when she showed her competitors a clean pair of heels in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race at the Kings Park Athletics Track. Making her Totalsports Womens’ Race Durban debut on the day, the Nike sponsored athlete made light work of ...

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon opening international doors

Awarded IAAF Gold Label status earlier this year, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is an exhilarating festival of running that brings together runners, elite athletes, social joggers and surrounding communities to enjoy a Spring weekend of running through Africa’s spectacularly beautiful Mother City.


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Cape Town, 11 July 2017 – Already having made a significant difference in the lives of elite and amateur runners alike, the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon will utilise its new top-flight status to continue opening doors for participants of the annual 42.2km race when it is held on 17 September 2017. Establishing its place among the continent’s most iconic races, ...

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Iconic link for Tour of Good Hope

Jayde Julius (left), Nolan Hoffman (centre) and Clint Hendricks pose in front of the statue of Nelson Mandela after a stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope. Photo: Warren Elsom/Capcha Photography

The Bestmed Tour of Good Hope will have a direct link to one of the world’s most iconic figures when the stage race is hosted by the Drakenstein Correctional Centre situated between Paarl and Franschhoek next year. The facility, previously known as the Victor Verster Prison, made international headlines on February 11, 1990, when Nelson Mandela took his first steps ...

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