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BCX on a roll ahead of Jock Classic

Steven van Heerden, who was runner-up last year, will be one of the key members of the BCX team as they target another title in the one-day, three-stage Bestmed Jock Classic cycling road race from Mbombela to Sabie in Mpumalanga on Saturday. Picture: Memories 4U Photography

The BCX professional cycling team will be out to continue a recent run of success when they tackle the Bestmed Jock Classic road race in Mpumalanga on Saturday.   The 35th edition of the one-day event makes it one of the oldest road races in the country. It will test the riders over 151km, split into three stages, from Mbombela ...

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Paarl launches its biggest mountain-bike and trail run festival

The Paarl Valley provides a majestic backdrop for the inaugural edition of The Rock Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place from 28-30 September 2018.

The Rock Mountain Bike Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place in Paarl over the weekend of 28-30 September this year, cuts out all the useless frills which have led to mountain-bike and trail run events becoming unaffordable. “But we know what makes you tick,” says race director Darren Herbst. “In abundance will be super trails, brilliant racing conditions, ...

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The finest trails JBay and surrounds has to offer

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(JEFFREYS BAY) – The JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic is one of the many highlights at the JBay Winterfest and this year the sixth edition of the event will take place on Saturday, 14th July 2018.  The event caters for a range of fitness and skill levels, welcoming all who want to be part of this popular event. The event ...

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Pre-race favourites come to the fore on Berg stage one

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Zonquasdrift – It was far from smooth sailing for Team Bamboo Warehouse’s Graeme Solomon and his Hungarian partner Adrian Boros, however their class shone through as they cantered to a 90 second advantage after the first stage of the 2018 Berg River Canoe Marathon on Wednesday. The pre-race favourites started strongly and developed a healthy lead in the first quarter ...

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100 Miles of Overberg Winter Splendour Await at Around the Pot

The use of gravel bikes is encouraged by Petrichor Adventures in the Chas Everitt Around the Pot, Overberg 100-Miler. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The second edition of the Chas Everitt Around the Pot, Overberg 100-Miler, takes place on Saturday the 21stof July from Swellendam, in the heart of the Overberg. Limited entries to the race, which also offers 60 and 25 mile distances, are still available for riders looking to experience the splendour of the region for themselves from the saddle of a ...

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Cooke and van der Merwe clinch the Momentum BIG5 Challenge titles in Knysna

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Sunday 8 July. Winners of the 9th edition of the Momentum BIG5 Challenge were decided yesterday at the Momentum Knysna Half Marathon finish line, with Keegan Cooke (accumulative time of 7:25:07) and Vicky van der Merwe (8:20:54) taking first place overall in the men’s and women’s events respectively. Cape Town’s Dean Hopf was second (7:48:58) and Richard Alan Lawrie third ...

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Sho Madjozi set to celebrate Women’s Day at the Totalsports Women’s Race JHB

South African rapper and poet, Sho Madjozi will entertain thousands of runners and walkers at the Totalsports Women’s Race at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) on Thursday, 09 August 2018 (National Women’s Day).
Seen here:  Sho Madjozi.  Photo Credit:  Garth Von Glehn

South African rapper and poet, Sho Madjozi will entertain thousands of runners and walkers at the Totalsports Women’s Race at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) on Thursday, 09 August 2018 (National Women’s Day).  “It’s the freedom that I feel while performing that attracts me to this profession,” admits Madjozi.  “My job is to be creative and to make people happy.  I ...

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Berg stepping into a new dawn in 2018

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Paarl – As the 57th edition of the Berg River Canoe Marathon dawns, organisers, paddlers and supporters are excited by the new team format that has been adopted for the four day odyssey from Paarl to Velddrif from 11-14 July. The two-paddler team format that has been introduced in 2018 follows the trend of mountain bike and adventure racing stage ...

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