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Entries open for N3TC Drak Challenge

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Underberg – Entries have opened for the 26th edition of the N3TC Drak Challenge canoe marathon in the Southern Drakensberg on 19 and 20 January, with the event retaining its status on the International Canoe Federation’s Classic Series. With the approach of regular summer rainfalls paddlers are eyeing the water levels in the popular 62km stretch of the Umzimkhulu River ...

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Puma announces School of Speed 2019 dates

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Exciting news for aspiring track athletes is the announcement of the dates for the PUMA School of Speed 2019 to be hosted at five venues across South Africa with the first meet at Coetzenburg, Stellenbosch on 26 January 2019.   Entries are now open at https://schoolofspeed.comwith the four additional meets to be hosted at Ruimsig Athletics Stadium in Johannesburg on ...

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Merrell prepare for UPHILL challenge at Champs

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Merrell Adventure Addicts will be lining up amongst the world’s finest Adventure Racing teams at the start  inside an old volcano on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion for the AR World Championships on 9 November.  The team has had a focused build up as they prepared for what promises to be a tough and technical race.  Pre-race statistics reveal ...

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Entries Open for Stanford MTB Classic

The Stanford MTB Classic mixed fun on and off the trails for weekend which harks back to the by-gone spirit of real mountain biking. Photo by Oakpics.com.

On the weekend of the 16thand 17thof February 2019 mountain bikers are invited to gather for a tour with timing – the Stanford MTB Classic. The event boasts a relaxed country village atmosphere, spectacularly scenic riding through fynbos and farmlands, and for 2019 timekeepers too for those who cannot help but race. So be sure to join in the festivities ...

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Muay Thai fighter challenged by Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race

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Taking place at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018, the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #4 has piqued the interest of accomplished Muay Thai fighter, Kickboxer, stuntman and personal trainer, Ashley Robinson.   “I enjoy challenging myself.  The Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race is another way to test my abilities as an athlete,” confesses Robinson.  “Competing against ...

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Coke bottler powers pedallers in Tshwane Classic

Starting and finishing at the Voortrekker Monument, organisers of the Tshwane Classic are planning a high quality offering, including total road closure on the 98km, 60km and 20km routes. Photo: Supplied

Coca-Cola Beverages SA is putting the fizz into Sunday’s Tshwane Classic cycle race, saddling up in support of a healthy lifestyle and a healthy environment by sponsoring the drinks for the event. An active lifestyle is widely recognised as the most effective way to stay healthy and steer clear of non-communicable diseases associated with obesity and the modern, sedentary way ...

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Trail runners in for a treat at Origin Of Trails Trail Run

Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot in action in Stellenbosch during the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail Running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the action at South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience by taking on the Origin Of Trails Trail Run on Sunday, 25 November 2018.   “Stellenbosch is a mountain biker and trail runner’s dream location both for training and racing,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge celebrates 10 years of OCR fun

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In celebration of its 10thanniversary the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 will boast 20 exciting obstacles (natural and manmade) at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018.   “The Wiesenhof Wildlife Park is a private reserve.  Its natural beauty and setting makes it the ideal host venue of the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge,” says Pieter du Plessis, Fedhealth ...

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Maiden Satellite Classic win for Van Heerden

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Steven van Heerden won the Bestmed Satellite Classic cycling road race for the first time as he outsprinted his rivals in the 110km event near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province today.   The 25-year-old BCX rider, from Kempton Park in Johannesburg, held on in the final surge for the line to win in a time of 2:35:18. He was ...

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