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Run the Vines during Ommiberg

Run The Vines line-up from the left are Kayla Samuel, JB De Bruyn, Larissa Pepler and Natasha Stoumann-Jackson.

Paarl is celebrating the 2015 harvest in spectacular style with the OmmiBerg ‘Round the Rock’ festival on Saturday, 7 March.  Participating members of the Paarl Wine Route will be hosting a jam-packed programme featuring young wine tastings, harvest activities, special entertainment for kids and wine promotions. Outdoor enthusiasts should not miss the official launch of the “Run The Vines Trail ...

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Ariane thrives in Sabie Mountains

Ariane Kleinhans thrives in Sabie mountains - Images: Marike Cronje/ ZCMC

Ariane Kleinhans continued her love affair with the mountains in Sabie as she won her fourth consecutive title at the Ashburton Sabie National Marathon this past weekend. The women’s marathon covered 72km with 1250m of ascent, which included the notorious Mamba Switchbacks and Rocky Horror sections of the men’s Ultra distance route. “The course in Sabie with its long ascents ...

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James Reid gears up for SA XCO Cup with local WP win

James Reid taking first spot at the WP XCO Series in Paarl  - Photo supplied

James Reid, fresh from stage race wins at Trans Hajar in Oman, and Tankwa Trek in Ceres, continued his 2015 winning streak at the second round of the Western Province XCO series held at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate this past Saturday. “This weekend I enjoyed my first XCO race of the year – it’s quite difficult to put enjoy and XCO ...

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Le Court crowned at Carnival City classic

Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull’s Kim le Court (centre) took her first win of the season at the Carnival City Macsteel National Classic in Brakpan on Sunday. With her are runner-up Lynette Burger (left) and third-placed An-Li Kachelhoffer. Photo: Supplied

Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull’s Kim le Court claimed her first win of the 2015 season at the Carnival City Macsteel National Classic in Brakpan on Sunday. Mauritian Le Court positioned herself perfectly in the final four-rider selection to take the finishing sprint ahead of Lynette Burger and third-placed An-Li Kachelhoffer, both of Activate-Demacon. The 18-year-old, who claimed an impressive victory in the ...

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Marias, Duffy crowned Totalsports Xterra South African Champion

Stuart Marais in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

Tension was rife in Grabouw on Sunday, 22 February 2015 when close to 800 eager sports enthusiasts lined up to partake in the multisport event of the year, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Forming part of the XTERRA World Tour, competitors stood the chance to qualify for the world championship final in Hawaii later this ...

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Dream run in Grabouw

Morne Van Greunen living the Xterra Warrior status.

Running is an amazing sport. Ask any runner and they will tell you this. People all over the world run for many different reasons such as; general health & fitness, emotional well-being, social acceptance to name but a few. I on the other hand enjoy competing I.e Racing. Yes there is allot more to running I agree, but when you ...

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Lord, Preen crowned champions at Totalsports Xterra Grabouw Lite

Seen here:  Michael Lord in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Just over 1200 multi-sport athletes and outdoor enthusiasts flocked to the picturesque Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 21 February 2015 to partake in the adrenalin pumping TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Lite presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Michael Lord proved to be in a league of his own claiming victory in the men’s race in a mind-blowing time of 01 hour 13 minutes 54 seconds, ...

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Endless action at Totalsports Xterra kids race Grabouw

Seen here:  Junior XTERRA Warriors in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

The Grabouw Country club was buzzing with excitement on Friday, 20 February 2015 when just under 300 junior XTERRA Warriors toed the line to follow in the footsteps of their sporting heroes by taking part in the much anticipated Totalsports XTERRA KIDS presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. According to Nicola Collins, Event Manager, the excitement grows each year at the XTERRA Kids ...

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