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4th Tinman Triathlon: Do you have heart?

Photo Credit: Jethro Snyders

From triathletes-in-the-making, to the serious die-hard kind, the Maxed Elite TINMAN Triathlon is designed for everyone who loves to move. It’s a high-speed, exhilarating race with categories for every one of every fitness level. Maxed Elite TINMAN Series director, Damian Bradley is excited to welcome Mr Price Sport and the Maxed Elite brand on board with the Series. “The brand ...

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Comrades Early Bird Entries closing for 2015

Runners at the start of the Comrades - Photo www.comrades.com

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that early bird entries for the 90th Comrades Marathon entry process will close on 30 September 2014. So far, 9420 entries have already been received since the entry process opened on 1 September 2014. This means that just over 13,000 entries are available before the overall entry process closes at the end of ...

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Cycling for change with Ride for RedCap

After two tough days in the saddle riders complete last year's successful Ride for Redcap endurance cycle in central Durban.  - Pierre Tostee/
MRP Foundation Communications

Durban – Plenty of team spirit and countless hours of training and preparation will soon be tested when thirty cyclists ride from Johannesburg to Durban in less than 48 hours, and all in the name of changing young South Africans’ lives for the better. The fifth annual Ride for RedCap, one of South Africa’s most gruelling charity cycling rides, is ...

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Team SA opens assault on canoeing marathon worlds with six medals

Cape master and founder of the Berg River Canoe Marathon Willem van Riet celebrates his silver medal at the Masters Cup.  "I am extremely proud to win this medal because I was part of the crowd in the sixties that never got to race in the world championships. I trained like a lunatic for nine months for this!"  - Eveline Dietz/
Gameplan Media

Oklahoma City – The South African campaign at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships got under way in empathic fashion with its veterans and masters paddlers gabbing six K1 medals on the first day of competition – two golds, three silvers and a bronze. The ICF Canoe Marathon Masters World Cup features paddlers over the age of 35 in five ...

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Strong Team SA ready for Canoe Marathon Worlds

Following a frantic men's K2 race at the recent SA Marathon Championships, Hank McGregor and Jasper Mocké along with Andy Birkett and Greg Louw will be the men's contingent in the K2 race at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Oklahoma City from 24-28 September.  - Terence Vrugtman/
Gameplan Media

Oklahoma City – A number of World Champions lead a strong South African force to the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Oklahoma City, USA with the team hoping to return to the Rainbow Nation with a substantial haul of medals in both the ICF Canoe Marathon Masters World Cup and the elite Worlds which take place between 24-27 ...

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Greyling ready for IMPI Gauteng debut

Seen here:  Christiaan Greyling in action earlier this year at the IMPI Elite Cape Town#1 Race.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

After securing the 2nd spot on the podium at his IMPI Challenge debut in Cape Town early in April, the IMPI bug has bitten and as a result keen trail runner Christiaan Greyling will be seen chomping at the bit on Saturday, 27 September 2014 when he toes the line at his very first IMPI Elite Gauteng Race that will take ...

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Absa Cape Epic team heads for the snow

Snow Epic happening from Jan 14-18 in Engelberg (Switzerland)

The team behind the world’s foremost mountain bike stage race, the Absa Cape Epic in South Africa, is spreading its wings … into the Swiss Alps. From January 14 to 18 in 2015 it will stage Snow Epic, Europe’s first winter festival of biking, in the idyllic Alps town of Engelberg. The riding will be done on fatbikes, the new ...

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Sahm excited by Pennypinchers Origin of Trails debut

Seen here:  Swiss mountain biking star, Stefan Sahm in action.  Photo Credit:  Werner Sahm

Swiss mountain biking star Stefan Sahm will toe the line at the 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race in Stellenbosch on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014. Sahm, whose impressive track record includes amongst others, three ABSA Cape Epic victories, three Transalp Challenge victories, two Trans Schwarzwald victories, one Trans Germany victory and one ...

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