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IMPLUS partners with MCNS group

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Partnership Establishes First Official Distribution Point in South Africa (Research Triangle Park, NC) – February 24, 2015 – Implus is excited to announce a new partnership with the MCNS Group. The partnership engages MCNS as the official distributor for TriggerPoint®, Sof Sole®, Sof Comfort®, Airplus®, Little Hotties®, Perfect Fitness® and Sneaker Balls® throughout South Africa, further adding to MCNS’ ability to ...

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IMPI Challenge Gauteng introduces new obstacles

Seen here:  Participants in action during the 2014 IMPI Challenge at Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartebeespoort (North West Province).  PHOTO CREDIT:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Adventure seekers taking on the action-packed IMPI Challenge at the Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartebeespoort (North West Province) on Saturday, 14 March 2015 will be excited to hear that event organisers will be introducing six fun new obstacles. “We are super excited to be introducing six new obstacles,” says Pieter Du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Director.  “One of the new ...

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Rupanga and Greyling dominate at Oak Valley

Nicholas Rupanga, Ryan Winter and Julian Atkinson at the Spur Trail Series™ Elgin Valley XL at Oak Valley. Image by Ewald Sadie

On a picture perfect summer day, more than 700 runners made their way to Oak Valley in Elgin to be a part of this year’s Spur Cape Summer Trail Series™ one last time. In this, the final race of the 2015 Series, runners were treated to a 7.25km short course, a 15.3km long course and the once-of 24.6km XL. Good ...

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Only a (Sanlam) mile away

Danie Marais sprinting his way to victory at the Sanlam Cape Mile.

It was Stillwater Sport that noticed the need for a mass participated open water swim and also picked the ideal location for the inaugural Sanlam Cape Mile Swim at Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw. It turned out to be the perfect day with cool weather and warm water with little wind to speak of. Swimmers came out in massive numbers to take part ...

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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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