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A Moment with BIG5 Podium Finisher Marilyn Fischer

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1-      How many times have you done the BIG5 so far, and how has your experience been each time? I’ve done the BIG 5 once (2013) and I absolutely loved it!! It was very well organised, you feel very special over the 10days of the festival, and you feel like a member of your very own athlete and supporter ‘family’ ...

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Engen expands into exciting Cycle in the City Criterium Festivals

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Engen announced a series of criterium style cycling festivals which will be a first of its kind in South Africa. Originating in the USA, these festivals will now also take place iniconic South African cities later this year, sure to spice up your Saturday afternoon. Criterium racing is a short course cycling format designed to bring hard hitting action to ...

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Grand Master Lee McGregor back for 2014 Berg

Grand master Lee McGregor aims to go even better than his 2013 eighth placed effort when he takes on this year's Berg River Canoe Marathon from 16-19 July. - John Hishin/
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Paarl – 62 year old Lee McGregor has had a change of heart and has set his sights on the 2014 Berg River Canoe Marathon from 16 to 19 July, hoping to improve on the staggering eighth place finish he produced last year. McGregor, the father to nine-time Berg champion and current World Marathon Champion Hank McGregor, stunned the race ...

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Andy Birkett entry adds spice to Berg title battle

U23 Canoe Marathon World Champ Andy Birkett (EuroSteel/Kayak Centre) has joined his 2014 Dusi-winning partner Sbonelo Zondi on the rapidly growing list of elite stars set to tackle this year's Berg River Canoe Marathon from 16-19 July. - Anthony Grote/
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Cape Town – The race for the 2014 Berg River Canoe Marathon title from 16-19 July took on a new dimension when the entry of Under 23 Canoe Marathon World Champion and triple Dusi winner Andy Birkett was received at the race headquarters shortly before the closing of normal entries. The Pietermaritzburg-based Eurosteel/Kayak Centre star has been included in the ...

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WCAD Winter Wanderer – 150km Adventure Race

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26-27 July 2014 This traditional style 150km AR takes place around the beautiful Citrusdal area. These mountains are beautiful and definitely worth exploring! The race will start at 10am on Saturday and go through the night till Sunday. Winners are expected to finish in 20 hours and back-markers will be short-coursed to get everyone to the finish for 12noon prize-giving on Sunday. ...

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