iSithumba delights in final race of ​Spur Trail Series™

Clinton Slogrove at the Spur KZN Trail Series Race 4. Image by Greg Labuscagne

The weather finally played along for a picture perfect day as trail runners from KZN came out to play at iSithumba for the final race of the 2014 Spur KZN Trail Series™. This year’s Series made for some exciting competition on the trails and almost all of the categories were still up for grabs as runners lined up for the ...

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Open Ocean Festival – Open Water Swim Entries Open

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To enter please follow this link: Be part of the Open Ocean Festival action during the Volvo Ocean Race Cape Town stopover, featuring two open water swims at Quay 6 at the V&A Waterfront. Open Water Swim Team Relay 5 November 2014, 18:00 4 people per team, 4 x 200 m laps in the Volvo Ocean Race Village, Quay 6, ...

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Bulls unstoppable at Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek finale

Catherine Williamson (left) and Alice Pirard celebrate their overall women's category victory at the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

The Team Bulls pair of Simon Stiebjahn and Tim Bohme finished the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race on Saturday like they started it a week ago – with a stage win – in the process extending their lead to secure the overall title. In the women’s event, it was the South Africans Candice Neethling and Cherise ...

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Marais, Nienaber victors at IMPI Challenge Cape Town

Seen here: Top SA trail runner Chantel Nienaber claimed a long overdue victory in the women’s IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Lievland Wine Estate (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 19 October 2014 in an impressive time of 02hours36minutes23seconds.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The picturesque Lievland Wine Estate (Stellenbosch) was a hub of excitement on Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 October 2014 when just over 5500 eager sports enthusiasts and lovers of the outdoors toed the line to partake in the action of the much anticipated IMPI Challenge. Multisport athlete Stuart Marais claimed gold in the men’s IMPI Elite Race with an impressive finishing time ...

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Scott win stage, Bulls retain Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek lead

Catherine Williamson (left) and Alice Pirard (Asrin Cycling) show their joy at retaining their overall women's race lead on Stage 5 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

In an effort to take back some of the time they lost on Thursday, South Africans Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes (SCOTT Factory Racing) blew Stage 5 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek apart. While they never regained any lost time, they did splinter the field from early on and won the shortened stage, out-sprinting overall leaders Simon Stiebjahn and ...

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Dramatic stage sees lead changes at Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn claim the stage win and the overall lead on Stage 4 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

Stage 4 of the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international stage race was always expected to deliver a shake-up; and it didn’t disappoint. As if the 109km with 2690m of ascent from De Rust to George wasn’t difficult enough, the riders had to conquer some exceptionally rough terrain and contend with rain and cold too. In the men’s race, the ...

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Satellite Classic awaits new champion

he Bestmed Satellite Classic rolls out near Hartbeespoort this weekend, and reigning champ Willie Smit will not be taking part in the race, leaving the title up for grabs.

With last year’s winner and international cyclist Willie Smit unable to compete, the Bestmed Satellite Classic will be looking to crown a new champion when the race rolls out along the Hartbeeshoek road west of Pretoria on Saturday. Smit, who races for the Vini Fantini-Nippo Continental team, will miss out on defending his title due to questions regarding UCI restrictions ...

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Exciting running at muddy Giba Gorge

The start of the third race of the Spur KZN Trail Series™ at Giba Gorge. Image by Greg Labuscagne

The third race of the Spur KZN Trail Series™ took place at the ever popular Giba Gorge Mountain Bike Park and more than 130 runners faced the wrath of the weather gods as they lined up for a fun night race in muddy conditions. In the men’s long course 10km race, it was Ayanda Mlotshwa who made it two wins ...

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