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Don-Wauchope, Van Huyssteen crowned Impi Gauteng Elite Champions

Top multi-sport athlete Carla Van Huyssteen (family home Northcliff, now resides in Pietermaritsburg) successfully defended her title at the IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartebeespoort / North West Province) on Saturday, 27 September 2014.  Van Huyssteen completed the course in a deserving time of 02 hours 04 minutes 18 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Top multi-sport athletes, Ian Don-Wauchope and Carla Van Huyssteen set the course ablaze on Saturday, 27 September 2014 when they took on the IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartebeespoort / North West Province).  Don-Wauchope conquered the course in a lightning fast time of 01 hour 46 minutes 42 seconds, while Van Huyssteen successfully defended her ...

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McGregor makes history with double gold at World Champs

Hank McGregor and Jasper Mocké (back) cross the line to claim victory in the Senior men's K2 race at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships. The win made McGregor the first South African to clinch the elusive double of K1 and K2 titles at the same world championships - Balint Vekassy/
Gameplan Media

Oklahoma City – Hank McGregor rewrote the history books on Sunday by becoming the first South African paddler to win both K1 and K2 gold medals at the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships. After an emphatic obliteration of the Men’s K1 race on Saturday 36 year old McGregor teamed up with his surfski friend Jasper Mocké to clinch the K2 ...

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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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