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Change a Lifers mix it up with Hill2Hill’s best

Endurance, heat and dust were just some of the elements Sipho Khupiso and his RMB Change a Life MTB Academy teammates had to overcome during the recent Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill MTB ultra-marathon. - Jon Ivins/
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Durban – While James Reid and Candice Neethling earned themselves the 2014 Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill men’s and women’s titles respectively, Martin Dreyer’s RMB Change a Life Academy’s mountain bike squad clinched their piece of the limelight in Sunday’s gruelling 105km journey from Hilton to Hillcrest when they claimed five of the top twenty-one positions. Sithembiso Masango was a shining ...

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Official launch of Comrades-KZNA Relay Challenge

Photo - Grant McDade (adidas), Mac Chitja (CMA), Sello Mokoena (KZNA), Chris Bruwer (CMA)

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA) officially launched the Comrades-KZNA Relay Challenge at the Prime Human Performance Institute in Durban yesterday (Wednesday, 17.9.2014). The exciting athletics event is targeted at schools across the province and aims to give KwaZulu-Natal’s brightest young athletes the opportunity to showcase their athletic prowess. The inaugural 2013 Relay Challenge was initiated by ...

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KZN race features new Drakensberg drop-off

The FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike stage race will feature a brand-new drop off the Drakensberg escarpment when it starts near Sterkfontein Dam on October 10. Photo: Supplied

Participants in next month’s FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike stage race can look forward to a spectacular new drop off the Drakensberg escarpment, organisers have announced. Known as the Drakensberg Drop, the new section will take riders on a long and scenic descent via ancient cattle paths from the Free State border into KwaZulu-Natal. Race organiser Gary Green said ...

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Khwela quietly focussed on Hansa Fish

Current Dusi Canoe Marathon K2 champion Sbonelo Khwela has battled at the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon in the past and is hoping that he can break into the top 10  - Darren Goddard/
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Cradock – Dusi champion Sbonelo Khwela has set his sights on the hugely popular Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon on 10 and 11 October, using his solid midyear base as a springboard to challenge for a place amongst the gold medallists. A top ten finish has somehow eluded the popular Shongweni hero, still known in some quarters as Sbonelo “Eric” ...

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Not just another mountain bike race – Ride2Nowhere

All three days we had this funky little vehicle as the lead out vehicle.
Photo Credit: Stephan Du Toit

Usually I would fear participating in any big event around this time of the year.After a very cold, wet and dark winter in the Cape one is always a bit doubtful regarding ones fitness levels. However, a shorter distance mountain bike stage event like the Ride2Nowhere was pretty ideal to test your character and abilities, especially if you were doing ...

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Drama-filled victory for Team Contego at TMC

Marie Wessels, Liandi van der Westhuizen and Danette Smith from Team Contego won the Table Mountain Challenge Team Relay
Photo credit: Govan Basson

Marie Wessels, Liandi van der Westhuizen and Danette Smith from Team Contego won the Table Mountain Challenge Team Relay this past Saturday, but not before a good dose of drama. According to Smith it was a super exciting day, but not without a few panicky moments. Wessels started the race. Her leg was from Kloof Nek up to Rhodes Memorial ...

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De Groot, Stenerhag dominate PE-Plett

Biogen Toyota's South African marathon champion, Robyn de Groot, during Stage 2 of the PE-Plett where she and teammate, Jennie Stenerhag, won all four stages and the overall women's title.
Photo credit: Peter Kirk

South African mountain bike marathon champion, Robyn de Groot and Sweden’s national marathon champion, Jennie Stenerhag, combined forces as team Biogen Toyota Cape Brewing Company and dominated the Isuzu Trucks PE-Plett stage race that ended on Tuesday. The pair won the women’s division in all four stages and the overall title. But while the results show they were dominant, it ...

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The Dodo Trail video is here

Adventure athletes and trail runners for all over the world meet in Mauritius to conquer the Dodo Trail Run. Over 1300 competitors completed routes from 50km to 5km.

We have great pleasure to announce that the official Dodo Trail 2014 video is now online – your chance to relive all the thrills & emotions of the day! We look forward to seeing you next year for the 5th edition on Sunday 12th July 2015.

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The Berg River Cross Triathlon – September 27

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The Berg River Cross Triathlon is a welcome addition to the inaugural Enduroman ultra distance off-road triathlon. The aim was to offer a race that would be do-able for weekend warriors and athletes that like to go flat out and fast. A 1Km swim, 26 Km mountain bike ride and a 6 Km trail run are the perfect distances for ...

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Cycling Pennypinchers Origin of Trails for Joost

Seen here (from left to right):   Brendan Snyman, Joost van der Westhuizen and Dirk Kotze.  Photo Credit:  Helina Stoltz

Keen mountain bikers, Brendan Snyman and Dirk Kotze are very excited to take on the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race in Stellenbosch on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014 in support of the J9 Foundation. “The J9 Foundation was formed by the Springbok rugby legend and former captain, Joost van der Westhuizen who was ...

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