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“Rockman Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon” 2014 Date and Entry Information Release

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ROCKMAN Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon, date set for the 7th December 2014, after a hugely successful inaugural event in 2013 with just under 700 participants across our categories, we are extremely excited to announce our entries are now open. Our ROCKING new website is loaded with all the information you need. Go to www.rockmanxtri.co.za Entries are limited. Diarise to enter early ...

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WCAD Adventure Sprint – Gravity Adventure Festival

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The annual 30km Adventure Sprint which takes place at the Gravity Adventure Festival is a great introduction to the sport of Adventure Racing and this year’s race was no different with more than 50% of the field lining up to take part in their first ever AR. The sunny skies made for a pleasant change from last year’s battle against ...

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TussenOns Fees MTB

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This year the MTB consist of 3 routes (47km, 33km and 11 km). The GWM TussenOns Festival MTB forms part of a whole bunch of festive family activities hosted by the TussenOns Festival, a non-profit organisation. The picturesque mountains of Worcester contributes to the scenic route for the 4th TussenOns Festival MTB. The festival programme with entertainment for the whole ...

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Expect a festival of fun at the IMPI Challenge this Spring

Edward Lambert in action at the IMPI Elite Race earlier this year.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Shake off the winter cobwebs by conquering your fears at the action-packed IMPI Challenge.  Taking place at Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartebeespoort / North West Province) on Saturday, 27 September 2014 and at Lievland Wine Estate and Wiesenhof Legacy Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 18 and Sunday, 19 October 2014, the IMPI Challenge is a fun way to celebrate the splendour of spring. Well ...

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Climber Julius sprints to Lost City win on debut

Bonitas climber Jayde Julius (centre) took a surprise victory in the 115km Lost City Cycle Classic which formed part of the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival in the North-West Province on Saturday. With him are Westvaal-BMC’s runner-up Tyler Day (right) and third-placed Herman Fouché of Bonitas. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Climber Jayde Julius found his sprinter’s legs to claim the Lost City Cycle Classic at the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycling Festival in the North-West Province on Saturday. The Bonitas rider put the hammer down with 3km left to lay the foundation for his victory in the 115km feature event in 2:37:38. Julius, who was making his race debut, outsprinted ...

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FNB Wines2Whales welcomes Amped as portable power partner

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Amped Portable Power has teamed up with FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) as the official Portable Power Partner of one of South Africa’s premier three-day-stage mountain bike (MTB) events. Launched in November 2013, Amped has a range of portable power units that recharge USB devices such as smart-phones, GPS tracking units, lights, MP3 players, action cameras, tablets and more. “We are very ...

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De Hoop MTB Sizzles

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Just minutes before the start of the 2nd annual Potberg & De Hoop MTB challenge, organizers of the event, Garden Route Events – a Knysna- based company, were alerted to the devastating news of a raging fire burning down the finish destination at neighboring De Hoop Nature Reserve. Riders set off for the first stage 75km race anxious and unaware ...

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Launch of 90th Comrades Marathon

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The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) launched its campaign for the 90th Comrades Marathon today (Thursday, 14 August 2014). Members of the media along with South Africa’s top runners, sporting personalities and stakeholders converged on Johannesburg to be part of the celebratory launch of the world’s biggest and oldest ultra-marathon. The 2015 campaign is centered on the CMA’s vision of an ...

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Youngsters fly Change a Life flag high nationally

Former Computershare Change a Life Academy member Thulani Mbanjwa showed the next generation of the Valley of a Thousand Hills progamme's squad the way as he finished tenth in the recent Berg River Canoe Marathon in the Western Cape. - John Hishin/
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  Durban – Two major events on the South African river marathon calendar recently provided the perfect platform for the Computershare Change a Life Academy’s paddlers to showcase their abilities outside of their home province of KwaZulu-Natal with the rising force in the country’s canoeing community overcoming the challenges with shining colours. The Western Cape’s Berg River Canoe Marathon in ...

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