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Stage Two of Origin Of Trails Short Route announced

Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Short Route will start and finish at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 and feature a +- 27km memorable MTB experience that includes a 550m vertical ascent.  Seen here:  Janine Moore enjoying the floating bridge at Mont Marie during the 2017 event.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stage Twoof the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Short Route will start and finish at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 and feature a +- 27km memorable MTB experience that includes a 550m vertical ascent.   “Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails Short Route will feature two open, easy climbs,” says Corrie Muller, Origin Of Trails ...

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FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN boasts an impressive prize purse

FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN by Tobias Ginsberg

Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN are excited to announce that the 2018 event (taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2018) will boast a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000.   “We are proud to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN from R212 000 (in 2017) to R250 000 in 2018,” says Michael Meyer, Managing ...

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The heart of the Glacier Storms River Traverse

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Linda Marais, who hadn’t cycled much since High School, conquers the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse. Photo: www.zcmc.co.za The curtains of the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse have officially drawn to a close.   With three-stages through sections of the Tsitsikamma National Park and along the Storms River coastline, the event was every adventure-seekers utopia. Far above the thrill of traversing through South Africa’s ...

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Youth development was under the spotlight on International Youth Day, 12 August.

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Cape Town, 13 August 2018 – Creating long-term opportunities through sustainability, the blossoming list of internationally recognised marathons around the country are making major contributions to multiple South African industries, and it is fitting that International Youth Day was celebrated in the build-up to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. The annual day of recognition for youth around the world was ...

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Records Tumble at the 2018 Trans Baviaans Race

Riding into the night, in the depth of the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve where light pollution is non-existent, is one of the highlights of the Trans Baviaans for the non-elite riders. Photo by Jacques Marais.

The 2018 Trans Baviaans Race, wrapped up with prize giving at the Fountains Mall on Sunday the 12thof August – but the racing action had concluded well over twelve hours earlier before the last light had faded over the Baviaanskloof. A consistent tail wind, smooth road conditions and a searing ride by DSV Pro Cycling ensured records tumbled throughout the ...

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It’s a golden Women’s Day for Tjoka and Bothma at the Totalsports Women’s Race

Mamorallo Tjoka 10km winner by Tobias Ginsberg

Mamorallo Tjoka and Annie Bothma enjoyed an active approach to National Women’s Day (Thursday, 09 August 2018) by claiming gold in the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively.   Mamorallo Tjoka crossed the finish line at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown)in an impressive time of 34 minutes 33 seconds.  “I wasn’t able to run as fast as ...

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Stand by to enter the 2018 Coronation Double Century

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(Cape Town, 8 August 2018) Entries for South Africa’s favourite team road race, the Coronation Double Century, will kick off on Monday, 13 August 2018. This iconic event is now in its 26th year and entries are, much like the past few years, bound to sell out in minutes.   Here’s what you need to know to avoid disappointment and ...

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Talented young Pretoria cyclist excited at new role

Talented teenage cyclist Azulde Britz is excited at being given the role as an ambassador for Positive Sports Solutions. Picture: Supplied

Pretoria schoolgirl Azulde Britz’s promising career as an all-round cyclist is poised to flourish after she joined Positive Sports Solutions as an ambassador this month.   The Grade 12 Cornwall Hill College pupil, who lives in Irene, is focused on her road cycling career, but is equally adept on the mountain bike and is looking forward to being one of ...

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Origin Of Trails announces Stage One of its Short Route

Mountain Biking enthusiasts enjoying the 2017 Origin Of Trails routes.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The Short Route of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience with kick off at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 24 November 2018 with a +-30km Stage One that boasts a 550m vertical ascent.   An individual 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails routes highlight the beauty and splendor of the City Of Oaks.  Mountain bikers can look forward ...

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