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Sandes in for RPC 2019

Decorated South African trail runner Ryan Sandes will be taking part in this year's Rhino Peak Challenge as part of Team Salomon for the event in the Southern Drakensberg on Saturday, 5 October. Graeme Murray/
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Underberg – Decorated ultra-trail runner and South African icon Ryan Sandes will be taking part in the 2019 Rhino Peak Challenge on 5 October as part of Team Salomon, in a bid to raise as much money for rhino conservation as well as the conservation of the endangered vulture and crane species that call the Southern Drakensberg home. Sandes, who ...

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Sponsors take the lead at FNB Run Your City Series

Runners putting their sprinting prowess to the test with PUMA and their #ForeverFaster ‘Beat Bolt’ sprint at the 2018 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Forming part of the FNB Run Your City Series the 4thannual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUNand 3rdannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUNwill boast exciting sponsor activations on Tuesday 24 September 2019 (National Heritage Day) and Sunday 13 October 2019 respectively.   Bonga Sebesho, Head of Sponsorships at FNBsays, “We are excited to once again be part of the much anticipated 4thannual FNB ...

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Flats2Mountains, sharing a love of trail

Siviwe Nkombi entered the Ultra-trail Cape Town 21km event with the help of Flats2Mountains, and won the race.
Photo credit: Xavier Briel

A group of friends, trail runners from the Cape Flats, have started an initiative to share their love of trail running with the less fortunate in their communities. Flats2Mountains is an organisation that does just what its name says; it takes promising runners from the Cape Flats who may otherwise not have access to the amazing network of trails and ...

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Runner will take 80th birthday in his stride at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Jannie Pieters and Michelle Carnegie

Bedfordview (Gauteng) runner, Jannie Pieters will make his FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN debut on Sunday, 13 October 2019, one month after his 80thbirthday!   Sharing his passion for running with his daughter, Michelle Carnegie, Pieters jumped at the opportunity for them to partake in this much loved event.      “I’ve been running for over 35 years, since my 40’s,” ...

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Sophiatown Majorettes Club ready for hat trick performance at FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Sophiatown Majorettes Club members entertaining and cheering for runners during the 2018 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN.  Photo Credit:  David Tarpey

The Sophiatown Majorettes Club will celebrate its hat trick performance at the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Tuesday 24 September 2019 (National Heritage Day).   Established in Westbury in 2015, the Sophiatown Majorettes Club is a registered NPCthat aims to restore the sport of majorettes in township communities.    “Our program however goes beyond the barriers of training the skills ...

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Exciting route entertainment secured for 2019 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

Field Band Foundation photo credit David Tarpey

Celebrating its 4thanniversary on Tuesday 24 September 2019, the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN has become known for its exciting route entertainment.  The 2019 event will be no different with the Alexandra and Soweto Field Bands and Parktown Boys’ Brass Band secured and ready to entertain the masses on National Heritage Day.   Established in 1997, the Field Band Foundation is a ...

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Origin Of Trails Trail Run Entries Now Open

Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, entries are now open for the 2nd annual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 01 December 2019.  Seen here:  Trail running enthusiasts enjoying the action of the inaugural Origin Of Trails Trail Run in 2018.  Photo Credit:  Philip Fyer

Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, entries are now open for the 2ndannual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 01 December 2019.   “Launched in 2018, the Origin Of Trails Trail Run grants trail runners the opportunity to be part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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The Rock just got “Tougher-er”

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The Rock Mountain Bike and Trail Run Festival announced today that it has secured a sponsorship from Bidvest McCarthy Toyota Paarl for Paarl’s biggest endurance festival which takes place over the weekend of 27-29 September later this year. Besides a cash sponsorship, Bidvest McCarthy Toyota Paarl has committed a significant personnel base and a fleet of vehicles to assist with ...

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Lombard and Scholtz Run to Discovery MUT Titles

Finishing just before last light was definitely worth celebrating after a brutal 13 hours on the trails of the Discovery MUT. Photo by Jacques Marais.

Brendan Lombard run to a hard fought Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail victory over defending champion Roelof Mostert on Saturday the 15thof June 2019. The women’s race, over the flagship 60 kilometre distance was won in far more dominant fashion by Annalise Scholtz. The event also saw 25 and 9 kilometre distances contested on highly technical mountain running trails in ...

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