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Entries Open for 2017 Dryland Traverse

Robert Rorich provided entertainment on and off the trail; running to a superb overall victory and partying up a storm at the 2016 Dryland Traverse. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Dryland Event Management’s only event to bear the Dryland name, the Dryland Traverse Adventure Trail Run, has garnered a reputation as a challenging but highly enjoyable event – both on and off the trails. In 2017 the Dryland Traverse will take place from the 2nd to the 5th of November and entries for the race open on Thursday the 16th ...

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AfricanX Trailrun attracts an impressive men’s field

The cream of South Africa’s trail running community will be seen in action at the 9th annual Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS in Grabouw this coming weekend, 17 – 19 March 2017.  Seen here (from left to right):  Givemore Mudzinganyama and Edwin Sesipi of Team ASICS in action at the 2016 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The cream of South Africa’s trail running community will be seen in action at the 9th annual Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS in Grabouw this coming weekend, 17 – 19 March 2017. Leading men’s teams to look out for will include: Kane Reilly with Thabang Madiba, Givemore Mudzinganyama with Edwin Sesipi, Nicholas Rupanga with Johnny Young and Chris ...

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Merrell runs green in Autumn

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It’s the Gauteng race with the hills; a proper, technical, rocky trail that draws more and more runners to every event whether they cruise or curse their way up and around the 20km, 12km and 6km routes. This Sunday all 622 finishers of the Merrell Autumn Trail Run at the pristine, litter free, Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens were awarded a ...

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon awarded IAAF Gold Label Status

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Cape Town, 7 March 2017 – Sanlam Cape Town Marathon organisers today announced it has been awarded IAAF Gold Label Status. “A first for Africa, and with less than 35 IAAF Gold Label status marathons internationally, this is a huge honour and achievement,” comments race director Janet Welham. Says Yegs Ramiah, Chief Executive of Sanlam Brand, “Three years ago, we ...

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Greyling, Mackenzie ready for AfricanX title defence

Two of South Africa’s leading trail runners, Landie Greyling and Megan Mackenzie will be seen teaming up the weekend of 17 – 19 March 2017 to defend their title at the 9th annual Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Seen here (left to right):  Megan Mackenzie and Landie Greyling in action at the 2016 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Two of South Africa’s leading trail runners, Landie Greyling and Megan Mackenzie will be seen teaming up the weekend of 17 – 19 March 2017 to defend their title at the 9th annual Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS. South Africa’s leading three day stage trail run, AfricanX will require teams of two trail runners (male/female/mixed) to complete three ...

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MTO prepares to welcome AfricanX runners to paradise

Stillwater Sports is proud to welcome MTO as an official partner to the Western Cape’s premier three day stage trail run, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, a large portion of the trails that are enjoyed by runners are on MTO grounds.  “With MTO as an AfricanX partner we are able to improve the route experience of all entrants, thus uplifting the overall experience of the event.  We are proud to have MTO in our corner and look forward to hosting a trail running experience like no other.”  MTO will be hosting a ‘Chill Zone’ on route.  Trail runners are invited to take a breather, enjoy a glass of cold water and a snack before taking on the rest of the stage.  AfricanX runners can also enter an exciting MTO competition that will be running at the Chill Zone.  Prizes will include annual MTO passes and custom made running shirts.
 
Seen here (front to back):  Theresa Fourie and Belinda Noades in action at the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / Newsport Media

Stillwater Sports is proud to welcome MTO as an official partner to the Western Cape’s premier three day stage trail run, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS. According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, a large portion of the trails that are enjoyed by runners are on MTO grounds. “With MTO as an AfricanX partner we ...

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Cell C Day Of Races open entries

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Celebrating its 2nd anniversary in 2017, entries are now open for both Cape Town and Johannesburg’s most exhilarating 5km road race, the Cell C Day Of Races powered by Reebok. According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, the event is accessible to runners of all capabilities. “The Cell C Day Of Races promotes the shorter distances, specifically 5km ...

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Entries have opened for the 2017 FNB Magalies Monster and FNB Platinum Trail Run

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Entries are officially open for two of the North West Province’s most revered sporting events, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run. “Both the FNB Magalies Monster and the FNB Platinum Trail Run depict the best off-road routes on offer in the North West Province,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “Mountain bikers ...

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AfricanX Stage Three will conclude on a high note

Starting at Wildekrans Wine Estate and finishing at the historical Houw Hoek Inn, the third and final stage of the 2017 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will close off on a high note on Sunday, 19 March 2017. 
 
Seen here (from left to right):  Cape Nature team, Jeanne Gouws and Alexis Olds in action during Stage Three of the 2016 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Starting at Wildekrans Wine Estate and finishing at the historical Houw Hoek Inn, the third and final stage of the 2017 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will close off on a high note on Sunday, 19 March 2017. “It’s only a 23km route that stands between teams and the closing off of three days of spectacular trail running,” ...

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