Running

Sho Madjozi set to celebrate Women’s Day at the Totalsports Women’s Race JHB

South African rapper and poet, Sho Madjozi will entertain thousands of runners and walkers at the Totalsports Women’s Race at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) on Thursday, 09 August 2018 (National Women’s Day).
Seen here:  Sho Madjozi.  Photo Credit:  Garth Von Glehn

South African rapper and poet, Sho Madjozi will entertain thousands of runners and walkers at the Totalsports Women’s Race at Mary Fitzgerald Square (Newtown) on Thursday, 09 August 2018 (National Women’s Day).  “It’s the freedom that I feel while performing that attracts me to this profession,” admits Madjozi.  “My job is to be creative and to make people happy.  I ...

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5 Reasons to enter the Run2Nowhere 2018

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The second edition of the Run2Nowhere, McGregor’s 2 Day trail run, will be taking place this year from 1 -2 Sept. 2018. It is the perfect opportunity to explore the Breede River Valley are on foot and also the unique town of McGregor, a real jewel of the Western Cape.   There are limited entries available and currently selling out ...

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Trail Run introduced to Origin Of Trails Experience

Stillwater Sports has expanded the Origin Of Trails mountain bike experience by introducing the Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 (the second day of the 6th annual Origin Of Trails two-day MTB Experience).  A one day event, the Origin Of Trails Trail Run will cater for seasoned runners as well as newcomers to the sport.  Entrants can choose between a long route (12km-15km) and a short route (6km-8km).  Stellenbosch boasts a magnitude of unspoiled trails that are challenging, yet rewarding.  Each route will encapsulate the splendor of Stellenbosch.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stillwater Sports has expanded the Origin Of Trails mountain bike experience by introducing the Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 (the second day of the 6thannual Origin Of Trails two-day MTB Experience).   “We are excited to invite the trail running community to join in on the ...

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Noosi, Scheffer claim FNB Platinum Trail Run victory

Teboho Noosi photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province –Teboho Noosi and Leilani Scheffer set the +-24km route ablaze at the 6thannual FNB Platinum Trail Run at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Sunday, 03 June 2018.   Following the wake of the infamous FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic that took place at the same venue the day before (Saturday, 02 June) Trail Runners of all fitness levels ...

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6th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run boasts pristine mountain trails

Givemore Mudzinganyama photographed by David Tarpey

North West Province –Following the wake of the infamous FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic which will take place at the same venue on Saturday, the 6thannual FNB Platinum Trail Run will treat entrants to a trail running experience like no other on Sunday, 03 June 2018 at the ATKVBuffelspoort.   “Trail runners will have more time to absorb the unique ...

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Run2Nowhere, 2 Day Trail Run

Find out why runners are returning for the 2nd edition of the event

The Run2Nowhere is a two-day trail running challenge that’s grown from strength-to-strength. In the past it made up a sort of ‘side show’ to the Ride2Nowhere but has grown into its own fully fledged event and will happen on it’s own weekend.   The route – consisting mostly of singletrack, with a few open gravel roads – offers a good ...

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Gachaga defends FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN title

Jackline Chepngeno photo credit by Tobias Ginsberg

Race favourite, Morris Gachaga lived up to his billing by successfully defending his FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN title in a controlled race on Sunday, 20 May 2018. Gachaga crossed the finish line in Bree Street in 33:42, some 15 seconds off of his world best time from 2017. “The field was stacked, so racing for the win was more ...

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The 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS by Ulrica Stander

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What a privilege, the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS by Ulrica Stander.  Looking back on the last few days running the African X, I realized once again, how extremely privileged we are running/doing events like these. An experience and feeling one will always treasure and remember for ever. The one thing that makes the AfricanX so special and so unique ...

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AfricanX hat-trick for Rukadza and Calitz

Carla Van Huyssteen and Nicolette Griffioen

Perfect planning saw Team K-Way Wintergreen’s Bernard Rukadza and AJ Calitz claim their 3rdAfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS title in the men’s team race on Sunday, 29 April 2018.   Starting and finishing at Retreat (Boschendal Wine Estate) Stage Three of the AfricanX Trailrun pitted runners against a 20km – 22km route.   “We knew all along that we would ...

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Rukadza, Calitz claim second stage victory at AfricanX

Carla Van Huyssteen and Nicolette Griffioen in action during Stage Two of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Team K-Way Wintergreen’sBernard Rukadza and AJ Calitz further extended their lead with a second consecutive stage victory at the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS at Boschendal Wine Estate on Saturday, 28 April 2018.   Stage Two started and finished at Retreat, Boschendal Wine Estate. Teams had to complete a 33km – 35km route.   According to Calitz, the stage was by ...

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