Running

Trail runners to take over Wild Coast next week

Some of the scenes trail runners will get to experience during the Wildcoast Wildrun®. Image by Dylan Haskin

The Wildcoast Wildrun® will be kicking off this Sunday with another packed field. As has become tradition, the 85 spots in this popular three-day trail run were taken within days of entries opening in January this year and it’s safe to say the Wildrun® is still a firm favourite on the South African trail running calendar since coming into existence ...

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A new element to an Awesome Family

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Pure Adventures team; Mike de Haast and Adrian Saffy have officially added a new element to the ‘Skyrun’ family! The NEW 42km Skyrun Marathon has launched, where athletes now get to enjoy the serenity of Balloch while taking part in a marked route event. Ever been to Wartrail Country, sat beside a fire sharing race stories, and slept at the ...

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Puma signs endorsement deal with Jenna Prandini

PUMA announced an endorsement contract with rising track star Jenna Prandini

Cape Town, South Africa (27th August, 2015) – PUMA is happy to announce an endorsement contract with rising track star Jenna Prandini. The 2015 USATF National 200m and NCAA 100m Champion will join The Global Sports Brand’s elite group of athletes that includes World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt, and add more depth to PUMA’s female portfolio that includes five times ...

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AfricanX Trailrun entries now open

Edwin Sesipi and Johardt Van Heerden of Team 32gi Gauteng Men's clinched the Stage One victory completing the 34km route in a blistering fast time of 02 hours 21 minutes 37 seconds.   Seen here (from left to right):  Thabang Madiba, Eric Ngubane, AJ Calitz, Edwin Sesipi and Johardt Van Heerden in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Calling all trail running enthusiasts! Entries have opened for the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run that will take place in the Western Cape the weekend of 11 – 13 March 2016. “The food and the AfricanX vibe are really great, but the people make it,” says top South African trail runner, AJ ...

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Puma running presents IGNITE your city / Beijing

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Cape Town, South Africa (20TH AUGUST, 2015) – The IGNITE YOUR CITY film series drops its fifth installment with Beijing. The spotlight is back on the bustling Chinese capital as it hosts the 15th IAAF Track & Field World Championships. In IGNITE YOUR CITY | Beijing, PUMA gathers four teams of two for a relay run around the capital from ...

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Who’s faster: Trail runners or mountain bikers?

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On 22 August, the Contego Trail Running Team goes head-to-head against the Contego Professional Mountain Bike Team at the Meerendal Trail Centre. In what we’re sure is to be an epic battle of chirps, jests and (most importantly) full-on racing, just 60 minutes is all we’ll need to crown the winning discipline. 6-laps, starting off with two laps of trail ...

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Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood

World’s Fastest Man and 14 times World & Olympic Gold Medalist Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood ahead of the 15th IAAF World Championships.

Cape Town, South Africa (20 August, 2015) – World’s Fastest Man and 14 times World & Olympic Gold Medalist Usain Bolt returns to Beijing in confident mood ahead of the 15th IAAF World Championships. “I’ve been training hard these past few weeks to put myself in the best possible condition to run well and defend my titles over the next week”, ...

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Runners blown away by Spur Trail Series™ finale

Liandi van der Westhuyzen dominating at the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ in Kleinmond. Image by Ewald Sadie

The final race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ was a dramatic affair as approximately 800 runners were challenged with gale force winds as they took on the beautiful trails surrounding Kleinmond. The once-off 23.3km XL course is known as one of the most scenic in the Western Cape but the winners clearly didn’t stop the admire the view ...

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