Running

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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The Puma hybrid family welcomes three new members

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Cape Town, South Africa, June 24th2019 –If cushioning and responsiveness is what you are looking for in a running shoe, PUMA has three new styles under the ultimate HYBRID family on offer. The sports brand is launching the HYBRID Astro, HYBRID Fuego and HYBRID Sky, each of them providing unique technologies, different benefits and contrasting designs. However, all of them ...

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Noosi successfully defends FNB Platinum Trail Run title

Noukhosi Tshuma by Tobias Ginsberg

Teboho Noosi (Lesotho) successfully defended his title at the 7th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run at the ATKVBuffelspoort today (Sunday 02 June 2019), with Noukhosi Tshuma (Tembisa, Johannesburg) claiming victory in the women’s race.   “I came to defend my title,” says a very happy Noosi who completed the Long (+-24km) Route in an impressive time 01 hour 25 minutes ...

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FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN entries open this coming weekend

Enthusiastic runners in action during the “PUMA Beat Bolt Sprint” section of the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN route.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Grote

Entries for the 3rdannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN(taking place on Sunday 13 October 2019) will open this coming Saturday 01 June. “Although only in its third year, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN has delivered nail-biting performances,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “In 2017 the inaugural event sawUganda’s Joshua Cheptegei smash the South African all-comers record of 27:55 set ...

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Magaliesberg placed on pedestal at FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and FNB Platinum Trail Run

FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic photo by Tobias Ginsberg

Off-road adventure seekers are in for a treat at the 17thannual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and 7thannual FNB Platinum Trail Run that will be hosted at the bustling ATKVBuffelspoort on Saturday 01 and Sunday 02 June 2019 respectively.     “The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and FNB Platinum Trail Run are two of the North West Province’s most revered ...

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