AJ Calitz set to defend Red Bull LionHeart title

Unique elimination format trail race back for the fourth time on Cape Town’s iconic Lion’s Head

CAPE TOWN (South Africa) – The fourth edition of Red Bull LionHeart will take place on Sunday 6 December 2015 and – the undisputed King of the Lion – Andre ‘AJ’ Calitz, will be back to defend his title. Calitz completed his hat trick in 2014 by out-gunning Thabang Madiba for the win in a new record time of 25:54. ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN entries open

Entries for the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will open on Sunday, 15 November 2015.  Seen here:  Excited runners in action at the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  @MarkSampsonCT

Cape Town (South Africa) – Entries for the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN will open on Sunday, 15 November 2015. Celebrating everything Cape Town related – the vibe, the city and the people, the 2015 event cemented itself as a bucket list event for all runners, walkers and fun seekers. “We are capping the field at 15 000 entries for ...

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Alpha Zero Tunnel Run. Doing justice to the hype.


The much anticipated Alpha Zero Tunnel Run took place on Saturday 7 November. For the uninformed, this 20 Km out and back race started in Wellington and entered the Huguenot Tunnel service tunnel after approximately 5.5 kilometers, to traverse right through the mountain for 4 kilometers. The turn-around point was just outside the opposite exit of the tunnel at which ...

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Record field ready to tackle Fairview Dryland Traverse

Challenging terrain and stunning scenery help make the Fairview Dryland Traverse one of the most complete trail-running stage races on the calendar. The fifth edition gets underway on Thursday.
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Endurance runners are known for their ability to train hard, race hard and party hard. And that’s why the Fairview Dryland Traverse, a four-day trail-running stage race, which starts this week, has attracted a record field of 300. No other trail-running stage race has the complete appeal of the Fairview Dryland Traverse, which starts with an underground prologue stage in ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN selected for Discovery Sport Industry Awards 2016 Shortlist

The start of the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN at Woodbridge Island earlier this year.  Photo  Credit:

The Sport Industry Group unveiled in Johannesburg that the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN is on the official shortlist for the Discovery Sport Industry Awards 2016, with the winners set to be announced at the star-studded ceremony at the Sandton Convention Centre on 11 February 2016. The official shortlist includes campaigns and brands from 10 different sporting codes including rugby, ...

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Fidel Ncube dominating Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series®

Fidel Ncube on his way to first place at the second race of the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series®. Image by Pat Black

We were treated to a superb race at the magnificent Segwati Game Ranch as just over 500 runners laced up their shoes at the start line of the second race of the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series®. Race two of four in the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series® at Segwati Game Ranch on Sunday saw a dominant trail running display ...

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Madiba and Terblanche show their class at Spur Trail Series®


The Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series® kicked off at Hennops River this past weekend as more than 600 runners were reunited with trail running friends on a scorching Highveld summer day. In the 18.5km XL race Thabang Madiba, one of South Africa’s favourite and finest trail runners, lived up to his reputation as he blitzed the course in 01:43:34 over ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN named “Race of the Year”

Seen here an iconic photograph of the 2015 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN (from left to right):  Kenya’s Emmanuel Bett and Daniel Salel fought to the line at the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 17 May 2015.  The decision, after much deliberation, going the way of Bett in a time of 33 minutes and 32 seconds (33:32).   PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN was named “Race of the Year” at the Western Province Athletics Annual Awards function held in Cape Town this past weekend. The WPA Awards evening was a prestigious event that that brought together athletes, clubs, race organisers, coaches, technical officials and administrators from across the Western Province to celebrate the athletic achievements of individuals and ...

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PUMA Running presents: Ignite your city Paris


Cape Town, South Africa (20th October, 2015) – The IGNITE YOUR CITY film series drops its seventh installment with Paris. The next stop on the IGNITE YOUR CITY series is New York. This time, PUMA gathers four runners from the French capital for an after-hours sprint around the city’s less trodden locations. Supporting them in their run is PUMA’s latest ...

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Spur KZN Trail Series® wraps up

Runners take off at race 4 of the Spur KZN Trail Series®. Image by Greg Labuscagne

The fourth Spur KZN Trail Series® came to a conclusion this Saturday in the Valley of 1 000 Hills at the tranquil setting of iSithumba. In the men’s 11.3km long course Championship race, Eric Ngubane made it three wins out of three as he wrapped up another first place in a time of 48:59 to take the overall Series win ...

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