Running

Last Night Run of the year – 9 December @ Neethlingshof

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The last Lusan Night Run is happening Wednesday evening, 9 December at Neethlingshof! This one is going to be big!!  Ask anyone who participated in one of our previous events how much fun it is!! Neethlingshof is a stunning venue, with beautiful on-route views. Live music, good food, lots of wine prizes and some lumo fun, come and join us next ...

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Introducing the Forerunner® 630 Measure what matters with the most advanced GPS running watch

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Garmin is excited to announce the newest and most cutting-edge GPS running watch – the Forerunner 630. A touchscreen running watch with more running dynamics including physiological measurements1 so runners can be more aware of their bodies before, during and after a run. Runners can stay connected and motivated throughout and in-between workouts with smart notifications, music controls and audio ...

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Introducing the Forerunner® 25 An easy-to-use GPS running watch with connected features from Garmin®

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Garmin announced the Forerunner 25, a compact and easy-to-use GPS running watch with connected features. No matter the goal the Forerunner 25 will help runners get there by tracking essential data including distance, pace, heart rate1 and calories. In between workouts the Forerunner 25 keeps users motivated with activity tracking,2 counting steps and calories and reminding users when they have ...

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Sharks Trail Adventure trail running triple awaits Madida

Xoli Madida has won the 2013 and 2014 18km women's trail run of STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure and heads to Summerveld Estate, Shongweni on Sunday, 6 December eager to make it three in a row. Xoli Madida has won the 2013 and 2014 18km women's trail run of STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure and heads to Summerveld Estate, Shongweni on Sunday, 6 December eager to make it three in a row. Xoli Madida has won the 2013 and 2014 18km women's trail run of STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure and heads to Summerveld Estate, Shongweni on Sunday, 6 December eager to make it three in a row. Anthony Grote/
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Durban – Xoli Madida is relishing the opportunity to challenge for a record third consecutive women’s 18km trail running title at this year’s STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure when she takes to the trails of Summerveld Estate, Shongweni on Sunday, 6 December. The passionate athlete has dominated proceedings in the ladies tussle of the event’s longest trail races having edged out ...

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Bruce ARNETT wins Skyrun presented by Salomon

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Bruce Arnett won the 2015 Skyrun presented by Salomon over 106 kilometres from Lady Grey to Wartrail Country Club in a time of 13h56m. “I’m happy I can still win after all these years,” commented the veteran of 17 Skyruns after the event. “I was the oldest of the elite runners out there, so I’m well chuffed to be the ...

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Kirstenbosch Gardens joins the Spur Trail Series® venue line-up in 2016

Sunset runs are sure to be a highlight again at next year's Spur Cape Summer Trail Series® with the new venue, Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, set to thrill. Image by Ewald Sadie

Entries officially opened this month for the ninth Spur Cape Summer Trail Series®, held annually during January and February. The Spur Trail Series® is South Africa’s original and only national short course trail running series that attracts young and old to the exciting sport of trail running. This year South Africa’s premier botanical gardens, Kirstenbosch, will play host to one ...

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Fairview Dryland Traverse Day 3

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The final day was here and I awoke feeling surprisingly refreshed – must’ve loosened up the tired legs with all the jolling the previous night 🙂 Now to enjoy the last 11kms of trail on the Fairview Dryland Traverse. For the final run, the compulsory equipment list would not be enforced which meant I could shed some weight in my ...

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Fairview Dryland Traverse Day 2

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This was new territory for me. A third day in a row on the trails with some pretty tired legs facing 22kms of fast paced running through the Klein Karoo. My quads felt dead. Very, very dead. The previous day’s running was rough, but (on the bright side) the worst was over and the weather was clearing nicely. Gathering at ...

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Fairview Dryland Traverse Prologue

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The Fairview Dryland Traverse adventure trail race celebrated its 5th year in 2015 and I was fortunate to take part in this epic Trial Race as a member of Team Endurohub. Four days of trail running up in the mountains, no cell reception and surrounded by other trail nutters… YES PLEASE! Klein Karoo bound My intention to follow a training ...

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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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