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Mercury rises at monumental run

Tsungai Mwanengeni on his way to first place at race 3 of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ at the Taal Monument. Image by Ewald Sadie

You would have been forgiven if you thought the third race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ took place on a summer’s day as the sun shone down on over 900 trail runners at the Taal Monument in Paarl. Traditionally known as the fastest course of the Series, this year was no different with the winners of both the ...

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900 runners tame the Tyger

Beautiful views on a spectacular day at race 2 of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ at the Tygerberg Nature Reserve. Image by Ewald Sadie

Over 900 trail runners took on the Tygerberg hills on a picture perfect Cape winter day this Sunday to bring the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ to its halfway mark. In the 12km long course Championship race, newcomer Timothy Chambers surprised most as he beat both the seasoned Tsungai Mwanengeni and Raydon Balie to the line in a superb time ...

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Totalsports Woman’s race Stellenbosch attracts an elite field

PUMA ambassador Lebo Phalula in action at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban earlier this month.  Lebo shared the top step of the podium with her sister, Lebogang after they both completed the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban in an impressive time of 33 minutes 44 seconds.   Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Stellenbosch – Taking place in Stellenbosch on Monday, 10 August 2015, the Totalsports Women’s Race has attracted the attention of an array of elite runners including the likes of René Kalmer, Mapaseka Makhanya, Cornel Joubert, Lebo Phalula and Yolande Maclean. According to Kalmer, Stellenbosch is one of her favourite cities in South Africa. “I can’t think of a better place ...

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Spur Cape Winter Trail Series – Race 01 Paul Cluver Estate

All smiles after the finish and some refreshments

  Article written by our guest runner: Fareed Behardien aka leavethecouch.co.za The popular Spur Cape Winter Trail Series kicked off last weekend at the Paul Cluver Estate with a memorable event that left first-timers (like me) and seasoned participants wanting more. Each year the number of entrants has grown and with the kind of quality that was on display, there will ...

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Fast pace expected at Totalsports Women’s Race Johannesburg

PUMA ambassador Lebogang Phalula in action at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban earlier this month.  Lebogang shared the top step of the podium with her sister, Lebo after they both completed the 10km Totalsports Women’s Race in Durban in an impressive time of 33 minutes 44 seconds.   Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Newtown (Johannesburg) – Elite athletes Rutendo Nyahora and Lebogang Phalula will be seen setting the pace when they “Run Their City” at the much anticipated Totalsports Women’s Race at the Mary Fitzgerald Square on National Women’s Day (Sunday, 09 August 2015). According to Nyahora, her attraction to the Totalsports Women’s Race Johannesburg is twofold.  “I like the Johannesburg route, but ...

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Wagner inspiration by Stuart Marais

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Two days prior to heading to Knysna, I bumped into Chris Wagner at the gym and as usual he and I spent some good time chatting about life, racing and for the most part, me feeding off his positive attitude towards anything and everything. I suggested that Chris, once again, head to Knysna to join us for the Big 5 ...

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Big5 Sport Challenge by Stuart Marais

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It was that time of year. A time for family, friends, oysters, wine and plenty hard racing. The Knysna Oyster featival has become a permanent fixture for me and in a little more detail, the Knysna Big 5 Challenge. The event consists of the 5 major events during the oyster festival, namely: 80km mountain bike 1600m lagoon mile swim 14km ...

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Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ off to a stunning start

It was a glorious winter morning at the first race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ at the Paul Cluver Estate.

Approximately 1 000 runners were met with a perfect Cape winter day as they made their way to the Paul Cluver Estate in the Overberg for the first race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ and the Spur GLB46 Ultra. Almost 100 runners took on the Spur GLB46 Ultra across the Groenlandberg. After an epic battle at the front ...

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Runner are in for a treat at the Totalsports Woman’s Race in Stellenbosch

SAMA award winner, Lloyd Cele will serenade runners and walkers at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Stellenbosch on Monday, 10 August 2015.
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Stellenbosch – After “Running Their City” at the Totalsports Women’s Race in Stellenbosch on Monday, 10 August 2015, participants can look forward to an energetic performance by SAMA award winner, Lloyd Cele. “It is important to celebrate women,” says Cele. “We need to show appreciation for the hard work and sacrifices that women make on a daily basis. My sound ...

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Kwesta supports the Totalsports Woman’s Race

Photo Credit:  Chris Preyser

Newtown (Johannesburg) – South African hip hop sensation, Kwesta will support the “We Run This City” movement in Johannesburg on Sunday, 09 August 2015 by serenading runners and walkers once they’ve completed the much anticipated Totalsports Women’s Race at the Mary Fitzgerald Square. “I think it is vital to rally up as many runners, walkers and supports as possible,” says Senzo ...

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