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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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Asics welcomed as presenting sponsor of Africanx Trailrun

Dawid Visser, Promotions & Training Specialist ASICS South Africa, in action at the AfricanX Trailrun earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” Stillwater Sports, the organisers of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun are excited to welcome ASICS as the presenting sponsor of this much anticipated event. “The AfricanX Trailrun will celebrate its 8th anniversary in 2016,”says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “Each year our event ...

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Impi Challenge obstacles add excitement to the sport of trail running

Nicolette Griffioen in action at the AfricanX Trailrun, earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – A trail run with a twist, it’s no secret that the IMPI Challenge has attracted the attention of a number of South Africa’s top trail runners.  The IMPI Challenge Gauteng #2 is no exception, with top trail runner Nicolette Griffioen eagerly awaiting the opportunity to conquer fun and exciting obstacles at the Van Gaalens Cheese ...

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Puma IGNITE XT available in-store today

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Cape Town, South Africa (14 August, 2015) – PUMA’s latest addition to the IGNITE family, the IGNITE XT cross trainer hits local stores today. Engineered to maximize energy and movement during high intensity workouts, the IGNITE XT is worn by the likes of Usain Bolt, Rihanna, Sergio Agüero, the Arsenal Football Club and the Cuban boxing team. Like its forefathers, ...

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Spur Cape Winter Trail Series – Race 03 Taal Monument

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I love Paarl. I always get excited when I take the off-ramp from the N1 and head onto Main Street. A couple of kilometres later, we were parking at the entrance to the Taal Monument and the start of Race 03 in the Winter Trail Series. The 13.5km looped course planned to take us mostly along runnable tightly packed jeep ...

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