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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Ngubane shows his class at Giba

Eric Ngubane on his way to first place at the Spur KZN Trail Series® Race 2. Image by Greg Labuscagne

The Spur KZN Trail Series® headed to Giba Gorge last Wednesday night for race 2 as close to 100 runners were treated to a spectacular evening with conditions ideal for running. In the long course 10km Championship race, Eric Ngubane lined up at the start line quietly but soon showed his class as he raced home first in a time ...

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Inanda locals dominate race 1 of Spur KZN Trail Series®


Gorgeous, hot conditions greeted more than 130 runners as the Spur KZN Trail Series® kicked off at Inanda Dam this past Sunday. Both courses experienced some magnificent flowing single track along the banks of the Inanda Dam with nature and views making the searing heat all worthwhile. In the men’s 8.9km long course Championship race, it was a bare-footed local ...

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The official results and… the Stoke


  On Saturday 3 October 600 runners made up of 32 nationalities lined up to run either the 20km, 65km or 100km course from Gardens Tech Rugby grounds in Cape Town. Table Mountain hid beneath a thick white mist, and 6 hours of solid, icy rain played havoc with the nutrition and hydration plans of the runners. The brave stepped ...

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Competition! Win an entry for the AlphaZero Tunnel Run.


This is a first ever opportunity to participate in the race with the longest tunnel run in the world, going out and back through the famous Hugenote Tunnel between Paarl and Worcester. Title sponsor AlphaZero Consultants, in conjunction with many other visionary role players made this event a reality. Runners will follow trails up to the tunnel, run through the ...

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Rukadza and Soggot dominant at Marloth Mountain Challenge


There was no stopping Bernard Rukadza and Katya Soggot as they claimed the Mountain Challenge Series title with convincing performances in the mammoth 55km Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC). Both runners put in classy performances and never really gave anyone else a sniff of the Series title as they completed the third race in this epic three race series. The morning ...

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PUMA announce endorsement deal with Asafa Powell


  Cape Town, South Africa (30 September 2015) – PUMA today announced a new endorsement deal with Jamaican sprinter, Asafa Powell. The former 100m world record holder who holds the record for the most sub 10 second 100m sprints having dipped below that mark 93 times, joins the Global Sports Brand’s growing portfolio of athletes preparing for the 2016 Olympic ...

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Final day for South African Early Bird Entries

2016 Comrades campaign poster

Today is the final day for South African runners to take advantage of the Comrades Early Bird entries for next year’s race. Entries for the 2016 Comrades ‘down-run’ currently stand at over 9100. The entry cap is 20-thousand.    The early bird entry fee of R380 is valid until midnight tonight (30 September 2015). CMA Race Director, Rowyn James has urged ...

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PUMA Trail Run entries now open

PUMA Trail Run Buffelspoort photo credit Volume Photography

  Entries have opened for the 2016 PUMA Trail Run series that will start in Buffelspoort (North West Province) on Sunday, 24 January 2016, before debuting in Port Elizabeth the following weekend (Sunday, 31 January 2016) and culminating in Grabouw (Western Cape) on Sunday, 21 February 2016. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the ...

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