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Athletes to watch in the Ultra-trail Cape Town, the final race of the 2018 Ultra-trail World Tour

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With last year’s first and second placed men back to claim the top spot for 2018, and a very strong field of international elite athletes travelling to South Africa for 1 December, the Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) Men’s race will be an exciting one. The Women’s race also looks to be closely contested, with Italian Francesca Canepa and Kelly Wolf ...

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Origin Of Trails closes off on a high note in the City Of Oaks

Origin Of Trails Trail Run by Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch was buzzing with excitement on Sunday, 25 November 2018 with eager mountain bikers and trail runners congregating at the Coetzenburg Sports Fields to either take part in Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience or be part of the action of the inaugural Origin Of Trails Trail Run.   Luca Ruwiel claimed his second consecutive stage victory ...

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Ultra-trail Cape Town presented by Salomon – something for everyone in race week

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Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which is now part of the Ultra Trail World Tour, takes place on Saturday 1 December, and sees four trail running races of 100km, 65km, 35km and this year for the first time, 21km, traverse sections of Table Mountain, Lion’s Head, Signal Hill, Orangekloof, Llandudno, Hout Bay, the Constantia Winelands, the upper slopes ...

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Countdown to SA’s MTB party of the year begins

Origin Of Trails Trail Run by Tobias Ginsberg

SA’s MTB party of the year, the 6thannual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience will take Stellenbosch by storm this coming Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018.   An individual 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails routes highlight the beauty and splendor of the City Of Oaks.  Mountain bikers can look forward to the “once a year opportunity” to ...

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Origin Of Trails Trail Run set to enhance any training regime

Chantel Nienaber by Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch based personal trainer, running coach and formidable trail runner, Chantel Nienaber is keeping things interesting by adding the Origin Of Trails Trail Run to the training schedule of her client base.   “I love being out in nature,” admits Nienaber.  “It allows me to feel wild and free.  The Origin Of Trails Trail Run will take place on the ...

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Puma announces School of Speed 2019 dates

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Exciting news for aspiring track athletes is the announcement of the dates for the PUMA School of Speed 2019 to be hosted at five venues across South Africa with the first meet at Coetzenburg, Stellenbosch on 26 January 2019.   Entries are now open at https://schoolofspeed.comwith the four additional meets to be hosted at Ruimsig Athletics Stadium in Johannesburg on ...

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Trail runners in for a treat at Origin Of Trails Trail Run

Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot in action in Stellenbosch during the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail Running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the action at South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience by taking on the Origin Of Trails Trail Run on Sunday, 25 November 2018.   “Stellenbosch is a mountain biker and trail runner’s dream location both for training and racing,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater ...

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Records tumble at FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

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Perfect weather conditions, a fast route and a deep field resulted in a plethora of records tumbling at the 2ndannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN on Sunday, 14 October 2018. Joshua Cheptegei broke his own course record and with that the Ugandan Record and the SA All Comers record on the day.  Swiss sensation, Julien Wanders broke both the Swiss National ...

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Glencairn Trail Run

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The Glencairn Trail Run took place on Glencairn Farm in the Underberg area of Kwa-Zulu Natal over the weekend of 12-14 October, and despite rainy conditions on the first day, runners enjoyed the southern Drakensberg trails, a weekend away camping, and for some, a party with live entertainment on the Saturday night.   Underberg local Phillip Shezi took the Men’s ...

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