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Nikki Kimball to run Richtersveld Wildrun™

Nikki Kimball on her way to victory at the Marathon des Sables 2014.
All images by Ian Corless.

Nikki Kimball, current female champion of the 254km Marathon des Sables and three-time Western States 100 miler winner will be taking part in the four day, 150km Richtersveld Wildrun™ held during the first week of June 2015 in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in South Africa. Kimball, a resident of Boseman, Montana in the USA, is one of the most respected female ...

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Cape Town 12 OneRun set to take the city by storm

Excitement builds as Cape Town prepares to host what is sure to become one of the largest and most celebrated sporting events in South Africa, the much anticipated FNB CAPE TOWN 12 ONERUN.  Seen here (from left to right) at the event launch that was held on Monday, 26 January 2015:  Brett Bellinger (Marketing Director PUMA South Africa) with Michael Meyer (Managing Director of Stillwater Sports) and Stephan Claassen (FNB Business Provincial Head).  PHOTO CREDIT:  Ewald Sadie

Excitement builds as Cape Town prepares to host what is sure to become one of the largest and most celebrated sporting events in South Africa, the much anticipated FNB CAPE TOWN 12 ONERUN. According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, the FNB CAPE TOWN 12 ONERUN is one of the most exciting projects that Stillwater Sports has undertaken ...

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Sesipi, Scheffer successfully defend titles at Puma Trail Run Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Leilani Scheffer in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

Just under 600 trail running enthusiasts gathered at Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) on Sunday, 25 January 2015 to partake in the much anticipated PUMA Trail Run. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes.  Edwin Sesipi and Leilani ...

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Ultra-trail Cape Town Entries open 27 January

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After bursting onto the local and international trail running scene in 2014, anticipation is running high for this year’s race, scheduled to take place on 3 October. UTCT 2015 will again feature two ultra distances of 100km and 65km, as well as a shorter ‘urban-trail’ of 20km. Race director Nic Bornman explains: ‘For decades South Africa have boasted the world’s ...

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Countdown to Puma trail run begins

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Calling all trail running enthusiasts!  The action-packed PUMA Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) this coming weekend.  Taking place on Sunday, 25 January 2015, entrants can choose between a challenging 12km and less daunting 6km route. Track and field runner Edwin Sesipi claimed gold at his trail running debut when he took on the 12km race in ...

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Scorching running expected at Spur Cape Summer Trail Series™

The start of the Spur Cape Summer Trail Series™ 2014

With entries almost filled up to capacity and the Cape summer showing its best side it’s a definite that the Spur Cape Summer Trail Series™ will get off to a cracking start this Wednesday. The Spur Trail Series™ is one of the most popular trail running events on the South African trail running calendar with each race in the countrywide ...

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Entries open for FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and FNB Platinum Trail Run

Seen here:  Participants in action at the 2014 FNB Magalies Monster Mountain Bike (MTB) Classic presented by ISUZU.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

This week entries will open for two of Buffelspoort’s most exciting events, the FNB Magalies Monster Mountain Bike (MTB) Classic presented by ISUZU and the FNB Platinum Trail Run.  Taking place at the ATKV Buffelspoort (North West Province) on Saturday, 23 May 2015 and Sunday, 24 May 2015 respectively sport enthusiasts can look forward to spending a fun filled weekend outdoors with ...

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Sesipi steals the Spur Trail Series™ show

Edwin Sesipi on his way to victory at race 4 of the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series™ 2014. Image by Pat Black

Almost 700 trail runners made their way to the Pelindaba Nature Reserve this weekend to take on the final race of the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series™. They weren’t disappointed as the Highveld weather played along, delivering a perfect morning to kick off a typical summer Sunday. Some of the biggest names in South African trail running showed up to ...

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Final Week for 2015 Comrades Marathon Entry Process

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It’s the final countdown! Comrades Marathon runners have less than one week to get their entry in and secure their place at the Start of the 90th ‘Ultimate Human Race’. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the three-month entry process will close on 30 November 2014. Comrades Marathon enthusiasts who have not yet entered the iconic race are ...

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Exciting Puma Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Participants enjoying the Totalsports XTERRA trail run routes in 2013.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The adrenaline pumping PUMA Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort (North West Province) on Sunday, 25 January 2015. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes. Cash prizes will be up for grabs in the long routes, while all competitors (long ...

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