Running

Celebrating the Spirit of the Dryland Traverse

Even the route marshals get into the party spirit at the Dryland Traverse. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The Dryland Traverse trail running stage race may be dubbed an “Adventure Trail Run” and it certainly is, but the true differentiator between the Dryland Traverse and other events is the amazing spirit which prevails in the race village. Starting with registration on Thursday and continuing through until everyone departs after prize giving on Sunday a unique festival atmosphere envelops ...

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BIG5 Challenge attracts BIG name elites

BIG5 Challenge

The 8th Annual BIG5 Challenge is fast approaching and the competition for podium spots is heating up with the likes of Bradley Weiss, Davide Del Fante, Dean Hopf and Theo Blignaut fighting it out over five events during the ten days of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival between 7 and 16 July. The ladies’ competition also promises to be ...

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Dladla and Don Wauchope triumph at Giant’s Cup

Race winner Thabo Dladla (left) and women's race winner Su Don-Wauchope ring the finishers bell at the end of the final stage of the 2017 Giant's Cup on Saturday 20 May. Greg Labuschagne /
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Underberg – Local wildlife ranger Thabo Dladla realised his dream of winning the Giants Cup trail run as he and seasoned ultra-athlete Su Don-Wauchope wrapped up the men’s and women’s titles on the 30km final stage. Once again running in sublime weather conditions, against a backdrop of the snow-clad Drakensberg mountains, the pair extended the leads they had established on ...

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Gachaga smashes World Best at FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Kenya’s 22-year-old Morris Gachaga may be softly spoken, but there is nothing wrong with his legs – and did they do some serious talking at the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday 21 May, when the diminutive runner smashed the previous World Best on a point to point course by four seconds. Gachaga crossed the line in 33:27 eclipsing the 33:31 of Sammy Kitwara run at the Bay to Breakers in May, 2009.  Seen here:  Morris Gachaga claiming gold on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Cape Town – Kenya’s 22-year-old Morris Gachaga may be softly spoken, but there is nothing wrong with his legs – and did they do some serious talking at the 2017 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday 21 May, when the diminutive runner smashed the previous World Best on a point to point course by four seconds. Gachaga crossed the ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN welcomes Budget as a partner

The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are excited to welcome Budget Rent a Car as the official car rental partner of the Cape’s premier 12km road run.  Starting at Woodbridge Island (Milnerton) at 09:00, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN celebrates the brilliance of Cape Town and its beautiful surrounds.  The route will guide runners along the  coastline through the Harbour, past key city landmarks, including Cape Town Harbour, Grand Parade and the V&A waterfront, before finishing at the Portside building in the heart of Cape Town.  Seen here (from left to right):  Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports with Mike Sema, CSI, Events and Sponsorship Manager Budget Rent a Car, South Africa.   Photo Credit:  Luke Walker

Cape Town – The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are excited to welcome Budget Rent a Car as the official car rental partner of the Cape’s premier 12km road run. “It’s an honour to welcome Budget Rent a Car, a global leader in its field, as a partner of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN,” says Michael ...

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Entries Open for Refined Attakwas Trail

Danette Smith powering up the climb to the Attakwaskloof Neck on her way to victory in the women’s race at the 2016 Fairview Attakwas Trail. Photo by Oakpics.com

Entries to the 2017 Attakwas Trail opened at 12:00 on Monday the 15th of May and Dryland Event Management are confident that the third edition of the event will capture the imagination of trail runners like never before. The event date has been brought forward from December to 25 November and the logistics have been simplified with a brand new ...

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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN set to take the Mother City by storm

A record field of over 13 000 runners will take the Mother City by storm this coming Sunday, 21 May 2017 at the 3rd annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Seen here:  Eager runners at the start of the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN in 2015.  Photo Credit:  Kapstadt.de

Cape Town – A record field of over 13 000 runners will take the Mother City by storm this coming Sunday, 21 May 2017 at the 3rd annual FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. Starting at Woodbridge Island (Milnerton) at 09:00, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN celebrates the brilliance of Cape Town and its beautiful surrounds. The route will guide runners ...

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Spur teams up with the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are excited to welcome Spur Steak Ranches as a partner of the Mother City’s most loved 12km road race.  Seen here:  Runners in action at the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Cape Town – The organisers of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN are excited to welcome Spur Steak Ranches as a partner of the Mother City’s most loved 12km road race. “The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN celebrates the magnificence of Cape Town, incorporating some of the city’s most iconic landmarks on route,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater ...

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Running Forever Faster For Those Who Are Differently Abled

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PUMA has thrown its support behind the OCAL Global team of 11 conventional runners and 2 hand cyclists who will embark on a non-stop 24 hour, epic 10 day journey leaving Cape Town on Thursday 27 April and arriving in Pretoria on Sunday 7 May 2017, where they will join runners taking part in the Wings for Life World Run. ...

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