Running

Fairtree Simonsberg Contour trail run kicks off stage race season

Pre-entries for the Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Trail Run Stage Race, which kicks off the annual trail race season this weekend, will close at midnight on Wednesday, 7 February.  More than 400 runners have already entered for the two-day event that will start and finish at the Dirtorpia Trail Centre just outside of Stellenbosch on 10 and 11 February 2018.

Pre-entries for the Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Trail Run Stage Race, which kicks off the annual trail race season this weekend, will close at midnight on Wednesday, 7 February.  More than 400 runners have already entered for the two-day event that will start and finish at the Dirtorpia Trail Centre just outside of Stellenbosch on 10 and 11 February 2018.   ...

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Usain Bolt eletrifies Puma School of Speed in Johannesburg

Usain Bolt visited the PUMA School of Speed high school athletics meet in Ruimsig Stadium.

The World’s Fastest Man Usain Bolt inspired exceptional performances from high school athletes competing in the PUMA School of Speed athletics meet at Ruimsig Stadium in Johannesburg on Monday 29 January 2018.   Bolt electrified the stadium as he strutted his stuff on the track, posed for selfies and charmed fans in the stands.   Bolt also offered these words ...

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XTERRA Trail Run returns to Grabouw

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the XTERRA Trail Run grants trail running enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the vibe of the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship.  Seen here:  Trail Runners in action during the 2017 XTERRA Trail Run.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the XTERRA Trail Run grants trail running enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the vibe of the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship.   “The XTERRA Trail Run features the actual 6km and 12km trail run routes of the Fedhealth XTERRA Lite and the Fedhealth XTERRA Full,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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AfricanX Training Run heads to Cecilia Forest

Seen here (from left to right):  Givemore Mudzinganyama and Edwin Sesipi in action during the 2017 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the AfricanX Training Run #2 at Cecilia Forest (Constantia) this coming Saturday, 20 January 2018.   Open to the public, the AfricanX Training Runs are hosted under the guidance of former AfricanX winners Dawid Visser and Rohan Kennedy. The goal is to prepare runners for the 10th annual AfricanX Trailrun presented ...

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AfricanX training runs kick off this festive season

Trail runners in action during the 2017 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

In preparation for the 10th anniversary of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, event organisers have announced that six training runs will be hosted between December 2017 and April 2018. Open to the public, the first training run will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 16 December 2017. “We would like the 2018 AfricanX experience to be a memorable one,” ...

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ASA Launches Athletix Grand Prix Series

Athletix Grand Prix Series photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

Johannesburg – Athletics South Africa is excited to launch the ASA Athletix Grand Prix Series in which a total prize incentive of R1 365 000.00 is offered to athletes to produce outstanding performances. This competition will feature three Grand Prix Meetings in March, one month prior to the Commonwealth Games (08 – 15 April 2018 in Australia). South Africa’s finest will have ...

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Prodigal Khumalo takes first place at Ultra-trail Cape Town presented by Salomon, 21-year old Lucy Bartholomew wins the Women’s 100km event.

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Cape Town, 2 December 2017: Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which this year forms part of the Ultra-trail World Tour, saw Zimbabwean Prodigal Khumalo smash the men’s race record by just under an hour, in a time of 9:51.00. Other race favourite Ryan Sandes was only minutes behind him in a time of 9:56:03, with Scotty Hawker from ...

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Hill climbs his way to victory at Sharks Trail Adventure

The trio of Change A Life Rider dicing for third place in the 40km MTB race at the STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure at Summerveld Estate, from left Scelo Mhlongo, Bongmusa Zikhali, Ndumiso Dontso.

Shongweni – Andrew Hill extended his reign as the King of the STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure by winning his fifth title in six years at the 40km mountain bike race, mastering hot, dusty conditions to romp to a comfortable victory. His dominance at a race that the Hillcrest native considers his home event, and one that he can ride to ...

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Ryan Sandes among top athletes competing in the Ultra-trail Cape Town presented by Salomon – call for Capetonians to support the race

This year’s Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon takes place next Saturday, 2 December, and sees an elite group of international and top local ultra trail runners competing on one of the most beautiful race routes in the world, traversing challenging terrain in the Table Mountain National Park.

This year’s Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon takes place next Saturday, 2 December, and sees an elite group of international and top local ultra trail runners competing on one of the most beautiful race routes in the world, traversing challenging terrain in the Table Mountain National Park. This year’s race, the fourth event of its kind, forms part ...

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