Trail

Origin Of Trails Trail Run Entries Now Open

Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, entries are now open for the 2nd annual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 01 December 2019.  Seen here:  Trail running enthusiasts enjoying the action of the inaugural Origin Of Trails Trail Run in 2018.  Photo Credit:  Philip Fyer

Forming part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, entries are now open for the 2ndannual Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place in Stellenbosch on Sunday, 01 December 2019.   “Launched in 2018, the Origin Of Trails Trail Run grants trail runners the opportunity to be part of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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The Rock just got “Tougher-er”

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The Rock Mountain Bike and Trail Run Festival announced today that it has secured a sponsorship from Bidvest McCarthy Toyota Paarl for Paarl’s biggest endurance festival which takes place over the weekend of 27-29 September later this year. Besides a cash sponsorship, Bidvest McCarthy Toyota Paarl has committed a significant personnel base and a fleet of vehicles to assist with ...

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Lombard and Scholtz Run to Discovery MUT Titles

Finishing just before last light was definitely worth celebrating after a brutal 13 hours on the trails of the Discovery MUT. Photo by Jacques Marais.

Brendan Lombard run to a hard fought Discovery George Mountain Ultra Trail victory over defending champion Roelof Mostert on Saturday the 15thof June 2019. The women’s race, over the flagship 60 kilometre distance was won in far more dominant fashion by Annalise Scholtz. The event also saw 25 and 9 kilometre distances contested on highly technical mountain running trails in ...

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Noosi successfully defends FNB Platinum Trail Run title

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Teboho Noosi (Lesotho) successfully defended his title at the 7th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run at the ATKVBuffelspoort today (Sunday 02 June 2019), with Noukhosi Tshuma (Tembisa, Johannesburg) claiming victory in the women’s race.   “I came to defend my title,” says a very happy Noosi who completed the Long (+-24km) Route in an impressive time 01 hour 25 minutes ...

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Magaliesberg placed on pedestal at FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and FNB Platinum Trail Run

FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic photo by Tobias Ginsberg

Off-road adventure seekers are in for a treat at the 17thannual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and 7thannual FNB Platinum Trail Run that will be hosted at the bustling ATKVBuffelspoort on Saturday 01 and Sunday 02 June 2019 respectively.     “The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and FNB Platinum Trail Run are two of the North West Province’s most revered ...

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Noosi ready for round two at FNB Platinum Trail Run

Givemore Mudzinganyama 2017 photo by David Tarpey

Reigning FNB Platinum Trail Run champion, Teboho Noosi (Lesotho) will be back to defend his title at the 7th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run at the bustling ATKVBuffelspoort on Sunday 02 June 2019.   Noosi’s finishing time of 01 hour 23 minutes 21 seconds secured him the top spot on the podium at the 2018 FNB Platinum Trail Run.   ...

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Champs blaze across Berg at UTD 2019

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Underberg – Incredibly there was a tie at the end of the 2019 UTD160, the longest event of the Ultra-Trail® Drakensberg Festival of Trail Running, as Finland’s Lauri Tuomaala and South Africa’s Naomi Brand won the men’s and women’s titles in exactly the same time on Saturday. The pair scaled the highest peak in Southern Africa and raced across the ...

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The Rock represents new vision for mountain-biking and trail running

‘THE ROCK’ MOUNTAIN BIKE AND TRAIL RUN FESTIVAL, PRESENTED BY PAARLBERG BMW

With an affordable price tag and array of options to suit all levels of mountain-bikers and trail runners, “The Rock” Mountain Bike and Trail Run Festival represents a new chapter for endurance events. Paarl’s biggest mountain-bike and trail run bash, presented by Paarlberg BMW, was staged very successfully for the first time last year and attracted more than 1000 participants. ...

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UTCT excitement begins as 2019 entries open

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This year marks the sixth edition of Ultra-trail Cape Town presented by Salomon (UTCT), with the race already establishing itself as a bucket list event for local ultra-trail runners. This is also the third year that the 100km event is included as part of the Ultra-trail World Tour (UTWT), attracting a large number of elite international athletes, and that number ...

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