Trail

Entries open for magnificent stage race

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Entries are now open for the 2018 Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Mountain Bike and Trail Run Stage Race events taking place 3 to 4 February and 10 to 11 February 2018 respectively.  Keen trail runners and mountain bikers will once again have the opportunity to race in this unique conservation area right at the start of the annual stage race season. ...

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Salomon South Africa partners with Ultra-Trail Cape Town

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In a move that forms a powerful collaboration between two benchmark brands in the trail running arena, Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT) has welcomed Salomon on board as presenting sponsor. On 2 December 2017, UTCT will celebrate its 4th year of continued growth, as well as its debut on the Ultra-Trail World Tour. The event, which includes race distances of 35km, ...

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The race to conserve the wild magic of Monties

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The Old Mutual Wild Series Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge is an essential Drakensberg trail run for those with an adventurous spirit and a commitment to conservation. In South Africa, outdoor enthusiasts are blessed with an unbelievable variety of well-managed trail running, road running, mountain biking and other endurance events. Everything from stage races to endurance swims is available in this fitness-frenzied country. ...

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Monties more than just a mountain run

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In September, serious trail runners will line up yet again for the Old Mutual Wild Series Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge in the Royal Natal Park in KwaZulu-Natal. One of the country’s must-do trail runs, the popular “Monties” sees participants tackle a grueling climb to the top of the Amphitheatre, reaching the high point at 3 100m above sea level, before heading back ...

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AfricanX Trailrun moves to Boschendal Wine Estate

As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations event organisers are excited to announce that the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will also boast a new Festival Village in 2018 with the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate stepping up to the plate as the new home of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run.  ENTRIES will OPEN on Wednesday, 19 July 2017 and are LIMITED to 350 teams.  Seen here (from left to right):  Chanel Hannah and Niquita Uys in action during the 2017 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations event organisers are excited to announce that the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will also boast a new Festival Village in 2018 with the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate stepping up to the plate as the new home of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run. “2018 will be a big celebratory year ...

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The Ultimate Multisport Challenge Rises From the Ashes

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Each year a select group of multisport enthusiasts take on the elements and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Knysna and surrounds by taking on the Ultimate Multisport Challenge during the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival – the Maserati BIG5 Challenge. With 100% of the well-known Featherbed Trail Run routes affected by the fires, safety and environmental concerns ...

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Maserati BIG5 Challenge – The opposite of ordinary

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BIG5 Challenge and Maserati have joined forces to offer the Ultimate Multisport Challenge in Knysna from 7 to 16 July. Aimed at athletes who push the limits through challenges that question the status quo, the BIG5 Challenge has found the ultimate partner in Maserati, an iconic brand renowned for Italian design, performance and craftsmanship. With the launch of their first ...

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