Trail

Sandes to tackle first local 100 Miler at UTD

South African ultra-distance trail running trail-blazer Ryan Sandes will take on his first 100 Miler on South African soil when he joins a strong field at Ultra-Trail® Drakensberg starting on 23 April. Graeme Murray/Red Bull Content Pool Underberg – The quality elite field assembling for Ultra Trail® Drakensberg that gets under way on Friday 23 April has been bolstered by ...

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K-Way and Pure Adventures announce exciting new partnership!

Photo Credit – Craig Kolesky/ Nikon Since forging one of the strongest trail running racing brands over the past 3 years when they partnered with the legendary SkyRun, K-Way have announced that they will now be taking bigger strides into trail racing by offering a full umbrella sponsorship for all of the races in the Pure Adventures stable. These races ...

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Savanna Origin of Trails moves to November!

Trail runners in action at the 2019 Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run Experience.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Stillwater Sports, the organisers of Stellenbosch’s iconic Savanna Origin of Trails MTB and Trail Run Experience has announced that both events, that were scheduled to take place in April, will move to 27 – 28 November 2021 due to the looming threat of ...

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Ngubane, Van Deventer crowned 2021 THIRSTI AFRICANX Champions

Although Eric Ngubane and Juan Van Deventer (Nedbank 1, Race Number 123-1 and 123.2) had to settle for a 4th place Stage Three finish on Sunday 28 March 2021, the lead that they had managed to build up after Stage One and Two of South Africa’s premier three-day stage race was enough to secure them the coveted tile of 2021 THIRSTI ...

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Ngubane, van Deventer set the pace during Stage One of the THIRSTI AFRICANX Trailrun

Danette Walley and Vicky van der Merwe of Team STS gave the Women’s Teams a run for their money securing the Stage 1 victory in an impressive time of 02 hours 02 minutes 10 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg With a strong contingent of road runners lining up for the 11th edition of the THIRSTI AFRICANX Trailrun that started at Paul Cluver Wine Estate and finished ...

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THIRSTI AFRICANX 2021 routes announced!

Adnaan Mohamed and Sonja Britz enjoying Dress Up Day at a previous year’s THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Stillwater Sports is excited to announce the routes of the 11th edition of the THIRSTI AFRICANX Trailrun that will take place at the Houw Hoek Hotel, in the Western Cape, over the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021. South Africa’s premier ...

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AFRICANX Trailrun welcomes THIRSTI as Title Sponsor

Stillwater Sports is proud to announce THIRSTI as the Title Sponsor of South Africa’s premier three-day stage trail run, the THIRSTI AFRICANX Trailrun.   “We are extremely proud to welcome THIRSTI as the Title Sponsor of the AFRICANX Trailrun,” says Michael Meyer, founder of the event and Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “Proudly South African, THIRSTI water is inspired by people ...

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AfricanX preparations continue with a contingency plan in place!

Event organisers, Stillwater Sports have confirmed that planning for the 11th annual AfricanX Trailrun, that is scheduled to take place at the Houw Hoek Hotel (Bot River, Overberg Region / Western Cape) on the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021, is still underway with a contingency plan in place in the event of Level 3 Restrictions not being eased before then.  ...

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AfricanX welcomes 2021 ambassadors!

Nicholas Rupanga in action during a previous year’s AfricanX Trailrun.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg The organisers of SA’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun, that is scheduled to take place on the weekend of 26 – 28 March are excited to welcome ten avid supporters as ambassadors in 2021. The ten ambassadors are:  trail runners Nicholas Rupanga, Noel Ernstzen, Blake Dyason, Ashraf Orrie ...

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