Trail

South Africa’s most iconic 100km trail races,Skyrun and Ultra-trail Cape Town, to merge

Skyrun and Ultra-trail Cape Town

A merger between Pure Adventures, famous for Skyrun, and the founders of Ultra-trail Cape Town’s Summit Events, will officially bring together a collection of globally significant trail events into one management stable; Endurance Events. The Endurance Events team will be aligning a collective vision that will see a focused agenda for trail-running in South Africa, where the country and its athletes benefit from ...

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Runners lace-up their running shoes for the FNB Platinum Trail Run

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North West Province, South Africa – The ATKV in Buffelspoort will be buzzing with excitement on Sunday, 22 May 2016 when eager trail running enthusiasts gather to participate in the 4th running of the FNB Platinum Trail Run. Defined by its exclusivity and terrain, trail runners can look forward to experiencing some of the best trails on offer in the ...

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Calitz, Brimble crowned Cell C AfricanX Trailrun champions

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  The 2016 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS closed off on a high note at the majestic Houw Hoek Inn on Sunday, 13 March 2016.  Team KWay North Face’s AJ Calitz and Ben Brimble obliterated the men’s field, claiming a stage three victory in a blistering fast time of 01:52:30 and the overall victory in a well-deserved combined ...

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ASICS Elite Men claim Cell C AfricanX Stage One victory

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  Stage One of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS got underway at the exquisite Houw Hoek Inn on Friday, 11 March 2016. Edwin Sesipi and Givemore Mudzinganayama of Team ASICS Elite Men rode the wave to a Stage One victory completing the 36km stage in a lighting fast time ...

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Friday 5k takes Cape Town and Stellenbosch by storm

Cape Town’s most exciting 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN continues to cause a stir in both Cape Town and Stellenbosch by hosting weekly Friday 5k training runs in the prelude to the 2016 event.  Seen here:  Ryal De Waal with his four-legged companion, Blancka enjoying the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN Friday 5k in Stellenbosch.  Photo Credit: Till Schenk

Cape Town’s most exciting 12km road race, the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN continues to cause a stir in both Cape Town and Stellenbosch by hosting weekly Friday 5k training runs in the prelude to the 2016 event. “The Friday 5k was initiated in Cape Town as a lead up to the 2015 FNB Cape Town ONERUN,” says Sue Ullyett, ...

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Cell C AfricanX Trailrun boasts exciting new route enhancements

Celebrating its 8th anniversary this coming weekend, South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will treat runners to exciting route enhancements including a new Stage Three start venue at the majestic Wildekrans Wine Estate. Seen here:  Carla Van Huyssteen in action at the 2015 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 8th anniversary this coming weekend, South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will treat runners to exciting route enhancements including a new Stage Three start venue at the majestic Wildekrans Wine Estate. “We are excited to welcome Wildekrans Wine Estate as the start venue of the third and final ...

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Cell C AfricanX Trailrun attracts a star-studded field

Kicking off at the picturesque Houw Hoek Inn on Friday, 11 March 2016, South Africa’s most exciting three day stage trail run the Cell AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS has attracted the attention of a star studded field of trail runners including the likes of Ben Brimble and AJ Calitz, Johnny Young and Nicholas Rupanga, Edwin Sesipi and Givemore Mudzinganyama and Landie Greyling running with Megan Mackenzie.  Seen here (from left to right):  Chantel Nienaber and Katya Soggot in action at the 2014 AfricanX Trailrun.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Kicking off at the picturesque Houw Hoek Inn on Friday, 11 March 2016, South Africa’s most exciting three day stage trail run the Cell AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS has attracted the attention of a star studded field of trail runners including the likes of Ben Brimble and AJ Calitz, Johnny Young and Nicholas Rupanga, Edwin Sesipi and Givemore Mudzinganyama, ...

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Cell C AfricanX Trailrun prize purse announced

Trail running enthusiasts preparing to take on South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, will be pleased to hear that the 2016 event boasts a whopping prize purse of R167 000. 
Seen here:  Trail runners in action at the 2015 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail running enthusiasts preparing to take on South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, will be pleased to hear that the 2016 event boasts a whopping prize purse of R167 000. “The amazing support of our sponsors has enabled us to show our gratitude to runners for their support by offering a ...

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Plaatjies and Greyling Blaze the Trails of the Tankwa Trail

The Stellenbosch locals, from left to right: Niel Swanepoel, Mauritz Janse Van Rensburg, AJ Calitz, Landie Greyling and Christiaan Greyling. Photo by Seamus Allardice.

Oudtshoorn local Etienne Plaatjies broke up the dominant group of Stellenbosch locals when he crossed the finish line of Stage 1 of the Tankwa Trail, and he did so in style claiming the stage victory in an astonishing 2 hours 6 minutes and 19 seconds. Leading lady, Landie Greyling, made it 5 of out 6 Stellenboschers in the top 6 ...

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