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Smile Foundation Announced as Dryland Event Management’s Charity Partner

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Dryland Event Management and the Smile Foundation have joined forces to put the smile back onto children’s faces with free corrective facial reconstructive surgery and treatments. Dryland Event Management is South Africa’s premier mountain bike and trail running events management company. The Smile Foundation has been selected by Dryland Event Management as their charity of choice and will be the ...

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K-Way sponsor Miya for the 2016 Skyrunning World Champs in Spain

K-Way is exclusively owned by Cape Union Mart. Cape Union Mart International (Pty) Ltd has been equipping South African adventurers since 1933, and is South Africa's favourite outdoor adventure store. Stocking everything one needs for outdoor pursuits - including hiking, camping, trail running, mountain biking, snow sports, travel and more - Cape Union Mart is an essential first step in every adventure.

With just over a week to go before he competes in the 2016 Skyrunning®World Championships in Spain, K-Way athlete and 2015 SA Skyrunner®champ Lucky Miya is feeling strong and “ready to race against the best”. Sponsored by K-Way, Miya is the sole runner representing South African Skyrunning in the Buff® Epic Run Skymarathon®in the Vall de Boi on 23 July. ...

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A weekend of adventures at the Bastille Festival

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Photo credit: Gowan Basson / Totalkaosphoto There was something for everyone at the Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run on Saturday, organised by Energy Events; 15km, 25km, 35km and 50km options. Chilly weather, beautiful mountains, icy river crossings, rocky terrain and well marked routes sums up this trail run. Be sure to mark it in your diary for next year – ...

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Mathaithai Trail Run fast becoming a favourite on the calendar

Mathaithai Trail Run at Lebone II - College of the Royal Bafokeng, in the North West has been running for four years as a small community event. Over the past two years the number have swelled exponentially due to the spectacular routes and great vibe. This year’s event – scheduled for 22 October – is set to go to take the event to an exciting new level.

RUSTENBERG – Lebone means “light” in the Setswana language and Lebone II – College of the Royal Bafokeng was named after its founder, former Kgosi (King) Mollwane Lebone Boikanyo Molotlegi, chief of the Royal Bafokeng Tribe of South Africa. The school and its sprawling grounds are as majestic and impressive as the name suggests and this spectacular place of learning ...

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Back to Back BIG5 Sport Challenge wins for Marais and Steyn

Stuart Marais crosses first

(South Africa, 9 July 2016) There were no surprises at the Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon, the final event of the BIG5 Sport Challenge, with favourites and defending champions, Stuart Marais and Andrea Steyn taking 1st place in the run and emerging as the overall winners of the 2016 BIG5 Sport Challenge. Just over 7300 athletes braved the cold for the ...

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Clash of the trail runners

Stuart Marais action

(South Africa, 5 July 2016) The third event of the BIG5 Sport Challenge, The Featherbed Trail Run, took place today at the 33rd annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival with the favourites Stuart Marais and Andrea Steyn comfortably winning the men’s and ladies races. Defending Big 5 Champion and the undisputed King of Knysna, Stuart Marais, continued to make good on ...

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Entries for the 2017 Tankwa Trail Are Open

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Entries to the 2017 Tankwa Trail, which takes place from 17 to 19 February next year, are open. The 2017 event will mark the second running of the three day stage race which held its successful début earlier this year. The Tankwa Trail takes in 90km of amazing Koue Bokkeveld trail running in its three stages. The routes follow rugged ...

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