Trail

Rupanga and Greyling dominate at Oak Valley

Nicholas Rupanga, Ryan Winter and Julian Atkinson at the Spur Trail Series™ Elgin Valley XL at Oak Valley. Image by Ewald Sadie

On a picture perfect summer day, more than 700 runners made their way to Oak Valley in Elgin to be a part of this year’s Spur Cape Summer Trail Series™ one last time. In this, the final race of the 2015 Series, runners were treated to a 7.25km short course, a 15.3km long course and the once-of 24.6km XL. Good ...

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Run the Vines during Ommiberg

Run The Vines line-up from the left are Kayla Samuel, JB De Bruyn, Larissa Pepler and Natasha Stoumann-Jackson.

Paarl is celebrating the 2015 harvest in spectacular style with the OmmiBerg ‘Round the Rock’ festival on Saturday, 7 March.  Participating members of the Paarl Wine Route will be hosting a jam-packed programme featuring young wine tastings, harvest activities, special entertainment for kids and wine promotions. Outdoor enthusiasts should not miss the official launch of the “Run The Vines Trail ...

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Dream run in Grabouw

Morne Van Greunen living the Xterra Warrior status.

Running is an amazing sport. Ask any runner and they will tell you this. People all over the world run for many different reasons such as; general health & fitness, emotional well-being, social acceptance to name but a few. I on the other hand enjoy competing I.e Racing. Yes there is allot more to running I agree, but when you ...

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Totalsports Xterra South African Championships attracts a stellar field

The Grabouw Country Club will be a hub of excitement this coming weekend when multi-sport athletes young and slightly more senior gather to partake in the largest XTERRA triathlon in the word, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  Reigning Totalsports XTERRA SA Women’s Champion and XTERRA World Champion Flora Duffy of Bermuda will attempt to successfully defend her title the weekend.  See here:  Duffy in action at the 2014 event.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The Grabouw Country Club will be a hub of excitement this coming weekend when multi-sport athletes young and slightly more senior gather to partake in the largest XTERRA triathlon in the word, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. With reigning champion Dan Hugo announcing his retirement from racing earlier this year, competition will be rife in the men’s ...

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ProNutro AfricanX TrailRun announces an increase in prize money

Seen here:  Trail runners in action during the 2014 ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” The organises of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance are celebrating the 7th running of this much anticipated event by announcing a substantial prize purse increase of R77 000, taking the overall total to an impressive sum of R161 100. “As the event organisers ...

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Grabouw is the ideal setting for the Puma Trail Run

Seen here (from left to right):  Dawid Visser and Chad Gordon in action in 2014.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The action packed PUMA Trail Run heads to the picturesque Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) this coming Saturday, 21 February 2015. According to local sports enthusiast Chad Gordon, the variety and beauty of being out in nature is what makes Grabouw the ideal venue for the PUMA Trail Run.  “I am really looking forward to the vibe, the challenge of pushing ...

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Arabella Challenge entries now open

February 2015: Bookings are now open for the fourth Arabella Challenge to be held at the end of April this year at Arabella Hotel & Spa. The success of previous challenges has shown that providing an event that caters for a range of fitness levels, in an environment which is challenging yet inspiring has created demand for participation from mountain bikers ...

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Nikki Kimball to run Richtersveld Wildrun™

Nikki Kimball on her way to victory at the Marathon des Sables 2014.
All images by Ian Corless.

Nikki Kimball, current female champion of the 254km Marathon des Sables and three-time Western States 100 miler winner will be taking part in the four day, 150km Richtersveld Wildrun™ held during the first week of June 2015 in the /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in South Africa. Kimball, a resident of Boseman, Montana in the USA, is one of the most respected female ...

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