Trail

AfricanX Training Run heads to Cecilia Forest

Seen here (from left to right):  Givemore Mudzinganyama and Edwin Sesipi in action during the 2017 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the AfricanX Training Run #2 at Cecilia Forest (Constantia) this coming Saturday, 20 January 2018.   Open to the public, the AfricanX Training Runs are hosted under the guidance of former AfricanX winners Dawid Visser and Rohan Kennedy. The goal is to prepare runners for the 10th annual AfricanX Trailrun presented ...

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AfricanX training runs kick off this festive season

Trail runners in action during the 2017 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

In preparation for the 10th anniversary of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, event organisers have announced that six training runs will be hosted between December 2017 and April 2018. Open to the public, the first training run will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 16 December 2017. “We would like the 2018 AfricanX experience to be a memorable one,” ...

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Prodigal Khumalo takes first place at Ultra-trail Cape Town presented by Salomon, 21-year old Lucy Bartholomew wins the Women’s 100km event.

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Cape Town, 2 December 2017: Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon, which this year forms part of the Ultra-trail World Tour, saw Zimbabwean Prodigal Khumalo smash the men’s race record by just under an hour, in a time of 9:51.00. Other race favourite Ryan Sandes was only minutes behind him in a time of 9:56:03, with Scotty Hawker from ...

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Hill climbs his way to victory at Sharks Trail Adventure

The trio of Change A Life Rider dicing for third place in the 40km MTB race at the STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure at Summerveld Estate, from left Scelo Mhlongo, Bongmusa Zikhali, Ndumiso Dontso.

Shongweni – Andrew Hill extended his reign as the King of the STIHL Sharks Trail Adventure by winning his fifth title in six years at the 40km mountain bike race, mastering hot, dusty conditions to romp to a comfortable victory. His dominance at a race that the Hillcrest native considers his home event, and one that he can ride to ...

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Ryan Sandes among top athletes competing in the Ultra-trail Cape Town presented by Salomon – call for Capetonians to support the race

This year’s Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon takes place next Saturday, 2 December, and sees an elite group of international and top local ultra trail runners competing on one of the most beautiful race routes in the world, traversing challenging terrain in the Table Mountain National Park.

This year’s Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) presented by Salomon takes place next Saturday, 2 December, and sees an elite group of international and top local ultra trail runners competing on one of the most beautiful race routes in the world, traversing challenging terrain in the Table Mountain National Park. This year’s race, the fourth event of its kind, forms part ...

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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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