Trail

Miya, Mackenzie victors at FNB Platinum Trail Run

North West Province, South Africa – The ATKV Buffelspoort continued the excitement of Saturday’s FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU by welcoming just over 800 excited trail runners that were rearing to take part in the third annual FNB Platinum Trail Run on Sunday, 24 May 2015. In the men’s race, the second time round proved to be ...

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12 Day countdown to a desert duel

With less than two weeks before the second Richtersveld Wildrun™ kicks off, anticipation is building for what promises to be a tight race through one of the most biologically diverse regions in the world. Though beautiful, this four day, 150km stage race is one of the most challenging trail runs in South Africa and runners can expect to take on ...

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The challenge is on at Helderberg

The scene is set for an epic day on the Helderberg Mountain this weekend as approximately 600 runners are set to take part in the Helderberg Mountain Challenge (HMC) in Somerset West. This will be the sixth time that the HMC takes place and the epic 24km route has developed quite the reputation since it was first run in 2010. ...

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Miya, Madiba ready for the FNB Platinum Trail Run showdown

North West Province, South Africa – The third running of the FNB Platinum Trail Run has been met with much enthusiasm with a number of top trail runners signing up for an experience like no other. Two top trail runners that will be gunning for gold come Sunday, 24 May 2015 are Lucky Miya and Thabang Madiba. “Placing 2nd at ...

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Injury – Blessing or curse

By Morne Van Greunen. Let’s just be honest – being injured SUCKS and usually comes at the most inconvenient times ever! You are in great shape, your motivation levels are high and you are having an amazing race….and then out of nowhere BAM your body or fate or the universe just decides it’s time for you to STOP! It has ...

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Rukadza and Soggot on top at Jonkershoek

The Jonkershoek Mountains put its best foot forward at the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge (JMC) this weekend and treated more than 600 runners to a day of inspiring trail running in perfect, sunny conditions. With many of the top trail runners in South Africa lining up at the start line it was clear that the competition would be fierce and the ...

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Mackenzie poised for Platinum Trail Run debut

North West Province, South Africa – SA trail running star Megan Mackenzie is counting down the days to her very first FNB Platinum Trail Run experience at the ATKV Buffelspoort. Taking place on Sunday, 24 May 2015 trail running enthusiasts can choose between three distances: a fun filled 8km, a slightly more challenging 12km and the action-packed 24km event. “I ...

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