OCR

Stellenbosch set to host first IMPI Challenge of 2019

Armin Botha in action at the IMPI Challenge #1 in 2018.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Stellenbosch will host the first IMPI Challenge of 2019, the IMPI Challenge #1 at Coetzenburg on Saturday, 06 April 2019.   “We are excited to kick off the 2019 IMPI Challenge Season in Stellenbosch,” says Pieter du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Race Director.  “IMPI Warriors can look forward to spectacular trail running combined with adrenaline pumping obstacles that will require crawling, ...

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#BEMORE with Toyota Warrior 2019

Toyota-Warrior-Race-2019-1-(BeSnapped)

GAUTENG, 31 JANUARY 2019 – South Africa’s largest obstacle course racing (OCR) series, Toyota WARRIOR, powered by Reebok, is returning to Soweto for a flat and fast urban obstacle race, the first race of the 2019 season, at the Expo Centre NASREC, on 02 February 2019. There are three entry categories: Rookie, Commando, and Black Ops. Each of these 3 ...

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Bans, D’Oliveira make light work of Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 Elite Race Obstacles

Fedhealth IMPI Challenge November 2018 ©Mark Sampson

Anele Bans (Parklands, Cape Town) and Dominique D’Oliveira (Bellville, Cape Town) were on top form during the much anticipated Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 Elite Race at the scenic Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018.   “I had a bit of an injury coming into the race,” says Bans. “I just told myself that I’m always a racer, I’m ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge season finale sure to impress

Fedhealth IMPI Warriors in action at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock

The picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) will be buzzing with excitement this coming Saturday, 17 November 2018 when adventure seekers of all ages test their skill and challenge their fears at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4, the final event of the season.   Celebrating its 10thanniversary on the day, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 boasts four entry categories:  IMPI Elite, ...

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Muay Thai fighter challenged by Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race

Ashley Robinson

Taking place at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018, the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #4 has piqued the interest of accomplished Muay Thai fighter, Kickboxer, stuntman and personal trainer, Ashley Robinson.   “I enjoy challenging myself.  The Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race is another way to test my abilities as an athlete,” confesses Robinson.  “Competing against ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge celebrates 10 years of OCR fun

Fedhealth IMPI Challenge photo credit Chris Hitchcock

In celebration of its 10thanniversary the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 will boast 20 exciting obstacles (natural and manmade) at the picturesque Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018.   “The Wiesenhof Wildlife Park is a private reserve.  Its natural beauty and setting makes it the ideal host venue of the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge,” says Pieter du Plessis, Fedhealth ...

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Capetonians dared to show their creative flair at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4

Fedhealth IMPI Warriors turned into unicorns at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3 held in KZN in October.  Photo Credit:  Kyle Cestari

What better way to celebrate the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge’s 10thanniversary at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park, Stellenbosch (Cape Town) on Saturday, 17 November 2018 than by taking part in the event’s “Best Dressed” competition!   “The Fedhealth IMPI Challenge’s Best Dressed competition encourages entrants to embrace their creative flair,” says Pieter Du Plessis, Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Race Director.  “Instead of introducing a ...

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IIE’s Varsity College teams up with Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3

Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Warriors in action.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Grote

Looking to develop Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) as a sport at their Waterfall campus, the Independent Institute of Education’s (IIE) Varsity College has teamed up with the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3 in the North West Province as a means of obtaining valuable exposure in the field of OCR.   “The IIE’s Varsity College is looking to develop OCR as a ...

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Endless action guaranteed at the Fedhealth IMPI Kids #4

Mika du Plessis in action at the Fedhealth IMPI Mini #1 held in Stellenbosch earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Celebrating its 10thanniversary at the Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 17 November 2018, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #4 invites junior adventure seekers to experience Obstacle Course Racing at its best by taking on the Fedhealth IMPI Mini.   The Fedhealth IMPI Mini will boast a 1km route that features 8 small supervised obstacles. The event caters for junior Obstacle Course ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3 boasts 22 exciting obstacles

Fedhealth IMPI Warriors working together to overcome one of the IMPI Challenge’s most iconic obstacles, the Rawson Wall.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Grote

Taking place at the Van Gaalens Kaasmakerji (North West Province) on Saturday, 06 October 2018, the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #3 boasts 22 exciting obstacles of which 12 are manmade.   According to Pieter du Plessis, Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Race Director, the first step to hosting an exciting Obstacle Course Race (OCR) is choosing the perfect venue.  “Situated at the foot ...

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