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Obstacle Training Tips – Net Climb

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With the rapid growth of Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) in South Africa and overseas, along with a number of races on the cards for the month of April I thought some of you may enjoy a few tips on how to do some of the obstacles, especially if you’ll be attempting your very first OCR! Good for you! So this ...

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Eksteen and Dannhauzer cash in at biggest Jeep Warrior race to date

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South Africa’s largest obstacle course event, the Jeep Warrior Race, got even bigger this weekend when the series of eight events culminated at Zebra Country Lodge North of Pretoria. The event attracted a record 9000 participants and more than 3500 spectators and also doubled as the national championships for the elite BlackOps event. Fresh off solid performances at the OCR ...

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Lagerwey, Nienaber obliterate the field at IMPI Elite race

Just over 4000 adventure seekers gathered at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 October 2015 to partake in the finale of the2015 IMPI Challenge presented by Mitsubishi Motors.  Trevor Lagerwey and Chantel Nienaber set the course ablaze on Sunday securing victory in the IMPI Elite Race in impressive times of 01 hour 46 minutes 12 seconds and 02 hours 13 minutes 20 seconds respectively.  Seen here:  Chantel Nienaber in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

IMPI Elite Race Cape Town #2 presented by Mitsubishi Motors Venue:  Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch Date:  Sunday, 18 October 2015 Elite Men: 1 Trevor Lagerwey 01:46:12 , 2 Antoine Van Heereden 01:50:06, 3 Chad Gordon 01:54:10, 4 Marlowe Brett 01:54:14, 5 Jeremie Strydom 02:01:41, 6 Robert Shaff 02:06:52, 7. Murray Haw 02:15:11, 8 Nelius Swart 02:17:01, 9 Cyril ...

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OCR Going from strength to strength with the Jeep Warrior Race

Top Warrior Finisher Thomas Van Tonder focusses to get through the obstacle 'Breaking point'

The fledgling sport of Obstacle Course Racing in South Africa has sparked widespread debate regarding the sustainability and future of the sharp end of the sport. At the forefront of the meteoric rise of OCR, the Jeep Warrior Race has been instrumental in guiding it towards a structured, professional sport status. The South African model for OCR was founded around ...

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Prominent trail runners ready for IMPI Challenge Cape Town

Top trail runner Antoine van Heerden will be seen in action at the IMPI Elite Race presented by Mitsubishi Motors on Sunday, 18 October 2015.  Seen here:  Antoine van Heerden in action during the IMPI Elite Race in 2013.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Stellenbosch (Cape Town) – Known for their remarkable trail running abilities, Antoine van Heerden and Chantel Nienaber will face a tougher challenge on Sunday, 18 October 2015 when they take on the illustrious IMPI Elite Race presented by Mitsubishi Motors at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch. After placing second to Greg Goodall in 2013, Van Heerden ...

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IMPI Kids returns to Cape Town in October

Klara du Plessis (4) in action during the IMPI Mini held at Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

Stellenbosch (Cape Town) – The action packed IMPI Challenge will head to Cape Town one last time in 2015. Taking place at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates, Stellenbosch the weekend of 17 and 18 October 2015, the IMPI Challenge has two categories that cater for under-18s. According to Pieter Du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Race Director, IMPI has two ...

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Training for the IMPI Challenge

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The IMPI series is an endurance obstacle race with categories suitable for everyone. The IMPI Mini for kids (1km), the IMPI Dash for entry level runners (5km – 7 obstacles), the IMPI Corporate and Challenge is 12km in distance (18 obstacles) and is aimed at the more serious competitor. Finally, the IMPI Elite (20km – 30 obstacles) is for the ...

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Eksteen, Griffioen celebrate Heritage Day with IMPI Elite victories

Claude Eksteen and Nicolette Griffioen claimed victory in the IMPI Elite Race that was held at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm on Thursday, 24 September 2015.  Seen here:  Claude Eksteen in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – Claude Eksteen and Nicolette Griffioen were amongst the 1427 adventure seekers that celebrated Heritage Day (Thursday, 24 September 2015) by testing their skill at the annual IMPI Challenge held at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm. “Having just come off of a massive training block, I had to run within my capabilities,” said Eksteen. “It’s ...

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Ladies ready for IMPI Elite battle

Hanneke Danhauser in action at the IMPI Elite Race earlier this year.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – Top adventure seekers, Trish Bahlmann and Hanneke Dannhauser will face off at the much anticipated IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm on Thursday, 24 September 2015. “The IMPI Challenge is exactly that, a challenge,” says Bahlmann. “It’s the tempo and intensity of IMPI that makes this race tough. The obstacles are varied, some you can ...

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Exciting racing on the cards at IMPI Challenge GP#2

Greg Avierinos in action at the IMPI Elite Race earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – The IMPI Challenge will head to the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm one last time in 2015. Taking place on Thursday, 24 September 2015 Elite entrants Claude Eksteen and Greg Avierinos will be vying for the coveted title of IMPI Elite Champion “The atmosphere at every IMPI race is amazing,” says Eksteen. “I really enjoy ...

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