Tag Archives: AfricanX Trailrun

Calitz, Van der Merwe set for THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 1-Day XPERIENCE

Seen here (from left to right):  Vicky van der Merwe and Danette Walley in action during the THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 3-Day Stage Race in March this year.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Tobias Ginsberg Taking place at the much-loved Paul Cluver Wines, Grabouw (Western Cape) on Saturday 18 September 2021, the THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 1-Day XPERIENCE has attracted the attention of SA trail running icon AJ Calitz (Melkbosstrand) and well-known ...

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AfricanX preparations continue with a contingency plan in place!

Event organisers, Stillwater Sports have confirmed that planning for the 11th annual AfricanX Trailrun, that is scheduled to take place at the Houw Hoek Hotel (Bot River, Overberg Region / Western Cape) on the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021, is still underway with a contingency plan in place in the event of Level 3 Restrictions not being eased before then.  ...

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AfricanX welcomes 2021 ambassadors!

Nicholas Rupanga in action during a previous year’s AfricanX Trailrun.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg The organisers of SA’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun, that is scheduled to take place on the weekend of 26 – 28 March are excited to welcome ten avid supporters as ambassadors in 2021. The ten ambassadors are:  trail runners Nicholas Rupanga, Noel Ernstzen, Blake Dyason, Ashraf Orrie ...

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All roads lead to the AfricanX Trailrun for Comrades Marathon Champion, Charne Bosman

Comrades Marathon Champion (2016) Charne Bosman will step out of her comfort zone the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021 when she takes on South Africa’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun at the Houw Hoek Hotel (Bot River, Overberg Region / Western Cape). Charne Bosman.  Photo Credit:  Willem Botha Comrades Marathon Champion (2016) Charne Bosman will step out ...

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AfricanX reassures runners amidst COVID-19 restrictions!

With entries filling up fast for SA’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun (scheduled to take place on the weekend of 26 – 28 March 2021), organisers are continuously adapting the event plan to ensure that Government Regulations pertaining to COVID-19 are met.  “The current Level 3 Regulations prohibit events from taking place, but we remain quietly optimistic that ...

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Stillwater Sports’ 2021 Trail Running Calendar Announced

rail Runners in the North West Province tackle the Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Stillwater Sports is excited to announce its 2021 trail running event dates which includes the return of South Africa’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun. “2020 has been a challenging year to say the least.  We are excited to put it behind us ...

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AfricanX Trailrun entries open this week with an Early Bird Special

Trail runners enjoying the action and beauty of a previous year’s AfricanX Trailrun.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Event Organisers, Stillwater Sports are celebrating the opening of AfricanX Trailrun entries this week (opening on Wednesday 09 December 2020) with an exciting Early Bird Special that will run for the month of December! “We are excited to open entries for South Africa’s premier ...

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Stillwater Sports announces the return of the AfricanX Trailrun in 2021

Local Sports Marketing Agency, Stillwater Sports is excited to announced that South Africa’s premier three-day stage trail run, the AfricanX Trailrun, will be back in 2021!  Teams of two trail running enthusiasts (male/female/mixed) will be seen battling it out on a route varying in distance between 22km – 34km each day.  Each stage will feature a different route that is ...

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The 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS by Ulrica Stander

What a privilege, the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS by Ulrica Stander.  Looking back on the last few days running the African X, I realized once again, how extremely privileged we are running/doing events like these. An experience and feeling one will always treasure and remember for ever. The one thing that makes the AfricanX so special and so unique ...

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AfricanX hat-trick for Rukadza and Calitz

Perfect planning saw Team K-Way Wintergreen’s Bernard Rukadza and AJ Calitz claim their 3rdAfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS title in the men’s team race on Sunday, 29 April 2018.   Starting and finishing at Retreat (Boschendal Wine Estate) Stage Three of the AfricanX Trailrun pitted runners against a 20km – 22km route.   “We knew all along that we would ...

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