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AfricanX training runs culminate at Boschendal Wine Estate

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

The 5th and final AfricanX Training Run will take place this coming Saturday, 17 March 2018 at Boschendal Wine Estate, the home of the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.   Hosted under the guidance of former AfricanX winners Dawid Visser and Rohan Kennedy, the AfricanX Training Run #5 will give runners a perfect idea of what to expect from ...

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Cell C AfricanX Stage Two encourages ‘fancy dress’

Kicking off in Rooisand (Kleinmond) on Saturday, 18 March 2017, Stage Two of the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will treat runners to magnificent views while lucky trail runners just might catch a glimpse Kleinmond’s elusive wild horses.  Seen here (from left to right):  Damien Hewitt, John McInroy and Robert Lebrun in action during the 2016 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg

Kicking off in Rooisand (Kleinmond) on Saturday, 18 March 2017, Stage Two of the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will treat runners to magnificent views while lucky trail runners just might catch a glimpse Kleinmond’s elusive wild horses. “Kleinmond was the birth place of the AfricanX Trailrun nine years ago,” says Michael Mayer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. ...

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Don’t miss AfricanX’s Training Runs

Trail running enthusiasts taking part in the 2017 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will be pleased to hear that there are three training runs geared at helping entrants prepare for this premier three day stage trail run.
“The training runs are free of charge and ideal for trail runners of all fitness levels,” says Dawid Visser, ASICS FrontRunner.  Seen here:  Dawid Visser and Leilani Scheffer in action during the 2016 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail running enthusiasts taking part in the 2017 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will be pleased to hear that there are three training runs geared at helping entrants prepare for this premier three day stage trail run. According to Dawid Visser, ASICS FrontRunner, the goal of the first training run is to get athletes into the trail running ...

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Calitz, Brimble crowned Cell C AfricanX Trailrun champions

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  The 2016 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS closed off on a high note at the majestic Houw Hoek Inn on Sunday, 13 March 2016.  Team KWay North Face’s AJ Calitz and Ben Brimble obliterated the men’s field, claiming a stage three victory in a blistering fast time of 01:52:30 and the overall victory in a well-deserved combined ...

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AfricanX Trailrun entries now open

Edwin Sesipi and Johardt Van Heerden of Team 32gi Gauteng Men's clinched the Stage One victory completing the 34km route in a blistering fast time of 02 hours 21 minutes 37 seconds.   Seen here (from left to right):  Thabang Madiba, Eric Ngubane, AJ Calitz, Edwin Sesipi and Johardt Van Heerden in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Calling all trail running enthusiasts! Entries have opened for the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run that will take place in the Western Cape the weekend of 11 – 13 March 2016. “The food and the AfricanX vibe are really great, but the people make it,” says top South African trail runner, AJ ...

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Defending champions claim ProNutro AfricanX stage two victory

Stage Two of the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance saw runners toe the line at Mount Rozier Estate in Somerset West on Saturday, 14 March 2015.  A 34km route, featuring a daunting 1100m ascent, had to be completed before the finish line could be crossed at the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre in Grabouw.  Reigning 2014 men’s team champions AJ Calitz and Bernard Rukadza of Team KWAY proved that team experience would have the upper-hand on the day, completing the 34km route first in a mind blowing time of 02 hours 52 minutes 03 seconds.  Seen here (from left to right):  AJ Calitz, Bernard Rukadza, Johardt Van Heerden and Edwin Sesipi in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

Fondly referred to as “Dress Up Day”, Stage Two of the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance saw runners toe the line at Mount Rozier Estate in Somerset West on Saturday, 14 March 2015.  A 34km route, featuring a daunting 1100m ascent, had to be completed before the finish line could be crossed at the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre in ...

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