Tag Archives: Buffelspoort Dam

Gumbo, Broodryk victors at PUMA Trail Run Buffelspoort

Just over 600 trail running enthusiasts gathered at the Buffelspoort Dam in the North West Province on Sunday, 24 January 2016 to participate in the first PUMA Trail Run of the season.  Making his PUMA Trail Run debut, Tranquil Gumbo set the course on fire in the men’s 12km PUMA Trail Run claiming victory in a lightning fast time of 47 minutes 03 seconds.  Seen here:  Tranquil Gumbo in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Tobias Ginsberg

Just over 600 trail running enthusiasts gathered at the Buffelspoort Dam in the North West Province on Sunday, 24 January 2016 to participate in the first PUMA Trail Run of the season. Making his PUMA Trail Run debut, Tranquil Gumbo set the course on fire in the men’s 12km PUMA Trail Run claiming victory in a lightning fast time of ...

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XTERRA Kids makes its debut in Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Junior multi-sport enthusiasts in action at the Fedhealth XTERRA Buffelspoort Kids race on Friday, 22 January 2016.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Buffelspoort Dam was teaming with excitement on Friday, 22 January 2016 when junior multi-sport enthusiasts between the ages of 6 – 14 gathered at the water’s edge to partake in the action of South Africa’s premier off road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA. “We are overwhelmed by the support that the Fedhealth XTERRA Kids race received in Buffelspoort today,” says Michael ...

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Worrying my way to Xterra Warrior status

The dam wall and concrete blocks in question

Race reports can get a little tedious. After all, every race that I do consists of the same elements and sometimes there can be little to set apart one triathlon from the next. Firstly the facts: 1.5km swim – 0m climbing 28km mtb – 552m climbing 12km trail run – 405m climbing (say what?!?) Before the race someone asked me ...

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Sesipi, Scheffer successfully defend titles at Puma Trail Run Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Leilani Scheffer in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

Just under 600 trail running enthusiasts gathered at Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) on Sunday, 25 January 2015 to partake in the much anticipated PUMA Trail Run. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes.  Edwin Sesipi and Leilani ...

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Countdown to Puma trail run begins

Leilani Scheffer

Calling all trail running enthusiasts!  The action-packed PUMA Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) this coming weekend.  Taking place on Sunday, 25 January 2015, entrants can choose between a challenging 12km and less daunting 6km route. Track and field runner Edwin Sesipi claimed gold at his trail running debut when he took on the 12km race in ...

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Totalsports Xterra heads to Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Conrad Stoltz in action at the 2013 TOTALSPORTS XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The TOTALSPORTS XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT heads to the North West Province early in 2015.  Taking place on Saturday and Sunday (24 and 25 January 2015) at the picturesque Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province), participants can expect an adrenaline packed weekend of racing. XTERRA Warriors can look forward to swimming in the pristine mountain waters of the Magaliesberg.  The ...

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