Tag Archives: Durban

Entries open for gruelling 640km Ride for MRP Foundation

Durban – It’s that time of year again when a courageous group of cyclists prepare to ride a daunting 640 km journey from Johannesburg to Durban in less than two days, all in the name of doing good. Entries for one of the country’s most gruelling bicycle rides, the Ride for MRP Foundation from 29 – 30 November 2015 have ...

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McGregor gets onto 2015 Durban Downwind scoreboard

Durban – South African paddling great Hank McGregor notched up his first win of the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Surfski Series on Saturday when clinched victory in the Zurich Pirates Umhlanga Pirates clash while rowing convert Hayley Arthur claimed the women’s spoils. Having missed the five-leg series’ first two encounters on KZN’s South Coast McGregor was eager to put in ...

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Triathletes descend on Durban for TriRock

Race week is here and the buzz amongst local endurance athletes is at a peak as triathletes from around the globe come to Durban for TriRock presented by Medihelp. This years edition of the 1.9km swim, 90km cycle and 21km run will feature 61 international triathletes – many from neighbouring SA countries, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. There are athletes coming ...

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4th Tinman Triathlon: Do you have heart?

From triathletes-in-the-making, to the serious die-hard kind, the Maxed Elite TINMAN Triathlon is designed for everyone who loves to move. It’s a high-speed, exhilarating race with categories for every one of every fitness level. Maxed Elite TINMAN Series director, Damian Bradley is excited to welcome Mr Price Sport and the Maxed Elite brand on board with the Series. “The brand ...

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Huge response to event as demand for entries soars

South Africans love competition and this has been borne out by the demand for entries into this year’s edition of TriRock Durban, to be held on the 5th October this year, following the huge success of the inaugural event last year. The field size will be capped at 1200 entries and the current entry list is creeping ever closer to ...

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The Tinman Triathlon

  Race 1 of 3 – 27/07/2014The 1st Triathlon race of the year was finally upon me and to add to the angst, it was a draft legal sprint race (1km swim, 30km bike and 10km run). That always means there is no room for error from the moment the gun goes, so mentally I was prepping for an hour ...

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Kargo Pro MTB taps into high altitude chamber training

Durban – Having been named in the South African team to the MTB World Championships in Hafjell in Norway in September, Kargo Pro MTB rider Rourke Croeser is using controlled sessions training in a simulated high altitude chamber to sharpen his conditioning. Working with his coach/manager Shaun Peschl in the lead up to the national championships this weekend, Croeser has ...

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