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Jim Walmsley breaks the Ultra-trail Cape Town record, Courtney Dauwalter places 8th overall

Americans Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter are the men’s and women’s champions of the 2021 Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT), with Jim Walmsley breaking Prodigal Khumalo’s 2017 record (09:51:00) with a time of 9:47:20, and Dauwalter achieving an overall eighth position.  The eighth edition of the race took place on Saturday 27 November, an event that has grown in stature to attract ...

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Mountain bikers experience a piece of heaven at the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience

Seen here: Kusaselihle Ngidi (Stellenbosch) in action during Stage 2 of the 2021 Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience.  Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock The 8th annual Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience closed off on a high note in Stellenbosch on Sunday 28  November 2021 with mountain bikers being treated to a piece of mountain biking heaven. Affectionately dubbed the “MTB Party of the year”, ...

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Hoffman wins fourth aQuellé Tour Durban title

Nolan Hoffman (Team ENZA) claims his fourth title on the line in a sprint finish with Travis Stedman at the aQuellé Tour Durban on Sunday 28 November. Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media Durban – Nolan Hoffman rode his way into the record books by winning his fourth aQuellé Tour Durban title, holding off a valiant challenge from rising star Durban rider Travis ...

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Qualifying schools revealed for 2022 Twizza Super School Series National Final!

Seen here:  Wayde Cloete in action during the Boys U17 400m Hurdles at the Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #2 that was held at the Greenpoint Athletics Stadium (Cape Town) in October. Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock The organisers of the Twizza Super School Series are excited to announce the names of the 52 male teams, 50 female teams and 46 mixed teams that qualified for ...

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Records smashed at the 25th running of the K-Way Skyrun

The 25th running of the legendary K-Way Skyrun delivered in all the right places, from records being smashed and the addition of 3 more names to the list of athletes who have completed the 100km route in under 13 hours! After winning the 2021 K-Way 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge, dubbed the hardest 24km mountain race in Southern Africa, and setting a ...

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Ebenyo and Chelangat fly to victory at Absa CAPE TOWN 12K CITYRUN

Seen here:  Daniel Simiu Ebenyo crossing the finish line of the 2021 Absa CAPE TOWN 12K CITYRUN in 34:01. Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson Kenya’s Daniel Simiu Ebenyo and Jesca Chelangat proved too strong for a stellar men’s and women’s field at the 2021 Absa CAPE TOWN 12K CITYRUN on Sunday 21 November, 2021. Daniel Simiu Ebenyo had come to Cape Town with only ...

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Local MTB racing team sets sights on Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience!

Seen here: Racing Team member Siya Thuthu in action during the 2021 Fedhealth MTB Challenge, another iconic Stellenbosch based event organised by Stillwater Sports. Photo Credit: Chris Hitchcock The Stellenbosch based Fairtree Cannondale Racing Team are looking to close off a very rewarding season at  Stellenbosch’s most iconic MTB celebration, the 8th annual Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 November 2021. ...

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PUMA School of Speed #2 delivers sensational Track & Field competition in Tshwane!

Siyabonga Jiyane (Springs, East Rand Gauteng) claimed gold in the Boy’s U19 200m in a deserving time of 21.95 seconds. Junior track & field stars converged on the TuksAthletics Stadium on Saturday 06 November 2021 ready to prove that their future is #ForeverFaster at the PUMA School of Speed #2! Headed by the World’s Fastest Man, Usain Bolt, the PUMA School of Speed Series was launched in 2016 with ...

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Experience MTB heaven at the 2021 Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience!

Seen here:  Mountain bikers enjoying a previous year’s Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience routes.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Mountain bikers can look forward to experiencing heaven on a mountain bike at the 8th annual Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience that will take place in the picturesque City of Oaks (Stellenbosch) on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 November 2021. An individual 2-day MTB ...

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