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Sanlam Cape Mile attracts SA’s cream of the crop

Danie Marais in 2015 by Tobias Ginsberg

Reigning champions Chad Ho (Morningside, Durban) and Michelle Weber (Franschhoek) together with Danie Marais (Clifton) will lead the charge at the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   In 2017 Ho secured his first Sanlam Cape Mile title in an impressive time of ...

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People in 50 countries go the distance for water saving

The #RunningDry campaign is organized by Thirst, an international not-for-profit organization focused on educating and promoting action on and solutions to the water crisis. Since its launch in 2012, Thirst has educated more than 2 million students in China, has had more than 600,000 participants in its innovation competitions and now works with more than 1000 qualified volunteers and has the support of the Chinese Government.
Thirst founder and CEO Mina Guli will undertake the #RunningDry campaign.

NEW YORK, February 11, 2019. International water activist, Mina Guli’s #RunningDry movement came full circle on Monday 11 February, 100 days after Mina kicked off by running the New York Marathon. Having initially started as a solo campaign for Mina to run 100 marathons in 100 consecutive days around the world to raise awareness for the global water crisis, the ...

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FNB Wines2Whales Finale Returns to Onrus


To celebrate the tenth anniversary of FNB Wines2Whales the race finished in Hermanus in 2018.  While The Marine Hotel added more than a touch of glamour to the final day’s proceedings the relaxed – small town – atmosphere of Onrus was calling the race home. The 2019 Chardonnay, Pinotage and Shiraz events will heed the call and return to the ...

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Countdown to XTERRA Grabouw begins


The Elgin Grabouw Country Club will be the hub of excitement on Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 February 2019 with off-road adventure seekers of all ages putting their skills to the test at the largest XTERRA in the World, the XTERRA South African Championships.   Ruan van Zyl (20) from Pretoria is one such athlete.  “The sport of XTERRA has so ...

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Blistering Koue Bokkeveld victory

2019 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek Presented By Biogen - Stage 1 | #BokveldBliss - Captured by Daniel Coetzee for www.zcmc.co.za

The world’s top mountain bikers have arrived in the Koue Bokkeveld for South Africa’s premier four day stage race, the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. The 2019 event was more eagerly anticipated than ever. A ground-breaking live streaming component as well as a brand new opening stage has had mountain bike fanatics licking their lips for months now. ...

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Train like a boxer with JAAB XT TZ

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PUMA®is launching an all new women’s silhouette, Jaab XT TZ, made for high intensity workouts but will have you looking hella fly. South African television presenter Ayanda Thabethe joins supermodel Adriana Lima to prove that from sweat comes mental and physical beauty. Regardless of shape, colour, or size, training stimulates positive results that enhance one’s inner warrior. The Jaab XT ...

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Winelands Encounter set for another capacity entry

Competitors will experience some of the most scenic trails in the Cape Winelands when the Liberty Winelands Encounter takes place from April 12 to 14. Photo: Robert Ward

Billed as a high-quality but affordable event, race organisers ASG Events are geared up for a flood of interest in the Liberty Winelands Encounter, which takes place in mid-April.   This is the second leg of the annual Liberty Encounter Series, which includes the TransCape MTB Encounter, currently in progress, and the Waterberg Encounter in June.   Starting in Boschendal, ...

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Berge & Dale remains popular date on cycling calendar

Another big entry is expected for the Takealot Berge & Dale cycling road race by the time entries close on February 13. The event celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and will take place in Krugersdorp on the West Rand on February 23. Picture: Mariola Biela

For two decades the Takealot Berge & Dale has been a must-do event on South Africa’s road cycling calendar and this year’s 20th edition on February 23 promises to be no different.   Under new sponsors in Takealot.com and with a new venue in Silverstar Casino, race organisers ASG Events are anticipating a surge of interest before entries close on ...

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Positive Sports’ financial arm will assist cyclists

South African cycling distribution company Positive Sports Solutions has created a financial arm, Positive Capital Solutions, to assist local cyclists with funding for products in its range. Photo: Supplied

South African cycling distribution company Positive Sports Solutions has added a further string to its bow by setting up a financial arm to assist local cyclists.   The new division, Positive Capital Solutions, will create funding options for cyclists, covering all products within the company’s range.   In the latter stages of 2017, Positive Sports Solutions embarked on a strategy ...

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XTERRA Grabouw boasts new routes in 2019

XTERRA Warriors in action during the trail run discipline (3rd and final discipline) of the XTERRA Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Kicking off the 2019 XTERRA racing calendar at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 23 and Sunday, 24 February 2019, the XTERRA Grabouw will treat off-road adventure seekers to an exciting route experience.   The largest XTERRA in the word, the XTERRA Grabouw Full (taking place on Sunday, 24 February 2019) features a 1.5km Swim, a +-27km MTB and ...

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