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CST Get the Tankwa Trek off to a Perfect Start

With UCI points and significant prize money at stake the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen attracts a stellar international field. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting.

The CST PostNL Bafang team, of Sebastian Fini and David Nordemann, and the Faces CST squad of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill stormed to victory on the opening stage of the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. The 24-kilometre-long Stage 1 took place on Thursday, 6 February 2020, and started at 15:00 in the afternoon. Despite the late ...

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Euro Steel & Dusi continue strong partnership

Nine-time champion of the Dusi Canoe Marathon Andy Birkett has been supported by Euro Steel as has the race for a number of years and once again the steel company has recommitted themselves to the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon from 27-29 February.
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Pietermaritzburg – Following years of support for the sport of canoeing, through their team of elite athletes, and the Dusi Canoe Marathon, Euro Steel have reassured Natal Canoe Club of their commitment to South Africa’s most iconic canoe marathon from 27-29 February 2020. Following the recent chemical spill into the Baynespruit from the Willowton site, the state of river system’s ...

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Beers and Stenerhag Kick-Off 2020 In (Muddy) Style

Matt Beers soloed to victory by attacking with just over 30 kilometres left to race. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting.

NAD Pro MTB’s Matt Beers and Fairtree Capital’s Jennie Stenerhag started the 2020 mountain biking season in the best possible way on Saturday, 18 January. The pair overcame formidable elite, men’s and women’s, fields to win the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Depth of competition and the famously difficult course were made more challenging by the unseasonal weather. ...

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Entries open for 2020 season of FNB Run Your City Series

Runners in action during the 2019 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Grote

Monday 03 February 2020 marks the date on which entries will open for the FNB Run Your City Series, SA’s trio of iconic mass participation road races that include the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN, FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN and FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN.   The FNB Run Your City Series encourages runners of all ages (male and female) and ...

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Overberg’s Hidden Gems Revealed by Stanford MTB Classic

The Stanford Valley Guest Farm and Paardenberg farms have been building new singletracks at a frantic pace since to 2019 Stanford MTB Classic to ensure the riding is better than ever in 2020. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The 2020 Stanford MTB Classic, an Overberg MTB Events race, is set to take place on the 29th of February and 1st of March this year. In order to ensure that newcomers and returning riders alike are treated to a spectacular weekend of mountain biking the event’s route has been revamped. It now boasts more singletrack than ever and more ...

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Attakwas Extreme: The Season Starts Here

The rugged Attakwaskloof, inaccessible to mountain bikers outside of the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, helps provide the challenging route which gives the race its Hell of the South nickname. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting.

The South African mountain biking season starts on Saturday, 18 January, with the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Known as the Hell of the South, it is a 121-kilometre-long traverse of the Klein Karoo, fabled Attakwaskloof and the rolling roads through the Outeniqua Mountain foothills. It is also the traditional season opener for South Africa’s mountain biking community. ...

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Escape the Big City to Run (the) Waterberg

Join the running fun, on the 16th of May 2020, at the Weesgerus Holiday Resort, in Modimolle.

The Waterberg is one of South Africa’s best loved weekend getaways. Located just 140 kilometres form Pretoria and under 200 from central Johannesburg it is the perfect bushveld retreat from the big city lights. On the 16th of May 2020 fitness enthusiasts will have another reason to escape the urban hustle and bustle when the inaugural Run Waterberg takes place. ...

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Athletes to watch at the Ultra-trail Cape Town this weekend

Kane Reilly_Photo Golden Trail World Series

Cape Town. 25 November 2019. On Saturday 30 November, a large group of the world’s best ultra-distance trail runners will join local elite runners on the start line of SA’s premier ultra-trail running event, Ultra-Trail Cape Town presented by Salomon (UTCT).   The UTCT 100km race is the final event on the Ultra-trail World Tour calendar, placing the race firmly ...

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