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Origin Of Trails’ Long Route boasts 18.5km of spectacular single track

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Taking place at the Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 24 November 2018 the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Long Route will boast a spectacular +-55km-58km Stage OneRoute that features an impressive 1550m vertical ascent.   “Stage Oneof the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Long Route is ideal for mountain bikers that are accustomed to spending time in the saddle,” ...

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SA titles add spice to tactical Breede Marathon

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Robertson – Despite confronting the reality of a low river, a big field of paddlers will contest the 51st edition of the Breede River Canoe Marathon this weekend, with the added lure of national title up for grabs as the event doubles as the SA K2 River Championships. Earlier in the week the race organisers made the call to race ...

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Mandela Day MTB Dash more than just a race for the elites

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WHILE some of the country’s top riders are fighting for the prestigious Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash title on the mountain biking trails around the Mandela Capture Site in Lions River on Saturday, the future of SA cycling will also be on display at the event. In April 2017 the current KZN Cycling Development programme was launched with the support ...

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Aramex SA joins the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Mountain bikers enjoying the 2017 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience MTB routes.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stillwater Sports, the organizers of South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, are proud to welcome Aramex SA as the courier partner of the 2018 event.   “We are excited to welcome Aramex to the 2018 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “A leading global provider, Aramex encouragescreativity, innovation ...

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‘The Rock’ 3-Stage Mountain-Bike route unveiled

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The route for Paarl’s biggest mountain-bike stage race has been unveiled and presents a genuinely unequalled off-road journey over some of the finest mountain-bike terrain in the country. “The Rock” Stage Race, in partnership with Paarlberg BMW, takes place over the weekend of 28-30 September 2018 with lots of entertainment and fun activities to cater for mountain-bikers and trail runners ...

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Stage Two of Origin Of Trails Short Route announced

Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Short Route will start and finish at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 and feature a +- 27km memorable MTB experience that includes a 550m vertical ascent.  Seen here:  Janine Moore enjoying the floating bridge at Mont Marie during the 2017 event.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stage Twoof the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Short Route will start and finish at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 and feature a +- 27km memorable MTB experience that includes a 550m vertical ascent.   “Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails Short Route will feature two open, easy climbs,” says Corrie Muller, Origin Of Trails ...

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FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN boasts an impressive prize purse

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Stillwater Sports, the organisers of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN are excited to announce that the 2018 event (taking place on Sunday, 14 October 2018) will boast a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000.   “We are proud to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN from R212 000 (in 2017) to R250 000 in 2018,” says Michael Meyer, Managing ...

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The heart of the Glacier Storms River Traverse

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Linda Marais, who hadn’t cycled much since High School, conquers the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse. Photo: www.zcmc.co.za The curtains of the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse have officially drawn to a close.   With three-stages through sections of the Tsitsikamma National Park and along the Storms River coastline, the event was every adventure-seekers utopia. Far above the thrill of traversing through South Africa’s ...

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Youth development was under the spotlight on International Youth Day, 12 August.

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Cape Town, 13 August 2018 – Creating long-term opportunities through sustainability, the blossoming list of internationally recognised marathons around the country are making major contributions to multiple South African industries, and it is fitting that International Youth Day was celebrated in the build-up to the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. The annual day of recognition for youth around the world was ...

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