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Another first for Matt Daneel

Matt Daneel crossing the finishline for the victory. Photo credit: Eunice Visagie, Outsider Communications

On the weekend Matt Daneel managed another first in his sporting career when he won the 60km race at Die Burger MTB Challenge held in Stellenbosch. The multisport athlete from Stellenbosch won the race in 2 hours and 42 minutes. Edward Best and Jannes Buys joined him on the podium. “This was my first ever outright moutainbike  victory, and I am ...

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Last chance to cycle for cancer

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Mountain bikers and roadies have one last chance to sign up to cycle for cancer before entries for the Powerade Bestmed Lost City Cycle Festival close at 11pm on Tuesday evening. The 17th edition of the event takes to the roads and offroad trails around Sun City on August 16 and 17. Dubbed “Cycle 4 Cansa”, the proceeds from the ...

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The 2014 Barloworld Ford Pinetown Tough-Man Trail Series presented by Saucony kicked off at Freedom Trails in July

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The TOUGH-MAN Trail Run Series has no obstacles, no Zombies, and definitely no Military-style combat soldiers shouting orders at you. What it does have is some insane terrain, mystical valleys, windy dirt tracks, amazingly high waterfalls, creepy chain ladders a few dangerously wild animals and of course… YOU! The TOUGH-MAN Trail Series is not extremely difficult, but it gives each competitor an amazing taste of ...

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Midlands braces for biggest field in 8yr history

Stuart Marias from CT winning the Ultra Triathlon in March 2014

Race date:  30th November 2014 – Midmar Dam The KZN Midlands is bracing itself for the biggest field in the Midlands Ultra Triathlon since its inception in 2009 says race director Damian Bradley from B-Active Sports. “Entries from all over South Africa and internationally have been flooding in since April this year and at this point we have far exceeded ...

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Victories for Woolcock and Vale at 9th Die Burger MTB Challenge

Mens podium, 75km Challenge won by Waylon Woolcock (Cannondale Blend) and Cherie Vale (Paarl Media) Photo Credit: Eunice Visagie

Waylon Woolcock (Cannondale Blend) and Cherie Vale (Paarl Media) won the ninth edition of Die Burger MTB Challenge over 75km in Stellenbosch. The MTB Challenge was held over six distances – the invitational only 75km, 60km, 50km, 42km, 30km and 15km. Action started and finished at Eikestad Primary School. Woolcock said he knew he had a good chance to win ...

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TeamPaarlMedia shines at 2014 Commonwealth Games

Mariske Strauss during a training session

Leading commercial printing group, Paarl Media has proudly supported Mariske Strauss and Heiko Redecker on their journey to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The two mountain bike riders represented their countries in the Women and Men’s Cross-Country Mountain Bike events respectively, on Tuesday 29 July. Mariske Strauss of the Paarl Media sponsored Orange Monkey Pro Team, placed 10th overall in ...

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The third race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ is this Sunday, 3 August at the Taal Monument, Paarl.

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Race 3: Sunday, 3 August | Taal Monument & Paarl Mountain (Directions) LONG Course: 14km | 09h00 SHORT Course: 7.8km | 09h15 Route maps & profiles LATE ENTRIES Online entries for this event have sold out. There will be limited entries available on-the-day, strictly between 06h00 and 07h30.  IF YOU’RE NOT IN THE QUEUE BY 7:30AM ON SUNDAY YOU WILL BE SHOWN AWAY EMPTY-HANDED. Please ...

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The Crazy Store 1000 Hills Challenge – running crazy

The start to the Crazy Store 1000 Hills Challenge long course won by Solicitor Manduwa and for the ladies both Trish Bahlman and Tracy Zunckel crossed the line at the same time.

“’The Crazy Race’” as it has become affectionately known, changed to a new winter date for its third running. This proved a resounding success on all fronts. Improvements and upgrades were introduced to the 35km and 20km routes which made them a little tougher, and a lot more fun – if you like climbing hills that it is! The 10km beginner ...

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New addition to the AR calendar, WCAD Winter Wanderer race report

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26-27 July 2014 Citrusdal – Koningskop Introduction The WCAD Winter Wanderer was a new addition to the AR calendar for 2014. The inaugural event took place in the Citrusdal region, exploring the Olifants River Mountains. This beautiful area is a little less known to Adventure Racing and definitely worth the visit. The weather was true to the event’s namesake and ...

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TriRock confirms new deal with POC

POC sponsored triathlete, Tayla Glover in action.

Following the success of the inaugural triathlon held last year, TriRock Durban has grown in leaps and bounds. Today they announced a partnership with a leading international supplier of technical performance eyewear and helmets, POC, distributed in South Africa by Pure Motion Sports. POC is a Swedish company working from a strong mission to do the best they can to ...

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