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Van Zyl runs victory in Durban at Totalsports Ladies Race

Irvette Van Zyl (Nedbank Running Club) claimed gold at the 10km Totalsports Ladies Race in Durban on Sunday, 20 July 2014 crossing the finish line at Berea Rovers Sports Club in an impressive time of 33 minutes 49 seconds.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The streets of Durban were teaming with activity on Sunday, 20 July 2014 when over 4000 runners and walkers gathered at the Berea Rovers Sports Club to participate in the annual Totalsports Ladies Race.  Irvette Van Zyl (Nedbank Running Club) was the lady to beat, completing the 10km race in an impressive time of 33 minutes 49 seconds. According to Van ...

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Berg River Cross Triathlon


ROUTE INFO Swim Distance: 1 000m The swim leg starts on the banks of the beautiful Berg River Dam and consists of one lap of a 1 000m triangularroute.  Swimming in a clockwise direction participants will complete the swim route before exiting the waterand heading into their designated transition area. Mountain Bike Distance:  26km Franschhoek provides some of the most ...

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Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon results released


Results of the Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon and Marathon are: 42km:Men:1. Lloyd Bosman 02:29:00 (open category), 2. Tsepang Ramonene 02:30:55 (open), 3. Ben Brimble 02:36:04 (open). Women:1. Linda Tucker 03:03:03 25th overall (40-49 years), 2. Sonya Baard 03:04:09 26th overall (open), 3. Olga Backeberg 03:09:15 34th overall (40-49 years). 21km:Men:1. Ettiene Plaatjies 01:05:27 (open), 2. Melikhaya Frans ...

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Cape Town to host major Ultra-trail race

The endurance race will take place across Cape Town’s iconic Table Mountain, and at 100km with 4200m elevation gain and a cut-off time of 15 hours it will be the most demanding race to happen in South Africa and one of the toughest in the world.

Cape Town, 18 June 2014: France has the Ultra-Trail Mont Blanc and Japan the Ultra-Trail Mount Fuji. Now South Africa has an Ultra-Trail race to match. Entries open today for the inaugural Ultra-Trail Cape Town, South Africa’s longest trail race to date at 100km across Table Mountain, set to take place on 25 October 2014. The race covers the iconic ...

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Butch James Wins The Oakley X-Over Challenge 2014

The 2014 Champion Butch James © Kolesky/Nikon/Lexar

Jeffreys Bay– In an exciting finish to the inaugural Oakley X-Over Challenge, Butch James came out on top, after dominating all three disciplines in this exhilarating cross-over event. Butch was strong in the Mountain Biking race and the Golf tournament, and an impressive finish in the surf event final clinched him the overall lead. “What an unbelievable event and thanks ...

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My first trail run, a humbling affair

Enjoying a fantastic evening as dusk settles in the Free State during the Castle Lite trail league.

This morning when I walked into the office, I made a sincere attempt to hide the limp which I woke up with this morning. It was a reminder of the Pure Adventures Castle Lite Trail Run I did last night. Now understand I am a mountain biker by heart, and running does not seem to come naturally to me. I ...

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Countdown to the JBay MTB Open

The wind turbines will be part of the majestic views the riders would experience during he JBay MTB Open

The second edition of the Jeffreys Bay Mountain Bike Open will take place this, Saturday 19 July 2014, as part of the JBay Winterfest. The 2014 event will offer something for riders of all fitness and skill levels and feature four routes (a 20km fun ride, 40km, 60km and 85km). The 20km is aimed at beginners and those doing an ...

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Reigning King stumped on Berg day one

Graeme Solomon led a front bunch of four across the finish line at the end of the first stage of the four day long Berg River Canoe Marathon on Wednesday. - John Hishin/
Gameplan Media

Zonquasdrift – A bright but chilly start turned into a nightmare for defending Berg River Canoe Marathon champion Lance King who laboured to fourteenth place overall following an early swim after the only short portage of the day, a day which belonged to Graeme Solomon and Abby Adie who claimed the men’s and women’s race leader’s yellow bib respectively ahead ...

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More fireworks for Gallopin at Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 11 - Besançon / Oyonnax - 16/07/2014 - The yellow jersey after the stage win for Tony Gallopin © ASO/B.Bade

Tony Gallopin had his day of glory as he wore the yellow jersey on Bastille Day but he suffered a lot in the Vosges and didn’t enjoy the ride really but he made it up after the rest day as he claimed his first stage victory at the Tour de France in a brilliant manner. He attacked twice in the ...

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Big Names commit early to 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Anika Langvad (left) and Ariane Kleinhans celebrate winning Stage 2 of the 2013 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek. They have confirmed they will defend their women's title at the 2014 edition of the international stage race.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/XtreMedia

It’s early July, but the list of podium contenders for the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is already looking impressive as national champions, continental champions and world champions commit to the international mountain bike stage race, which takes place in South Africa from 12–18 October. Recently crowned Elite women’s Marathon World Champion, Anika Langvad of Denmark has confirmed she will ...

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