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Enduroman Recce Ride #3 – It’s all good to go!

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Enduroman athletes had a third and last chance to recce ride the course this weekend. With fantastic changes to the mountain bike course, everyone that joined the ride finished with both thumbs up! Once again, for the uninformed, Enduroman SA is an ultra-distance off-road triathlon, happening on September 27th in the scenic Franschhoek mountains. The race starts with a 2.5 ...

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Record International field for bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

The Swartberg Pass, an 11-kilometre, 1100-metre out-of-category climb, will once again be a key feature of the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in South Africa next month.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

Momentum is building for the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race as almost 400 riders from a record 15 countries have secured their entries, with a number of top names confirmed on the start list. The seven-day race, which starts on 12 October 2014, covers a distance of 574km with a total vertical ascent of 11 ...

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Top-notch field for Breede SA K2 champs

With their sights set on the World Marathon Championships in Oklahoma City in a few weeks time the world-class combination of Hank McGregor and Jasper Mocké will hope to take the South African K2 River Marathon title at the upcoming Breede River Canoe Marathon this weekend.  - Anthony Grote/
Gameplan Media

  Robertson – The swansong of the Western Cape paddling season has an added prize this year with the 2014 Breede River Canoe Marathon also playing host to the national K2 river championships which will add some more spice to the race on a full river when the two-day spectacle gets underway on Saturday 6 September. The 71km race from ...

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New route for 10th Campus2Campus

The Bestmed Campus2Campus Super Classic celebrates its 10th anniversary with a change of venue and route at the Potchefstroom campus of North-West Unversity on September 28. Photo: Mauritz Meyer

The Bestmed Campus2Campus Super Classic has introduced a change of venue and route for the 10th edition of the cycle race, which takes place in the North-West Province on Sunday, September 28. The event, which is presented annually by North-West University, moves to the Potchefstroom campus after starting at the Vanderbijlpark campus and the Ventersdorp military base in recent years. ...

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Umgeni River Run Race Report

18 year old Marcus Prinsloo surging at the first river crossing in the Umgeni River Run 50km. He took the lead shortly after this and won the race by almost half and hour

The 4th Umgeni River Run took place on Saturday 30 August from Maweni Trail Centre on the Table Mountain Road just outside Pietermaritzburg. The day started badly when the medical crew were involved in an accident on the way to the start of the race. It delayed things slightly and would prove the only major incident of the day, the rest of ...

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Eray dispels murmurs of Hansa Fish absence

Women's defending champ Michéle Eray has confirmed she will in fact return to South Africa from her new base is USA for this year's Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon  - Jetline Action Photo/
Gameplan Media

Cradock – The women’s title race of the 2014 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon received an exciting shake-up upon the recently confirmation that defending champ and former Eastern Cape local Michéle Eray will in fact be making the trip out from her new base in Oklahoma City, USA for the 33rd edition of the race which takes place on Friday ...

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Daneel wins Dirty Double

Matt Daneel winning the Asics Dirty Double

Stellenbosch multisport athlete Matthew Daneel won the Asics Dirty Double in Wellington this past weekend. The Dirty Double consists of a 10km trail run and a 25km mountain bike leg. Daneel won in 1 hour and 39 minutes. Lieuwe Boonstra and Pieter Calitz were second and third respectively. Conditions were slightly muddy after all the rain during the week, but ...

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Kargo Pro MTB Team on the move

Rourke Croeser's solid 35th at the recent UCI MTB World Cup at Méribel, France  - MTBCrossCountry.com

Durban – South Africa’s ground-breaking mountain biking setup, Kargo Pro MTB team, is currently a hive of activity as its current members continue to shine in major cross country and marathon events both domestically and across the globe while an exciting new talent recently joined the outfit as well. Team ace Rourke Croeser saw the team abuzz ahead of the ...

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Get ready for the 2015 Absa Cape Epic new route

The lead riders during stage 1 of the 2014 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race held from Arabella Wines in Robertson, South Africa on the 24 March 2014

Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

The annual highlight on the Absa Cape Epic calendar (besides the race of course) is just around the corner! The much-anticipated launch of the 2015 route will take place in the mother city for the very first time on 22 October. The Westin Cape Town, on the foreshore, will host this prestigious event, and promises to be a spectacular night ...

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