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Muizenberg Mountain Run

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29  NOVEMBER ‘THE TURKEY EARNER’ MUIZENBERG MOUNTAIN RUN (Spur Country Classic Series Race # 6  A TOUGH 14km Trail –   only for the fitter trail runner VENUE  THE TOAD RESTAURANT & PUB LAKESIDE , MUIZENBERG Parking at the Toad in the Road pub. Runners then walk or warm-up run to the start – 1.6km away Batch start of 20 runners ...

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Berg & Bush Trail Run

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4 & 5  OCTOBER BERG & BEACH TRAIL RUN (Spur Country Classic Series Race # 5) VENUE FERNKLOOF NATURE RESERVE HERMANUS (WHALE SEASON)  OPTIONS Both days [50km]   : Day 1  :    23km  coastal (low tide) run Day 2 :   27km nature reserve mountain run DAY 1  only  /   or  DAY 2   only Or  11km  Mountain Run on Sunday ENTRIES CLOSE ...

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An Eastern Cape Odyssey

An Eastern Cape Odyssey

9 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2014 The “X”  MTB EASTERN CAPE ODYSSEY 430km  5 DAYS OF PURE GET-AWAY BLISSFUL CYCLING Approx 60 – 80 KM PER DAY (not technical cycling) START/FINISH:  Grahamstown, Eastern Cape This will be the most incredible mountain biking you will experience. 5 fantastic days of cycling on rarely used pristine Eastern Cape mountain tracks, through 6 private ...

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Botter Trail Run

Botter Trail Run

30 AUGUST BEAUMONT WINE ESTATE, BOTRIVER   “Botter” Trail run – SPUR COUNTRY CLASSIC SERIES – 2014. RACE # 4 JOIN US AFTER THE RUN AT BEAUMONT CELLARS FOR SOME LEKKER VIBES, WINE TASTING AND CREATING WAR STORIES AS THE AFTERNOON MATURES..!    DISTANCES: 21km or 10km START: 21km – 08h00 10km – 08h15 Prize giving – 11h30 Product prizes from ...

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The Valley Trail Run

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THIS RUN IS SUITABLE FOR NOVICE “TRAIL” RUNNERS. The 5km is a fun run with a male/female category. The 12km with various categories. DISTANCES: 12km or 5km Event Cost for PRE ENRIES –  12km = R100 / 5km = R60 [PRE ENTRIES close on 6 August at noon. Event Cost for late-on-the-day entries – 12km = R120 / 5km = ...

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Enduroman training for DUMMIES

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Do not read this if you are a pro athlete, or someone that trains to the detriment of their day job, parental responsibilities or love life. What follows is Enduroman for Dummies: people who are very uninformed, have very limited time to train, or those who left everything a little too late. This is what to do if your fitness ...

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Rotary club of Helderberg supports Bizweni Centre

PHOTO CREDIT:  Rebecca Whittall

The members of the Rotary Club of Helderberg can be seen hard at work raising funds for the awe-inspiring Bizweni Centre for Disabled Children. Situated in Somerset West, the Bizweni Centre for Disabled Children was established in 1998 and is a Day Care, ECD (Early Childhood Development) Centre with the purpose of providing quality care for children with a range ...

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Lucky Draw winners for The Munga team entry

Turbo Mamba and winning the Munga Team Entry

I am actually still in shock about winning the lucky draw at the  inaugural Master World Champs – Rainbow Challenge held at Cascades on Saturday the 28th of June. http://rainbowchallenge.co.za/ We left Pretoria around 06:00 on Friday the 27th and stopped in Harrismith for lunch, arriving for registration and race briefing at Cascades in Pietermaritzburg. I had read in the email leading up ...

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The Knysna Oyster Festival and Big5 Challenge.

Featherbed Trail run views were picturesque 
Photo Credit: Jacques Marais

Back in 2010, after my very first Ironman South Africa I thought I was tough enough to go tame the Big5 Challenge, which at that stage was in its inaugural year. Bad luck struck our very young family at that stage and we had to cut our visit to the most beautiful South Coast town short after spending a night ...

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