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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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Totalsports Ladies Race Johannesburg and Stellenbosch support PinkDrive

The Totalsports Ladies Race supports PinkDrive, a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that is committed to improving breast cancer awareness, education, and providing and offering services to women across
South Africa.  Runners taking part in the Totalsports Ladies Race in Johannesburg and Stellenbosch on Saturday, 09 August 2014 are encouraged to show their support by dressing in pink.  Photo Credit ~ Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Runners taking on the much anticipated Totalsports Ladies Race in Johannesburg and Stellenbosch on Saturday, 09 August 2014 can feel proud knowing that their entry contributes towards PinkDrive, a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO) that is committed to promoting breast cancer awareness and providing breast health education and services to men and women across South Africa. “We are truly grateful to ...

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Trail Du Mont Rochelle promises an awesome trail experience!

Some of the magnificent views to encounter once on top of the 1300m of climbing.

Literally on the edge of the French Corner awaits a trail experience second to none! Packed with lung-bursting climbs, glorious open single track, breathtaking descends with equally breathtaking views over valleys that once were the roaming grounds of the majestic elephant! Trail Du Mont Rochelle, a truly magical trail experience, awaits a limited field of runners on Sunday, 31st August ...

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Don’t miss this event!!!


Hopefield Fynbos MTB Challenge is a yearly MTB race held in conjunction with the Hopefield Fynbos Show – 30 August 2014 Description Event Name: Hopefield MTB Fynbos Challange When: 30 August 2014 Where: Hopefield, Western Cape, South Africa, Western Cape Category: MTB Distances: 74km, 50km and 13km Route: The 74km and the 50km have 3,2km of singletrack!! Enter online at: http://www.entrytickets.co.za/eventview/mtbchallenge DISTANCES ...

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Nel wins Jock for maiden classic title

Westvaal-BMC’s overall winner JC Nel (second from left) sprints into the finish, behind Reynard Butler of Abantu on stage three of the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique in Nelspruit on Saturday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

JC Nel showed his all-round climbing and sprinting ability to claim his maiden classic victory in the 32nd Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique in the Mpumalanga Lowveld on Saturday. Nel, 22, also claimed the king of the mountains title in what is billed as South Africa’s toughest one-day road race. The young Westvaal-BMC rider gritted his teeth in the finishing sprints ...

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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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