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SA businessman overcomes sharks, jellyfish in brutal 58km Hawaii swim

Cape Town businessman Toni Enderli braved over 20 hours in shark infested waters, suffered consistent jellyfish stings and fought a punishing rip tide to conquer one of the world’s harshest ocean swims, the Molokai Channel in Hawaii over the weekend. The swim was aimed at raising funds to help prevent drownings in SA.

Cape Town businessman Toni Enderli braved over 20 hours in shark infested waters, suffered consistent jellyfish stings and fought a punishing rip tide to conquer one of the world’s harshest ocean swims, the Molokai Channel in Hawaii. Although the channel is 42km wide, Enderli — wearing only a Speedo costume, cap and goggles –covered about 58km due to severe currents ...

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World Championship Silver Medallist and SA Record Holder headline FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN

Joshua Cheptegei, the 2017 World Championship 10 000m Silver Medallist and Steven Mokoka, the SA 10km Record Holder are the headline act in the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYRSURFRUN on Sunday, 08 October 2017.   The announcement made on Tuesday, 05 September confirms the organiser’s desire to make this race the fastest 10km in the World this year (2017).  Currently the best time set in 2017 is 27:18 behind Bernard Kimeli of Kenya.  Seen here:  South Africa’s Stephen Mokoka in action at the 2016 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN (sister event of the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN).  Mokoka claimed gold over 12km in the Mother City in an impressive time of 33 minutes 34 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Joshua Cheptegei, the 2017 World Championship 10 000m Silver Medallist and Steven Mokoka, the SA 10km Record Holder are the headline act in the inaugural FNB Durban 10K CITYRSURFRUN on Sunday, 08 October 2017. The announcement made on Tuesday, 05 September confirms the organiser’s desire to make this race the fastest 10km in the World this year (2017). Currently the best ...

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THULE enables active parenting at City Runs

Thule Glide is a high performance sports stroller with a lightweight aerodynamic design, allowing you to get the most out of your run on any terrain.

Parents can enjoy the action of both the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN and FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN together with their children thanks to THULE, a proud partner of these two major city events. THULE helps to transport valuables safely, easily and in style, enabling sporting and adventure enthusiasts to live an active lifestyle. “As a brand we believe in the ...

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Becks Blue backs mountain biking

Becks Blue has entered the mountain biking realm by teaming up with two of the Western Cape’s prominent mountain bike races, the Fedhealth MTB Challenge (16 and 17 September 2017) and the BUCO Origin Of Trails (25 and 26 November 2017).  “Becks Blue is a non-alcoholic beer that delivers on full beer taste,” says Vilosha Soni, Marketing Manager of Beck’s Blue.  “It’s ideal for those consumers that are looking to live life to the fullest without compromise. We would like all entrants to celebrate their achievements by enjoying an ice cold Beck’s Blue with their friends after the race.” Seen here:  Mountain bikers enjoying the routes on offer at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate in the build up to the Fedhealth MTB Challenge (16 and 17 September 2017).  Photo Credit:  Luke Walker

Becks Blue has entered the mountain biking realm by teaming up with two of the Western Cape’s prominent mountain bike races, the Fedhealth MTB Challenge (16 and 17 September 2017) and the BUCO Origin Of Trails (25 and 26 November 2017). “We are excited to welcome Becks Blue as a partner of both the Fedhealth MTB Challenge and the BUCO ...

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Performing arts groups set for FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN performance

Joburg’s leading performing arts groups will be the source of much excitement on route at the 2nd annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 24 September 2017.  Seen here:  Runners enjoying the on rout entertainment at the inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN in 2016. Event organisers have announced that the 2017 on route entertainment will be bigger and better.  Dance groups to look out for will include:  Moving into Dance Mophatong (MID), The Field Band Foundation, the Parktown Boys’ High School Band and the Sophiatown Majorettes Club.  Photo Credit:  Abbey Sebatha

Joburg’s leading performing arts groups will be the source of much excitement on route at the 2nd annual FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 24 September 2017. Dance groups to look out for will include: Moving into Dance Mophatong (MID), The Field Band Foundation, the Parktown Boys’ High School Band and the Sophiatown Majorettes Club. A premier African dance company ...

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Ladismith Cheese 7Weekspoort MTB Introduces Schools Races

Primary school students will be able to race in three age categories, Nipper (8-10), Sprogs (11-12) and Sub Juniors (13-14). Photo by Oakpics.com.

The Ladismith Cheese 7Weekspoort MTB Challenge – which takes place on Saturday the 30th of September – is one of the Western Cape’s longest running and best loved one day mountain bike events. The race boasts the perfect mix of racing and breath-taking scenery to attract all levels of riders, and with 85, 43 and 29 kilometre distances there is ...

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Race village elevates Varsity mountain bike race

Centralised at the Nederburg wine farm, the race village in the Varsity MTB Challenge will offer entrants a luxury off the bike experience when the event takes place in Paarl on September 30 and October 1. Photo: Robert Ward

A race village with plenty to offer is expected to take the Varsity MTB Challenge to another level when the annual mountain bike race takes place next month. The two-day event in Paarl, which will be held on September 30 and October 1, will have the Nederburg wine farm as its centrepiece, with cloverleaf routes starting and finishing at the ...

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Exciting announcement for the 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour

Artists impression of the new start for the Cape Town Cycle Tour which will move to the historic Grand Parade Precinct in 2018.

[Cape Town, 31st August 2017] At a press briefing today, it was announced that the start for the 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour will move from its traditional position on Hertzog Boulevard to the historic Grand Parade Precinct. “Our participants’ safety will always come first,” says David Bellairs, a Director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust. “2017 was a ...

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon host first Aims Conference in South Africa

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Cape Town, 28 August 2017 – The Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) will hold its first South African conference during the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon week, on 14 and 15 September. Key stakeholders from around the world will participate in the conference, which will give African and South African road-race organisers, local governments, municipalities and federations the ...

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Pretoria school shines bright in the Spur Schools MTB League

Some of the Menlo Park High School’s MTB Academy riders getting ready for the Spur Schools MTB League race

Menlo Park High School in Pretoria has an in-school mountain biking (MTB) team like no other. Hard to believe that their MTB journey started with just three riders in 2010. And today the school is the best and strongest League team in the Spur Schools MTB League. But what’s their recipe to success? According to team manager, Lizelle van der ...

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