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Stenerhag & Süss Second in the Heat at Meerendal

Jennie Stenerhag and Ester Suss, of Meerendal CBC, on their way to second on the Absa Cape Epic Prologue. Photo by Nick Muzik/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

Meerendal CBCs Jennie Stenerhag and Esther Süss were second fastest in the Cape Epic’s 26km long Prologue course, which kicked off at Meerendal Wine Estate on Sunday 19 March. Ahead of Stenerhag and Süss in the women’s category, were Stenerhag’s ex-teammate Robyn de Groot and Sapine Spitz. Hot and dusty conditions greeted the 1 200 riders as they prepared to ...

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Gauntlet thrown at 2017 Cell C AfricanX Trailrun

Starting at Trails End, the ideal destination for all adventure seekers, Stage One of the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS saw teams of two having to conquer an action packed 35km route before crossing the finish line at the picturesque
Houw Hoek Inn.  Ben Matiso  and Retsepile Khotle of Team Edunova set the pace in the men’s race claiming victory in an impressive time of 02 hours 48 minutes 18 seconds. In the women’s race, Reigning Champions Landie Greyling and Megan Mackenzie were leaving nothing to chance, claiming the stage victory in 03 hours 19 minutes 42 seconds.  Team Kway’s AJ Calitz and Nicolette Griffioen set the course ablaze in the mixed team race claiming gold in 03 hours 04 minutes 21 seconds.  Seen here:  Landie Greyling in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Making their debut at the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS on Friday, 17 March 2017, road runners Ben Matiso and Retsepile Khotle of Team Edunova set the pace in the men’s race claiming victory in an impressive time of 02 hours 48 minutes 18 seconds. Starting at Trails End, the ideal destination for all adventure seekers, Stage One ...

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Entries Open for 2017 Dryland Traverse

Robert Rorich provided entertainment on and off the trail; running to a superb overall victory and partying up a storm at the 2016 Dryland Traverse. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Dryland Event Management’s only event to bear the Dryland name, the Dryland Traverse Adventure Trail Run, has garnered a reputation as a challenging but highly enjoyable event – both on and off the trails. In 2017 the Dryland Traverse will take place from the 2nd to the 5th of November and entries for the race open on Thursday the 16th ...

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Seyffert chases second Zuurberg title

TransCape MTB Stage Race, presented by #VolvoSA, from Knysna to Franschhoek,   Western Cape, South Africa, RSA

Professional mountain biker Pieter Seyffert will be returning to the scene of one of his favourite races when he and teammate Travis Walker tackle the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek at the end of May. The 30-year-old Seyffert, from Helderkruin in the West Rand, was the champion in 2015 when he partnered Kevin Evans to a narrow win over Chris Wolhuter ...

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Alternative red route a GR300 winner

Stage one of the GR300 will take riders through many natural trails under the tree canopy of Knysna’s indigenous forests. Photo: Julie Ann Photography

Most mountain bikers probably follow the normal course of the popular red route in the Harkerville forest outside Knysna, but Garden Route 300 race director Patric Mosterd feels they have hit on a winner by doing it in reverse. After changing the direction of the 24km loop over the past two years when it formed part of the race’s first ...

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International Stars Victorious in songo.info’s MTO Champions Race

2017 MTO Champions Race winner Flora Duffy leads Ariane Lüthi through the streets of Kayamandi. Photo by Ewald Sadie.

The festival of mountain biking which is the MTO Champions Race took place in Kayamandi, Stellenbosch, on Wednesday the 15th of March. The closely contested racing saw Xterra and ITC Cross-Tri World Champion Flora Duffy claim the win in the Elite Women’s race, while Swiss star Nicola Rohrbach won the Elite Men’s race. The action got underway with the Future ...

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