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Why I am taking on Torpedo SwimRun Wild in September

SwimRun_5086_credit Greg Miller

Torpedo SwimRun Cape in November 2017 was an epic experience for Mark de Klerk and I as open water swimmers. We were not runners  at all, but since SwimRun I have kept up the running, doing the odd 5 or 10kms. We are now amped to take on the Wild version in September, where we will be swimming in rivers, ...

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Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship

CYCLE 4 CANSA NEW SLIDE 2018

The 21st edition of the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA Championship will see the largest field for the past 15 years line up for the annual weekend cycling festival at Sun City at the end of the month. The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA is presented by Optimum Financial Services and hosted by Sun City on 25 and 26 August 2018. The MTB Championship takes place ...

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Stacked Elite Field Prepared to do battle at the Trans Baviaans Race

Gert Heyns will be riding the Trans Baviaans competitively for the first time this year. Photo by Jacques Marais.

On Saturday the 11thof August just over 1 250 riders will line up for the Trans Baviaans Race, in the 15thedition of the toughest team single stage MTB race in the world. Headlining the field are past champions, members of the South African team to the World Marathon Championships and the newly crowned South African marathon champion. Mountain biking fanatics will ...

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Trans Baviaans Founder Makes His Debut in 15th Edition

Here’s the first sneak peek of the all new Momsen Vipa Ultra in its production paint work. Photo by Momsen Bikes.

Wikus van der Walt – the founder of EcoBound Mountain Events, the organisers of the iconic To Hell and Back and Trans Baviaans mountain bike races – will be making his Trans Baviaans debut in the 15thedition of the famous ultra-endurance race, when he rides the Repeaton the 18thof August. To make his traverse of the Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site ...

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Which will your sani2c be – Trail, Adventure or Race?

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The KAP sani2c will be 15 years old in 2019, and while it is one of the oldest mountain bike stage races in South Africa, it has also become the largest, with around 4200 riders enjoying three days of flowing trails from Himeville in the southern Drakensberg down to Scottburgh on the KZN south coast. Over 5 days, three separate ...

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10km Fun Ride introduced to Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Celebrating its 6th anniversary in November, the organizers of South Africa’s Premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience are excited to introduce a 10km Fun Ride to the 2018 celebration!  “Since its inception in 2013 the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience has been heralded as the MTB party of the year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “By introducing a 10km Fun Ride we are able to invite junior MTB enthusiasts to the party.  The Fun Ride is open to ages 8 and up and will take place on Saturday, 24 November.”  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 6thanniversary in November, the organizers of South Africa’s Premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience are excited to introduce a 10km Fun Ride to the 2018 celebration!   “Since its inception in 2013 the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience has been heralded as the MTB party of the year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater ...

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2018 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN Prize Purse announced

Leading Women 2017 FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN by David Tarpey

The organisers of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN have announced a whopping Prize Purse of R250 000 for the 3rdannual event that will take place on National Heritage Day, Monday, 24 September 2018.   “We are excited to increase the Prize Purse of the FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN by R38 000 from 2017,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “Through the ...

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