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Monties more than just a mountain run

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In September, serious trail runners will line up yet again for the Old Mutual Wild Series Mont-Aux-Sources Challenge in the Royal Natal Park in KwaZulu-Natal. One of the country’s must-do trail runs, the popular “Monties” sees participants tackle a grueling climb to the top of the Amphitheatre, reaching the high point at 3 100m above sea level, before heading back ...

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

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Sanlam Cape Town Marathon ambassadors, Francois Pienaar and Elana Meyer, turned out for a Captain’s Challenge training run in the False Bay Nature Reserve yesterday, leading a group of committed runners and supporters around a scenic 10km route along the shores of Zeekoevlei and around the Strandfontein Birding Area. Pienaar instituted the Captain’s Challenge two months ago, when he signed up to ...

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Marais and Bergstrom wrap up Quattro ROAG Series

The men's podium at the aQuelle Tour de Krantz, the penultimate event in the Quattro ROAG Series, featured (from left) Sthembiso Masango (3rd), Stuart Marais (1st) and Leeroy Emslie (2nd). Ralph Schroder /
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STUART Marais and Natalie Bergstrom confirmed they will walk away with the biggest series prizes in South African mountain biking when they wrapped up the Quattro ROAG Series titles at the aQuelle Tour de Krantz at the weekend. Marais, from Howick in the KZN Midlands, won the Harburg event overall, finishing four minutes ahead of Leeroy Emslie which ensures Emslie ...

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Torpedo SwimRun Driven by Subaru

Torpedo SwimRun Driven by Subaru

Subaru Cape Town has signed on as a partner of the Torpedo SwimRun, the event that sees two-person teams swim and run their way around the breath-taking Cape Town coastline.  The second edition of the event takes place on 19 November 2017. The Torpedo SwimRun takes participants through world-famous sites like Llandudno, Oudekraal, Camps Bay and Clifton form part of the ...

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New signing Kristen Louw dazzles with Cycle4Cansa win

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Bestmed-ASG’s new signing Kristen Louw started her tenure with the team on a high note when she won the 50km mountain bike title at the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship on Saturday. The race started from Sun City in the Pilanesberg and took riders through sections of the Gary Player and Lost City golf courses as well as the Letsatsing Game Reserve. ...

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Hoffman retains Cycle4Cansa title in close finish

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Timing his sprint to perfection, Nolan Hoffman edged ahead of RoadCover rival Clint Hendricks to retain his Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship title at Sun City in the Pilanesberg today. The BCX professional, who finished in a fast 2:23:21, took advantage of a cross-tailwind and excellent teamwork in the 103km feature race to hold off last year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour champion ...

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Trans Baviaans The Repeat

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A week after the Trans Baviaans Race was won by the youthful team of Matt Beers and Tim Hammond, the experienced duo of Riccardo Stermin and  Andreas Studer (Team Power Bar) took victory in the Trans Baviaans Repeat  the pair clocked 9 hours 43 minutes and 7 seconds. The Repeat is a replica of the Race. 468 teams made up ...

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Fedhealth MTB Challenge welcomes sanctioning

Currently in its 3rd year, the organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge are pleased to announce that the 2017 event is sanctioned by Cycling SA.  The activities will kick off on Saturday with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events.  Junior MTB enthusiasts are also invited to ‘test their balance’ with YBIKE on Saturday from 09:00 – 14:00 and on Sunday from 08:00 – 14:00.  YBIKE will have a fun and challenging Balance Bike Obstacle Course.  The excitement continues at Boschendal Wine Estate on Sunday when mountain bike enthusiasts take on the more serious +- 60km (Marathon), +- 28km (Half Marathon) and 15km (Fun Race).  Seen here:  Mountain biking enthusiasts enjoying the trails at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate.  Photo Credit:  Luke Walker

Franschhoek – Currently in its 3rd year, the organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge are pleased to announce that the 2017 event is sanctioned by Cycling SA. “Not only will the Fedhealth MTB Challenge boast with a new venue in 2017, but mountain bikers will now also be able to compete for Regional Colours,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of ...

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RoadCover aim to test Cycle4Cansa rivals

Willie Smit will be part of the RoadCover team aiming to challenge for the title in the 103km road race at the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship at Sun City on Sunday. Photo: Memories4U Photography

With the odds stacked against them, Willie Smit’s RoadCover team will be aiming to make life as difficult as possible for their rivals in the 103km road race at the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship at Sun City on Sunday. On a route that will make the mouths of the top sprinters in the country water, the fast men will be gearing ...

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ASG and Bidvest Car Rental join hands in cycling deal

Bidvest Car Rental have extended their cycling sponsorship portfolio with the announcement of a partnership agreement with ASG Events. Photo: Warren Elsom/Capcha Photography

In a new deal for cycling races under their umbrella, ASG Events have announced a sponsorship agreement with Bidvest Car Rental set to benefit both parties. The partnership will see the Johannesburg-based rental company, who are already involved with the RoadCover team, extend their cycling sponsorship portfolio. Bidvest sales and marketing executive Gaynor von Loggenburg said they had a strong sports ...

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