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Entries for Bestmed Berge en Dale set to soar

Bestmed Berge en Dale MTB 2018

For several reasons, a bumper entry is expected for the Bestmed Berge en Dale Championship to be held near Krugersdorp in Gauteng on February 24 and 25.   The feature race remains the 107km road classic on the Saturday, but the organisers, ASG Events, have added an attractive complementary programme for cycling enthusiasts.   Besides the main event, there will ...

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XTERRA Trail Run returns to Grabouw

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the XTERRA Trail Run grants trail running enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the vibe of the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship.  Seen here:  Trail Runners in action during the 2017 XTERRA Trail Run.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the XTERRA Trail Run grants trail running enthusiasts the opportunity to experience the vibe of the Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship.   “The XTERRA Trail Run features the actual 6km and 12km trail run routes of the Fedhealth XTERRA Lite and the Fedhealth XTERRA Full,” says Michael Meyer, ...

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XTERRA Warriors set to hone their skills at Sanlam Cape Mile

XTERRA Warriors will hone their swimming prowess the weekend prior to the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw when they take part in the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.  XTERRA Warriors to look out for on the day will include XTERRA World Champions, Bradley Weiss (South Africa) and Flora Duffy (Bermuda) as well as Michael Lord and Hayley Preen to mention just a few.  Seen here:  XTERRA World Champion, Flora Duffy in action in Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

XTERRA Warriors will hone their swimming prowess the weekend prior to the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw when they take part in the 2018 Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018.   XTERRA Warriors to look out for on the day will include XTERRA World Champions, Bradley ...

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Beukes & Lüthi kick-off 2018 Season with Attakwas Extreme Victories

2018 Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, race winner Matthys Beukes in action. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

PYGA Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes broke the South African drought while Ariane Lüthi added a historic sixth Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, to her palmarès on a wet Saturday, the 20th of January 2018. The elite men’s podium was filled by Tim Bohme and Philip Buys, and Lüthi was joined on the women’s podium by Jennie Stenerhag and ...

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AfricanX Training Run heads to Cecilia Forest

Seen here (from left to right):  Givemore Mudzinganyama and Edwin Sesipi in action during the 2017 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Trail running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the AfricanX Training Run #2 at Cecilia Forest (Constantia) this coming Saturday, 20 January 2018.   Open to the public, the AfricanX Training Runs are hosted under the guidance of former AfricanX winners Dawid Visser and Rohan Kennedy. The goal is to prepare runners for the 10th annual AfricanX Trailrun presented ...

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Swim for Multiple Sclerosis at Sanlam Cape Mile

Taking place at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments has attracted the attention of a group of swimmers who will participate in support of Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA).  Seen here:  Swimmers crossing the finish line at the 2017 Sanlam Cape Mile.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Taking place at the Eikenhof Dam (Grabouw Country Club/Western Cape) on Sunday, 18 February 2018, the Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments has attracted the attention of a group of swimmers who will participate in support of Multiple Sclerosis South Africa (MSSA).   Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 2011 at the age of 31, Claudia Dieckmann ...

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Extended entries announced for 2018 Dusi

Organisers of the 2018 FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon have extended entries for the three-day journey until 31 January ahead of the race from 15-17 February. Anthony Grote/
Gameplan Media

Pietermaritzburg – The organisers of the FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon have extended the normal entries for the three-day excursion from 15-17 February as part of the race’s drive to be responsive to suggestions and comments from its participants. With less than a month to go to the annual event, the race has extended normal entries until 31 January, and said ...

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Elite Riders Fired Up for the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen

Erik Kleinhans has no duties to ride for a teammate in 2018 and as such will not need to expend energy setting the early pace. Photo by Ewald Sadie.

The 2018 mountain biking season gets underway in a few short days, on the 20th of January, at the traditional season opener: the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen. The one hundred and twenty one kilometre ultra-marathon – from Chandelier, near Oudtshoorn, to Pine Creek, in Great Brak River – has once again attracted a field of world-class elite ...

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Rugby Legend Teams Up with Adventure Racer for 2018 Absa Cape Epic

Carlos Spencer

All Black rugby legend and ex-coach of the Lions, Sharks and Eastern Province Kings, Carlos Spencer has teamed up with seasoned adventure racer and five time Absa Cape Epic finisher, Clinton Mackintosh to race the 2018 Absa Cape Epic as team Land Rover Disco 2’s in the Dimension Data Masters category. All Black legend Carlos Spencer was quick to fire ...

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