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FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN named “Race of the Year”

Seen here an iconic photograph of the 2015 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN (from left to right):  Kenya’s Emmanuel Bett and Daniel Salel fought to the line at the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 17 May 2015.  The decision, after much deliberation, going the way of Bett in a time of 33 minutes and 32 seconds (33:32).   PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN was named “Race of the Year” at the Western Province Athletics Annual Awards function held in Cape Town this past weekend. The WPA Awards evening was a prestigious event that that brought together athletes, clubs, race organisers, coaches, technical officials and administrators from across the Western Province to celebrate the athletic achievements of individuals and ...

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FNB secures title sponsorship for Dusi Canoe Marathon 2016

FNB's KZN Head of Acquisition, Andrew Hudson (left) and Cameron Mackenzie, Chairman of the FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon committee (right) unveil the new identify of the iconic three day canoeing event from Pietermaritzburg to Durban ahead of the 2016 edition of the race. Kyle Gilham/
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Camps Drift, Pietermaritzburg – Banking giant First National Bank (FNB) has taken its support of canoeing to the next level by taking up the title sponsorship of the biggest canoeing event on the African continent, the Dusi Canoe Marathon. Now known as the FNB Dusi Canoe Marathon, the 65th edition of this iconic three day canoeing race from Pietermaritzburg to ...

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International flavour savours Durban Downwind Series finale

It was another dominant performance from Fenn Kayak's Michelle Burn who cruised to victory at the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Surfski Race on Saturday which was the fifth and final race of the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Series.

Durban – The final race of the 2015 FNB Durban Downwind Series saw some fantastic downwind conditions as paddlers made their way from La Mercy on the North Coast to the Marine Surf Lifesaving Club on Saturday with Australian Michael Booth narrowly claiming a beach sprint over Matt Bouman with Michelle Burn showing her class to claim victory in the ...

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Defending champion ready for FNB Magalies Monster

Seen here:  Nico Pfitzenmaier on his way to victory at the 2014 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU at ATKV Buffelspoort  (North West Province).  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

North West Province, South Africa – In 2014 well-known German mountain biker/triathlete Nico Pfitzenmaier conquered the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU on his first attempt in an awe-inspiring time of 03 hours 38 minutes 25 seconds, over 7 minutes ahead of his closest rival. Pitzenmaier’s title defence on Saturday, 23 May 2015 is however bound to be ...

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Gelant, Mzazi, April ready to take on foreign challenge

Seen here:  Lusapho April in action.  Photo Credit:  Perry Beningfield

South Africa’s top middle distance athletes are ready to take on the foreign challenge in the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday 17 May. “I know the Kenyan’s will run as a group, they always do,” says World Championship 5000m finalist Elroy Gelant. “My goal is to get in between them and stay with them to try and ...

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Unogwaja team ready for FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

Seen here:  The Unogwaja Team in action during the 2014 Unogwaja Challenge.  PHOTO CREDIT:  David Papenfus

Cape Town, South Africa – The Unogwaja team will be seen in action at the inaugural FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 17 May 2015, only four days before they embark on the special South African journey that is known as the Unogwaja Challenge. An annual journey, the Unogwaja Challenge was started in 2011 with the goal of following ...

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Calling all social butterflies

FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN is calling all social butterflies!  Enter the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN Social Butterfly competition, stand a chance to become an official event ambassador and share in over R20 000 worth of prizes. There are various ways in which to enter the competition.  Visit the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN Facebook page, share as many of ...

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Achieve your running goals at the FNB Cape Town 12 OneRun

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN debuts on Sunday, 17 May 2015.  Participants can choose between four tailor-made training programmes that are guaranteed to help them achieve their running goals at the inaugural event.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN has four tailor-made training programmes that are guaranteed to help participants achieve their running goals at the inaugural event on Sunday, 17 May 2015. Cape Town based Running Technique Coach Sean Tait has designed four superb training programmes that are guaranteed to add to the experience of the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN. “The ...

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Onrus welcomes home FNB W2W Adventure riders

Seen here:  Riders in action during Stage Three of the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure on Sunday, 02 November 2014.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Sunday, 02 November 2014 saw FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure riders bid farewell to Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw), their home for the past two days as they journeyed towards the finish line at Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus) where family and hopefully a few whales waited in anticipation to welcome them home. Stage Three consisted of a ...

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