Tag Archives: IMPI Challenge

Junior adventure seekers in for a treat at IMPI Mini #2

A very happy Mika du Plessis enjoying being outdoors at the IMPI Challenge.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Returning to the iconic Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij (North West Province) on Saturday, 02 November 2019 the IMPI Challenge #2 boasts an entry category, theIMPI Minithat is tailored for children between the ages of 6 – 10 years.   “The IMPI Mini is the perfect introduction to the sport of obstacle course racing,” says Pieter du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Race Director. “Entrants can ...

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Entries Open for IMPI Challenge #2 and #3

IMPI Challenge photo by Kyle Cestari

November will be packed with IMPI Challenge action with the IMPI Challenge #2 taking place at Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij (North West Province) on Saturday, 02 November 2019 and the IMPI Challenge #3 taking place at Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch / Western Cape) on Saturday, 23 November 2019.   “What better way to close off a busy year than by getting outdoors ...

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IMPI Challenge brings the gees to Stellenbosch

IMPI Warriors in action during the IMPI Challenge #1.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

The City Of Oaks was buzzing with excitement on Saturday, 06 April 2019 with thousands of adventure seekers eager and ready to experience obstacle course racing at its best at the IMPI Challenge #1 at Coetzenburg (Stellenbosch).   A trail run with a twist, the IMPI Challenge #1 featured a spectacular (and sometimes challenging) trail run route that boasted exciting ...

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Stellenbosch set to host first IMPI Challenge of 2019

Armin Botha in action at the IMPI Challenge #1 in 2018.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Stellenbosch will host the first IMPI Challenge of 2019, the IMPI Challenge #1 at Coetzenburg on Saturday, 06 April 2019.   “We are excited to kick off the 2019 IMPI Challenge Season in Stellenbosch,” says Pieter du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Race Director.  “IMPI Warriors can look forward to spectacular trail running combined with adrenaline pumping obstacles that will require crawling, ...

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Fedhealth IMPI Challenge KZN joins the fight against cancer

IMPI Warriors in action at the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #1 in Cape Town earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Taking place at the picturesque Virginia Trails (Eston, KZN) on Saturday, 16 June 2018 the Fedhealth IMPI Challenge #2 proudly supports the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA).   A leader in the fight against cancer in South Africa since 1931, the purposeof CANSA is to offer a unique, integrated service to the public and to all people affected by ...

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Lagerwey, Nienaber obliterate the field at IMPI Elite race

Just over 4000 adventure seekers gathered at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 17 and Sunday, 18 October 2015 to partake in the finale of the2015 IMPI Challenge presented by Mitsubishi Motors.  Trevor Lagerwey and Chantel Nienaber set the course ablaze on Sunday securing victory in the IMPI Elite Race in impressive times of 01 hour 46 minutes 12 seconds and 02 hours 13 minutes 20 seconds respectively.  Seen here:  Chantel Nienaber in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

IMPI Elite Race Cape Town #2 presented by Mitsubishi Motors Venue:  Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch Date:  Sunday, 18 October 2015 Elite Men: 1 Trevor Lagerwey 01:46:12 , 2 Antoine Van Heereden 01:50:06, 3 Chad Gordon 01:54:10, 4 Marlowe Brett 01:54:14, 5 Jeremie Strydom 02:01:41, 6 Robert Shaff 02:06:52, 7. Murray Haw 02:15:11, 8 Nelius Swart 02:17:01, 9 Cyril ...

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IMPI Kids returns to Cape Town in October

Klara du Plessis (4) in action during the IMPI Mini held at Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

Stellenbosch (Cape Town) – The action packed IMPI Challenge will head to Cape Town one last time in 2015. Taking place at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates, Stellenbosch the weekend of 17 and 18 October 2015, the IMPI Challenge has two categories that cater for under-18s. According to Pieter Du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Race Director, IMPI has two ...

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Exciting racing on the cards at IMPI Challenge GP#2

Greg Avierinos in action at the IMPI Elite Race earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – The IMPI Challenge will head to the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm one last time in 2015. Taking place on Thursday, 24 September 2015 Elite entrants Claude Eksteen and Greg Avierinos will be vying for the coveted title of IMPI Elite Champion “The atmosphere at every IMPI race is amazing,” says Eksteen. “I really enjoy ...

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Calling all junior adventure seekers

Junior adventure seekers in action at the IMPI Mini earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – The fun filled IMPI Challenge returns to Hartbeespoort one last time this year. Taking place at the Van Gaalens Cheese Farm on Thursday, 24 September 2015, the IMPI Challenge caters for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages, including junior adventure seekers. There are two categories that cater for under-18s: The IMPI Mini is for ages 6 ...

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Impi Challenge obstacles add excitement to the sport of trail running

Nicolette Griffioen in action at the AfricanX Trailrun, earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – A trail run with a twist, it’s no secret that the IMPI Challenge has attracted the attention of a number of South Africa’s top trail runners.  The IMPI Challenge Gauteng #2 is no exception, with top trail runner Nicolette Griffioen eagerly awaiting the opportunity to conquer fun and exciting obstacles at the Van Gaalens Cheese ...

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