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IMPI set to take the Winelands by storm

The Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) will be the hub of excitement on Saturday, 18 November 2017 and Sunday, 19 November 2017 when adventure seekers line up to partake in the much anticipated IMPI Challenge Obstacle Trail Run #4 Cape Town.  The IMPI Challenge is a spectacular trail run that features fun, but challenging obstacles.  Although challenging, all obstacles are safe making the IMPI Challenge ideal for entrants of all ages.   Seen here:  IMPI Warriors in action.

The Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) will be the hub of excitement on Saturday, 18 November 2017 and Sunday, 19 November 2017 when adventure seekers line up to partake in the much anticipated IMPI Challenge Obstacle Trail Run #4 Cape Town. The IMPI Challenge is a spectacular trail run that features fun, but challenging obstacles. Although challenging, all obstacles are safe ...

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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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Prominent trail runners ready for IMPI Challenge Cape Town

Top trail runner Antoine van Heerden will be seen in action at the IMPI Elite Race presented by Mitsubishi Motors on Sunday, 18 October 2015.  Seen here:  Antoine van Heerden in action during the IMPI Elite Race in 2013.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Stellenbosch (Cape Town) – Known for their remarkable trail running abilities, Antoine van Heerden and Chantel Nienaber will face a tougher challenge on Sunday, 18 October 2015 when they take on the illustrious IMPI Elite Race presented by Mitsubishi Motors at the picturesque Lievland and Warwick Wine Estates in Stellenbosch. After placing second to Greg Goodall in 2013, Van Heerden ...

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Training for the IMPI Challenge

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The IMPI series is an endurance obstacle race with categories suitable for everyone. The IMPI Mini for kids (1km), the IMPI Dash for entry level runners (5km – 7 obstacles), the IMPI Corporate and Challenge is 12km in distance (18 obstacles) and is aimed at the more serious competitor. Finally, the IMPI Elite (20km – 30 obstacles) is for the ...

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Eksteen, Griffioen celebrate Heritage Day with IMPI Elite victories

Claude Eksteen and Nicolette Griffioen claimed victory in the IMPI Elite Race that was held at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm on Thursday, 24 September 2015.  Seen here:  Claude Eksteen in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – Claude Eksteen and Nicolette Griffioen were amongst the 1427 adventure seekers that celebrated Heritage Day (Thursday, 24 September 2015) by testing their skill at the annual IMPI Challenge held at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm. “Having just come off of a massive training block, I had to run within my capabilities,” said Eksteen. “It’s ...

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Ladies ready for IMPI Elite battle

Hanneke Danhauser in action at the IMPI Elite Race earlier this year.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

Hartbeespoort (North West Province) – Top adventure seekers, Trish Bahlmann and Hanneke Dannhauser will face off at the much anticipated IMPI Elite Race at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm on Thursday, 24 September 2015. “The IMPI Challenge is exactly that, a challenge,” says Bahlmann. “It’s the tempo and intensity of IMPI that makes this race tough. The obstacles are varied, some you can ...

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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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Goodall injury free and ready for IMPI

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Cape Town, South Africa – Former IMPI Elite Cape Town winner, Greg Goodall will make a comeback on Sunday, 12 April 2015 when he toes the line at the picturesque Lievland Wine Estate and Wiesenhof Legacy Park in Stellenbosch just over 18 months after his first IMPI Elite victory in 2013. Goodall’s celebrations were cut short when he tore the meniscus ...

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Eksteen, Bahlmann claim gold at IMPI Challenge Gauteng

The Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartebeespoort (North West Province) was buzzing with excitement on Saturday, 14 March 2015 when close to 1000 adventure seekers lined up to be part of the action of the first IMPI Challenge of 2015.  Claude Eksteen was the competitor to beat in the men’s Elite Race, running to victory in a lightning fast time of 01 hour 42 minutes 05 seconds.  Seen here:  Claude Eksteen in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Swanevelder

The Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartebeespoort (North West Province) was buzzing with excitement on Saturday, 14 March 2015 when close to 1000 adventure seekers lined up to be part of the action of the first IMPI Challenge of 2015. Claude Eksteen was the competitor to beat in the men’s Elite Race, running to victory in a lightning fast time ...

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Comedians team up for IMPI Challenge

Seen here (from left to right):  Sophie Picton, Matt Naude, Nambitha Ben-Mazwi, Maximiliano Perez and Angel Campey in action at the IMPI Challenge earlier this year.

Well known stand-up comedian, Angel Campey has roped in a number of her friends and fellow comedians to take on the action packed IMPI Challenge at the picturesque Lievland Wine Estate  (Stellenbosch) the weekend of 18 and 19 October 2014. “I took part in my first IMPI event, the 6km IMPI Dash in April this year.  I wasn’t ready for the full ...

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