Tag Archives: North West Province

Relive childhood dreams at the IMPI Challenge in Gauteng

Should entrants wish to experience the true camaraderie of the IMPI Challenge, competitors are encouraged to enter as part of a team.  Seen here:  Participants in action earlier this year.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Mark Sampson|THRIBE

The adrenaline pumping IMPI Challenge heads to the North West Province one last time in 2015. Taking place at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartbeespoort) on Thursday, 24 September 2015, adventure seekers can expect to get dirty! A trail run with a twist, the IMPI Challenge has five fun categories to choose from and is ideal for entrants of ...

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Mackenzie poised for Platinum Trail Run debut

Seen here:  Megan Mackenzie in action at the 2015 ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Jetline Action Photo

North West Province, South Africa – SA trail running star Megan Mackenzie is counting down the days to her very first FNB Platinum Trail Run experience at the ATKV Buffelspoort. Taking place on Sunday, 24 May 2015 trail running enthusiasts can choose between three distances: a fun filled 8km, a slightly more challenging 12km and the action-packed 24km event. “I ...

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DHL Express partners with FNB Magalies Monster

Seen here:  Riders in action at the 2014 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Leading logistics company, DHL Express has teamed up with one of South Africa’s most revered one day mountain bike (MTB) races, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU. “As a national business active across South Africa, we rely heavily on our logistics partner when it comes to organising an event of this magnitude in the North West Province,” ...

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North West Province prepares for a Platinum Trail Run experience

Seen here:  Trail runners in action at the start of the FNB Platinum Trail Run in 2014.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

The action packed FNB Platinum Trail Run will celebrate its third anniversary at the ATKV Buffelspoort (North West Province) on Sunday, 24 May 2015. Defined by its exclusivity and terrain, trail runners can look forward to experiencing some of the best trails on offer in the area.  Featuring a 24km, 12km and 8km route, runners are spoilt for choice.  Each entrant will ...

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Adventure seekers prepare to get their IMPI on

Seen here:  Participants in action during the IMPI Challenge in 2014.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Adventure seekers of all ages will swarm to the Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartebeespoort (North West Province) this coming Saturday, 14 March 2015 to partake in the unequalled action of the IMPI Challenge! “The IMPI Challenge is ideal for participants of all ages and all fitness levels,” says Pieter Du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Director.   “Junior adventure seekers can test their ...

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Worrying my way to Xterra Warrior status

The dam wall and concrete blocks in question

Race reports can get a little tedious. After all, every race that I do consists of the same elements and sometimes there can be little to set apart one triathlon from the next. Firstly the facts: 1.5km swim – 0m climbing 28km mtb – 552m climbing 12km trail run – 405m climbing (say what?!?) Before the race someone asked me ...

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Sesipi, Scheffer successfully defend titles at Puma Trail Run Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Leilani Scheffer in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

Just under 600 trail running enthusiasts gathered at Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) on Sunday, 25 January 2015 to partake in the much anticipated PUMA Trail Run. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes.  Edwin Sesipi and Leilani ...

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IMPI Challenge kick off the season in Gauteng

Seen here:  Ian Don-Wauchope in action during the 2014 event.  Photo Credit: Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

The Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartebeespoort (North West Province) will be a hub of excitement on Saturday, 14 March 2015 when thousands of adventure seekers and lovers of the outdoors toe the line at the much anticipated IMPI Challenge Gauteng #1. Top multi-sport athletes, Ian Don-Wauchope and Carla Van Huyssteen set the course ablaze at Gauteng’s final IMPI Challenge ...

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Countdown to Puma trail run begins

Leilani Scheffer

Calling all trail running enthusiasts!  The action-packed PUMA Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) this coming weekend.  Taking place on Sunday, 25 January 2015, entrants can choose between a challenging 12km and less daunting 6km route. Track and field runner Edwin Sesipi claimed gold at his trail running debut when he took on the 12km race in ...

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Caveman ready for Totalsports Xterra Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Conrad Stoltz in action at the 2014 TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Buffelspoort presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

XTERRA legend Conrad Stoltz will kick-start the 2015 season in Buffelspoort (North West Province) when he toes the line at the much anticipated TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Saturday, 24 January 2015. Stoltz started his XTERRA career in Richmond in 2001 when searching for a way to get motivated after the 2000 Olympics.  “I felt burnt out ...

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