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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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50 Iron-Distance Triathlons, 50 States, 50 Days

Lawrence concluded his 50-day journey in his home state of Utah. Photo: Susan Lacke

This article was published by: http://triathlon.competitor.com James Lawrence has crossed his final finish line. James Lawrence emerged from the waters of Wallsburg Bay, shivering and disoriented. “I can’t do this anymore,” he cried. “You don’t have to,” responded one of his friends as he engulfed Lawrence in a blanket and a bear hug. “This is your last swim.” Lawrence mustered a ...

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Celebrate National Woman’s Day by running your city

Totalsports Ladies Race pic by Cherie Vale NEWSPORT MEDIA

Newtown (Johannesburg) – The Totalsports Women’s Race heads to Johannesburg on Sunday, 09 August 2015. Sporting a new venue, Mary Fitzgerald Square will be a hub of excitement when thousands of runners and walkers unite on the start line, eagerly awaiting the opportunity to “Run Their City”. Taking place on National Women’s Day, the Totalsports Women’s Race supports PinkDrive, a ...

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“Rockman Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon” 2015


ROCKMAN Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon, date set for the 6th December 2015, after a hugely successful 2nd event in 2014, we are extremely excited to announce our awesome new venue: Hero Adventure Park: Heia Safari Ranch. Our ROCKING website is loaded with all the information you need. Go to www.rockmanxtri.co.za Entries will open on the 1st June!! Entries are limited, ...

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XTERRA Réunion, the Promised Land for South Africans!!


April 26 was the day for XTERRA Réunion and Bradley Weiss was the man to beat. With two victories already on the XTERRA World Tour this year, namely Philippines and Buffelspoort, Bradley dreamt of a third one, and it turned out that way; mission accomplished! “It’s a great thing to win here. I’ve experienced many special things since I arrived ...

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The Durbanville Triathlon – Why it matters


The Durbanville Triathlon has become an institution in the past few years. The main reason is that traditionally, it was the last triathlon of the season, and maybe it still is. After Ironman and the ITU Cape Town race, this is where all triathletes get together to end the season. If there are other triathlons lurking around, that would be ...

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About the Walkerbay Xtreme weekend


Hermanus lies along Walker Bay on the south coast of the Western Cape. It is located about 115 km southeast of Cape Town and is connected to the Mother City by the R43 highway (or coastal R44 scenic route) and N2 motorway. The R43 continues to Cape Agulhas, the most southerly point of Africa. Hermanus is 40 km from Gansbaai, ...

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Debruin and Schut claim gold at 10th Midlands Ultra


A beautiful morning at Midmar Dam greeted the 600 athletes, with no rain insight after constant rain the previous week. The cooler water temperature ensured that wetsuits were used for both events, while the competitors took on the 600m and 1.9km swim courses. 350 athletes in the Sprint race scrambled for the front, with Rory Kaletsch exiting the water first ...

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