Tag Archives: South Africa

Former Bok soloes to Jock Classique win

Heidi Dalton (right) took her first major win as an elite rider at the Bestmed Jock Classique in Nelspruit on Saturday. Here she is interviewed at the prize-giving by announcer Johnny Koen. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Former Springbok cyclist Mark Spencer soloed to victory in South Africa’s oldest one-day stage race, the 150km Bestmed Jock Classique, in Nelspruit on Saturday. Spencer, who is the current national road champion in the 40 to 44 age group, won two of the three stages en route to the overall title in 4:28:19. The 43-year-old said he was delighted to ...

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Totalsports Woman’s race attracts attention of SA radio personality

Radio personality, Phindi Gule is proud to be an ambassador of the exciting Totalsports Women’s Race series that will take place in Durban (Sunday, 19 July 2015), Johannesburg (Sunday, 09 August 2015) and Stellenbosch (Monday, 10 August 2015).  Photo Credit:  Sbonelo Ngcobo

Well known radio personality and Totalsports Women’s Race ambassador, Phindi Gule is counting down the days to the start of South Africa’s most exciting women’s race series. Celebrating both the beauty and strength of womanhood, the Totalsports Women’s Race will see thousands of runners and walkers unite to “Run Their City” in Durban (Sunday, 19 July 2015), Johannesburg (Sunday, 09 ...

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Dryland Ride brings mountain bike touring to the fore

Most accommodation is in guest houses or hotels, but where tented accommodation is needed, Dryland Ride ensures you'll sleep on a comfortable mattress with real linen.

With the South African mountain bike stage race market reaching a level of maturity and, some might even say, saturation, Dryland Event Management has collaborated with Bhejane 4×4 Adventures to launch Dryland Ride. The joint venture combines the event credentials of Dryland Event Management, a leading mountain bike and trail-running event company, and Bhejane 4×4 Adventures, an organisation that guides ...

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Big Box containers partners with FNB Wines2Whales MTB events

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Cape Town, South Africa – Big Box Containers, a national container leasing, sales and conversion company, has teamed up with one of the Western Cape’s most exciting three day stage mountain bike races, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events. “For Big Box the decision to be associated with the FNB W2W MTB Events was an easy one,” says Willie ...

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Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival, 3-12 July 2015

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South Africa’s premium sport and lifestyle festival, the 32nd annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival, takes place during the school holidays from 3 to 12 July 2015. From cycling and running to swimming and paddling, the festival boasts some of South Africa’s most scenic multi-disciplinary competitions, such as the Big5 Sport Challenge, the Momentum Weekend Argus Knysna Cycle Tour ...

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A quarter of a million to good causes

Wildrunner partnered with the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) Run for Nature campaign in 2014.

Wildrunner is happy to announce that in the past financial year we have collectively raised and donated just shy of R270,000 to various conservation foundations, charity organisations, social and non-profit entities; as well as sponsored over R60,000 worth of entries to development athletes across South Africa. Managing director, Owen Middleton has said the importance of giving back to the communities ...

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Puma IGNITE arrives in South Africa stores

We’re excited to announce that following the successful launch in New York, the PUMA IGNITE finally arrives in South Africa.

Cape Town, South Africa, 4 March 2015 – Usain Bolt’s training shoe of choice, the PUMA IGNITE hits South Africa stores tomorrow (Thursday 5 March 2015). PUMA’s most responsive running shoe, it features innovative foam technology that maximizes energy return to keep you running faster – if you put the energy in then IGNITE gives it back. Powering every stride ...

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Ventum signs South African professional triathlete Kyle Buckingham

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By Ventum. Miami Beach, Fla., – Feb. 25, 2015 – Kyle Buckingham, the 2014 IRONMAN Lake Placid Champion and 2013 IRONMAN Age Group World Champion (Kona) is the third professional triathlete signed and announced by Ventum. Buckingham entered his first triathlon in 2009 and turned pro in 2014. Buckingham hails from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, where he finished second at the ...

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Murray set for 2015

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Since leaving South Africa at the end of November for a European winter training camp with his coach Joel Filiol, triathlete Richard Murray has been racking up the miles in the swimming pool. After a somewhat disappointing end to his 2014 season Murray and his support staff have been working hard in rectifying what went wrong to make sure it ...

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Ultra-trail Cape Town Entries open 27 January

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After bursting onto the local and international trail running scene in 2014, anticipation is running high for this year’s race, scheduled to take place on 3 October. UTCT 2015 will again feature two ultra distances of 100km and 65km, as well as a shorter ‘urban-trail’ of 20km. Race director Nic Bornman explains: ‘For decades South Africa have boasted the world’s ...

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