Tag Archives: Table Mountain

Calitz scores lucky legs eleven at K-Way Platteklip Charity Challenge

K-Way athlete AJ Calitz is again the champion of the annual K-Way Platteklip Charity Challenge after he summited Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge 11 times between sunrise and sunset on Saturday. For Calitz, a professional trail runner, this Challenge is more than just “a day at the office”. He is wholeheartedly behind the event’s fundraising initiatives for South African Education Project ...

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The official results and… the Stoke

  On Saturday 3 October 600 runners made up of 32 nationalities lined up to run either the 20km, 65km or 100km course from Gardens Tech Rugby grounds in Cape Town. Table Mountain hid beneath a thick white mist, and 6 hours of solid, icy rain played havoc with the nutrition and hydration plans of the runners. The brave stepped ...

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Comrades winner to race 100km over Table Mountain

Following his recent Comrades 2015 win, Gift Kehele has a new target in sight; to conquer South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain by racing the Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT). On Saturday 3 October, UTCT will once again welcome an elite group of top runners as they cover 100km of the Cape Peninsula’s mountains and vibrant city streets.  The route embraces various ...

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Tygerberg Full Moon 5km Fun Run & Hike launches

There aren’t many places with a more epic view of Table Mountain than the Tygerberg Nature Reserve and trail runners as well as hikers now have the opportunity to take on a unique fun run and hike on the trails of this hidden gem of Cape Town every full moon. The 5km event will start and finish at the Welgemoed ...

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Robyn races TriRock Robben Island

Please excuse me, but how often does one get to do a triathlon on an island named after you? Sorry, I mean an island with the same name as you. Robben Island is the island, 7km away from Cape Town, where Nelson Mandela spent 18 years of his 27 year prison sentence, and, as such, forms an important part of ...

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Ultra-Trail Cape Town storms South African offroad running scene

  In just less than three months, the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa will play host to a brand new ultra-trail running event on the South African racing calendar. Much anticipation is building amongst the local and international trail running communities as entries for the inaugural Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT) continue to pour in since having been ...

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Cape Town to host major Ultra-trail race

Cape Town, 18 June 2014: France has the Ultra-Trail Mont Blanc and Japan the Ultra-Trail Mount Fuji. Now South Africa has an Ultra-Trail race to match. Entries open today for the inaugural Ultra-Trail Cape Town, South Africa’s longest trail race to date at 100km across Table Mountain, set to take place on 25 October 2014. The race covers the iconic ...

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