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GR300 Day 3 Race Wrap

OVERALL TEAM WINNERS, MAX KNOX AND KEVIN EVANS, TEAM BIOGEN-VOLCAN, CROSSING THE FINISH LINE

The 3rd leg of the GR300 got off to a gorgeous sunlit start from the Quay Four race village on Thesen Islands Harbour Town, with cyclists barely showing signs of having had two demanding days of hard core riding behind them. Today’s 85km route offered fast tracks, combined with some punishing climbs, which always manages to disperse the pack. After ...

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Year full of highlights for Team Contego

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The past year has been filled with various highlights for the trail running team, Team Contego with great performances that included a South African title, various stage race victories and podium spots on a regular basis. According to team leader Eddie Lambert 2014 was a good year for the team even though some of the team members struggled with injuries. ...

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Drama-filled victory for Team Contego at TMC

Marie Wessels, Liandi van der Westhuizen and Danette Smith from Team Contego won the Table Mountain Challenge Team Relay
Photo credit: Govan Basson

Marie Wessels, Liandi van der Westhuizen and Danette Smith from Team Contego won the Table Mountain Challenge Team Relay this past Saturday, but not before a good dose of drama. According to Smith it was a super exciting day, but not without a few panicky moments. Wessels started the race. Her leg was from Kloof Nek up to Rhodes Memorial ...

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Dream becomes reality for Danette

Photo credit: Cherie Vale, Newsport Media

The 2014 season has forever changed Team Contego’s Danette Smith life as a trail runner. She was not only crowned the South African champion, but she also finished 4th in her age category at the World Championships, which was her first international race ever. Smith had the goal of being part of the SA team going to the World Championships in ...

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Team Contego’s Bernard Rukadza wins Spur Trail Series

eam Contego's Bernard Rakadaz won the Spur Trail Series with one race left

With three victories from three races Team Contego’s Bernard Rukadza has won the Spur Trail Series even though there is one race left in the series. Rukadza won the races at Paul Cluver (Grabouw) on 20 July, Tygerberg Nature Reserve on 27 July and Paarl this past weekend. The last race is on 16 August in Kleinmond. All the races ...

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