Tag Archives: Trail Running

XTERRA Trail Run depicts the raw beauty of Grabouw

South Africa’s trail running enthusiasts were granted the unique opportunity to experience the thrilling XTERRA Vibe on Sunday, 26 February 2017 while taking on only ⅓ of the challenge, the XTERRA Trail Run in Grabouw.
Givemore Mudzinganyama and Edwin Sesipi set the pace in the men’s 12.5km race.  Both runners crossed the finish line in an impressive time of 46 minutes 33 seconds.  Megan Leslie set the pace in the women’s 12.5km XTERRA Trail Run claiming gold in 59 minutes 45 seconds.
 
Seen here (from left to right):  Givemore Mudzinganyama and Edwin Sesipi in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

South Africa’s trail running enthusiasts were granted the unique opportunity to experience the thrilling XTERRA Vibe on Sunday, 26 February 2017 while taking on only ⅓ of the challenge, the XTERRA Trail Run in Grabouw. Incorporating the trail run routes of SA’s premier off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA, entrants could choose between an action-packed 12.5km and/or 6.5km route. Givemore Mudzinganyama ...

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Mitsubishi Partners with Ultra-Trail Cape Town

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There is an innate connection between a brand like Mitsubishi and Table Mountain. Both present undeniable aesthetic appeal; but their toughness shouldn’t be underestimated. On 10 December 2016 1000 trail runners from 40 nations will take on Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT), racing either 100km, 65km or 35km routes. Our mountain will show them just how beautiful, and tough, she is. ...

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Fairview Dryland Traverse 2016

The trail runners head out for the final stage of the Fairview Dryland Traverse, on the 6th of November 2016.


Photo by: Oakpics/Fairview Dryland Traverse/SPORTZPICS

On Thursday 3 November 2016 my running partner (Niel Swanepoel) and I left Cape Town to go run a stage race in the Klein Karoo (Oudtshoorn, Western Cape). Our plan was to run, relax and enjoy some “down-time” with awesome people. I can honestly say the event met and exceeded all our expectations. From ancient caves to mountain tops, from ...

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XTERRA Trail Run entries now open

Xterra Trail Run

Incorporating the trail run routes of South Africa’s premier off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA, the XTERRA Trail Run will kick off at the Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province) on Sunday, 22 January 2017, then head to Nelson Mandela Bay on Sunday, 12 February 2017 before culminating at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Sunday, 26 February 2017. “The XTERRA ...

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Gearing Up for the Fairview Dryland Traverse

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The Fairview Dryland Traverse is now just under a month away but there are still a select few entries remaining for the four day trail running showpiece. The event boasts three full stages and a spectacular prologue through the Cango Caves, along with a beautiful race village and a festival atmosphere. Dubbed an adventure trail run the Fairview Dryland Traverse ...

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Amoja Cochoqua 3 day Stage race – Chantel Nienaber

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The inaurgural Cochoqua 3 day stage race was hosted in the most beautiful setting – at “the Retreat” on foot of the Simonsberg mountains, situated on the Boschendal farm. Those fortunate enough to have opted for the meals/accommodation package, were pleasantly surprised by exquisite luxury accommodation. Chad and I checked into a brand new luxury unit, fully equipped with a ...

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A weekend of adventures at the Bastille Festival

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Photo credit: Gowan Basson / Totalkaosphoto There was something for everyone at the Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run on Saturday, organised by Energy Events; 15km, 25km, 35km and 50km options. Chilly weather, beautiful mountains, icy river crossings, rocky terrain and well marked routes sums up this trail run. Be sure to mark it in your diary for next year – ...

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Mudzinganyama, Semmelink crowned FNB Platinum Trail Run champions

Givemore Mudzinganyama claimed gold in the men’s 24km FNB Platinum Trail Run at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Sunday, 22 May 2016.  Mudzinganyama completed the 24km route in an impressive time of 01 hour 25 minutes 19 seconds.  Seen here:   Givemore Mudzinganyama in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province, South Africa – Trail running enthusiasts gathered in their masses at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Sunday, 22 May 2016 to experience trail running at its best at the 4th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run. ASICS athletes Givemore Mudzinganyama and Edwin Sesipi were seen battling it out on route in the men’s 24km FNB Platinum Trail Run. Mudzinganyama ...

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The Standard Bank Duo Challenge Series – Race 1, 21 May – Multisport at its best

Michael Lord - The Standard Bank Duo Challenge Series

The first event of the Standard Bank Duo Challenge Series takes place this weekend, 21st of May, at the picturesque Banhoek Conservancy near Stellenbosch. Presented by Amoija, this event requires your mountain bike and trail running shoes as weapons of choice. Various race options are on offer: a 20 Km mountain bike race followed by a 10 Km trail run for the brave ...

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