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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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The official results and… the Stoke

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  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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Ultra Trail Cape Town partners with Columbia South Africa

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Evolution of anything requires collaboration, innovation and participation. Ultra-trail Cape Town is proud to announce a strategic alliance with apparel partner, Columbia Sportswear. UTCT may only be in its second year, but Columbia Sportswear’s more than 70 years in business should mean they know a thing or two about making great outdoor gear for great athletes, and this partnership brings ...

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Comrades winner to race 100km over Table Mountain

Gift Kehele winning the 2015 Comrades. Photo Credit: Kierran Allen

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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Ultra-Trail Cape Town storms South African offroad running scene

We designed all three routes to have as much variety as possible. This could only be achieved by tying together a complex network of jurisdictions, private property owners and city/national parks land. With Cape Town being one of these unique cities, where you cannot divorce the natural landscape from the urban environment, I felt it was important for each route to weave together the city’s cultural, social and natural heritage.

  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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