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Murray set for penultimate WTS race of season

South African triathlete Richard Murray is set to end the 2015-season on a high with the penultimate WTS race this Sunday in Edmonton, Canada.

South African triathlete Richard Murray is set to end the 2015-season on a high with the penultimate WTS race this Sunday in Edmonton, Canada. The season is drawing to a close with only two races left in the WTS. Murray is currently fifth on the world rankings and while the Brownlee-brothers – Alistair and Jonathan – won’t be in Canada, ...

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Hennops turns up the heat with another humdinger

Edwin Sesipi on his way to another first place at the Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series™. Image by Pat Black

The second race of the Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series™ was as exciting as race 1 with just over 1100 runners making their way out to the countryside to take on the trails. As is customary, race 2 sees the addition of a once-off XL course for those runners looking for a longer challenge. At 18,7km, this route that offers ...

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​Murray’s awesome run London-highlight

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Richard Murray ran the 5km run leg at the WTS London on Sunday in a blistering 14 minutes and 12 seconds. The fastest run on the day by some 20 seconds. Murray finished fifth in the race in an overall time of 51:01 for the sprint distance triathlon. Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee won the race in 50:39. The running route ...

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Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town a huge success

Caption: Liv Williams with Janet Hunter on the podium. Photo credit. Eunice Visagie

The age group participants in the sprint distance of the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town enjoyed a beautiful day whilst completing the 500m swim, the 20km cycling and 5km running. Winners in each of the categories were on top of the world, with many looking forward to participating again next year. Winner of the 16 to 24 age group and ...

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Holland wins her first WTS race

Caption: Vicky Holland wins her first WTS race

Under foggy skies and a slight chill in the air, Great Britain’s Vicky Holland announced her return from injury in style with her first ever World Triathlon Series win. A late surge on the run gave the Brit just what she needed to hold off the USA’s Katie Zaferes and Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig. With silver, Zaferes moved into the top spot on the Columbia Threadneedle ...

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Murray raced his heart our for home fans

Photo Credit: Chris Hitchcock

South African Richard Murray gave it his all in a bid to finish on the podium at Sunday’s Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town. In the end Murray finished fourth after being passed by Vincent Luis in the final kilometer of the 10km run. Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee won in his first race back after injury and Spain’s Javier Gomez, the current ...

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Learners team up for “Trifecta” in triathlon

Richard Murray, SA’s top triathlete, meets the Virgin Active Development Tri-team. Back row (from left to right): Ana Maquina, Leigh-Anne Maroon, Bianca Lakay, Summer-Lee Deng,  Margot Sheppard, Aqueelah Taljaard and Tracey Fredericks (reserve). Front row: Faiez Basardien, Schalk Damons and Ashley Jacobs.

Learners from Holy Cross High and Lavender Hill High will soon be experiencing the adrenalin rush of a triathlon as they team up to compete in a relay event at this year’s Discovery World Triathlon in Cape Town. As part of the Virgin Active Future Crew Triathlon team these nine learners – aged between 15 and 18 – will be ...

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Reigning Olympic champion set to open his season in Cape Town

Alistair Brownlee will be flying the family flag at the Discovery Cape World Triathlon on Sunday

His brother is the inform athlete in the World Triathlon Series at present, but in the absence of Jonathan older brother Alistair Brownlee will be flying the family flag at the Discovery Cape World Triathlon on Sunday. While Jonathan has won two of the three races in the World Triathlon Series thus far, Cape Town will be Alistair’s first World ...

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