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Durban charities welcome runner support at the Absa DURBAN 10K CITYRUN

Seen here:  A eager Absa RUN YOUR CITY Series supporter in action during the RUN YOUR CITY Series Virtual Run that was hosted in September.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Excited to #ReturnToPlay on Sunday 31 October 2021, when entering the 2021 Absa DURBAN 10K CITYRUN runners have the option to make a change by supporting five Durban based charities:  the Durban & Coast SPCA, iThemba Lethu, Reach For ...

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Entrants invited to enjoy a Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience Training Ride in Stellies!

Seen here (from left to right):  Ariane Lüthi and Jo Dobinson in action during a previous year’s Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg The organizers of the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience are inviting 2021 entrants to join them for a fun Training Ride at the picturesque Blaauwklippen Wine Estate (Stellenbosch) on Saturday 16 October 2021. “We’re excited to give ...

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Girls Teams set to impress at Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #2!

Taking place at the Greenpoint Athletics Stadium (Cape Town) on Saturday 23 October 2021, the Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #2 will boast exceptionally strong competition in the Girls Team Category with an impressive list of teams from La Rochelle Girls’ High School (Paarl), Paarl Girls’ High School, Parel Vallei High School (Somerset West), Bellville High School, Huguenot High School (Wellington) and HTS Drostdy ...

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Rising Durban star Rheeders hungry for aQuellé Tour Durban

Durban road racer Josh Rheeders is eager to make his mark at the aQuellé Tour Durban on Sunday 29 November. Supplied/Gameplan Media Durban – Rising Durban road cycling star Josh Rheeders is targeting his hometown classic when the aQuellé Tour Durban elite race is held on Sunday 28 November, eager to put the many months of pandemic lockdown frustration to ...

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‘THE HOF’ MAKES IT FOUR WINS AS THE WEATHER GODS CELEBRATE POSTPONED 2021 CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR

Thousands of cyclists from around South Africa celebrated the return of limited mass participation sporting events with the 43rd running of the Cape Town Cycle Tour on Sunday. As part of the events’ Covid-19 mitigation plans the race was reduced in size to a maximum of 18 000 entries and various Covid-19 protocols, including a ‘flow’ start and smaller start ...

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SA marathon paddlers itching to star racing in Romania

Hank McGregor is keen to prove he remains a threat to a possible twelfth world title at the age of 43. Balint Vekassy/Gameplan Media Pitești, Romania – The South African marathon paddling team has settled into its base in the central Romanian city of Pitești, eager to contest for titles at the ICF World Marathon Championships on the Argeș River ...

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The search for SA’s best athletics school kicks off at Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #1

Seen here:  Precious Molepo from Prestige College ran a new PB in the Girls U17 200m in a time of 24.14 seconds.  Molepo also secured the top spot on the podium in the Girls U17 400m in an impressive time of 54.16 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg The Twizza Super School Series Regional Qualifier #1 inspired nail-biting Track & Field action at the Ruimsig Athletics Stadium (Roodepoort) ...

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Louw K3 ready to master the Fish

Former Fish River Canoe Marathon champion and Cradock local Greg Louw (front) will team up with his wife Cathy (middle) and brother Ryan (back) in a K3 for this year’s race from 8-9 October. Supplied/Gameplan Media Cradock – After years of challenging for the Fish River Canoe Marathon title, the Louw brothers of Greg and Ryan have decided for the ...

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Rising star Van Eeden back to defend his Karkloof Classic title

VNQSH Pro Cycling team rider Brendan van Eeden in action at the SA XCO Championships in Pietermaritzburg. Can Eeden will be back to defend his Sappi Karkloof Classic Trail Festival MTB title on the 10th of October. Gavin Ryan/QuickPix/Gameplan Media Karkloof – After blasting onto the KZN MTB scene with his victory in 2020, rising star Brendan van Eeden has ...

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Kickstart Heritage Day at the JOBURG 10K CITYRUN Virtual Edition!

Seen here:  Cape Town runners enjoying a previous RUN YOUR CTY Series event.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson  Runners from across South Africa will kickstart their Heritage Day Celebrations this coming Friday 24 September 2021 by taking on the much-anticipated JOBURG 10K CITYRUN Virtual Edition! “We can’t wait to celebrate National Heritage Day ‘virtually’ with thousands of runners from across South Africa,” ...

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