Trail

Jim Walmsley breaks the Ultra-trail Cape Town record, Courtney Dauwalter places 8th overall

Americans Jim Walmsley and Courtney Dauwalter are the men’s and women’s champions of the 2021 Ultra-Trail Cape Town (UTCT), with Jim Walmsley breaking Prodigal Khumalo’s 2017 record (09:51:00) with a time of 9:47:20, and Dauwalter achieving an overall eighth position.  The eighth edition of the race took place on Saturday 27 November, an event that has grown in stature to attract ...

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Records smashed at the 25th running of the K-Way Skyrun

The 25th running of the legendary K-Way Skyrun delivered in all the right places, from records being smashed and the addition of 3 more names to the list of athletes who have completed the 100km route in under 13 hours! After winning the 2021 K-Way 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge, dubbed the hardest 24km mountain race in Southern Africa, and setting a ...

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Last chance to sign up for the Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run #2!

Seen here:  Trail Runner Mazu Ndandani in action.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Trail runners have one last chance to sign up for the fun-filled 12km Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run #2 that will take place at the picturesque Blaauwklippen Wine Estate (Stellenbosch) this coming Saturday 23 October 2021. “The Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run #2 will treat trail runners to an enjoyable 12km route that will boast a good ...

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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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Prepare for an effortless run in the Voyage Nitro – cushioning and traction for multi-terrain

VOYAGE NITRO ISD: September 2021 Price: R2799 Tech Specs: Stack Heights: 24.5mm forefoot / 34.5mm heel (including sock liner)HTD: 10mm (including sock liner)Weight: UK 4.5: 254 grams; UK 8: 304 gramsKey Technologies: Super Critical NITRO foam; PUMAGRIP; OPTIFIT Product info:   The Voyage NITRO is RUN PUMA’S first trail running shoe. The Voyage NITRO features a two-part midsole with NITRO cushioning under foot for cushioning ...

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Kanyimo, Marshall obliterated the field at the THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 1-Day XPERIENCE!

Seen here:  Kerry-Ann Marshall secured victory in the women’s category of the 42km THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 1-Day XPERIENCE in a time of 03 hours 32 minutes 11 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Chris Hitchcock The THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 1-Day XPERIENCE delivered exciting trail running at Paul Cluver Wines (Grabouw, Western Cape) on Saturday 18 September 2021 with Collin Kanyimo claiming gold in the 42km men’s race, while Kerry-Ann Marshall stamped ...

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Experience trail running at its best at the THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 1-Day XPERIENCE!

Seen here:  Danette Walley in action during the THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 3-Day Stage Race that was hosted in Grabouw earlier this year.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Set to take Paul Cluver Wines (Grabouw, Western Cape) by storm on Saturday 18 September 2021, the THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN 1-Day XPERIENCE will treat trail runners to a sensational route experience like no other! “The THIRSTI AFRICANX TRAILRUN is synonymous with magnificent trails, ...

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Prochorus and Aitsa! learners excited to take on the 2021 Fedhealth MTB Challenge!

Seen here:  Learners from the Aitsa! After Care Centre at a previous year’s Fedhealth MTB Challenge.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg Learners from Prochorus Community Development and the Aitsa! After Care Centre are eagerly counting down the days to the 6th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge that will take place at the beautiful Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 September 2021. Started in 1996, Prochorus is a community-based organisation that offers sustainable ...

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Van Heerden and Heath Victorious at the 2021 Hout Bay Trail Challenge

Early overcast conditions cleared as the day progressed making for a perfect day for trail running. Photo by Peter Kirk Media. Pre-dawn showers blew over to provide the Hout Bay Trail Challenge runners with a near perfect day in the mountains which encircle the Cape Town suburb; on Saturday, 4 September. Johardt van Heerden and Kristen Heath proved the fastest ...

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Noosi, Bosman claim gold at the 2021 Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run

Seen here:  Charne Bosman in action during the 2021 Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run Long/+-24km Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg North-West Province – Teboho Noosi (Maseru, Lesotho) secured his hat-trick victory in the Fedhealth Platinum Trail RunLong/+-24km race that took place at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Sunday 29 August 2021.  Noosi claimed gold in a deserving time of 01 hour 24 minutes 08 seconds, while Charne Bosman (Menlo Park, Pretoria), who made her ...

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