Tag Archives: AfricanX Trailrun

Rukadza, Calitz claim second stage victory at AfricanX

Team K-Way Wintergreen’sBernard Rukadza and AJ Calitz further extended their lead with a second consecutive stage victory at the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS at Boschendal Wine Estate on Saturday, 28 April 2018.   Stage Two started and finished at Retreat, Boschendal Wine Estate. Teams had to complete a 33km – 35km route.   According to Calitz, the stage was by ...

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Trail runners throw down the gauntlet at Stage One of the AfricanX Trailrun

Team K-Way Wintergreen’sBernard Rukadza and AJ Calitz dominated Stage One of the 10thannual AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS at Jonkershoek on Friday, 27 April 2018.   Running their 3rdAfricanX Trailrun together as a team, Rukadza and Calitz completed the 33km Stage in a well-deserved time of 02 hours 45 minutes 44 seconds.   “The stage was awesome,” said a very ...

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From road to gravel – Ulrica Stander taking on the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS

Ulrica and Sean, already well established athletes will be representing Enduro Hub during the 2018 AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS. “Excited and grateful all together, running the African X this weekend. Sean Hulley and myself are both running and experiencing this wonderful event for the first time. I am an endurance athlete, currently running both marathons and ultra marathons. My partner ...

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AfricanX routes set to shine for 10th anniversary

Celebrating its 10thanniversary at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (Stellenbosch/Franschhoek) the weekend of 27 – 29 April 2018, the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will treat trail runners to an exhilarating trail running experience.   Founded in 2009, the AfricanX Trailrun was hosted in the quant coastal town of Kleinmond for four years.  In 2013 the event moved to Oak ...

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AfricanX pays tribute to trail runners

Trail runners taking part in South Africa’s premier three-day Stage Trail Run, the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS the weekend of 27 – 29 April 2018, are encouraged to send through their nominations for the event’s cherished ‘Sanet Wentzel Spirit Award’.   Introduced in 2010, one year after the AfricanX’s inception (the event celebrates its 10th anniversary this year), the ...

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Best Dressed title up for grabs at AfricanX Trailrun

Although all three stages of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS are equally special, Stage Two features ‘that extra flair’ with trail runners allowing their creative sides to get the better of them as they try to outdo their rivals in the AfricanX’s “Best Dressed” competition.   In 2017 Renata Schoeman and Nic De Beer of Team “Goldilocks and The ...

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AfricanX training incorporates XTERRA Trail Run

Taking place at the Elgin-Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 24 February 2018, the much anticipated XTERRA Trail Run will double up as the AfricanX Trailrun’s 4th Training Run.   The AfricanX Training Runs are hosted under the guidance of former AfricanX winners Dawid Visser and Rohan Kennedy. The goal is to prepare runners for the 10th annual AfricanX Trailrun presented ...

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AfricanX training runs kick off this festive season

In preparation for the 10th anniversary of the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS, event organisers have announced that six training runs will be hosted between December 2017 and April 2018. Open to the public, the first training run will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 16 December 2017. “We would like the 2018 AfricanX experience to be a memorable one,” ...

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AfricanX Trailrun moves to Boschendal Wine Estate

As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations event organisers are excited to announce that the AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS will also boast a new Festival Village in 2018 with the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate stepping up to the plate as the new home of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run. “2018 will be a big celebratory year ...

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Greyling, Mackenzie ready for AfricanX title defence

Two of South Africa’s leading trail runners, Landie Greyling and Megan Mackenzie will be seen teaming up the weekend of 17 – 19 March 2017 to defend their title at the 9th annual Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS. South Africa’s leading three day stage trail run, AfricanX will require teams of two trail runners (male/female/mixed) to complete three ...

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