Tag Archives: AJ Calitz

South African trail runners break world record on Table Mountain

At 23.58pm tonight South African trail runners Christiaan Greyling and AJ Calitz broke the Guinness World Record for the greatest vertical distance on foot on Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge.  CAPE TOWN, MAY 10, 2021 – South African trail runners Christiaan Greyling and AJ Calitz have broken the Guinness World Record for the greatest vertical distance on foot, on Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge. The pair ...

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South African trail runners attempt to break world record on Table Mountain

CAPE TOWN, MAY 10, 2021 – South African trail running rivals turned team mates, Christiaan Greyling and AJ Calitz, are today attempting to break the Guinness World Records vertical distance on foot in 20 hours on Table Mountain’s Platteklip Gorge. The current record, held by 11 members of The Reek Challenge at Croagh Patrick in Murrisk, Ireland, stands at 18 086m, or 13 ...

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Calitz, Rukadza retain ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun Champions title

The action of the 7th annual ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance, SA’s premier three day stage trail run, culminated at the picturesque Houw Hoek Inn on Sunday, 15 March 2015. Top trail runners AJ Calitz and Bernard Rukadza of Team KWAY set the course ablaze claiming their second stage victory for the weekend in a lightning fast time ...

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AJ Calitz stalking LionHeart hat trick

Two-time Red Bull LionHeart champion AJ Calitz will be back to challenge for a hat trick come 15 November. “I love the LionHeart,” he says of the innovative trail-race up and down Cape Town’s Lion’s Head. “It’s probably one of my favourite races of the year and it plays to my strengths.” South Africa’s favourite trail-running export, Ryan Sandes, created ...

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