Tag Archives: Running

ATC Sunset Team Time Trial

The ATC Sunset Team Time Trial will take place on Thursday 23 October 2014.  This fun relay, consisting of 4 x 3 Km laps through the Green Point Urban Park, will be hosted at the Hamilton’s Football Club. For now, all you need is your team name and the category you would like to compete in.  Runner details can be provided ...

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Tinman remains popular after changing to a duathlon

After racing 5150 Bela Bela the weekend before the 2nd Tinman race, I was very eager to race back at home, at sea level where I can breathe comfortably and where it’s pretty – Durban! The 1st event in the newly launched Tinman triathlon series was in my opinion a major success – it was like hooking up with all ...

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Hejana blows away rivals in EL road race

Top local runner Luthando Hejana blew his rivals away in extremely windy conditions to win the inaugural SPAR Family Challenge 10km road race in East London on Saturday.Despite battling wind speeds in excess of 40km per hour, the Born 2 Run athlete charged into the finish line at the Beaconhurst School fields in Beacon Bay in a time of 39:27. ...

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The Knysna Oyster Festival and Big5 Challenge.

Back in 2010, after my very first Ironman South Africa I thought I was tough enough to go tame the Big5 Challenge, which at that stage was in its inaugural year. Bad luck struck our very young family at that stage and we had to cut our visit to the most beautiful South Coast town short after spending a night ...

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Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon results released

Results of the Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon and Marathon are: 42km:Men:1. Lloyd Bosman 02:29:00 (open category), 2. Tsepang Ramonene 02:30:55 (open), 3. Ben Brimble 02:36:04 (open). Women:1. Linda Tucker 03:03:03 25th overall (40-49 years), 2. Sonya Baard 03:04:09 26th overall (open), 3. Olga Backeberg 03:09:15 34th overall (40-49 years). 21km:Men:1. Ettiene Plaatjies 01:05:27 (open), 2. Melikhaya Frans ...

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Bigger and better Freshpak Fitness Festival celebrates Clanwilliam’s 200th anniversary

On Saturday 4 October, Clanwilliam will be buzzing with excitement as athletes flock to Rooibos country to compete in the 28th annual Freshpak Fitness Festival, the Western Cape’s biggest multi-sport festival. Due to popular demand, an additional 300 entries have been made available for the Triathlon event to celebrate Clanwilliam’s 200th anniversary. The festival is open to all fitness enthusiasts, ...

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Frank Smuts – EnduroHub Ambassador

Q. Why do you think Enduro Hub chose you to be their ambassador? A. Because they suspect FOMO rules my life, and hope that this fear of missing out will drive me to race wherever and whenever. It makes me a good field agent I suppose. Q. What have you put yourself through in recent years? My body outlasted 6 ...

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A Moment with BIG5 Podium Finisher Marilyn Fischer

1-      How many times have you done the BIG5 so far, and how has your experience been each time? I’ve done the BIG 5 once (2013) and I absolutely loved it!! It was very well organised, you feel very special over the 10days of the festival, and you feel like a member of your very own athlete and supporter ‘family’ ...

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