Athletes to watch in the Ultra-trail Cape Town, the final race of the 2018 Ultra-trail World Tour

With last year’s first and second placed men back to claim the top spot for 2018, and a very strong field of international elite athletes travelling to South Africa for 1 December, the Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) Men’s race will be an exciting one. The Women’s race also looks to be closely contested, with Italian [...]

By |2018-11-27T07:04:18+00:00November 27th, 2018|Featured Events, International, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Athletes to watch in the Ultra-trail Cape Town, the final race of the 2018 Ultra-trail World Tour

These two guys are going to run all the way across the Himalayas

1400km on foot in 28 days or less… Ryan Sandes and expedition running partner, Ryno Griesel are set to tackle the Great Himalaya Trail. Find out here what they’re really getting themselves into. Ryno Griesel was on the successful Drakensberg Grand Traverse record attempt and has seconded Ryan Sandes on various big international races over the past [...]

By |2018-02-16T09:23:08+00:00February 16th, 2018|International, Latest News, News|Comments Off on These two guys are going to run all the way across the Himalayas

RYAN SANDES & RYNO GRIESEL TO TAKE ON THE GREAT HIMALAYA TRAIL’S FASTEST KNOWN TIME ATTEMPT

While most of us mere mortals started off the year setting fitness goals that we hope to achieve by at least the end of 2018, Ryan Sandes and fellow Salomon athlete, Ryno Griesel, have set themselves the goal of running, and hopefully beating, the current fastest known time (FKT) for the Holy Grail of Mountain [...]

By |2018-01-10T09:15:42+00:00January 10th, 2018|International, Latest News, News|Comments Off on RYAN SANDES & RYNO GRIESEL TO TAKE ON THE GREAT HIMALAYA TRAIL’S FASTEST KNOWN TIME ATTEMPT

GREYLING BAGS A TOP 12 FINISH IN SPAIN’S 110KM SALOMON ULTRA PIRINEU

On the 23rd of September at 7am, 950 runners gathered in Bagà, Barcelona, to face the challenge of a long and intense race with a profile not unlike a sawtooth blade, including several significant peaks, the first being 14km into the race reaching 2500m in altitude. It’s called the Salomon Ultra Pirineu, and it’s 110km [...]

By |2017-10-01T14:52:51+00:00October 1st, 2017|International, Latest News, News|Comments Off on GREYLING BAGS A TOP 12 FINISH IN SPAIN’S 110KM SALOMON ULTRA PIRINEU

GOLD FOR GREYLING TEAM AT SPAIN’S 98KM RIAÑO TRAIL RACE

This past weekend saw South Africa’s top trail running team, Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team/Salomon/Garmin) and Landie Greyling, embarked on an epic race through the Cantabrian Mountains in the north of Spain. Three stages, 98 km and almost 8000 metres of elevation gain stood between them and the finish line of the Riaño Trail Run in [...]

By |2017-09-14T10:52:45+00:00September 14th, 2017|International, Latest News, News|Comments Off on GOLD FOR GREYLING TEAM AT SPAIN’S 98KM RIAÑO TRAIL RACE

GREYLING DISPLAYS TALENT TO GET SILVER MEDAL IN TOUR DU NÉOUVIELLE, FRANCE

29 AUGUST 2017, SAINT-LARY-SOULAN, FRANCE - The Grand Raid Pyrenees, now in its 10th year, attracted over 4000 athletes, who, despite the weather, raced the Pyrenean summits in the south of France. The 2017 edition of the Grand Raid Pyrenees included 5 races: the 5-stage/114km Pyrenees Tour Trail Challenge, the 220km Ultra Tour, the 120km [...]

By |2017-08-29T14:01:50+00:00August 29th, 2017|International, Latest News, News|Comments Off on GREYLING DISPLAYS TALENT TO GET SILVER MEDAL IN TOUR DU NÉOUVIELLE, FRANCE

GREYLING WINS FIRST SENIOR IN THE ‘RACING MADAGASCAR’ ULTRA TRAIL STAGE RACE

PIETERMARITZBURG, 19 JULY 2017 – Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team/Salomon/Garmin) completed the 150km Racing Madagascar Ultra Trail Stage Race and finished 6th overall and 1st in the Senior I category, racing at an average pace of 04:36min/km. The annual event, which took place from the 11th to 16th July 2017, hosted 29 runners – 21 Malagasy [...]

By |2017-07-19T11:53:42+00:00July 19th, 2017|International, Latest News, News, Ultra Trail Madagascar Stage Race|Comments Off on GREYLING WINS FIRST SENIOR IN THE ‘RACING MADAGASCAR’ ULTRA TRAIL STAGE RACE

CHRISTIAAN GREYLING IS A WORLD-CLASS ACT IN MARATHON DU MONT BLANC IN FRANCE

PIETERMARITZBURG, 28 JUNE 2017 – On 23 June 2017, South Africa’s top men’s trail athlete, Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team/Salomon/Garmin) raced the Marathon du Mont-Blanc 80km Ultra-Trail through the Chamonix Mont-Blanc Valley in France finishing 6th overall (4th in cat).   Since its inception in 1979, the Marathon du Mont Blanc has grown, featuring 8 races [...]

By |2017-06-28T08:02:04+00:00June 28th, 2017|International, Latest News, Marathon du Mont Blanc, News|Comments Off on CHRISTIAAN GREYLING IS A WORLD-CLASS ACT IN MARATHON DU MONT BLANC IN FRANCE

2017 – Plan your Trail Adventures!

Energy Events Classics International Other Muizenberg Monster - Enter Here Ferney Trail - Mail us Here Mnweni  - Enter Here The Beast Trail Run - Enter Here Mapungubwe Transfrontier Wildrun - Enter Here African X Trail Run - Enter Here Salomon Bastille Day Trail Run - Enter Here Dodo trail - Entries Open 15 Mar Run the [...]

South African “trail dassie” claims fourth position at French trail run

Capetonian Landie Greyling finished fourth at last weekend’s Marathon du Mont-Blanc, an alpine trail-running event in Chamonix, France.   Greyling, who has an impressive national and international trail running record, improved her position in the annual marathon (41.6km) from 12th in 2014.   “This is one of the most well-known and competitve European races and [...]

By |2016-07-05T10:26:26+00:00July 5th, 2016|International, Latest News, Marathon du Mont-Blanc, News|Comments Off on South African “trail dassie” claims fourth position at French trail run