XTERRA SA entries open this week for 2019

The organisers of the largest XTERRA in the world, Stillwater Sports, have announced that the show will go on despite the event not yet securing a title sponsor for 2019.   “Although the ideal situation would be to have a title sponsor, cancelling the event is not viewed as an option,” confirms Michael Meyer, Managing [...]

By |2018-11-12T08:53:40+00:00November 12th, 2018|Featured Events, Latest News, News|Comments Off on XTERRA SA entries open this week for 2019

Two Oceans Marathon Trail Run – Entries Open

Entries Open 5 December 2018! CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO! 12km Trail Run DISTANCE 12km ENTRY LIMIT 500 DATE Good Friday, 19 April 2019 START TIME 8:40 START VENUE Jameson Plaza, UCT FINISH VENUE UCT Rugby Fields, Upper Campus, Rondebosch 24km Trail Run DISTANCE 24km ENTRY LIMIT 500 DATE Good Friday, 19 April 2019 START [...]

By |2018-11-08T07:05:50+00:00November 8th, 2018|Featured Events, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Two Oceans Marathon Trail Run – Entries Open

How fast can you run downhill?

King of the trails, Ryan Sandes, has turned the tables and instead of taking you up a mountain, has announced that he will be hosting a first of hopefully many to come, Downhill Run Events. The inaugural event will be taking place at Meerendal Wine Estate on Wednesday 14 November and is open to all [...]

By |2018-11-05T11:43:48+00:00November 5th, 2018|Latest News, News|Comments Off on How fast can you run downhill?

Are you going to be ready for UTCT? Here are some “local” tips for race day

Ultra-trail Cape Town has already established itself as a bucket list race for ultra trail runners, combining a range of beautiful Mother City sights with the rugged technical terrain of Table Mountain. There are four events: 100km, 65km, 35km, and for the first time in 2018 there is a 21km route. And since its inclusion [...]

By |2018-11-05T11:35:01+00:00November 5th, 2018|Featured Events, Latest News, News|Comments Off on Are you going to be ready for UTCT? Here are some “local” tips for race day

The 19th Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon completed in true athletic competence dominated by South African local stars

Well-known local elite trail runner, Bennie Roux finished first in 24 hours 11 minutes while Erica Terblanche, winner of KAEM 2002 again took first position in the ladies’ race with 28 hours 49 minutes.   Kalahari Augrabies, 26 October 2018 - The 19th Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon (KAEM), known as the “Big Daddy” of ultra-trail [...]

By |2018-10-29T09:13:05+00:00October 29th, 2018|Latest News, News|Comments Off on The 19th Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon completed in true athletic competence dominated by South African local stars

Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Trail Run – Back and better than ever

With two successful years behind it’s back, the Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Trail Run has gone from the newbie on the calendar to a firm favourite and must-do event for all trail runners and outdoor enthusiasts. Originally created to continue the development of routes and to showcase the incredible network of single-track trails on the Simonsberg [...]

By |2018-10-23T09:16:15+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Latest News, News|Comments Off on Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Trail Run – Back and better than ever

Trail runners in for a treat at Origin Of Trails Trail Run

Trail Running enthusiasts are invited to join in on the action at South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience by taking on the Origin Of Trails Trail Run on Sunday, 25 November 2018.   “Stellenbosch is a mountain biker and trail runner’s dream location both for training and racing,” says [...]

By |2018-10-23T09:10:05+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Latest News, News|Comments Off on Trail runners in for a treat at Origin Of Trails Trail Run

Cederberg Traverse After Party

The Cederberg Traverse fun continues, with an informal after party, with drinks and snacks. AJ Calitz & Linda Doke will be there to share their insights. The Vine, Hout Bay Tuesday 23rd 6 - 8pm Bring partners, and any trail friendly folk, who enjoy beer, wine and chatting. Kid’s welcome as well - large kids play [...]

By |2018-10-19T08:02:15+00:00October 19th, 2018|Featured Events, Latest News, News, The Cederberg Traverse|Comments Off on Cederberg Traverse After Party

Stagger Trail to enhance Sani Stagger weekend

Himeville – The addition of the Stagger Trail event to the 2018 Sani Stagger’s offerings is a move that didn’t need too much thought from the organisers, with justification coming as trail enthusiasts and road runners alike snap up entries for the trail runs on Saturday, 24 November. The Stagger Trail will take place on [...]

By |2018-10-18T07:59:25+00:00October 18th, 2018|Latest News, News|Comments Off on Stagger Trail to enhance Sani Stagger weekend

Cederberg Traverse 100km, 2018

For me the year 2018 was the year to take a break from trail races. This didn’t mean no running, I actually managed to tick off a couple of really cool personal adventures, just no racing. The feeling of “fomo” kicked in around August. Runners seemed to have a ball at races like Ultra Trail [...]

By |2018-10-18T07:12:38+00:00October 18th, 2018|Latest News|Comments Off on Cederberg Traverse 100km, 2018