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Winter Trail Series 2015 kicks off

Approximately 1 000 runners were met with a perfect Cape winter day as they made their way to the Paul Cluver Estate in the Overberg for the first race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ and the Spur GLB46 Ultra. Almost 100 runners took on the Spur GLB46 Ultra across the Groenlandberg. After an [...] Winter Trail … [Read more...]

Calitz misses Fish River record by 8 minutes

After running 100 kilometres, it is heartbreaking to miss setting a new record by little over a kilometre in distance. For this year’s running of the Fish River Canyon Ultra, his only goal was to break the hiking trail route record. Missing it by only eight minutes was heartbreaking for K-Way athlete AJ Calitz. … [Read more...]

Van Huyssteen, Marais set for Knysna Xterra Pezula

Knysna, South Africa – Top XTERRA SA Warriors, Carla Van Huyssteen and Stuart Marais will be seen throwing down the gauntlet at South Africa’s leading off-road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA Pezula presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT that will take place at the picturesque Conrad Pezula Field Of Dreams (Knysna) on … [Read more...]

World Long Distance Trail, SA Team report

World Long Distance Trail, Zermatt – Today we raced the 2015 World Championships at the Zermatt Marathon. The route was nothing but unbelievable and it took our athletes through small villages up the Swiss valley into the half way mark at Zermatt. World Long Distance Trail Champs Zermatt Marathon At halfway there was a … [Read more...]

Richtersveld Wildrun underway at Sendelingsdrif

The second Richtersveld Wildrun got underway at Sendelingsdrif this morning as almost 40 trail runners took off on the adventure of a lifetime. A few top athletes were amongst the excited faces and, as expected, the racing was hot at the front of the field, despite the cold weather and the absence of defending … [Read more...]

Rukadza, Greyling on top at Beast Trail Run

(Cape Town, 24 May 2015)  Bernard Rukadza and Landie Greyling won the inaugural Old Mutual Two Oceans Beast Trail Run – an event that marked a tough day in the office for everyone that participated in the 47km and 22km races. Rukadza, Christiaan Greyling and Dion Middelkoop ran together for most of the way – … [Read more...]

Eksteen, Bahlmann hit Gold at Gauteng IMPI Challenge

Gauteng IMPI – The Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartebeespoort (North West Province) was buzzing with excitement on Saturday, 14 March 2015 when close to 1000 adventure seekers lined up to be part of the action of the first IMPI Challenge of 2015. Gauteng IMPI Challenge 2015 Claude Eksteen was the competitor to … [Read more...]

Two Oceans Ultra Trail 2015 entries open

(Cape Town, 4 March 2015)  Entries for the Old Mutual Two Oceans Ultra Trail Run, a.k.a. The Beast, will open at 10am on Thursday, 5 March 2015. The inaugural event will take place on Sunday, 24 May 2015, and will feature a 45km and 22km Trail Run. The Beast was born after the organisers started [...] Two Oceans Ultra … [Read more...]

Calitz, Van Huyssteen win Grabouw 2015

The 2015 PUMA Trail Run enjoyed a cool start at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 21 February 2015, with just over 400 eager runners on the start line, ready to enjoy the XTERRA trail run routes. AJ Calitz conquers Grabouw 2015 South African ultra-trail champion AJ Calitz claimed victory in the 12.5km PUMA Trail … [Read more...]

Rupanga, Soggot conquer Silvermine Mountain

It was a picture perfect day as a packed field lined up to take on the third 34km Spur Silvermine Mountain XL trail race at the beautiful Silvermine Nature Reserve. With names such as Nicholas Rupanga, Dion Middelkoop, Chad Gordon and Katya Soggot at the start line, it was sure that the racing would be [...] Rupanga, … [Read more...]