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[NOV] 2021 FNB Wines2Whales Switchback
Dates: 5-14 November 2021 In 2020, the FNB Wines2Whales Switchback was cancelled due to Covid-19. Registered teams were automatically rolled into the 2021 event, which means entries are limited for the rescheduled event. Entries for the 3 event options open on 28 April at 09:00. The confirmed 2021 FNB... Read more
2020 a year like no other for sport, Strava report reveals
Insights from Strava’s global community of over 73 million athletes shed light on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on competition, performance and habits. Strava’s annual Year in Sport report revealed a boom in global exercise amid the COVID-19 pandemic. As athletes adapted to 2020’s widespread changes to competition... Read more
Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience 2020 moves to Autumn 2021
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, event organisers Stillwater Sports have announced that the 2020 Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience has moved to Autumn 2021. SA’s MTB ‘Party of the Year’ will now take place from 24-25 April 2021. Entries opened on Tuesday, 20 October... Read more
Shaun-Nick Bester: A cyclist for all seasons
Shaun-Nick Bester is one of South Africa’s most formidable pro cyclists. During his decade-long career, he has raced all over the world on both road and mountain bikes and has lined up at World Championships, World Cups and UCI races in both disciplines. He now also helps other cyclists... Read more
2020 Fedhealth MTB Challenge cancelled
The organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge have announced that the event, scheduled to take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2020, has been cancelled. According to event organisers, “given the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, a decision has been made to cancel... Read more
Garmin data reveals how lockdowns impact active lifestyles
The global COVID-19 pandemic and resultant lockdowns have resulted in seismic shifts in the way we stay fit and active. Garmin has tracked these shifts from data uploaded to its platform by its global community, which has revealed remarkable changes in the types of sports and exercises which people... Read more
[APRIL] Nissan Trailseeker MTB lockdown challenge
Date: 25 April 2020 If you have an indoor trainer and are looking for some competition. join the Nissan Trailseeker MTB lockdown challenge! Racing starts from 07:00, with entrants required to finish by 15:00. Entry is FREE, with various distances available: Ultra Marathon: 130km Marathon: 75km Half Marathon: 45km... Read more
Endurance sports goes virtual in the age of coronavirus
If there’s one thing athletes miss most during the lockdown – other than the ability to head out on training runs and rides – is the thrill, challenge and camaraderie of racing. With all major sporting and mass participation events postponed or cancelled for the foreseeable future, many athletes... Read more
[SEPT] Border2Beach Psycle Tour
Date: Postponed until September 2021 Border2Beach was founded by brothers, Struan and Lyle Anderson who wanted to honour their late father by cycling across the country on the same route he had traversed as a schoolboy in 1969. The inaugural Border2Beach Psycle Tour saw four cyclists ride from Beit... Read more
[APRIL] Jacaranda FM and Tracker’s Off the Beat ‘n Track
Date: Postponed until further notice Gauteng’s biggest family day of mountain biking and music returns to The Big Red Barn in Irene. The event is a day of fun in the sunny outdoors for the whole family, featuring routes for tiny tots, beginners, intermediate, advanced and competitive riders. Kids... Read more