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[SEPT] THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience
Date: 18 September 2021 The THIRSTI AfricanX Trailrun 1-Day Xperience will take the picturesque Paul Cluver Wines by storm. This ‘individual entry’ event offers four race distances, namely 6km, 12km, 24km and 42km. Runners can look forward to experiencing some of the Western Cape’s most iconic trails combined with... Read more
The link between exercise and immunity
Athletes beware! Strenuous exercise can raise your risk of infection. Post-exercise immunosuppression (PEIS) is a physiological response to large training loads or strenuous exercise, which generally happens due to a rise in stress hormones such as adrenaline and cortisol. Load and intensity Research affirms that intense exercise causes immunosuppression.... Read more
Run Your City Series 2021 blends virtual with live events
This year’s Run Your City Series will blend virtual with traditional race formats as the organisers adapt to the evolving COVID-19 situation in the country. The updated series calendar now includes: Joburg 10K CITYRUN on Friday, 24 September 2021 (Virtual Race) Durban 10K CITYRUN on Sunday, 31 October 2021... Read more
[OCT] Bikes2Blossoms mountain bike event
Date: 2 October 2021 The two-day Elgin Bikes2Blossoms mountain bike event takes place at Trail’s End in Grabouw in the Western Cape. The race route will include the best of the Grabouw forestry trails, as well as Oak Valley and Paul Cluver. The first day will cover 38km with... Read more
[SEPT] Highland Gate Trail Run
Date: 25 September 2021 Nestled in the Steenkampsberg mountain range near Dullstroom, the beautiful Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate offers stunning trail running in pristine nature. There are three race options available – 6km, 11km and 17km. Crystal clear streams, trout dams, spectacular views and lovely trails will... Read more
New dates announced for Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run Challenge
In light of the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, Stillwater Sports announced that the Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run Challenge events will move to Saturday, 25 September and Saturday, 23 October 2021. “As the adjusted level 4 lockdown period has been extended, it will... Read more
Win a Cape Pioneer Trek entry with Biogen
Attention all mountain bikers! Biogen is giving away a team entry to the Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek! All you need to do is purchase any Biogen product from www.biogen.co.za or your nearest Dis-Chem Pharmacy and email proof of purchase to tim@biogen.co.za. Accompany your entry with a social media... Read more
[SEPT] Fedhealth MTB Challenge
Date: 11 & 12 September 2021 The 2021 Fedhealth MTB Challenge is an exhilarating two-day MTB Festival that takes place at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate in Stellenbosch over the weekend of 11 and 12 September (COVID-19 restrictions permitting). The event celebrates its 6th anniversary in 2021. The fun will start... Read more
Planet Fitness helps get riders ready for 947 Ride Joburg
If you’ve committed to tackling the challenge posed by the 947 Ride Joburg road race, but are feeling worried about your training and preparation for the big day, then Planet Fitness and Coopetto have got your back! Train Joburg is a 947 Ride Joburg initiative to get riders fit... Read more
[EVENT] Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run Challenge
Dates: 24 July & 7 August 2021 Local lifestyle-sports marketing agency, Stillwater Sports has launched the Beet It Sport #BeetYourBest Trail Run Challenge. The series consists of two trail runs and will take place at the beautiful Blaauwklippen Wine Estate (Stellenbosch). Event 1 in July will cover an 8km... Read more