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[APRIL] Old Mutual Two Oceans Trail Runs
Date: 19 April 2019 The Old Mutual Two Oceans Trail Runs offer two race distances – 24km and 12km. The routes take runners through Newlands forest in Cape Town and along the lower slopes of Devil’s Peak, providing some of the most breathtaking panoramic views anywhere in the world.... Read more
[FEBRUARY] Cape Summer Trail series event #4
Date: 3 February 2019 The magnificent country estate of Oak Valley is a fitting scene for the final race in the Cape Summer Trail Series®. This is exclusive access to hallowed mountain biking trails through an eclectic mix of landscapes from pine forest and open fields to riverine forest... Read more
[FEBRUARY] 2019 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen
Dates: 7-10 February 2019 Mountain bikers will ride alongside some of biggest names in the sport when they take on the 2019 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. With the second highest UCI status of any event on the continent (UCI S1) and the recent addition of a... Read more
UP SEMLI study makes endurance sports safer for participants
A first-of-its-kind local study has led to a 64% reduction in life-threatening medical emergencies encountered during marathons and other major endurance events, while other medical encounters, including all types of injuries, were reduced by 29%. The study was conducted by Professor Martin Schwellnus of the University of Pretoria’s Sport,... Read more
2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour Lifecycle Week
Dates: 2-11 March 2019 The Cape Town Cycle Tour Lifecycle Week is a nine-day celebration of all things cycling, where a world-famous city embraces human power and celebrates the healthy lifestyle and freedom of movement the humble bicycle offers all its inhabitants and visitors. The Lifecycle Week kicks off... Read more
[MARCH] 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour
Date: 10 March 2019 The world’s biggest timed cycle race will welcome some 35,000 cyclists to a new start at the Grand Parade Precinct, outside the Cape Town Castle on the morning of 10 March 2019. Riders will tackle the spectacular 109-kilometre loop of the Cape’s peninsula, finishing at... Read more
[MAY] FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN
Date: 19 May 2019 Runners can enter the FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN from 1 February 2019. The popular 12km road run will celebrate its 5th anniversary in 2019 and serves as the first of three events that make up the FNB ‘Run Your City Series’. Joburg will host... Read more
From the township to tackling Attakwas Extreme
Patrick Liwonde was among the 1,000 extremist mountain bikers who lined up for South Africa’s toughest one-day mountain bike race on Saturday, 19 January 2019. The 2019 Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen once again presented a demanding 121km route that tested every participant’s mental and physical ability... Read more
Team up to conquer XTERRA Grabouw
The 2019 XTERRA South Africa event, which takes place at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on 23 and 24 February, offers an exciting “team category” that allows swimmers, mountain bikers and trail runners to team up and experience the action of the largest XTERRA event in the world. XTERRA... Read more
Hey, runners, you need microgreens in your diet!
Training for a marathon or ultra-marathon? You’ll want to include microgreens in your diet. Here’s why. A large amount of calories are needed when you follow a high-intensity training program. You therefore want to include a mixture of high-calorie, nutrient-dense foods without necessarily increasing food volume, explains registered dietician... Read more