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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: 25 September & 23 October 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 September will cover an 8km... Read more
A beginner’s guide to trail running
Lockdown cabin fever prompted many of us to literally head for the hills. The desire to get outdoors and reconnect with nature meant hiking trails around major cities experienced a boom in foot traffic when lockdown restrictions eased as hikers and runners took to the single track. As these... Read more
Joel Stransky pedals with passion & purpose
What does life hold for professional athletes after retirement? For South Africa’s 1995 World Cup-winning flyhalf, Joel Stransky, it’s a life filled with epic adventure and serious tests of endurance. Joel worked hard to maintain an active lifestyle when he hung up his Springbok jersey and entered the corporate... Read more
Steyn breaks SA marathon record
Despite cold, windy and wet conditions, reigning Comrades and Two Oceans champion Gerda Steyn managed to break Coleen de Reuck’s long-standing national marathon record on Sunday in Sienna, Italy. Racing at the Xiamen Sienna Tuscany Elite Marathon, Steyn’s phenomenal tenacity and her sustained training through the global lockdown ensured... Read more
[NOV] 947 Ride Joburg MTB
Date: 14 November 2021 Steyn City will provide mountain bikers with the opportunity to explore an incredible network of trails constructed inside the estate walls normally reserved exclusively for residents. There is a 25km or 50km route option for the 2021 947 Ride Joburg mountain bike event. The trails... Read more
[APR] Cullinan2Tonteldoos MTB Ultra gravel race
Dates: 16-17 April The Cullinan to Tonteldoos MTB Ultra gravel race will take riders and their support crews over 260km of unmarked district roads. The journey starts at the historic mining village of Cullinan in Gauteng. Historically, the race ended at Tonteldoos. However, for logistics reasons, the race finish... Read more
CMA cancels 2021 Comrades Marathon
The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) Board has regrettably announced its decision to cancel the Comrades Marathon scheduled for 13 June 2021. The decision to cancel comes as an enormous disappointment to tens of thousands of runners and, according to a press statement, has also been a tough call for... Read more