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[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
[AUG] Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run
Date: 29 August 2021 The racing action heads to Buffelspoort for the 8th annual Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run. Featuring the best off-road routes on offer in the North West Province, the Fedhealth Platinum Trail Run offers a perfect balance between challenge and reward. Entrants can enter a 24km, 12km,... 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
[EVENT] Thirsti AfricanX Trailrun National Series
South Africa’s premier 3-day stage trail run, the Thirsti AfricanX Trailrun will expand into a National Series of events this year. Event organisers, Stillwater Sports announced an additional 2 events in 2021, with 5 planned for 2022. The iconic 3-day event took place in March at Houw Hoek Inn... Read more
[MAY] Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #1
Date: 22 May 2021 The Savanna Origin of Trails Training Run #1 is is happening at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate this coming Saturday. The training run will consist of a 12–15km route and runners can choose to join one of three groups, depending on the pace they would like to... Read more
[MAY] Nedbank Runified: Breaking Barriers 50km road race
Date: 23 May 2021 Through Nedbank Runified: Breaking Barriers, Nedbank and the Biogen-backed Nedbank Running Club are creating opportunities for elite runners and their supporters in 2021. This exclusive 50km race will welcome top-tier elite runners and renowned industry names, promising one of the greatest athlete line-ups that South... Read more
[SEPT] Wildcoast Wildrun
Dates: 8-12 September 2021 Take a three-day boutique running holiday along South Africa’s Wild Coast for a slice of unfenced coastal paradisethat traverses the rural homeland of the isiXhosa people. This is a trail running kaleidoscope which, at it’s heart, is wild in every sense of the word. Run... Read more
[MAY] Trail Series Super League 2021 Paarl Mountain
Date: 23 May 2021 Trail Series Super League organisers have a green light to commence with the first race in the 2021 series under strict Covid-19 conditions. Runners can choose from 7.5km, 13.5km or new 20km routes that traverse gardens of an iconic and magnificent national monument and spectacular... 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
[APR] RYC Series RUN.CLIMB.RUN Challenge
Dates: 19–25 April 2021 The Run Your City (RYC) Series is challenging its running club members on Strava to climb at least 750m over as many runs as they would like from 19 – 25 April 2021 as part of the RUN.CLIMB.RUN challenge. “The RYC Series’ second challenge for... Read more