Emma Roca "Rocks" The Otter

She is a biochemist, firefighter, athlete AND mother of three; tell us again how you don’t have time to train?

Thanks to Buff® South Africa, Buff® athlete Emma Roca is coming to rock the 2015 Otter African Trail Run, and will show South Africans a little bit about finding balance and living your passions.

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Ultra Trail CT News & Updates

The Ultra Trail CT (UTCT) seems to have captured the imagination of the overseas travelling contingent wanting to cherry pick ultra-distance races-. No less than 26 different nationalities have signed up to run up, over and in the shadows of Table Mountain and surrounds. Accomplished distance runner, Salameh Al Aqra from Jordan, is not coming all this way just for the stunning scenery, however.

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PRONUTRO AFRICANX TRAILRUN ATTRACTS A RECORD FIELD

“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” The 7th annual ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance will kick off at the picturesque Houw Hoek Inn this coming weekend (13 – 15 March 2015).  The 2015 event has attracted a record field of entries with just over 600 eager runners yearning to toe the line on Friday.

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ProNutro AfricanX Trail Run Announces an increase in prize money

“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” The organises of South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance are celebrating the 7th running of this much anticipated event by announcing a substantial prize purse increase of R77 000, taking the overall total to an impressive sum of R161 100.

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Cederberg Traverse 100km

This year saw the first ever Cederberg Traverse 100km Trail Race. Many people do not know the cederberg, they especially do not know the terrain and how rough and rugged the area is, it is not for the faint hearted. The event was on an unmarked 100km route starting at the Sandrif Camp Site in the Cederberg. There where 5 checkpoints en route with the main checkpoint 4 being at Algeria where athletes where welcomed with a 15m compulsory break and a burger.

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SA Trail Champs 2014| Merrell Outeniqua Traverse Race Report

Friday night was windy and unusually warm with a bright full moon creating the uneasy atmosphere that is so typical before a big event. However, by the time registration started on the Saturday morning, the wind began to die down and with the forecasted rainstorm still hours away, the weather was perfect for a big showdown. The only indication of something brewing was the serious look on the faces of the top athletes and a flurry of warm-up routines from early on.

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Countdown to SA Trail Champs has begun

Countdown to SA Long Distance Champs at Merrell Outeniqua Traverse begins With the formalisation of Trail Running under the banner of ASA last year, this has paved the way for the staging of South African Championship events and selection of teams to represent South Africa at World Trail Running Championships. With the successful staging of first SA Long Distance Trail Champs at the Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge in 2013, which proved to be a very competitive race, the trail running community is eagerly awaiting the 2014 edition.

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