Emotional Finale to the Inaugural Tankwa Trail

The 2016 Tankwa Trail came to an emotional end at Kaleo Manor on Sunday, 21 February, as the assembled trail runners crossed the finish line for the final time. There was many a smile, but also a few tears as the event came to a close.

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BAT Run 2016 - It's a WRAP

The only night race permitted in Table Mountain National Park, Batrun 2016, presented by BOS Sport and supported by First Ascent, saw a Cape institution taken up a notch under the new leadership of Summit Events. On Saturday 20 February, just before sunset, 130 mad batters lined up on the fields of Gardens Tech Rugby Club; a night flight of note lay ahead. The cloud was grey and low, the wind was whippy, and temperatures at the top of each of the three peaks dropped ominously as Table Mountain again dished out trying conditions while the full moon rose.

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Cellar to Cellar Wine Experience

This past weekend saw the running of the anual Cellar to Cellar Wine Experience and Trail Runs by Iqela Events.

Starting and finishing at Blaauwklippen off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. These participating wine farms, all well known for their exceptional wines, will tempt participants to linger and taste their wines along with a pairing or 2.

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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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Pikes Peak - World Long Distance Trail Champs

So the day has arrived that our 5 SA athletes will be climbing the World Renowned Pikes Peak. The World Long Distance Trail Champs 2014 kicks off today SA time at 15:00. The event consists of a 21km climb up Pikes Peak.

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Most exciting weekend in SA Trail history

Trail running in SA is growing at an enormous pace! Look what is going on this weekend: International

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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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First Ascent Mast Challenge

On the 10th of May the well know First Ascent Mast Challenge was held in Cape Town and the Cape Doctor definitely showed her strength. The rain came down but the Cape showed her true beauty. A huge well done to both Andre Calitz and Landie Greyling who claimed line honors in the run - both running respectable times for the 10.5km climb.

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