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FNB Run Your City Series heads to Maputo

Michael Meyer (Director, Stillwater Sports), Franscisco Manheche (President Mozambican Athletics Federation), Dr Alice Abreu (Maputo Municipality), Paulo Perreira (FNB CEO), Elísio Sabit (FNB Chief of Legal)  The FNB Run Your City Series has extended its African footprint with the introduction of the FNB MAPUTO 10K CITYRUN that will take place on Maputo City Day, Sunday […]

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Bailey, Brimble Claim Stage One of ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun

Competition was heated in the men’s race during Stage One of the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance on Friday, 14 March 2014. Starting and finishing at the Houw Hoek Inn, there was a constant tussle at the front end of the men’s race with Kane Reilly and Thabang Madiba (Salomon Men) and Michael Bailey and Ben Brimble (Nedbank/Northface) refusing to throw in the towel.

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Defending Champions Ready for Round Two at ProNutro AficanX Trailrun

Top South African trail runners Michael Bailey and Ben Brimble will resume their partnership the weekend of 14 – 16 March 2014 when they defend their title at South Africa’s most exciting three day stage trail run, the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance in the picturesque area of Grabouw.

Bailey and Brimble claimed victory in the men’s race after completing this much talked about three day stage trail run in an impressive combined time of 06hours26minutes05seconds.

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Totalsports XTERRA Kids Race Takes Grabouw By Storm

Just under 250 junior XTERRA Warriors gathered at the Grabouw Country Club on Friday, 21 February 2014 to be part of the much anticipated Totalsports XTERRA KIDS presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. According to Nicola Collins, Event Manager, the turn out on the day was phenomenal.  “We are very excited to have welcomed so many junior athletes to […]

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Marais And Van Huyssteen Shake Up Totalsports XTERRA Pezula

PEZULA Private Estate’s Field of Dreams resembled a battle field on Thursday, 04 July 2013 when just over 728 excited XTERRA Warriors gathered to be part of the action at the annual TOTALSPORTS XTERRA PEZULA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT. Stuart Marais and Carla Van Huyssteen were the warriors to beat crossing the finish line in impressive times of 01hour42minutes03seconds and 02hours00minutes02seconds respectively.

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Hugo And Van Huyssteen Victors At Totalsports Xterra Buffelspoort

Top South African XTERRA Warriors Dan Hugo and Carla Van Huyssteen claimed victory in the men’s and women’s categories respectively of the Totalsports XTERRA Buffelspoort Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Saturday, 25 January 2014. Hugo completed this much loved off-road triathlon in a combined time of 02hours 31minutes, while Van Huyssteen’s winning time was 02hours 58minutes 02seconds.

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Entries Open For 2014 Fnb Wines2whales Mtb Events

Mountain Bike enthusiasts can look forward to Valentine’s Day (Friday, 14 February 2014), for another reason, the opening of entries for the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events.

Riders that participated at the 2013 events or that were placed on the 2013 waiting list can enter the FNB W2W MTB Adventure, Ride or Race when online entries open at 08h00. Please note that both riders in the team need to be on the 2013 database to register during the preferential period. Public entries will open at 08h00 on Saturday, 01 March 2014.

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Hugo Claims Gold At Totalsports Challenge Kleinmond

Just under 700 multi-sport athletes gathered at Gordon’s Bay Beach Front on Saturday, 11 January 2014 to partake in the action of the 12th annual Totalsports Challenge presented by Liberty Medical Scheme and REHIDRAT® SPORT. Hugo reclaimed the Totalsports Challenge Champion title completing the 7-disciplined event, which is a combined distance of 123.5km of racing, in an impressive time of 07hours06minutes53seconds.

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Kleinhans, Booyens Crowned Isuzu Ride The Rock Mtb Champions

Erik Kleinhans (RECM) and Hanlie Booyens claimed victory at the 2014 ISUZU Ride The Rock Mountain Bike (MTB) Race completing this much talked about 196km three day stage race in the majestic Cederberg Region in a combined time of 08hours21minutes24seconds and 10hours52minutes52seconds respectively.

“I put in a big effort on the first day, digging deep within myself. So on Stage Two and Stage Three I just needed to ride conservatively,” said Kleinhans. “Stage Three was scenic, not technical, but still a little challenging. Frantisek Rabon helped me on the climb about 8km from the finished and was rewarded with a Stage Three win. The last two years I’ve always been in good shape at this event, but both times have been disappointed by mechanicals”.

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Platinum Trail Run Boasts New Title Sponsor In FNB

“FNB is proud to be the title sponsor of what is sure to become one of the leading sporting events in the North West Province. The sponsorship of the FNB Platinum Trail Run is a continuation of our commitment to supporting sports that have a potential to grow and trail running is quickly becoming a popular sporting code in South Africa. The support of trail running is aligned to our belief that adventure is the heart of innovation and this is one of many platforms on which we seek to make a lasting connection with new and existing clients. We would like to encourage all participants to enjoy the race as well as the beautiful landscape of the North West Province along the chosen routes,” said Michael Vacy-Lyle, CEO: FNB Commercial Banking.

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Entries Open For Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails

According to Alexa Cunningham, Event Manager, participants can look forward to two days of spectacular mountain biking in and around Stellenbosch. “In addition to experiencing spectacular mountain bike routes, riders can also look forward to a weekend of wine and craft beer tasting in the Winelands. Fantastic lucky draw prizes will be on offer, while the Fedhealth Zone will boast with the best massage therapists, physiotherapists and bioresonance therapists from around South Africa. There will also be a bike wash and service area after each stage of riding, while warm showers will give riders the opportunity to freshen up before enjoying a fully catered for scrumptious lunch,” says Cunningham.

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