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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AJ Calitz and Bernard Rakudza (Contego K-Way) secured the coveted title of men’s team champions at South Africa’s premier three day stage trail run, the 2014 ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance after completing the three stages in an impressive combined time of 06 hours 32 minutes 04 seconds.
AJ Calitz and Bernard Rakudza (Contego K-Way) shook up the field during Stage Two of the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance on Saturday, 15 March 2014 claiming the stage victory in a lightning fast time of 02 hours 41 minutes 34 seconds, cementing a 03 minute 06 second lead going into Stage Three on Sunday.
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.
The organisers of South Africa’s most exciting three day stage trail run, the ProNutro AfricanX Trailrun presented by New Balance, are proud to announce that the event will boast a completely new Stage Three Route in 2014.
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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.
“Let Nature Give You A Run For Your Money” The sixth annual ProNutro AfrianX Trailrun presented by New Balance returns to the picturesque Houw Hoek Inn the weekend of 14 – 16 March 2014. Event organisers are excited to release the Stage Two route of this much anticipated trail running extravaganza. According to Nicola Collins, Event […]
The atmosphere was tense at the start of the 2014 Totalsports XTERRA South African Championship presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Sunday, 23 February 2014. Top XTERRA Warriors Dan Hugo (South Africa) and Flora Duffy (Bermuda) had the crowed on their feet as they crossed the finish line first in the men’s and women’s races respectively […]
Herbert Peters and Michelle Haines were the XTERRA Warriors to beat on Saturday, 22 February 2014 at the Totalsports XTERRA Lite presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT in Grabouw. According to Peters, he was merely hoping for a top ten finish. “I’m from Namibia, we don’t have forests and woods to train in. I was hoping for […]
Stellenbosch based trail running enthusiasts Craig Burns and Danette Smith had the rest of the field running scared on Saturday, 22 February 2014 at the second annual New Balance Trail Run presented by ISUZU in Grabouw. Burns claimed victory in the men’s 11km New Balance Trail Run presented by ISUZU in the fast paced time […]
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 […]
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.
The inaugural Totalsports XTERRA PEZULA Kids Race presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT was an endless source of entertainment on Wednesday, 03 July 2013 with just over 120 XTERRA Kids toeing the line at PEZULA Private Estate Field of Dreams (Knysna).
Ruan Van Zyl and Carmen Bassingthwaighte were the individual men’s and women’s competitors to beat at the 2014 TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Buffelspoort LITE presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Sunday, 26 January 2014. Van Zyl claimed victory in 01hour20minutes27seconds, while Bassingthwaighte’s winning time was 01hour47minutes22seconds.
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.
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.
Finally the moment that all 2013 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) riders have been waiting for, the spectacular Amphi Bike Park at Paul Cluver will officially open its doors to the public on Saturday, 15 February 2014.
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.
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”.
The Swiss and Bermudan flags were flying high on Saturday, 08 February 2014 with Konny Looser and Flora Duffy crossing the finish line first in their respective categories after Stage Two of the action packed ISUZU Ride The Rock Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.
Erik Kleinhans of Team RE∙CM set a steady pace during Stage One of the much anticipated ISUZU Ride The Rock MTB Race that started in the majestic Cederberg Region on Friday, 07 February 2014.
Known as the Endurance Stage, Stage One saw riders having to complete a tough 81km route that boasts a 1600m vertical ascent.
“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.
Entries are officially open for the second annual FNB Platinum Trail Run presented by ISUZU. Taking place at ATKV Buffelspoort (North West Province) on Sunday, 25 May 2014 participants can choose between a 24km, 12km and 8km route.
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.