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RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town remains on course for Africa’s biggest and best trail show...

Athletes from all corners of the globe have arrived in South Africa to take part in the continent’s premier trail event, the RMB Ultra-trail Cape Town, which brings the traditional end to the global trail running season next weekend. Established...

Elhousine leads an Africa 1-2-3 at the Golden Trail World Series Grand Final

Leading Moroccan trail athlete, Elhousine ‘Hassan’ Elazzaoui, raced to a superb victory in the Golden Trail Series Grand Final, in the northern Italian town of Noli over the weekend (22 October 2023) while Romanian newcomer to the sport, Madalina...

Dan and Sam surprise pundits with big wins at Cape Town Trail Marathon

Daniel Claassen and Samantha Reilly confounded the pre-race predictions and ran to impressive victories at the Cape Town Trail Marathon by Ryan Sandes (CTTM) this morning, while recently crowned Proteas, Siboniso Soldaka and Lijan Burger, triumphed in the shorter...

Top of the Table for Kane and Bianca at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon...

Cape Town athletes, Kane Reilly and Bianca Tarboton, were crowned Table Mountain royalty at the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Vertical Challenge this evening (Thursday 12 October), the event opener of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon (SCTM)weekend festival of running, which...

World-class Simpson and Tarboton race to victories at the ‘Otter’

Scottish trail athlete, Robbie Simpson, and his South African adidas TERREX teammate, Bianca Tarboton, were crowned champions at the Otter African Trail Run in Nature’s Valley today (Saturday 7 October) in the wettest edition of the race’s 14-year history. The...

Trail newbies shine at the Otter African Trail Challenge

New-to-trail running, Joshua Nuttall and Mellusca Toovey surprised by topping the podium in the Otter African Trail Challenge run between Storm’s River and Nature’s Valley in cool and wet running conditions this morning (Thursday 5 October). Nuttall, who only started...

Brandon and Michelle are Maxi Race royalty in storm-affected race

George athlete, Brandon Hulley, overcame some of the toughest trail conditions in the business, to win his first major career title at the K-Way Maxi Race Cape Winelands 75km, presented by Banhoek Chilli Oil, at Stellenbosch over the weekend...

Mvuyisi’s Whale of Trail victory a stepping stone to Mont Blanc

Mvuyisi Gcogco and Landie Greyling raced to decisive victories at the 53km Merrell Whale of Trail, which took place on Saturday 5 August in the Cape Nature De Hoop Nature Reserve in ideal running conditions. Mvuyisi Gcogco wins the 2023...

Whale of a time ahead for Mvuyisi

Eastern Cape trail athlete, Mvuyisi Gcogco, arrived at De Hoop Nature Reserve in the Southern Cape yesterday (Thursday 3 August) to run the Merrell Whale of Trail tomorrow, excited about the first step of an adventure which offers new...

It’s a Reilly double-act as Kane and Sam reign supreme in the Hout Bay...

Kane and Samantha Reilly pulled off a remarkable brother-sister act at the 21st Hout Bay Trail Challenge this morning (Saturday 22 July), racing to emphatic victories over the challenging 40km circumnavigation of the Hout Bay mountains. Brother Kane raced to his...
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