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McCann world-class run seals trail segment

Toni McCann with German athlete, Marion Leiberich after their run on Friday, July 31. Leiberich’s 1:47:58 moved her to third in the final rankings Top women's ultra trail runner Toni McCann vaulted...

Steyn signs up for virtual Cape Town

Gerda Steyn celebrates after winning the 2019 Two Oceans ultra marathon. Photo: Stephen Granger South African ultra-marathon sensation, Gerda Steyn has signed up for the 2020 Cape Town Marathon. The marathon - which...

South African trail running reaches new heights after lockdown

Hayley Preen celebrates after posting the fastest Gone2Gone segment time. PHOTO: Pippa van den Berg Record-breaking runs on the Gone2Gone 21,6 km trail segment in Cape Town by leading trail athletes, Kane Reilly...

Record-breaker Six Peak run for trail duo

Sunrise at the Ventersberg Summit. Photo: Julius de Clerq Two top South African trail runners, Johardt van Heerden and Daniel Claassen, laid down a marker in the Southern Cape this week with a...

South African trail runners chasing Golden Tickets

Meg Mackenzie in action in winning the 2018 Whale of Trail. Mackenzie will set the Golden Ticket Segment on Table Mountain on Saturday (July 4) with a 30 km run. Photo: Stephen Granger

Trail running’s Golden Ticket

Spanish super-star, Kilian Jornet, wins the 2019 Golden Trail World Series Grand Finale in Anapurna Photo: Martina Valmassoi Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is a classic children's book by Roald Dahl, loved...

Cape Town could become Ultra-trail’s 2020 showcase

“This time for Africa” sang Shakhira, celebrating the arrival of one of the world’s biggest sporting events on the African continent – the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Chances are that Nic Bornman and Stuart McConnachie, organisers of...

SA’s Ryan Sandes sets the pace with 100-miler #Homerun.

South African ultra-trail runner Ryan Sandes is recovering after a Corona “lockdown” run around his home turned into one of the most arduous training "100-miler" runs of his career. “It was a lot tougher...

Corona cloud covers Rift Valley Odyssey 2020, organisers remain optimistic.

The Rift Valley Odyssey, or RVO, is the latest high-profile African sporting event to be swallowed by the cloud of uncertainty growing over the future of sports on the continent. “The RVO crystal ball...

SPNAfrica to stream Xtreme Outdoors Africa

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SPNAfrica’s Outdoors and Travel Channel is to host XOA – Xtreme Outdoors Africa - thanks to a deal with XOA owners Africa InSight Communications, Kenya. XOA is a TV show that follows...

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Trail running’s “Golden Segment” kicked wide open

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Johardt van Heerden in action, setting a joint Fastest Known Time for the Six Peaks Challenge. Photo: Zane Schmahl

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