Morocco’s Elazzaoui second, SA’s Rorich impresses downhill as Swiss sweep Azores Trail prologue

Swiss trail runners took top sports in both men's and women's categories, with Morocco's Elhousine Elazzaoui the top African as the Golden Trail Championship got underway on Wednesday (October 28). Racing began with a short warm-up...

Internationals to compete in Otter African Trail Run

Top Dutch trail athlete, Ragna Debats (left) on a Stellebosch mountain with Landie Greyling earlier this week. Debats will contend for the title in Saturday's Otter African Trail Run. Photo: Christian Greyling Top...

Coloured “bib” stages during Azores trail championship a potential game-changer: organiser

Jim Walmsey is a late entry in the Golden Trail Championship in The Azores. Photo: Courtesy, Jim Walmsey A novel ‘races-within-a-race’ format for the four-day Golden Trail Championship (GTC) which commences with a prologue...

Far from African shores: The Azores hosts Golden Trail Championship

A volcanic caldera lake on Sao Miguel island in The Azores, where the Golden Trail Championship will be held. Photo: Stephen Granger The Azores islands in the north Atlantic are dramatic. From fishing...

Far from African shores: The Azores hosts Golden Trail Challenge

Ruth Croft. Courtesy of Golden Trail World Series (Philipp Reiter) The Azores islands in the north Atlantic are dramatic. From fishing villages to green pastures and hedgerows of blue hydrangeas, lake-filled volcanic calderas...

Cape trail events mark a return to “real” racing

Siviwe Nkombi leads the Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge over 24 km in the Silvermine Mountains. Photo: Peter Kirk A return to real-world racing after months of "virtual" events has proven a welcome respite...

Azores Golden Trail Championship likely to be the year’s most competitive trail event.

Spanish athlete Oriol Cardona in action in the 2018 Otter African Trail Run. Photo: Stephen Granger The Golden Trail Championship, which takes place over four days on the Portuguese Azores Islands at the...

South Africa’s Mackenzie and Rorich to take on world’s best in Azores

Mackenzie in action at the Ring of Steel in Scotland. Photo: Stephen Granger Following the successful return to international track and road running competition in recent weeks, trail running is set to follow...

SA strongmen looking to smash world record during Live-streamed Southern Cape Strongman

Strongman Kelin Mills in training ahead of the Southern Cape Strongman competition, to be held on October 17. Photo: SPNAfrica.com Shane Jensen and a who's who of South Africa's strongest men will...

South African trail athletes bag Golden Tickets

Johardt van Heerden and Toni McCann celebrating their respective victories at the 2019 Otter African Trail Run. Photo: Stephen Granger Leading South African trail athletes, Johardt van Heerden and Toni McCann, bagged the...

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Trail action this weekend

South African trail running again takes centre stage this weekend in the Western and Eastern Cape, providing athletes with an opportunity...

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