It’s time to enter the Berg and Bush

Friday, March 1 is a red-letter day for mountain bikers with entries opening for all three of the massively popular Grindrod Bank Berg and Bush events. Riders have a choice of three events: Descent, Great Midweek and The 2 Day Original. All three provide participants with a very different but always rider-centric experience. The Descent is for the racing snakes who are intent on riding as quickly as possible with the focus is on speed…

"It’s time to enter the Berg and Bush"

Weekend Wrap: 4 Feb 2019

The Witness Maritzburg City Marathon Nearly 7 000 participants took part in the various events associated with the The Witness Maritzburg City Marathon over the weekend with Mahlomola Sekhonyana and Zinhle Shabalala taking home the main honours with victories in the men’s and women’s 42km marathon events. Sekhonyana beat over 3 000 runners in the standard marathon event when he finished in a time of 2:27:58, nearly seven minutes outside the record set by Tsepang Ramonene in 2015, but 36…

"Weekend Wrap: 4 Feb 2019"

Consistentcy pays off as Weiss claims SA title

Consistency was the key for Bradley Weiss to win the XTERRA SA Championship title at Grabouw Country Club on Sunday with 29-year-old making the most of his home-ground advantage to retain his national title. In the women’s event Hayley Preen was far too strong for her rivals on the bike and run legs as she built up huge 11-minute advantage over her nearest challenger. Preen finished in an impressive 14th overall with a time of…

"Consistentcy pays off as Weiss claims SA title"

Aussies grab Midmar Mile glory

Australia grabbed the honours at this year’s aQuelle Midmar Mile with Kareena Lee claiming victory in the women’s race in a time of 18:20, while her Australian compatriot Nick Sloman took the honours in the men’s elite event in a time of 17:01 – just one second outside the record held by Chad Ho. Lee was followed home by well-known South African open water swimmer and former Olympian Michelle Weber in a time of 19:26…

"Aussies grab Midmar Mile glory"

New routes for XTERRA Grabouw

  By Stillwater Sports The 2019 XTERRA racing calendar kicks off at the Elgin Grabouw Country Club on Saturday and Sunday, February 23-24 with the largest event of its kind in the world, and participants will have some exciting new routes to race over. XTERRA Grabouw Full (on Sunday, February 24) features a 1.5km swim, a 27km MTB and a 12km trail run over a new-look course that organisers Stillwater Sports expects to excite the…

"New routes for XTERRA Grabouw"

Sanlam Cape Mile attracts SA’s best

By Stillwater Sports Reigning champions Chad Ho (Durban) and Michelle Weber (Franschhoek) together with Danie Marais (Clifton) will lead the charge at the 5th annual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments at the Eikenhof Dam (Elgin Grabouw Country Club) on Sunday, February 17 In 2017 Ho secured his first Sanlam Cape Mile title in an impressive time of 17 minutes 48 seconds.  In 2018 he successfully defended his title crossing the finish line…

"Sanlam Cape Mile attracts SA’s best"

Aussies grab the glory at aQuelle Midmar Mile

All photos: Midmar Mile Australia grabbed the honours at this year’s aQuelle Midmar Mile with Kareena Lee claiming victory in the women’s race in a time of 18:20, while her Australian compatriot Nick Sloman took the honours in the men’s elite event in a time of 17:01 – just one second outside the record held by Chad Ho. Lee was followed home by well-known South African open water swimmer and former Olympian Michelle Weber in…

"Aussies grab the glory at aQuelle Midmar Mile"