All change, but no change at sani2c Day 3

After some exciting racing on the final day in both the men’s and women’s categories at the KAP sani2c, it was the overnight leaders, the PYGA Euro Steel duo of Matthys Beukes and Phil Buys and dormakaba’s Sam Sanders and Robyn de Groot, who wrapped up their respective titles on Saturday. With a large three-minute lead in the men’s race at the start of the final day, the PYGA pair of Buys and Beukes held…

"All change, but no change at sani2c Day 3"

PYGA are kings on Queen Stage

The 97 kilometre second stage of the KAP sani2c lived up to its billing as the Queen Stage on Friday as PYGA Euro Steel’s Phil Buys and Matthys Beukes took control of the race with an emphatic stage win. In teh women’s race there was also a new stage winner with Galileo Risk’s Theresa Ralph and Sarah Hill winning the end sprint but could not unseat dormakaba’s Robyn de Groot and Sam Sanders as the…

"PYGA are kings on Queen Stage"

Tight racing on Stage 1 of sani2c

Day 1 of the 2019 KAP sani2c dished up an exciting opening stage as DSV Pro Cycling’s Arno du Toit and Gert Heyns won a tight end-sprint to take the lead ahead of PYGA Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes and Phil Buys. In the women’s race dormakaba’s Sam Sanders and Robyn de Groot claimed the honours on the opening day on Thursday. It was a frenetic day of racing as the usual suspects flew out of…

"Tight racing on Stage 1 of sani2c"

De Groot is back … with Sanders

Six-time South African marathon champion Robyn de Groot will return to competitive mountain biking when she teams up with defending champion Sam Sanders at the 2019 KAP sani2c on Thursday. De Groot is one of the country’s most decorated mountain bikers who was always a threat in marathon events. She had to have surgery late last year after it was discovered that blood flow issues were the cause of burning sensations and a loss of…

"De Groot is back … with Sanders"

Matt and Marais join up for sani2c

After a while deliberating who was going to partner defending KAP sani2c champion Matt Beers at the 2019 edition, talented cross country rider Stuart Marais will form the second half of the team for the three-day mountain bike race from Glencairn to Scottburgh from May 16-18. Beers and team mate Nico Bell took the NAD Pro MTB Team to the top step of the podium in 2018 despite the pressure from a number of other…

"Matt and Marais join up for sani2c"

DSV with unfinished business at sani2c

The DSV Pro Cycling team of Gert Heyns and Arno du Toit will be pushing to go one better than their runner-up finish at the 2018 edition of the 2019 KAP sani2c when they set off from Glencairn on Thursday, 16 May. It has been a busy year for Heyns and Du Toit as they build towards the three-day showdown next week, but Heyns says they will use their second-place finish last year as a…

"DSV with unfinished business at sani2c"

SABC, ASA agree to broadcast Comrades

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and Athletics South Africa (ASA) announced on Monday they have reached a one year agreement which will result in the Comrades, Cape Town Marathon and Soweto Marathons being broadcast this year. Due to the dispute, The Two Oceans Marathon was not broadcast last month for the first time since live broadcasts of the event began. The Comrades Marathon, which takes place on 9 June 2019, will be broadcast live…

"SABC, ASA agree to broadcast Comrades"

Gelant & Xaba gun for ONERUN

The Boxer AC duo of Elroy Gelant and Glenrose Xaba have confirmed their entry into the 2019 FNB Cape Town 12 ONERUN on Sunday, 19 May 2019. Gelant has made an impressive start to the year after battling with injury in 2018 while Xaba has used the off season period to good effect to recover from a busy 2018. Although Gelant has put in solid performances after a hernia operation in April 2018, he was…

"Gelant & Xaba gun for ONERUN"