Kilimanjaro Premium Lager Marathon Defending champion Cosmas Muteti and Lydia Nasimiyu Wafula claimed contrasting victories for Kenya in the 17th annual Kilimanjaro Premium Lager Marathon which took place in the shadow of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. The 42km and 21km events which started and finished in the town of Moshi in Tanzania, attracted a field of just over 6 000 entrants with the top places being dominated by Kenyans. 2018 winner Muteti completed the 42km in…"Weekend Wrap: 4 March 2019"
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"
Consistency was the key for Bradley Weiss to win the XTERRA SA Championship title at Grabouw Country Club on Sunday, while in the women’s event Hayley Preen was far too strong for her rivals on the bike and run legs."Consistency gets Weiss the SA title"
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"
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…"Consistency pays off as Weiss claims SA title"
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"
With the spray having settled on the 2019 aQuellé Midmar Mile, “The Cows” are paying tribute to some of their heroes that were among the thousands of Milers that took part in the world’s biggest open water swim on February 9 and 10."Cows raise R500,000 at Midmoo Mile"
(Click to view full images) Finish Time has been crossing the country in the past few weeks with our timekeepers in Cape Town, East London, Port Elizabeth, Howick, Klerksdorp and Johannesburg. Enjoy some of their images from all over South Africa."Where Finish Time went in February …"
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"
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"