Mmone, Tshuma triumph at Great Kolomela

Postmasburg — Joel Mmone powered away from Desmond Mokgobu over the second half of the 21km event to claim victory at The Great Kolomela Iron Road Race which started and finished in Postmasburg on Saturday morning. The Nedbank athletics club athlete and Wobukaosi Tshuma were the big winners as they took the men’s and women’s titles respectively over the half marathon distances in the Northern Cape season-ending road running event on Saturday morning. Mmone won…

"Mmone, Tshuma triumph at Great Kolomela"

Early Xmas for N Cape road runners

Postmasburg — As the 2019 road running season winds down, the Northern Cape athletes have their final hurrah this weekend when the small mining town of Postmasburg in the Northern Cape hosts the Great Kolomela Iron Road Race on Saturday. The regions’s top road runners will be looking for an early Christmas when they fight it out for the nearly R300 000 worth of prizes over the 21km, 10km and 5km distances. The generous sponsorship from…

"Early Xmas for N Cape road runners"

Enticing rewards at Great Kolomela Iron Road Race

Postmasburg — A strong field of athletes is expected to make the journey to the small mining town of Postmasburg in the Northern Cape this weekend to fight for nearly R300 000 worth of prizes at the Great Kolomela Iron Road Race on Saturday (Nov 16). The generous sponsorship from Anglo American’s Kumba Iron Ore, which operates the nearby Sishen and Kolomela iron ore mines, means the race organisers are able to offer some attractive incentives…

"Enticing rewards at Great Kolomela Iron Road Race"

Rich rewards for Great Kolomela Race

Postmasburg — A healthy prize fund is awaiting the top road runners in the Great Kolomela Iron Road Race on November 16 with nearly R300 000 up for grabs across the 21km, 10km and 5km races. The trip to Postmasburg could be worthwhile for some of the country’s elite male and female athletes as they stand to collect some healthy prizes from the Northern Cape race with R20 000 being awarded to both the first man and…

"Rich rewards for Great Kolomela Race"

Bandits take African Centurion title

The team of Double Entry Bandits successfully defended their title at the African Centurion 100-mile endurance walk at Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch on Saturday and Sunday. The four-person team of Lwando Nombewu, Cecil Alexander, Andre Fielies and Bandile Cima completed the 56 laps in a very quick time of 18 hours, 58 minutes and 58 seconds. Nombewu, Fielies and Cima also won the 2018 African Centurion with Alexander stepping into the team as a replacement…

"Bandits take African Centurion title"

African Centurions prepare for 100-mile challenge

Almost 200 brave athletes will be attempting to complete the fourth African Centurion 100-mile walk at Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch on Saturday and Sunday. A smattering of overseas athletes will be joining the army of South Africans as they attempt to complete the tough 160km distance in less the 24 hours. The Old Mutual and Standard Bank sponsored event, which is the African leg of the prestigious international Centurion 100-mile endurance race-walking series, starts at…

"African Centurions prepare for 100-mile challenge"

Hendricks, vd Merwe make light of night run

The Moore Night Run produced a thrilling race through the streets of Stellenbosch on Wednesday evening with Deon Hendricks just edging out Amos Nyonga for the win in a quick time. The popular annual night race drew a big field of 1 400 entrants to the scenic Winelands town for the 5km and 10km events. Up front, Hendricks, from the Athletics Academy, blitzed around the course in 29 minutes and 50 seconds to edge out his…

"Hendricks, vd Merwe make light of night run"

Road runners take to the streets of Stellenbosch

The streets of Stellenbosch will be taken over by hundreds of enthusiastic runners on Wednesday evening when the annual Moore Night Run takes place to and from the Stellenbosch Primary School on the outskirts of the scenic town. While a sprinkling of the province’s top athletes are dicing up front for the prize money in the 10km event, there will be hundreds more enjoying the combination of a well-organised event and a beautiful evening setting…

"Road runners take to the streets of Stellenbosch"

Stellenbosch ready for the Moore Night Run

Stellenbosch in the heart of the Cape Winelands will be the setting for one of the Western Cape’s most popular night runs next week when the annual Moore Night Run takes place on Wednesday October 23. The combination of well-organised event in a beautiful evening setting makes the Night Run a popular event, and there is an added attraction that all participants are contributing to a couple of good causes just by entering the event.…

"Stellenbosch ready for the Moore Night Run"

Sport & culture together for Drak Extravaganza

Mountain biking, road cycling, trail running and a road running event unite next month in the Bergville area as the highlight of the of the sporting side of the Drakensberg Extravaganza multicultural festival. The 10-day festival of cultural and sporting events in the Bergville and Champagne Valley region of KwaZulu-Natal will once again offer something for everybody with a variety of activities ranging from off-road and on-road cycling, trail running and a road-running marathon to a series…

"Sport & culture together for Drak Extravaganza"