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Belgian cycling inspiration

In 2013 I undertook a short cycling trip to Belgium which refreshed memories from 30 years back when I was a young, ambitious rider. Cycling in SA in the early 1980s was a relatively isolated affair compared to today’s global village (TV, cellphone, wi-fi, Skype) and the improved opportunities the new generation of young cyclists have. Growing up in the apartheid days, we were prevented from free movement abroad and could not compete internationally. Die […]

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10 Top multisport lessons to raise your game

One of South Africa’s top multisporters, Stuart Marais, has plenty of experience in a number of different disciplines. His advice for athletes who are focusing […]
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It’s all about the KKK

Ha! And you started reading this article with subversive sub-cultural racist groups in mind. It’s not the KKK you are thinking of. I ask myself […]


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LoveTrail White Mountain

October 1, 2016

While you’re at the chilled and wonderful White Mountain Acoustic Music Festival (you’ll need separate tickets), explore much further afield with LoveTrail White Mountain! Aside […]

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    Cape Trail Clinic 2016

    November 5, 2016 – November 6, 2016

    If you are looking for a fun and practical way to improve your trail running experience and want advice on training, nutrition, gear, guaranteetechnique, and everything in between, TRAIL magazine is here to help you grow with its second Cape Trail Clinic on 5 and 6 November 2016, at Coetzenburg in Stellenbosch.

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    Van Tonder and Marx in Warrior Mode ahead of OCR World Champs

    In less than a month the world’s top OCR athletes will fight it out at the third OCR World Championships from 14-16 October 2016 at the Blue Mountain Resort, Toronto in Ontario, Canada. Jeep Team athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Carina Marx, have qualified and are in full Warrior mode ahead of the champs. Both Van Tonder and Marx were on fire at the recent Battlerush OCR fundraiser, a gruelling OCR Training event designed to push athletes […]


    Rhino Peak Challenge needs you

    South African trail runners, adventure enthusiasts and conservationists will join forces on World Rhino Day (22 September) for the second edition of the Rhino Peak […]
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    Clemengold Wolkberg Trail Run 2016 impresses (again)

    Wolkberg took place on 6 and 7 August 2016 and attracted a strong contingent of athletes including two-time winner Bennie Roux, Lesotho Mountain Challenge 2015 […]

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