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The roller-coaster ride of a multisport athlete

The highs and lows in a multisport athlete’s life and training are comparable to a roller-coaster: up-down, fast-slow. We all have that moment: we question our training our goals and possibly at times the point of going for the run, cycle or swim session. We find an excuse, justify not doing it for some reason or flat out feel we don’t have the energy. This is a normal problem. Unless you are taking something that […]

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Marais and Edwards clinch IRONMAN 70.3 Durban

A dominant display by South Africa’s Stuart Marais put daylight between himself and the chasers while, in the ladies race, Parys Edwards of Great Britain toiled hard as the pair were crowed inaugural Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3 Durban champions on a warm day in Durban. WATCH: A seven minute highlights package of the event. The pre-race favourite, Stuart Marais, lived up to his billing but didn’t lead out of the swim, exiting the water in […]

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Dark horse Richard Murray eyes Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town apple cart

The big question in triathlon this weekend is: Will it be another 1-2 for Javier Gomez (ESP) and Jonathan Brownlee (UK) or will the South African favourite Richard Murray upset the apple cart at Sunday’s Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town? Sunday’s action over the 1 500m harbour swim, 40km beach side bike and 10km run starts and finishes at the V&A Waterfront. The Cape Town race is the second event in the ITU World Triathlon […]

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Four Optimal Shoe Lacing Variations For Customised Fit

The process of buying a new pair of shoes, whether it’s for running, hiking or walking, can be a daunting one. Seeking professional advice from a specialist store is something that I cannot recommend enough. You want to walk out of that store not only with the best shoe for your intended purpose, but with a pair that fits and feels great. What makes the shoe fit even better however, is the technique used when […]

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IRONMAN South Africa 2014 sells out for first time in history

For the first time in its history, IRONMAN South Africa has sold out. On the eve of its 10th anniversary edition, IRONMAN South Africa reached this milestone which is testimony to the ever-growing popularity of the only IRONMAN on African soil filling the 2,000 available slots in only six months after opening registrations.   The race is renowned for fast times, friendly locals and unparalleled spectator support making it one of the most sought after […]

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Blog Songo.info: Find a reason to get off the couch

Blog: My XTERRA dedicated to Songo.info I did the XTERRA Lite in 2008 and while almost drowning, pushing my bike up all the hills and walking the run, I really enjoyed myself. What struck me about the XTERRA athletes, and I’m referring to the professionals here, is how quick they are relative to the teams and the others who are doing it as a fun event. That year Dan Hugo came in 6 minutes faster […]

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Salomon 4 Trails (4-7 July)

Year 2 of 4 Trails Another remarkable trail running experience fromthe founders of GORE-TEX® TRANSALPINE-RUN CROSSING THE ALPS in four days – on foot – sounds like a nearly impossible undertaking but you should know trail runners better! Between 4 and 7 July, runners will push their limits, astonish hikers and flash a bolt of envy in the hearts of spectators at the second edition of SALOMON 4 TRAILS. The route of this stage race […]

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BSG Energade Triathlon Series 2011

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Salomon Featherbed Trail Run – 5 July (May/June 2011)

Salomon Featherbed Trail Run 2011 Knysna – 5th of JulySeahorse – 10kmCoelacanth – 15km Choice of a morning, afternoon or evening run. ENTER NOW!www.magneticsouth.net Ferry trip and meal included

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UNOGWAJA – 1730km ride before Comrades Marathon

The ultimate journey to Comrades UNOGWAJA 2011 in aid of Amabeadibeadi. Set to kick off on 19 May, the UNOGWAJA 2011 will follow in the footsteps of war veteran Phil Masterton-Smith. Four young men will attempt the ultimate journey of courage and endurance by cycling from Cape Town to Pietermaritzburg and the following day running the Comrades Marathon.

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