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Strong South African performance in Zermatt

The South African team of Thabang Madiba, Lucky Miya, Johardt van Heerden, Karine Bezuidenhout and Megan Mackenzie impressed at the World Long Distance Championship at the 42km Zermatt Marathon in Switzerland. Top placed South African male runner was Johardt van Heerden who came in 23rd overall and seventh in his category in a time of 3:24.52. The junior track star burst onto the scene when he won at the Molweni and booked his place at […]

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Unexpected Molweni and SA Trail Champs victor 2015

No one, not even the champion himself, expected Johardt van Heerden, a track athlete from Potchefstroom, to take the Long Distance Trail title at Molweni on Sunday 3 May. He will join seven of SA’s best trail athletes in competing on the world stage at the Long Distance Championships at the Zermatt Marathon in Switzerland on 4 July.

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Rukadza, Calitz retain AfricanX title

      This year’s ProNutro AfricanX was a tough race made especially grueling by high temperatures, with 41 competitors failing to complete the three stages. From Friday 13 March to Sunday 15 March, the teams raced through 90km of varied terrain in Grabouw. Team KWAY, AJ Calitz and Bernard Rukadza emerged as winners for the second time in 6 hours 46 minutes. Thabang Madiba and Eric Ngubane of Salomon Men arrived in second place […]

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TRAIL magazine issue 12

She may not step from telephone booths in superhero attire when she zooms off to her runs, but it would not be surprising if cover athlete Megan Mackenzie did. Megan: “My mantra when I run and race is ‘happy, light and free.’” You’re bound to be inspired, and also feel happy, light and free after you’ve read her story. And that’s just the start of your trail running journey in issue 12. TRAIL magazine issue […]

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Skyrun’s zany pre-race briefing

Although you might not be doing this year’s Salomon Skyrun presented by Red Bull, you may find the press release, as we did, entertaining and inspirational. Nice to see that social development is an important component of this event, Khaya Lokukhanya (House of Light) is the charity of choice for 2013. Enjoy the read below.  Trail runners and adventure junkies from all over the world are putting their final preparations together for the Salomon Skyrun […]

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