The IronCowboy: 50 IRONMAN, 50 states, 50 days

For most people, the thought of completing just one IRONMAN triathlon is a daunting one. Now imagine doing 50 of them, in all 50 states of the USA, in 50 days! On 6 June, James Lawrence dubbed the “IronCowboy” after he completed a marathon in a patterned cowboy hat, began a quest to complete this seemingly impossible feat. The stunt, which began in Hawaii, had many sceptical at first, not least because of the physical […]


Things get hot at 2015 Featherbed Trail Run

A wintery week in Knysna heated up fast with the eventful Featherbed Trail Run. The same record broken within a few hours, an athlete suffered […]
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20° South: Running from Namibia to Mozambique

The 20° South run is an expedition of monumental proportions. Darren Clarke and Jon O’Hanlon are attempting to cross the width of Africa along its […]


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ClemenGold Wolkberg Trail Run 2015

August 8, 2015 – August 9, 2015

This two-day event through the Wolkberg mountains in Limpopo has become a member of the Skyrun Series this year and offers different races for everyone, […]

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    LoveTrail at White Mountain

    September 26, 2015

    While you’re at this epic acoustic music festival that caters for the whole family, explore the LoveTrail with your mates! Just bring along a pair […]

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    Otterskloof Charity Challenge 2015

    October 17, 2015

    Explore an exquisite 18,000 hectare private game reserve on foot, with no cars in earshot, and no people in sight at the Otterskloof Charity Challenge. All proceeds go to the Good Work Foundation for their work in Philippolis.

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    Adventure TV comes to South Africa

    Outdoor enthusiasts and adventure lovers can look forward to non-stop action on South Africa’s only 24-hour outdoor lifestyle and adventure TV channel. Wild TV Africa will cover a variety of different outdoor pursuits that will entice mulitsporters and  nature lovers alike. From mountain biking, adventuring and hiking for the more active, to camping and fishing shows for the wilderness lovers. Wild TV Africa, which is launching on Friday 31 July on OpenView HD (Channel 153), […]

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    Qhubeka hits the MTB trails

    The Berg and Bush, a popular multi-stage mountain bike race during October in the Central Drakensberg, is helping spread the Qhubeka initiative’s message after its […]
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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 […]

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