1 08, 2022

News24 Provides Backdrop for and Coverage of Gravel vs MTB Across the Tankwa Karoo

By |2022-08-01T16:39:19+02:00August 1st, 2022|News|0 Comments

The R355 is South Africa’s most famous gravel road. Or most infamous rather. Famed for shredding the tyres of pilgrims on their way to Africa Burn, or those of motorcycle adventurers seeking isolation in the heart of the Tankwa Karoo. For cyclists it holds a special attraction. It is the longest uninterrupted gravel road in [...]

26 07, 2022

Following singletracks and forest trails from Port Elizabeth to Plettenberg Bay

By |2022-07-26T14:21:15+02:00July 26th, 2022|News|0 Comments

The 2023 M&G Investments PE PLETT will follow the Eastern Cape coast south, for the 11th staging of this iconic race. Starting at the Crossways estate outside Gqeberha, the route crosses the properties of 57 landowners, including SAN Parks and MTO Forestry, as it winds its way towards Natures Valley outside of Plettenberg Bay. Next [...]

17 07, 2022

Communities, Commitment and the CCPP Group Lions Karoo to Coast

By |2022-07-17T16:34:03+02:00July 17th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Communities, Commitment and the CCPP Group Lions Karoo to Coast

Before Covid turned the world on its head the weather did the same to the most recent edition of the CCPP Group Lions Karoo to Coast. It turned what is usually a challenging but enjoyable race into an odyssey of epic proportions. The next two years saw pandemic enforced postponements, which means that the 2022 [...]

6 07, 2022

Virgin Active partners with Faces – Elevates 2022 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Experience

By |2022-07-06T21:06:41+02:00July 6th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Virgin Active partners with Faces – Elevates 2022 Sanlam Cape Town Marathon Experience

Leading exercise and wellness brand, Virgin Active, has teamed up with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon as a first-tier sponsor for a three-year deal that extends to 2024. This announcement comes just after the brand announced its title sponsorship of the Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg and Virgin Active Warrior Race Series. These exciting sponsorship [...]

5 07, 2022

Virgin Active signs on as title sponsor for Warrior Race Series

By |2022-07-05T15:11:26+02:00July 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Virgin Active signs on as title sponsor for Warrior Race Series

The Warrior Race, South Africa’s largest obstacle course racing series, is proud to announce that Virgin Active, has signed on as its new title sponsor for a three-year deal. This announcement follows news that Faces Africa Events and Virgin Active have partnered on a series of South Africa’s favourite mass participation events, including Virgin Active [...]

5 07, 2022

Virgin Active Signs as Ride Joburg Title Sponsor to Help You Achieve Your Best Time Ever

By |2022-07-05T13:48:46+02:00July 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Virgin Active Signs as Ride Joburg Title Sponsor to Help You Achieve Your Best Time Ever

Faces Africa, the company behind the world’s second-largest timed cycling event, 947 Ride Joburg, are excited to announce Virgin Active as the race’s new title sponsor. The initial three-year deal sees the flagship event, along with its mountain bike and the children’s ride subsidiaries, become the Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg. For event entrants, this [...]

5 07, 2022

Virgin Active partners with Faces in South Africa’s biggest mass-participation sponsorship deal

By |2022-07-06T21:08:34+02:00July 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Virgin Active partners with Faces in South Africa’s biggest mass-participation sponsorship deal

Faces, Africa’s mass participation sports event company, announces partnership with leading exercise and wellness brand, Virgin Active, for an initial three-year period. Virgin Active will be the title sponsor of the 947 Ride Joburg and The Warrior Race, as well as a first-tier sponsor of the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon. The newly inked partnerships provide [...]

3 07, 2022

Rorich and Van Driel Thrive in Wet and Wild Conditions at the Muizenberg Trail

By |2022-07-03T16:57:08+02:00July 3rd, 2022|News|Comments Off on Rorich and Van Driel Thrive in Wet and Wild Conditions at the Muizenberg Trail

The 2022 Muizenberg Trail took place in wet and wild conditions on Saturday, 2 July. With a cold front blowing in on a stiff north westerly wind the day dawned blustery but still dry. As the morning progressed the rain arrived dousing the trail runners as they took on the 21 kilometre route through the [...]

19 06, 2022

Locals Dominate Discovery George MUT 100km

By |2022-06-19T09:21:46+02:00June 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Locals Dominate Discovery George MUT 100km

The inaugural 100 kilometre race in the Discovery George MUT was dominated by George locals with three of the six podium places filled by men and women from the Garden Route. Trail running legend Bruce Arnett set the benchmark time for the new route, at 12 hours, 40 minute and 59 seconds. He was followed [...]

19 06, 2022

Records Tumble, Thanks to Reilly and Greyling, at the Discovery George MUT

By |2022-06-19T07:43:32+02:00June 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Records Tumble, Thanks to Reilly and Greyling, at the Discovery George MUT

Kane Reilly took exactly 7 minutes off his 60 kilometre course record at the 2022 Discovery George MUT, on Saturday, 18 June. Landie Greyling, a former Garden Route resident, bettered her 42 kilometre course record by a staggering 20 minutes and 35 seconds. While Bruce Arnett and Tarrin van Niekerk wrapped up the inaugural 100 [...]

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