Trail Running

24 07, 2023

Reillys Revel in Perfect Conditions at the 2023 Hout Bay Trail Challenge

By |2023-07-24T10:46:09+02:00July 24th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Reillys Revel in Perfect Conditions at the 2023 Hout Bay Trail Challenge

Kane and Samantha Reilly completed a sibling double by racing to victory in the 2023 Hout Bay Trail Challenge; on Saturday, 22 July. The event is one of Cape Town’s most fabled trail runs and was celebrating its twenty first edition. Seldom, given the race’s mid-winter date, has it enjoyed such good weather however. The [...]

5 06, 2023

Bucklow Defends Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge Title On A Wet Winter’s Day

By |2023-06-05T14:52:45+02:00June 5th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Bucklow Defends Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge Title On A Wet Winter’s Day

Kyle Bucklow defended his Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge title on Sunday 4 June, during the race’s twentieth edition. The 25 kilometre route followed hiking trails with the fishermen used to treat from Hout Bay, on the Atlantic seaboard, to Fish Hoek, on the False Bay coast.  The 2023 champion managed to hold off Robbie Rorich, [...]

28 05, 2023

Record Breaking MUT by UTMB Defined by Van Heerden, Schreiber & Tarboton

By |2023-05-28T12:21:18+02:00May 28th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Record Breaking MUT by UTMB Defined by Van Heerden, Schreiber & Tarboton

Records tumbled in the 2023 Mountain Ultra-Trail (MUT) by UTMB® on Saturday 27 May. Heavy rains leading up to the race and muddy conditions in the Outeniqua Mountains did not however prevent Johardt van Heerden, Kim Schreiber and Bianca Tarboton from setting new course records. The trio were thus the first record setters in the [...]

28 05, 2023

Ryan Sandes Sets MUT by UTMB 100-Miler Benchmark

By |2023-05-28T12:39:54+02:00May 28th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Ryan Sandes Sets MUT by UTMB 100-Miler Benchmark

Ryan Sandes, South Africa’s most famous trail runner, posted the benchmark time en route to victory in the inaugural Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB 100-Miler. Starting on Friday 26 May, at 14:00, he crossed the line 21 hours, 46 minutes and 32 seconds later, on Saturday morning. Alongside with Sandes, Sylvie Scherzinger was crowned champion of [...]

22 05, 2023

Ryan Sandes Headlines the Inaugural 100-Miler at Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB

By |2023-05-22T15:03:37+02:00May 22nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on Ryan Sandes Headlines the Inaugural 100-Miler at Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB

The 2023 Mountain Ultra-Trail (MUT) by UTMB® is set to take place from the 26th - 28th of May, in the Outeniqua Mountains above George in South Africa’s Western Cape. Announced in November last year, the MUT by UTMB® was selected as the first ever UTMB World Series race in Africa and is set to [...]

10 11, 2022

MUT Becomes First African Trail Race to Join UTMB World Series Elevating South-African Trail Running to an International Stage

By |2022-11-10T14:40:39+02:00November 10th, 2022|News|Comments Off on MUT Becomes First African Trail Race to Join UTMB World Series Elevating South-African Trail Running to an International Stage

The Mountain Ultra-Trail by UTMB® is set to welcome trail runners from across the globe to the Southern Cape of South Africa 26 - 28 May 2023. It is currently the only UTMB® World Series Finals qualifying event on the African continent and forms part of a 30 event UTMB® World Series calendar for next [...]

8 10, 2022

McCann Shatters the Course Record to Claim R150 000 at the Otter African Trail Run

By |2022-10-30T20:51:57+02:00October 8th, 2022|News|Comments Off on McCann Shatters the Course Record to Claim R150 000 at the Otter African Trail Run

Toni McCann shattered the women’s Otter African Trail Run course record, setting a new benchmark time of 4 hours, 33 minutes and 26 seconds, on Saturday 8 October. The South African’s time was 6 minutes and 34 seconds ahead of the 4 hour and 40 minute mark, which earned her a R150 000 bonus from Easy [...]

7 10, 2022

SA’s top Trail Running Talent Rearing to Go for Otter African Trail Run Race

By |2022-10-07T18:27:18+02:00October 7th, 2022|News|Comments Off on SA’s top Trail Running Talent Rearing to Go for Otter African Trail Run Race

The Otter African Trail Run is South Africa’s premier marathon distance off-road event. Over the last 14 years it has attracted trail runners from around the world and provided the setting for dramatic performances. In 2022 the presenting sponsors, Easy Equities, and the event organisers, Faces, have put significant prize money on the line in [...]

5 10, 2022

Preparing for Success at the Otter African Trail Run Challenge

By |2022-10-05T19:37:03+02:00October 5th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Preparing for Success at the Otter African Trail Run Challenge

The Challenge event’s Prologue kicked off the Otter African Trail Run; on Wednesday 5 October 2022. Hosted in the Storm’s River Mouth Rest Camp, of the Tsitsikamma National Park, the 4.1 kilometre prologue time trial served to provide the seeding for the following day’s start groups. With 42 kilometres of technical coastal and forest footpaths [...]

13 09, 2022

Fuelling for Success with KAUAI at the Otter African Trail Run

By |2022-09-13T15:06:31+02:00September 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Fuelling for Success with KAUAI at the Otter African Trail Run

Good health cannot be achieved on fitness alone, it requires good nutrition too. Healthy, seasonal and sustainable food not only tastes better, but provides a higher quality fuel for active bodies, this is why trail runners should be excited to note that KAUAI has partnered with the Otter African Trail Run. As the official Wellness [...]

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