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 [...]

13 06, 2022

Festival of Trail Running Taking Place This Long Weekend

By |2022-06-13T13:12:31+02:00June 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Festival of Trail Running Taking Place This Long Weekend

The 2022 Discovery George MUT is more than just a trail run. Taking place from the 16th to the 19th of June it is a true festival of trail running. Starting with a Vertical Kilometre competition on Thursday morning and ending with prize giving, for the longer distance 42-, 60- and 100-kilometre events, on Sunday [...]

13 06, 2022

Discovery George MUT Brings a Trail Running Festival to the Garden Route

By |2022-06-13T12:30:08+02:00June 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Discovery George MUT Brings a Trail Running Festival to the Garden Route

The 2022 Discovery George MUT is more than just a trail run. Taking place from the 16th to the 19th of June it is a true festival of trail running. Starting with a Vertical Kilometre competition on Thursday morning and ending with prize giving, for the longer distances 42, 60- and 100-kilometre events, on Sunday [...]

12 06, 2022

Van Niekerk Storms by Heath to Win 2022 Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge

By |2022-06-12T10:12:00+02:00June 12th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Van Niekerk Storms by Heath to Win 2022 Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge

Lijan van Niekerk overcame a 2 minute deficit to reel in the reigning Hout Bay Trail Challenge champion, Kristen Heath, within a kilometre of the Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge finish line. Heath hung on for second, just 12 seconds ahead of Marzelle van der Merwe. The men’s race was a less dramatic affair, with Kyle [...]

5 09, 2021

Van Heerden and Heath Victorious at the 2021 Hout Bay Trail Challenge

By |2021-09-05T11:11:25+02:00September 5th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Van Heerden and Heath Victorious at the 2021 Hout Bay Trail Challenge

Pre-dawn showers blew over to provide the Hout Bay Trail Challenge runners with a near perfect day in the mountains which encircle the Cape Town suburb; on Saturday, 4 September. Johardt van Heerden and Kristen Heath proved the fastest solo runners, on the day, as they claimed the 2021 titles ahead of Joshua Chigome and [...]

28 06, 2021

Reilly and King Crowned George Mountain Ultra Trail Champions

By |2021-06-28T09:37:05+02:00June 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Reilly and King Crowned George Mountain Ultra Trail Champions

The 2021 George MUT was won, on Saturday 26 June, by Kane Reilly and Taryn King. Both the men’s and women’s champions led from the front, but still managed to pace their efforts across the challenging 60-kilometre course to perfection. They and their fellow athletes were treated to superb winter weather, as the city of [...]

21 06, 2021

George Pulls Together for Mountain Ultra Trail

By |2021-06-21T20:25:51+02:00June 21st, 2021|News|Comments Off on George Pulls Together for Mountain Ultra Trail

Anyone who has visited the Garden Route city of George knows what a spectacularly beautiful place it is. Nestled against the Outeniqua Mountains, a few short kilometres from the Indian Ocean, surrounded by both lush indigenous and verdant plantation forests. It is an adventure sports Mecca and home to the George Mountain Ultra Trail. In [...]

7 06, 2021

Groeneveld and Van Niekerk Crowned Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge Champions

By |2021-06-07T08:16:51+02:00June 7th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Groeneveld and Van Niekerk Crowned Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge Champions

Llewelyn Groeneveld and Lijan van Niekerk claimed the 2021 Old Fisherman’s Trail Challenge titles on Saturday, 5 June. The pair won the men’s and women’s races in dramatically different fashions; with Groeneveld outsprinting Robert Rorich, after the leader had been caught in the final kilometres.  Van Niekerk, meanwhile, led from the front, extending her advantage [...]

16 05, 2021

Van Niekerk and Dunn Run to Muizenberg Trail Victories

By |2021-05-16T19:45:39+02:00May 16th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Van Niekerk and Dunn Run to Muizenberg Trail Victories

The 2021 Muizenberg Trail was won by Lijan van Niekerk and Jarryd Dunn on Saturday, 15 May. Typical Cape winter conditions, on the day, made for challenging but exhilarating trail running on the 20-kilometre route through the mountains overlooking False Bay. Two strenuous climbs, with brutal gradients, within the first half of the route accounted [...]

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