Trail Running

20 02, 2024

MUT by UTMB Gives Back to the Garden Route Trails

By |2024-02-20T16:05:38+02:00February 20th, 2024|News|Comments Off on MUT by UTMB Gives Back to the Garden Route Trails

MUT by UTMB is rooted in the George community. Born from the local trail running community the event continues to support the region’s trail building and maintenance programmes. Garden Route Trail Running, in particular, has been the primary beneficiary of this relationship. The trail organisation has received R110 000 from the event in 2023 and will [...]

22 11, 2023

MUT by UTMB Celebrates Green Friday by Donating to the Trails

By |2023-11-22T16:36:06+02:00November 22nd, 2023|News|Comments Off on MUT by UTMB Celebrates Green Friday by Donating to the Trails

Thanksgiving may be an American tradition, but it presents a great opportunity for everyone to take stock and appreciate what they have. For trail runners this extends to health, fitness and a pristine environment in which to practice their passion. That is why MUT by UTMB are opting out of Black Friday and promoting Green [...]

21 11, 2023

AVIS Partners with Dryland Event Management

By |2023-11-21T10:48:46+02:00November 21st, 2023|News|Comments Off on AVIS Partners with Dryland Event Management

AVIS Car Rental is arguably the most recognisable name in vehicle rental market, with its red and white logo easily identifiable at airports both in South Africa and around the world. From the world's first airport car rental location in 1946 – at Willow Run Airport, Detroit, USA – to over 5,000 locations in 165 [...]

14 10, 2023

Samantha Reilly Wins 2023 Cape Town Trail Marathon

By |2023-10-14T15:24:09+02:00October 14th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Samantha Reilly Wins 2023 Cape Town Trail Marathon

Samantha Reilly won her biggest trail title at the 2023 Cape Town Trail Marathon; on Saturday, 14 October. The Cape Town local was joined atop the 46 kilometre distance podium by Daniel Claassen, who defeated Kane Reilly to earn his first victory in the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon’s trail race. In the half-marathon distance, Siboniso [...]

12 10, 2023

Cape Town Trail Marathon Kicks off Long Weekend of Mother City Running

By |2023-10-13T13:05:36+02:00October 12th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Cape Town Trail Marathon Kicks off Long Weekend of Mother City Running

The Cape Town Trail Marathon, is more than a trail run. It combines with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon to create a festival of running in the Mother City. A celebration of the beauty of Table Mountain and the healthy lifestyle the massif at the heart of the city inspires. As with the road race, [...]

7 10, 2023

Simpson and Tarboton Win 2023 Otter African Trail Run

By |2023-10-07T18:21:34+02:00October 7th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Simpson and Tarboton Win 2023 Otter African Trail Run

Debutant, Robbie Simpson and Otter African Trail Run stalwart, Bianca Tarboton, won the fifteenth edition of the Grail of Trail on Saturday, 7 October. The adidas TERREX athletes claimed their victories in different ways, with Simpson relying on the experience of others in the first half of the course. Tarboton tapped into her extensive route [...]

7 10, 2023

Prologue Sets the Scene for Fierce Race at the Otter African Trail Run

By |2023-10-07T04:43:41+02:00October 7th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Prologue Sets the Scene for Fierce Race at the Otter African Trail Run

The short, but sharp, Prologue which provides the seeding for the Otter African Trail Run provided a hint that the racing will be fierce on Saturday, 7 October. Friday’s 4-kilometre time trial included 230 metres of climbing and acted as more than just a shake out of the top contenders. It highlighted the potential speed [...]

6 10, 2023

Dryland Traverse – A Festival of Trail Running

By |2023-10-12T17:44:36+02:00October 6th, 2023|News|Comments Off on Dryland Traverse – A Festival of Trail Running

There is no better festival of trail running than the Dryland Traverse. It is unquestionably fun on and off the trails. From the Thursday evening Prologue to Saturday night’s fancy dress party and on to Sunday’s celebration of singletrack… the whole weekend is action packed from start to finish. Its no surprise then that so [...]

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, [...]

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