This past Sunday saw the Spur Cape Summer Trail Series 2014 come to an end at Oak Valley and we could not have asked for a better morning to round things off.
As is tradition, race 4 kicked off with the 25.4km XL race, drawing top names such as Spur Silvermine Mountain XL winners Michael Bailey and Katya…
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This 34km race would see runners enjoy unmatched views of the Southern Peninsula, including Kalk Bay, Muizenberg,…Continue
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Lighting up the Spur Trail Series in Lebanon The third instalment of the 2014 Spur Cape Summer Trail Series took place in the magical Lebanon Forest out in Grabouw and what a variety of trails Lebanon have to offer! From pine trees, to switchbacks, to rocky inclines and running through the orchards, this race had it…Continue
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The stars were out to shine both in the sky and on the ground as Michael Bailey, Bernard Rukadza, Dion Middlekoop, Nicholas Rupanga and others battled it out in race 2 of the Spur Cape Summer Trail Series 2014 on a brilliant Wednesday evening.
It was electric…Continue
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The beautiful Tygerberg Nature Reserve was her sparkling best under an almost full moon with little to no wind to speak of and…Continue
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The 2013 Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series will be aired on SuperSport tonight for the first time… at the same time that the 2014 Spur Cape Summer Trail Series kicks off.
If you took part make sure you tune in tonight or at any of the other times it will be showing. You might have been caught on camera and have your 15 seconds of fame!
The broadcast times and channels are as follows:…
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In partnership with our title sponsor, Spur Steak Ranches, you can win a Spur voucher worth R300 at every race in the Spur Cape Summer Trail Series if you can spot the #trailchief.
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Due to problem at SuperSport the screening of the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series episode has been delayed until further notice. The spots scheduled for this episode will now be repeating the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series episode, so if you missed it last year be sure to tune in tonight or at any of the times indicated below.
We'll let you know when the Gauteng Summer episode will be screened as soon as we know!…Continue
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Chances are you were caught on camera by our paparazzi and will be appearing on South Africa's TV screens early next year!
Make sure you're glued to your screens on the following dates and remember the good times you had on the Gauteng…Continue
The weather was electric and so was the racing as more than 400 runners turned out to take part in the final Spur Trail Series race of the year.
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Sunday, 1 December 2013, the 4th Spur Trail Race of the Summer Series, my third race of the series.
Being in the lead of the log for the Short course I felt a bit more nervous than normal, all I needed to do was try and win the race, or at least finish ahead of my competition (Annerie Beetge). I already had excuses in my head "my chest is still sore from 94.7 two weeks ago", "my body is tired from the Warrior Race yesterday", but as I stood at the start line I felt prepared…Continue
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A brand new venue welcomed us for Race 3 in the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series 2013 and what an amazing venue it is!
B’Sorah welcomed us for the first time ever and what an absolute gem to add to the Spur Trail Series collection. In the Long Course Championship Race, runners were treated to…
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Race two in this series of four races in the Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series took place on Sunday at the scenic Segwati Game Ranch.
With the weather playing its part in making conditions ideal for trail running, the 12.75km Long Course Championship race got underway with pre-race favourites Lucky Miya and…
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The Spur Gauteng Summer Trail Series 2013 kicked off this past Sunday, October 27, at the tranquil Hennops River Picnic Site. What was not so tranquil was the electric racing on spectacular single track trails that left a few hardened runners with scratches, bruises and memories.
Race 1 saw not only a long…
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Well today was day 2 of wanting to get fit for the start of the Jan trail series.... and now I am back after only 5km with aching lungs and pounding legs but I WILL NOT GIVE UP!!!
Looking forward to this journey and you never know where it will end up
In the men’s Championship 11.3km race it was two-time runner up Owen Bengo who crossed the finish line in 1st place, coming home…
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The penultimate race in the Spur KZN Trail Series took place in the tranquil setting of the Kenneth Stainbank Nature Reserve, despite the weather deciding to spice things up with clouds building overhead and the threat of rain getting greater and greater the closer to start time.
The Championship Race…
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Wednesday night saw the second chapter of the 2013 Spur KZN Trail Series take place. This time Giba Gorge provided us with a spectacular venue for some electric night-time running.
In the Men’s Championship 10.5km Long Course, it was Mark Michel who left everybody trailing, coming home in a…
Inanda Dam dished up a great day of racing to kick off the 2013 Spur KZN Trail Series. This, the 3rd edition of the KZN Trail Series, will see runners test themselves over four unique and challenging courses over the next three weeks, with Series results…Continue
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The Spur KZN Trail Series is set to kick off on Sunday and promises to again be a highlight on runners’ calendars in October. Entries for this popular event are now open and going fast.Continue
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