Wet and testing conditions greeted more than 800 runners who ignored their snooze button and warm beds to embrace a cold day and hit the trails at the second race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ 2014. You could have bet your mother-in-law on the outcome of the race as Bernard Rukadza powered his way to yet…Continue
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You may or may not have noticed the subtle change in the prize-giving structure at the Spur Trail Series™?
In a nutshell, we have refocused the prize-giving structure so that we can offer more for the top three overall in the Spur Trail Series™ Championship and Challenge across all categories, as well as…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on July 22, 2014 at 15:17 — No Comments
The Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ kicked off with a bang at the Paul Cluver Estate as more than 1000 runners came out to take on the epic trail of Paul Cluver Estate during the weekend. There were some nervous runners during the week as a cold front hammered the Cape in the week leading up to the races but the weather improved significantly as the weekend arrived. Runners at the GLB46 Ultra on Saturday had to deal with cold and wet conditions but on Sunday we were treated…Continue
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The Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series™ came to a fantastic conclusion this Sunday as more than 800 runners showed up to the Pelindaba Nature Reserve to take part in the final race of this year’s winter Series.
It was another perfect Highveld winter day with clear skies and crisp temperatures…Continue
Race 3 of the Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series took place at the magnificent Segwati Game Ranch as more than 800 runners took advantage of a beautiful winter’s morning to get out and run wild.
The 13.2km long course Championship race saw a few new names lining up on the start line and if the look of steel…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on June 23, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments
It was another brilliant morning on the Highveld as Hennops River welcomed us to Race 2 of the Spur Gauteng Winter Trail Series.
After an exciting race 1 last week, the ante was raised with the addition of the 20km XL race in addition to a 12km Long Course Championship race and a 6.5km Short…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on June 18, 2014 at 10:26 — No Comments
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.
Added by Catharina Robbertze on January 10, 2014 at 16:30 — No Comments
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.
Added by Catharina Robbertze on December 3, 2013 at 17:21 — No Comments
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…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on November 11, 2013 at 10:37 — No Comments
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…
Added by Owen Middleton on November 4, 2013 at 14:14 — No Comments
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…
Added by Catharina Robbertze on October 28, 2013 at 17:11 — No Comments