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REEL adrenalin action at The Galileo

Looking for some reel action? Forget that Bourne guy or those CGI effects. For pure heart-pounding, hand-wringing action that makes your mouth dry with adrenalin, The Galileo Open Air Cinema has the booster you’ve been waiting for – six action-packed sports movies, shorts and documentaries perfect for sports lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike….

South Africa Hosts World’s Biggest Obstacle Race

Paarl will host South Africa’s first FISHERMAN’S FRIEND StrongmanRun, the world’s biggest cross-country obstacle race, on Saturday 1 October 2016.  This is the first time this event, known as the ‘strongest race of all time’ will be held outside of Europe. This rapidly growing cross-country-obstacle-race set on a long distance track including swimming, climbing and…

Once, Twice, Three Times a Challenge

At sunrise every first Saturday in November a crowd of runners assembles on Long Street in Cape Town for  for the start of a 50-kilometre race that will see them huffing-and-puffing up (and down) the three peaks surrounding the Cape Town City Bowl. Devil’s Peak, Maclear’s Beacon on Table Mountain and Lion’s Head are their…

Solid results from Team South Africa at Zermatt Marathon

Five South African trail runners, including K-Way runner Lucky Miya, competed in Switzerland’s Zermatt Marathon on Saturday. Host to the 2015 WMRA Long Distance Mountain Running Championships, our runners were up against the best runners from 11 other countries. The Zermatt Marathon begins in a river valley and climbs steadily upwards. “It was an easy race…

Calitz to challenge Fish River Canyon Ultra record

With his return to the Fish River Canyon Ultra, K-Way athlete AJ Calitz has only one goal: to break the course record. On Saturday Calitz will again run the 100-kilometre route through the famed Fish River Canyon and the clock will be ticking. The first Fish River Canyon Ultra was first held in 2011 on a route…

Lucky Miya takes on Zermatt in Switzerland

K-Way athlete Lucky Miya is in Switzerland for the 2015 WMRA Long Distance Mountain Running Championships, which is hosted this year by the Zermatt Marathon in Switzerland. Miya is one of five accomplished trail runners making up the South African contingent. 34-year old Miya, together with teammates Megan Mackenzie, Karine Bezuidenhout, Johardt van Heerden and Thabang…

Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge 2015

Cape Union Mart is calling for submissions for their annual Cape Union Mart Adventure Film Challenge 2015. Anything goes as long as it has an outdoor theme – sports, adventure, outdoor culture. The winning submission will be screened in South Africa in connection with the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour 2015, and the winning…

Calitz claims hat trick at LionHeart

Red Bull LionHeart played out on Saturday on Cape Town’s Lion’s Head where runners faced off against each other in elimination rounds. For the third year in a row, K-Way athlete AJ Calitz  dominated the event to claim a hat trick of LionHeart crowns. He set another new course record of 25.54 in the process. “LionHeart is…

Trail running’s Lion King aims for the Sky

November is a running mixed bag for record-setting trail runner AJ Calitz. With the high-intensity Red Bull LionHeart event only a week before the ultra-distance Salomon SkyRun, he will be changing gears and attempting to stand on the podium at both events. On road, the equivalent would be a 5,000-metre champion aiming for Comrades glory….