To Johannes Moll Trail Running is more than a sport – it’s his passion. Exclusively for PowerBar he has put together his very personal Trail Running ABC with lots of advice, impressions and valuable information, not only for gifted trail runners but for beginners as well as. A – Arrangement: Preparing for a trail running race is fundamentally different than preparing for a road race. While road racing usually involves a repeated sequence of movements .
Simone Bronnhuber and Tom Fritzmeier push their boards and their legs to the limit while setting a world record. Inside a volcano crater at nearly 6,000 meters altitude. With a stand-up paddleboard. Here’s how they still missed the ultimate crown jewel. My head is pounding – really pounding. It’s as if I drank a bottle of liquor the night before. My legs feel like lead and every step is painful. I want to give .
In addition to endurance and strength, you need balance, speed, agility, coordination and mental strength to overcome the many obstacles during an obstacle run. Professional obstacle runner and PowerBar athlete Charles Franzke explains how best to manage a run and what to consider when training. The right equipment makes it easier. In OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) you don’t need any special equipment, but you should pay attention to a few points. Your running clothes .
Fast facts Thesen Island – lagoon-side race hub PowerBar is the official nutrition sponsor Early morning coffee and rusks at 3 start venues All lunches at Tapas Bistro – lagoon water’s edge Registration dinner at Sirocco, Thesen Island Limited edition Cape Storm event gear Mitchells as you cross the finish line Race hub entertainment Knysna Sports School event beneficiary Great trails on every stage A long weekend away in #TrailTownSA, arguably the capital of destination .
After a successful launch in 2015, the Cape Classic 380 is set to take place from 4-6 November 2016. This is a challenging, superbly organised fun 3-day cycling event based in Montagu in the Western Cape for amateur enthusiasts wanting to kick start the cycling season, or use it as a training ride for Double Century or Full Ironman. The Cape Classic 380 is limited to 60 riders (with 2 pelotons) and consists of .
FUEL FOR THE TOUR BMC RACING TEAM AT THE TOUR. 21 stages and 3,519 kilometres. At the Tour de France even pro riders reach their limit. And when a mountain stage looms, these limits are quickly exceeded. It may not be doable for a normal athlete – but it’s daily business for the BMC Racing Team. But how do the riders led by the dual leaders Tejay van Garderen and Richie Porte manage to .
As one of South Africa’s premier mountain biking events, this mountain bike marathon creates the perfect combination of extremely challenging cycling amongst spectacular scenery through exquisite mountain ranges, right into the heart of the magnificent Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, all in a team format. Since its start in 2004 it has been growing annually, deserving its place on many mountain bikers’ wish list. This initiative started on a family holiday in the Baviaanskloof. Being a .
Registration 3 March 2016, Cape Town Stadium, 9:30am – 7pm 4 March 2016, Cape Town Stadium, 9am – 7pm 5 March 2016, Cape Town Stadium, 9am – 4pm General Information Disable Parking – Disabled parking can be found at parking area P5 (opposite the Stadium) on Fritz Sonnenberg Road. Vehicles must show their disabled parking disc to gain access into Fritz Sonnenberg Road from Granger Bay Boulevard or via Vlei Road. ATMs – Please .
Entrants are required to pick up their Race Packs during Number Collection at the Ticketpro Dome in Northgate from Thursday 12 November through to Saturday 14 November. The popular and successful Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge EXPO – the largest cycling and health-related expo in the country – will run concurrently with Number Collection. With around 40 000 visitors visiting the EXPO last year, we’re expecting an increase in those numbers for this year’s event. .
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon EXPO will take place at The Lookout that is situated in the Waterfront of Cape Town. Experience the magnificent outlook from the terraces of the glass-sided venue, of iconic landmarks including Cape Town Stadium, Table Bay, Lion’s Head, Robben Island, and of course, the magnificent Table Mountain. Be it day or night-time, it’s the breathtaking vistas of the ocean, mountains and city surrounding it, which ensures that this venue .
The Comrades Marathon is the world’s oldest and largest ultramarathon run over a distance of approximately 90 km | 56.1 miles between the capital of the Kwazulu-Natal Province of South Africa, Pietermaritzburg, and the coastal city of Durban. Race Day: 15 May 2015 For more information visit Comrades Marathon website
The Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon Expo is an opportunity for all sport enthusiasts to experience the latest trends in the running and sporting arena and be part of the exciting atmosphere leading up to the ‘world’s most beautiful marathon’. For more information visit Two Oceans Expo page Expo dates: Wednesday 01 April 2015 10:00 – 19:00 Thursday 02 April 2015 10:00 – 19:00 Friday 03 April 2015 09:00 – 17:00
The Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge has moved to Riversands Commercial Park in Fourways. Which begs the question; will you be one of thousands of driven and dedicated cyclists who’ll take on the same distance and the same ride for a purpose on the new route? Race Day: 15 November 2015 For more information visit 94.7 Cycle Challenge website
As one of South Africa’s premier mountain biking events, this mountain bike marathon creates the perfect combination of extremely challenging cycling amongst spectacular scenery through exquisite mountain ranges, right into the heart of the magnificent Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area, all in a team format. Race Day: 15 August 2015 For more information visit Transbaviians website
Once again the aQuelle Tour Durban will fall on a long weekend so you can make the most of your weekend especially if you are travelling down to Durban for the event. Race Day: 26 April 2015 For more information visit Tour Durban
The Cape Town Cycle Tour is owned and staged by the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust and it is the largest, timed cycling event in the world. It also celebrates its 38th year in 2015 Race Day: Sunday 8 March 2015 For more information visit Cape Town Cycle Tour
If you want to ride one of the best and biggest early season sportives look no further. The Wiggle New Forest Spring Sportive is one of our most popular events, selling out months before the event every year. PowerBar will be supporting all riders at this event with the necessary energy and hydration to help them reach their personal best. Visit site for more information
This cracking early season sportive is made up of rolling hills and can be described as flowing allowing riders to keep a good pace. There are no significant hills making this an extremely safe, all weather course. PowerBar will be supporting all riders at this event with the necessary energy and hydration to help them reach their personal best. Visit site for more information