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THOMAS VAN TONDER TAKES ‘THE BEAST’ ELITE SERIES IN A CLEAN SWEEP

GAUTENG, MULDERDRIFT – Johannesburg local and South Africa’s top OCR competitor, Thomas van Tonder, takes a clean sweep of all twelve Beast Challenge Obstacle Course races in 2017, after taking the final gold medal at 12th Beast Elite OCR race over the weekend. The meet, which took place on Saturday, 11 November 2017, saw 140

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JEEP’S GREYLING AND OWEN TAKE GOLD AND SILVER AT OTTER AFRICAN TRAIL

Greyling fastest South African to date EASTERN CAPE, GARDEN ROUTE – On Saturday, 28 October 2017, Tsitsikamma National Park on the Garden Route in the Eastern Cape was buzzing with the country’s finest trail runners, and a few international stars, gathering to do battle on the world-renowned Otter African Trail, a gruelling 44km race considered

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JEEP TEAM TAKES GOLD, SILVER AND BRONZE MEDALS AT OCR WARRIOR #7

This past weekend saw Jeep Team OCR Athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Jay Jay Deysel, take on the penultimate race of the Toyota Warrior Series, powered by Reebok, at Meerendal Wine Estate in the Western Cape, and bring home Gold, Silver and Bronze medals between them. Over the weekend, the Warrior #7 attracted just over

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MCGREGOR RETURNS TO SURFSKI RACING WITH TWO WINS OVER THE WEEKEND

This past Friday October 20th saw 75 local paddlers take on the 8km course from the Pirates Surf Lifesaving Club to the Durban Harbour Wall and back in Race 2 of the Wall and Back Surfski Series. Ten-time World Marathon and current World Surfski Series champ, Hank McGregor (Jeep Team/Gara Paddles/Euro Steel), racing in his

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GREYLING’S AND OWEN FIRM FAVOURITES FOR THE UPCOMING OTTER AFRICAN TRAIL RUN

Trail runner Christiaan Greyling (Jeep Team SA/Salomon/Garmin), after his recent Top 12 result in the 110km Ultra Pirineu, is back on home soil and ready for the coveted Otter Run, a race that is considered the benchmark of technical marathon-distance trail running. The 44km Otter Trail is regarded as one of the finest ‘hikes’ in

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SA OCR CHAMPION, THOMAS VAN TONDER, IS TOP 10 IN THE WORLD

South Africa produces two Top 10 athletes at World Champs The world’s top finishers from obstacle course competitions from across the globe descended on Blue Mountain Resort in Ontario, Canada for the independent 2017 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships (OCRWC) this past weekend Now in its 4th year, the OCRWC has grown significantly since its

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SOUTH AFRICAN OCR TEAM GETS TOP 10 PLACE AT USA REEBOK SPARTAN OCR TEAM WORLD CHAMPS

SQUAW VALLEY, LAKE TAHOE, CALIFORNIA, USA, – The immense build-up to Team South Africa racing at OCR World Championships in Ontario, Canada at the end of October saw South Africa’s top OCR champions, Thomas van Tonder (Jeep Team) and Bradley Claase, plus South Africa’s OCR top 5 female, Carina Marx, travel from around the globe

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MICHAEL LORD TAKES SILVER IN THE FRESHPAK FITNESS FESTIVAL TRIATHLON

WESTERN CAPE, CLANWILLIAM – On Saturday, 30 September, the Western Cape’s largest multi-sport festival, the Freshpak Fitness Festival, attracted over 600 novice and professional athletes, all ready to put their speed and endurance to the test in various events, including open water swims, a duathlon, biathlon and triathlon. The day started off with the 1.5km

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GREYLING BAGS A TOP 12 FINISH IN SPAIN’S 110KM SALOMON ULTRA PIRINEU

On the 23rd of September at 7am, 950 runners gathered in Bagà, Barcelona, to face the challenge of a long and intense race with a profile not unlike a sawtooth blade, including several significant peaks, the first being 14km into the race reaching 2500m in altitude. It’s called the Salomon Ultra Pirineu, and it’s 110km

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VAN TONDER WINS 12th WARRIOR RACE TITLE AHEAD OF SPARTAN AND OCR WORLD CHAMPS

In the build up to Spartan World Team Champs and OCR World Champs, this past weekend saw Jeep Team SA OCR Athletes, Thomas van Tonder and Jay Jay Deysel, competed in Race 6 of the Toyota Warrior Series, powered by Reebok, at Tierpoort Adventure Farm just outside Pretoria. Warrior #6 attracted just over 2500 competitors,

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