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AN END OF AN ERA FOR JEEP TEAM SOUTH AFRICA

GAUTENG, JOHANNESBURG – It’s the end of an era as Jeep ends its 16-year sponsorship of one of South Africa’s most successful Sport & Wellness Teams, Jeep Team South Africa, founded by Max Cluer Sports Marketing cc (MCSMcc) in 2001. The teams title sponsorship began with Jeep Apparel through Musgrave Agencies, which was then taken

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LORD AND BURGER DEFEND THEIR TORPEDO SWIMRUN TITLE IN RACE 2

WESTERN CAPE – On Sunday, 19 November, some 204 athletes participated in the Torpedo SwimRun Cape Town Race 2, the only race of its kind in Africa. Starting at Sandy Bay, athletes ran various distances from beach-to-beach, then swam a distance in the ocean at each beach, eventually finishing at Clifton 4 Beach. The Swim

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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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VAN TONDER IS CROWNED KING OF THE BEAST AFTER ELEVEN STRAIGHT WINS

On Saturday, 2 September 2017, over one hundred athletes participated in Race 11 of The Beast Challenge obstacle-course race (OCR) at The Wedge 4×4 Trail in Muldersdrift. The Beast offers 3 levels of participation. The first level is the “Tame Beast”, a 5km course with around 15 obstacles. This is suitable for anyone over the

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TOP TRIATHLETE, MICHAEL LORD, WINS HIS 4th BANHOEK DUO CHALLENGE TITLE

Top South African triathlete, Michael Lord (Jeep Team), showed his class at the 2017 Banhoek Duo Challenge, successfully defending his title to claim his fourth consecutive title win. The Banhoek Conservancy was established in 2013 by a group of farmers in an attempt to protect the environment and to uplift the community. The conservancy generates

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PODIUM FINISH AT WARRIOR RACE 4 FOR VAN TONDER

Sunday, 28 May 2017, saw South Africa’s top OCR athlete, Thomas van Tonder (Jeep Team) and Jay Jay Deysel (Jeep Team) take on Race #4 of the Toyota Warrior Series, powered by Reebok, at the hilly Kwanyoni Lodge in Mpumalanga. The event attracted just over 1500 competitors into Nelspruit. For Jay Jay Deysel (Jeep Team),

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MICHAEL LORD WINS JONKERSHOEK MOUNTAIN RUN

On Saturday 20 May, multisport athlete Michael Lord (Jeep Team SA) took part in the 11km trail race at the 2017 Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge in Stellenbosch. Lord, who has been out of action for over a month on doctors’ orders with knee issues, came out the stalls galloping with 411 other athletes across various categories

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THE BEAST LOSES TO JEEP TEAM SA

PIETERMARITZBURG, 27 FEBRUARY 2017 – On the weekend of the 25th of February, hundreds of OCR athletes participated in Race 8 of The Beast Challenge at the Wedge Outdoor Park in Muldersdrift. Three Jeep Team SA athletes raced the relentless top race of the day – the Savage Beast – consisting of 57 obstacles over

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