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Christiaan Greyling

  • Date of Birth: 11 November 1984
  • Place of Birth: Mpumalanga
  • Discipline: Trail Running / Adventure Athlete

Athlete Profile

Full Name: Christiaan Greyling


Number of years with the team: 1st year

Number of years racing:

Favourite Courses:

Highlights of your career:



  • 1st Open Male - LED Lenser Wartrail Challenge
  • 1st Male - 62km Giant’s Cup Uncut (Ultra-Trail Drakensberg)
  • 1st Male - Faial Coast to Coast 47km Ultra Trail Race - Faial Island, Azores
  • 2nd Male - Azores Vertical KM (Skyrunning World Series) - Pico, Azores


  • 1st Male - SkyRun 100km
  • 3rd - SA Long Distance Trail Champs
  • 13th Male - 80km Marathon du Mont-Blanc, France
  • Mixed Team - SA Ultra Trail Champs


  • 1st Open Male - Ultra-Trail Cape Town 100km
  • 2nd Mixed Team - Transalpine Run (8-day stage race, Europe)


  • 1st Solo Male & Record - Table Mountain Challenge


  • 1st Mixed Team - SA Ultra Trail Champs
  • 1st Mixed Team - AfricanX


  • 2nd – Expedition Africa
  • Ranked 33rd in World

Questions and Answers

Q: What do you love most about your sport?
A: I love trail running because it enables me to see epic places, where most people will never go, in a very brief time. Trail running allows me to test new, push my boundaries, and appreciate the precise engineering of the design. Trail Running is more than a sport – It is a lifestyle!

Q: What has your sport taught you?
A: I love trail running because it teaches us to be humble, that all we really need in life is a few healthy snacks, trail shoes, water and appreciation.

Q: Biggest goal for 2017?
A: Winning an international ultra-marathon

Q: Interesting fact about yourself?
A: I am an Industrial Engineer, Traveller, Entrepreneur, Barista and an Activepatch4U importer.

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