Category Archives: ATHLETES

Nicolette sets a new female record at the Mnweni Mountain Marathon

The Mnweni Mountain Marathon is a low-key trail running event hosted twice annually in the Mnweni region of the northern Drakensberg. The approximately 40km circular route is a self-navigated and self-supported run or hike up the Mnweni pass and back down Rockeries pass.  Saturday the 7th of September saw the Spring runners of 2019 gathering…
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Trail runner to summit seven mountains

Trail runner to summit seven mountains to help differently-abled children move forward. South Africa’s top men’s trail athlete will climb seven summits in seven days this month to raise funds to help disabled children enjoy the freedom to move and learn, something the adventure enthusiast says society takes for granted. Christiaan Greyling’s challenge is open…
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K-Way Athlete Nicolette Griffioen Dominates The Beast 50km Trail Run

Date: 9 June 2019 Location: Cape Town Author: Nicolette Griffioen "The Beast" was never part of my 2019 racing calendar. At the beginning of the year I went out on a limb and rearranged several of my veterinary degree final-year practical rotations to accommodate the South African National Championships (Hout Bay Trail Challenge), as well…
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