September 2015

Keyhealth Moon Chaser Trail Run

The Keyhealth Moon Chaser Trail Run series is back in town.

Apparently the Cape winter hasn’t quite let go of us yet.

It was wet, muddy, windy and FUN!. And there were an awful lot of happy and dirty faces out there.

Check all of the images here….

 

Spur MTB Classic

Hosting the 2015 version of the Spur Mountain Bike classic at Nooitgedacht Wine Farm was an organisational masterstroke.

The venue is more than big enough, and the grounds and gardens are just stunning. Add a really great ride into the mix, and you have a very successful race on your hands.

Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

A marathon is a funny thing. It’s not a particularly exciting spectator sport, yet there is so much to see and do, both on and around the route.

I have to say, as a local resident, that I’m totally impressed, and more than a little proud with what the people of my City managed to showcase to the world with the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon.

Piket-Bo-Berg Cycle Challenge

The Piket-Bo-Berg Cycle Challenge race and the single-track that it runs on, has to be the best kept secret in South African Mountain biking. (at least it was until today)

Based 13 km the other side of Piketberg (turn left at the circle) it is only 75 minutes drive from Cape Town. Closer even than the trails of Esselsfontein in Ceres.

The race itself is held entirely on a private farm, and the single-track is open to the public only once a year. The event is held to raise money for local charities and it is a massive community event.

I have never before shot a race where the competitors are stopping to tell me how amazing the single track and scenery is. And it really is, from hidden canyons, to water bridges and the most mind blowing, smooth and flowing trail you can dream of riding.

If you missed it this year then make a massive note in your diary to enter for next year, because the trails are closed until then.