Momentum Featherbed Trail Run – April Newsletter

Momentum Featherbed Trail Run The family friendly event is the trail running event of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival and is as famous for its festive atmosphere as it is for its spectacular course.        WIN! with The Featherbed Co. Enter before 17 May to go into the draw for this fantastic prize – Sunset Sail for […]

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OTTER will be the GRAND FINAL for international Trail Running Series

Unique series of 5 iconic international races will culminate at the OTTER African Trail Run in South Africa. ANNECY, FRANCE – Salomon is excited to announce the ‘Golden Trail Series’—a revolutionary new trail running race series concept commencing May, 2018. The series will combine five of the most iconic short-distance trail races on the planet […]

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Thursday, 10 August 2017, 07:00 This year’s BayPort Phoenix Edition of the Featherbed Trail Run, which took place during the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival, contributed a further R60 000 to the relief efforts following the June fires. Event director Mark Collins of Magnetic South handed over the cheque to Louw Claassens and Michael […]

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Friday, 15 December 2017, 08:01 Plettenberg Bay’s biggest sporting event is geared to once again welcome hundreds of athletes to the town. The Sabrina Love Challenge is more than just an event for athletes to show their mettle and to burn off those festive season calories.  It is also the main fundraising event for the […]

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Sabrina Swims into Choppy Waters

The rough sea conditions failed to deter a record field of ocean swimmers in the annual Sabrina Love Ocean Challenge presented by Discovery. Big waves and rip currents on the 22nd of December forced the organisers of Plettenberg Bays biggest sporting event to reroute the feature 5km ocean swim event for only the second time […]

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Lutraphobia – the fear of Otters

written by Bruce Clark – RUN WRITE In the long jump event at the 1968 Summer Olympics, Bob Beamon jumped so far he created a new word. “Beamonesque” entered sporting lexicon and is now used as an adjective to describe spectacular athletic feats. Out of nowhere Beamon produced the jump of the century. In an […]

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Feathers fly as Trail Fanatics Flock to Salomon Featherbed Trail Run The Featherbed Company is bracing itself for an outbreak of Trail Running Fever as trail fanatics from across the country scramble for entries into one of South Africa’s most popular medium distance trail running events; the Salomon Featherbed Trail Run presented by GU. The […]

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Salomon Featherbed Trail Run

The annual SALOMON Featherbed Trail Run, presented by GU, once again graced the pristine trails of the eponymous Featherbed Nature Reserve today. Approximately 1000 off-road runners took part in a series of runs along the reserve above Knysna Heads, in the process shattering the route records. The SALOMON Featherbed Trail Run, presented by GU, has […]

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Otter TV – A series of short clips featuring The Otter Trail Run

The Otter Movie Series is a collection of short (1-3 minute) movie clips each featuring an aspect of the Otter African Trail Run past, present and future. The first one, titled “Everything Changes,” is pure inspiration for participants themed around how the change in direction for the Retto 2014 changes everything for the contenders. You […]

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