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Running the Comrades for charity

With enduring strength and will-power, more than 22 000 runners will take to the road from Durban to Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, May 31. But there are several groups who have already started running the Comrades, hoping to raise funds for charity. The countdown for the 2015 Comrades Marathon has begun with less than a week…

Maritzburg College dominate SA Sprint Championships

Maritzburg College are once again the top senior boys’ canoe school after dominating the 2015 South African Schools Canoe Sprint Championships. Over a hundred schools from around the country gathered for three days at Roodeplaat Dam near Pretoria where the canoeists competed in four different distances – 5000m, 1000m, 500m and 200m events. Competition was…

Double success for Epworth at SA Schools’ Canoe Sprints

Epworth School dominated the podium at the SA Schools’ Canoe Sprint Championships by winning both the junior and senior girls’ schools competitions. This marks the 10th consecutive year that Epworth has claimed the senior girls’ trophy. Epworth girls also won several of the Victrix Ludorum awards: U18: Donna Hutton, U14: Amy Peckett, U10 (silver award):…

Rugby is back

After a number of years Athlone principal, Gerrit Coetzee has reintroduced rugby to the school, and from the enthusiasm of the boys involved in the sport it could not have come at a better time. Seen practising the game with great enthusiasm are a group of Athlone Grade 1 boys.

So near, yet so far!

Maritzburg College were beaten by Kearsney this past weekend, after a closely fought match, with the lead being ‘ping-ponged’ eight times during the match, eventually giving Kearsney a 23 – 20 win. On the hockey field Maritzburg College had a better day, and beat their hosts 1-0, with a goal scored by the evergreen Courtney Halle,…

Tsogo Sun Gold Medallion

A Two-year-old gelding named Guiness made a name for himself last year when he and his jockey, Anton Marcus, were crowned the Tsogo Sun Gold Medallion Champion. The Tsogo Sun Sprint Racemeeting will be held on Saturday, 23 May 2015 at Scottsville Racecourse where you can witness a Jackpot (Four) of Grade 1 races. It’s…

2015 Dusi Canoe Marathon Galleries

Paddlers getting ready for batch 5Hilary Bruss before she begins the racePaddlers before the raceChristie Mchenzie before the start of the raceWilma before the raceFamilies came out early to cheer paddlers before the raceFirst batch of swimmers


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