The Bayport Phoenix Edition Trail Run traverses the fire-scorched Featherbed Nature Reserve Each year a select group of multisport enthusiasts take on the elements and immerse themselves in the natural beauty of Knysna and surrounds by taking on the Ultimate Multisport Challenge during the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival – the Maserati BIG5 Challenge. With 100% of the well-known Featherbed Trail Run routes affected by the fires, safety and environmental concerns forced the event hosts and organisers to find an alternative course and format. With the event being in its tenth year organisers always planned to do … Continue reading The Ultimate Multisport Challenge Rises From the Ashes
There were no surprises at the Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon, the final event of the BIG5 Sport Challenge, with favourites and defending champions, Stuart Marais and Andrea Steyn taking first place in the run and emerging as … Continue reading Back to Back BIG5 Sport Challenge wins for Marais and Steyn
Stuart Marais and Andrea Steyn have emerged victorious in the 2015 BIG5 Sport Challenge following today’s Momentum Cape Times Knysna Forest Marathon Half Marathon. Race Director Gary Marescia said that after five gruelling challenges in the last eight days, with … Continue reading Marais and Steyn victorious in BIG5 Sport Challenge
Stuart Marais has held onto his lead in the BIG5 Sport Challenge following the penultimate event, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT, which took place yesterday at Conrad Pezula’s Field of Dreams. Stuart was the first BIG5 athlete to … Continue reading Marais holds on for another race!
by Dean Hopf What a jol! 80km in the Knysna forest…what better way to start The Big 5! Today the Big 5 participants were split at the start, with a couple of the Big 5 guys starting in the Elites … Continue reading The BIG5 Day 1 – Mountainbike Race
Stuart Marais was first man over the line in the opening event of this year’s BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE, the Momentum Weekend Argus Knysna Cycle Tour 80 km mountain bike race, putting him one point ahead of professional multi-sport athlete Theo … Continue reading Marais ahead after first BIG5 event
A first of it’s kind for multisport in South Africa, the BIG5 Sport Challenge Club Champs will see the best multisport clubs race against one another at the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival. The festival and sport events … Continue reading The BIG5 Sport Challenge Club Champs Program
Race week is here! Can’t believe the best week of winter is just around the corner! Friday is going to be a great day – a nice late wake up, an easy pool swim, a little road trip to Knysna, … Continue reading Race week is here – Get packing!
You’ve done the training, you’ve finished the race, now its time to kick up your heels, put on your party shoes and join your fellow athletes for the annual BIG5 Sport Challenge prize giving! You may have noticed that we … Continue reading A little party never hurt nobody! You are invited to the BIG5 Prize Giving.
A little party never hurt nobody! And multi-sport athletes knows how to party after a big race!! This year we invite all Big5 and Big5 Lite athletes to the after party of the year hosted at the Pezula Championship Golf … Continue reading Big5 Sport Challenge AWARDS EVENING & AFTER PARTY!