A calendar of events by month for planning purposes: all the dates, plus links to all the info you could possibly need, including race reports from previous events! If you would like your event featured here, or if you have any corrections, please submit them to me via the Contact form. This is a FREE service!

Click on the column headers to sort the table alphabetically by that column, or use the search box to filter by month, sport, etc. If an event date consists of a month only, it means I do not have the actual date for the event (it may not have been announced yet).

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JanuaryOcean Basket Bay to BayRoad runClifton
18 January 2014Attakwas Extreme MTB ChallengeMTBOudtshoornDryland Event Management Facebook Page
JanuaryRed Hill Marathon MarathonFish Hoek
24 January 2016IronMan 70.3TriathlonEast LondonIronMan South Africa Facebook Page
08 February 2013Midmar MileOpen-water swimMidmar Dam, KZNMidmar Mile Facebook Page
14 February 2015Cape MileOpen-water swimGrabouw Country ClubCape Mile Facebook Page
14 February 2014Tankwa TrekMTB (3 day)CeresTankwa Trek Facebook Page
15 February 2014Around the RocksOpen-water swimBig Bay2014 Report
16 February 2014Cape Peninsula MarathonMarathonGreen Point
16 February 201411Global TriathlonBig Bay
22 February 2014Bat RunTrail runTable Mountain2010 Report
21 February 2014Totalsports XTERRA Kids GrabouwTriathlon off-roadGrabouw
06 April 2019Langebaan Lagoon CrossingOpen-water swimLangebaanLangebaan Lagoon Crossing Facebook Page2013 Report
22 February 2014Totalsports XTERRA Lite GrabouwTriathlon off-roadGrabouw
23 February 2014Totalsports XTERRA GrabouwTriathlon off-roadGrabouw2012 Report
28 February 2015Bridge House Mile Open-water swimFranschhoek 2012 Report
28 February 2015Addo Elephant Trail RunTrail runAddo Elephant National ParkAddo Elephant Trail Run Facebook Group
MarchOubos MTBMTBGeorgeChain Gang Events Facebook Page
09 March 2014Argus Cycle TourRoad cycleCape TownArgus Cycle Tour Facebook Page
15 March 2014Lion's Head ChallengeTrail runCape Town
25 March 2015Weskus Half-marathonHalf-marathonLangebaan
25 March 2015Weskus MarathonMarathonLangebaan
20 March 2014Green Kalahari Canoe MarathonCanoe (3 day)Upington, Northern CapeGKCM Facebook Page
21 March 2014The Westcoast Warmwater WeekendTriathlonWest Coast National Park
21 March 2014Freedom Swim Series: Human Rights Day Open-water swimCamps BayFreedom Swim Series Facebook Page
22 March 2014Stilbaai TriathlonTriathlon off-roadStilbaai24-7 Adventure Facebook Page2012 Report | 2013 Race Report
23 March 2014ABSA Cape EpicMTB Stage raceWestern Cape
MarchPennypinchers Easter Surfski ChallengeSurfskiPlettenberg BayPennypinchers Adventure Facebook Page
MarchNelson Mandela Bay Bell Buoy ChallengeOpen-water swimPort Elizabeth
10 April 2016IronMan South AfricaTriathlonPort ElizabethIronMan South Africa Facebook Page2012 Report | 2014 Report
05 April 2014Impi ChallengeObstacle raceStellenboschImpi Challenge Facebook Page
11 April 2014360NE MTB ChallengeMTBOudtshoornDryland Event Management Facebook Page
19 April 2014Two Oceans MarathonUltra marathonCape Town
26 April 2014Aspen Trans KarooMTBCeresAspen Trans Karoo MTB Facebook Page
27 April 2014Constantia Valley Trail RunTrail RunConstantia
AprilMad Mountain MarathonMTB (3 day)Laingsburg Chain Gang Events Facebook Page
AprilThe Cape MonsterRoad cycleBoland
AprilOorlogskloof Mountain RunTrail runNieuwoudtvilleQuantum Adventures Facebook Page
AprilArabella ChallengeTrail runArabella Hotel & Spa
28 April 2014Around the IslandOpen-water swimLangebaanLagoon Life Facebook Page2012 Report
01 May 2014Safari Half MarathonHalf marathonWellington
03 May 2015Wings for Life World Run
02 May 2015Durbanville TriathlonTriathlon off-roadPhisantekraalRaw Events Facebook PageDurbanville Triathlon 2012 Report
10 May 2014Whale of TrailUltra trail runDe Hoop Nature Reserve
10 May 2014Brak River ChallengeCanoe (2 day)Brak River
MayHessequa MTB ChallengeMTBRiversdale
MayJonkershoek Mountain ChallengeTrail runJonkershoekJonkershoek Mountain Challenge Facebook Page
MayRed Stone MTB & Trail Running WeekendTrail run / MTBCalitzdorp
MayAmarider 100 MilerMTBMalmesburyAmarider 100 Miler & 50 Miler Facebook Page
MayWilderness RunTrail runHoekwilChain Gang Events Facebook Page
25 May 2014 VWS Trail ChallengeTrail runDeer Park, VredehoekVWS Trail Challenge Facebook Event
31 May 2014Asics X-Treme Mountain RunTrail runMontaguAsics X-Treme 2010 Report
31 May 2014Montagu MTBMTBMontagu
01 June 2014Comrades Ultra MarathonUltra marathonPietermaritzburgComrades Marathon Faceboook Page
JuneOld Fishermans Trail ChallengeTrail runTable Mountain
JuneSwartland Canoe MarathonCanoe (2 day)Wellington
07 June 2014Outeniqua Quest Ultra trail runGarden RouteTriSport Facebook Page
JuneGreyton ClassicMTBGreyton2013 Report
JuneGreyton ClassicTrail runGreyton2010 Report | 2013 Report
21 June 2014Trans Ceder ExtremeMTBClanwilliam
JuneFish River Canyon UltraUltra trail runFish River Canyon, Namibia
JuneGrootvadersbosch Trail ChallengeTrail run (2 day)SwellendamQuantum Adventures Facebook Page
04 July 2015Knysna Cycle TourMTBKnysnaKnysna Cycle Facebook PagePick ‘n’ Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna MTB Tour 2013 Race Report
05 July 2015Knysna Cycle TourRoad cycleKnysnaKnysna Cycle Facebook Page
05 July 2015Knysna Lagoon Challenge CanoeKnysnaKnysna Lagoon Challenge Facebook PageKnysna Lagoon Challenge 2013 Race Report
05 July 2015Knysna Dragon Mile SwimOpen-water swimKnysnaKnysna Dragon Mile Swim 2013 Race Report
07 July 2015Salomon Featherbed Trail RunTrail runKnysnaSalomon Featherbed Coelacanth Trail Run 2013 Race Report
08 July 2015Totalsports XTERRA Kids PezulaDuathlon off-roadKnysna
09 July 2015Totalsports XTERRA PezulaDuathlon off-roadKnysnaTotalsports XTERRA Pezula 2013 Race Report
11 July 2015Knysna Forest MarathonMarathonKnysna2011 Report | Knysna Forest Marathon 2013 Race Report
11 July 2015Knysna Forest Half MarathonHalf MarathonKnysnaKnysna Forest Half Marathon 2010 Race Report
12 July 2015Houtkapper Trail RunTrail runKnysna
JulyBerg River Canoe MarathonCanoe (4 day)PaarlBerg River Canoe Marathon
21 July 2014Namib Desert ChallengeTrail run (5 day)NamibiaNamib Desert Challenge Facebook Page
JulyHout Bay Trail ChallengeTrail runHout BayHout Bay Trail Challenge Facebook Page
02 August 2015IronMan 70.3TriathlonDurbanIronMan South Africa Facebook Page
AugustMerrell Outeniqua TraverseTrail runGeorge
AugustSouthern Cross Trail RunTrail run (3 day)Garden RouteSouthern Cross Trail Run Facebook Event
09 August 2014Marloth Mountain ChallengeTrail runSwellendam
AugustGravity Adventure Festival Kogelberg BiosphereGravity Adventure Festival Facebook Page
AugustTrans BaviaansMTBWillowmoreASG Trans Baviaans 24Hr MTB Facebook Page
23 August 2014PUFfeRUltra trail runCape Point2013 Race Report
AugustOlifants River Canoe MarathonCanoe (2 day)Citrusdal
27 August 2014Namaqua QuestTrail run (120km - 4 day)SpringbokNamaqua Quest Facebook Page
SeptemberBaviaanskloof Trail RunTrail runBaviaanskloof Nature Reserve
06 September 2014Breede River Canoe MarathonCanoe K2 (2 day)RobertsonBreede River Canoe Marathon Facebook Group
SeptemberNamaqualand Flower RunTrail runGifberg2010 Report
SeptemberWildcoast Wildrun JourneyTrail run (3 day)Kei River Mouth
11 September 2015Ride 2 NowhereMTB (3 day)McGregorRide2Nowhere Facebook Page
SeptemberTable Mountain ChallengeTrail runCape Town
SeptemberWildcoast Wildrun RaceTrail run (3 day)Kei River Mouth
17 September 2015Dr Evil ClassicMTB (3 day)Garden RouteDr Evil Classic Facebook Page
SeptemberLaingsburg Ultra Karoo MarathonUltra marathonLaingsburgLaingsburg Ultra Karoo Marathon Facebook Page
20 September 2015Karoo to CoastMTBUniondaleKaroo to Coast Facebook Page2012 Report | 2013 Report
SeptemberDassie Trail RunTrail RunNature's ValleyDassie Trail Run Facebook Event
SeptemberArabella ChallengeMTB (2 day)Arabella Hotel & Spa
SeptemberArabella Challenge Trail runArabella Hotel & Spa
20 September 2015Cape Town MarathonMarathonCape TownCape Town Marathon Facebook Page
SeptemberTriRock DurbanTriathlonDurbanTriRock SA Facebook Page
27 September 2014EnduromanTriathlon off-roadFranschhoek
SeptemberFish River MarathonCanoeHansa Fish River Canoe Marathon Facebook Page
SeptemberOyster Catcher Trail Run Trail run (2 day)Mossel BayTriSport Facebook Page
04 October 2014Freshpak Rooibos Fitness FestivalTriathlonClanwilliamFreshpak Fitness Festival Facebook Page2012 Report
OctoberChappies Challenge Half MarathonHalf marathonChapmans Peak
OctoberSlanghoek Mountain2Mountain MTB Classic MTBSlanghoekIqela Events Facebook Page
OctoberTriRock Robben IslandTriathlonRobben IslandTriRock Robben Island Facebook Page
October7Weekspoort MTB ChallengeMTBLadismithDryland Event Management Facebook Page
11 October 2014MeiringspoortHalf marathonDe Rust
10 October 2015IronMan World ChamionshipTriathlonKona, Hawaii
12 October 2014The Gun Run Half marathonCape TownThe Gun Run Facebook Page
OctoberImpi ChallengeObstacle raceStellenboschImpi Challenge Facebook Page2010 Report
14 October 2015Otter African Trail RunTrail RunNature's ValleyOtter African Trail Run Facebook Page2010 Report | 2011 Report
October 2016RettoTrail runStorm's RiverOtter African Trail Run Facebook Page
18 October 2014Voet van AfrikaMarathonBredasdorpVoet van Afrika Facebook Event
OctoberPPA One TonnerRoad cycleStellenbosch
OctoberMerrell Eden DuoAdventure RaceWilderness24-7 Adventure Facebook Page2011 Report
25 October 2014Matroosberg Trail ChallengeTrail runMatroosbergMatroosberg Trail Challenge Facebook EventMatroosberg Trail Challenge Facebook Page
12 October 2014Bridge Cape Pioneer TrekMTB (7 day)OudtshoornBridge Cape Pioneer Trek Facebook Page
24 October 2015Slanghoek TriathlonTriathlon off-roadSlanghoekIqela Events Facebook Page2012 Report
25 October 2015Slanghoek TriathlonTriathlonSlanghoekIqela Events Facebook Page
NovemberWines2Whales AdventureMTB (3 day)Somerset WestWines2Whales Facebook Page
NovemberThree Peaks ChallengeUltra trail runTable Mountain
NovemberLandmarks Half MarathonHalf marathonCape Town
NovemberWines2Whales RideMTB (3 day)Somerset WestWines2Whales Facebook Page
NovemberWines2Whales RaceMTB (3 day)Somerset WestWines2Whales Facebook Page
NovemberWay to WineTrail runStellenboschRaw Events Facebook Page
NovemberRed Bull LionHeartTrail runCape Town
NovemberTo Hell and BackMTB (2 days)Gamkaskloof
NovemberWinelands MarathonMarathonStellenbosch
22 November 2014XTri Light RobertsonTriathlon off-roadRobertsonXTri Facebook Page
23 November 2014XTri Ultra RobertsonTriathlon off-roadRobertsonXTri Facebook Page
NovemberCoronation Double CenturyRoad cycleSwellendamCycle Tour Trust Facebook Page
NovemberCaledon TriathlonTriathlonCaledonRaw Events Facebook Page
29 November 2015Six in One ChallengeMultisport eventPaarl
02 December 2014Lighthouse to Big Bay SwimOpen-water swimMilnerton
DecemberJailbreak TriathlonTriathlonBrandvleiJailbreak Triathlon Facebook Page
DecemberFenn Cape Point ChallengeSurfskiScarborough BeachFenn Cape Point Challenge Facebook Page
DecemberKnysna Splash Lagoon MileOpen-water swimKnysnaKnysna Splash Facebook Page
DecemberSabrina Love Ocean Challenge Open-water swim, SurfskiCentral Beach, Plettenberg Bay
DecemberSabrina Love Ocean Challenge Trail runPlettenberg Bay

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