Scheffer claims XTERRA Trail Run victory in Buffelspoort

Scheffer claims XTERRA Trail Run victory in Buffelspoort

Leilani Scheffer set the course ablaze in Buffelspoort on Sunday, 22 January 2017 completing the 12km XTERRA Trail Run in 01 hour 34 seconds.

“Today was very nice,” says Scheffer.  “The water points were perfectly placed.  The weather was nice and cool.  My goal for today was to enjoy the race.  This is definitely an event that I’d like to do every year.  My next event will be the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun in the Western Cape.  I’ll be teaming up with Carla Van Huyssteen.”  Adel Terblanche came in second, while Lilandi Swanepoel finished third.

Lizzy Dlhiwayo was the runner to beat in the women’s 6km XTERRA Trail Run crossing the finish line in 28 minutes 58 seconds.  According to Dlhiwayo, she is training for Cross Country races.  “The route was really nice.  I am very happy with my performance.”  Mia Jooste came in second, while Stefanie Ash finished third.

The XTERRA Trail Run incorporates the trail run routes of South Africa’s premier off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA.

Next up on the South African XTERRA Trail Run calendar:

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth)

Date:
Sunday, 12 February 2017

Venue:
Kings Beach

Distance & Entry Fee:
6km / R120

12km / R180

 Grabouw (Western Cape)

Date:
Sunday, 26 February 2017

Venue:
Grabouw Country Club

Distance & Entry Fee:
6km / R120

12km / R180

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For further information or to enter the XTERRA Trail Run contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email entries@stillwatersports.com  or email entries@stillwatersports.com

ENDS

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On behalf of:                               STILLWATER SPORTS

By |2017-01-22T09:12:26+00:00January 22nd, 2017|The Town Square|0 Comments
Jacky McClean NEWSPORT MEDIA: PR and Communications Tel: +27 21 886 9204 Mobile: +27 83 291 9283 jacky@newsportmedia.tv Twitter: @newsportmediatv Facebook: Newsport Media

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