Monthly Archives: July 2013

Oyster Marathon!

The final showdown in the annual KNYSNA Oyster Festival BIG 5 Competition came courtesy of the stalwart Forest Marathon, with competitors able to choose between the Half- or Full distances. There were no huge surprises (we won’t mention that somehow the marathon ended up being an ultra this year), with the BIG 5 standings very […]

Oyster Xterra!

This is the Speed Readers’ Condenced Version of this year’s Knysna Oyster Festival TOTALSPORTS XTERRA, as presented by REHIDRAT. It happened fast, damn fast, which is why I’m doing a condensed version of the race … Dan Hugo pulled out with an injury niggle – damn shame. Kevan Evans took his running to another level, […]

Oyster Trail!

I’m biased, so sue me. The SALOMON Featherbed Trail Run, presented by GU, is without a doubt my favourite event at the annual Pick ‘n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival. Nothing quite matches up to it as far as scenery, natural grandeur and exhilaration go … Imagine a ferry ride across the estuary at dawn, with […]