Category Archives: Chrissie Viljoen

Race Report: Chrissie Viljoen – Tortoise Tuff (21 km Trail Run)

The Sedgefield Striders club hosted the 21 st edition of the ever-popular Tortoise Tuff event, the past weekend. The 21km trail run (more like 23!), are described as follows ‘The challenging trail run includes sections along the beach, through the Goukamma

Race Report: Chrissie Viljoen – 2018 Oubos 75km MTB Marathon

Race morning we were met by the sound of rain on our roof and knowing that the route would turn out to be a mudfest, we decided to race anyway. Number collection took way longer than anticipated and I made

Race Report: Chrissie Viljoen – Ironman 70.3

Being race ready and fit on the start line of the 70.3 Ironman South Africa, was always going to be a challenge.  Last year the focus was more on studies and with hardly any training done after July’s Big5 challenge

Race Report: Chrissie Viljoen – 2017 Maserati Big5 sport challenge

The BIG5 multi-sport challenge is one of the highlights on the annual Pick ‘n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival programme and includes The Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour MTB Race (80km), Dragons Featherbed Lagoon Mile Swim (1.9km), BayportTrail Run (17km), MTB-X (32km),

Race Report: Chrissie Viljoen – TTA Provincial Duathlon champs

The morning of the provincial duathlon championships, held at Witpoort Primary School, dawned in freezing conditions. Everyone commented that they were happy to be doing a duathlon and not a triathlon! The standard distance duathlon distance is a bit short

Race Report: Chrissie Viljoen – MiWay Sun City Triathlon

The MiWay Sun City Triathlon series on Sunday was my first taste at 70.3 Ironman distance triathlon. Although nervous I was looking forward to the experience. The water temperature allowed for a wetsuit legal swim, something a ‘non-swimmer from the