Nicholas G.Rupanga

Running shoe expert @thesweatshop Cape Town.Semi profesional Road /Trail runner. from Cape Town

Club: FrontRunner

My Disciplines
Strength Training Half Marathon Mountain running Trail Ultra Trail Ultra Marathon
10k Marathon

About me

Running is my life ,if iam not running up the mountain ,iam at work which evolves my running as well, because i work in a running specialist shop @thesweatshop cpt.

My biggest achievements

Winning African X trail run 2009 is so far my biggest and memorable achievement

My personal records

Record 10KM

00 29 55

Record Half Marathon


Record Marathon



Red Hill Marathon 1st place 2009 , Knysna Forest Marathon 3rd 2005 ,, 2and positon Voet Van Africa and lots of podium placing on 10kms races and half marathons respectively.

Record 2nd place Two oceans trail 2010, 2nd place African X trail race 2013 stage race 3 days,1st place XL summer trail serries Silver Mine 2015 and 2016 respectively and overall winner of the summer trail serries 2010.

Record Old Fisherman`s Trail 21kms 1st overall 2010, 2nd place 44kms 2012 Crazy Store Table Mountain Challenge,1st place 22kms Namaqua Flower run and record holder.

My next goals and projects

To run sub 2;30 Marathon at Paris Marathon /France 2020.Doing Mentorship to up coming Atheletes in schools and running clubs.

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Recent and upcoming events

Date Event Discipline Age group Time
30.03.2018 UTCT.Ultra Trail Cape Town 100kms
18.08.2018 Jonkershoek Mountain Challenge 39kms
02.12.2018 PurFFeR 80kms
04.05.2020 Paris Marathon/France 42kms

My favourite ASICS products