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    Ho claims seventh straight Mile

    Chad Ho claimed a record seventh Midmar Mile title in succession while Michelle Weber become the first South African woman to take victory since Melissa Corfe in 2003. Ho was pushed hard by his training partner Matthew Meyer, with Meyer winning each of the hotspots at 400m, 800m and 1 200m, but the five-kilometre open […]

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    Wayne Riddin quits the Midmar Mile

    After serving as the event organiser for 25 years, Wayne Riddin will step down after the 2016 edition of the Midmar Mile, the world’s largest open water swimming event. During his time in charge, over 300 000 swimmers made it safely across the Midmar Dam. When Riddin took charge of the Midmar Mile, it had […]

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    Chad Ho wins Midmar Mile

    The 2015 aQuelle Midmar Mile took place in ideal conditions on Sunday morning at the Midmar Dam that saw a number of records tumble. The 42nd edition of the worlds largest open water swimming event proved to be a record affair with the crowning of two athletes that deserve the undisputed titles of “King and […]

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    SA Olympian eyes third Midmar Mile win

    If one is seeking contenders to prevent Chad Ho from extending his run of four successive victories in the aQuelle Midmar Mile, look no further than two-time champion Troyden Prinsloo, who is looking forward to an opportunity to record a third victory in the world’s largest open water swimming event. A two-time Olympian, Prinsloo contested […]

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