In The Lead

28 October 2014 - Having represented South Africa in both gymnastics and triathlon, Dominique D’Oliveira has now turned her focus to obstacle course racing, and with a number of wins and podium finishes alread...
Meet the Elite

Hop, Skip and a Gold!

28 October 2014 - Having competed on the world stage for more than a decade and brought home 20 major medals, long jump and triple-jump specialist Godfrey Khotso Mokoena has been in golden, record-breaking form in r...

From Car Guard to Comrades

28 October 2014 - With a can-do attitude and some help from clubmates and friends, car guard Abre Jordaan has managed to earn 12 Two Oceans and 11 Comrades medals, despite not being able to afford to pursue his runn...
Body Science

Stronger Hammies, Better Runner

28 October 2014 - New research indicates that the strength of your quads and hamstrings should be equal in order for you to increase your running economy, allowing you to go further and faster.  –...

Super Stu

28 October 2014 - Top pro multisporter Stuart Marais finished fourth in his first 70.3 Half Ironman at the beginning of this year in Buffalo City, then pulled off his first win on the European circuit and went on to...
Comrades Marathon

2014 Spirit of Comrades Awards

27 October 2014 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) rewarded some amazing individuals for showcasing the spirit of Comrades at its annual awards gala in Durban on Friday, 24 October 2014. The CATHSSETA Spirit ...
Daily Motivation

Chase your Dreams

27 October 2014 - Which one are you going to choose?
Daily Motivation

What's Your Excuse?

27 October 2014 - So what's your excuse?

Slow Down to Get Faster

16 October 2014 - You’ve been running for a number of years and PB’s seem to be a thing of the past, so you tell yourself that “Age is catching up with me,” but a simple change to your traini...
Body Science

Compression Progression

16 October 2014 - If you’ve never used compression socks before and remain unconvinced about the benefits they could have for you, read on! – BY SEAN FALCONER Not so very long ago, compression socks ...
Women's Running

Building Your Bones

16 October 2014 - Too often, female runners ignore strength work that could complement a running programme and reduce the risk of stress fractures that may otherwise be caused by muscle weakness. To avoid brittle bones...
Living Legends

Titus the Titan

16 October 2014 - In April 1974, a 32-year-old Titus Mamabolo from GaMolepo in Limpopo became the first black athlete to win an ‘open’ national title in Apartheid-era South Africa when he won t...
News Flash


15 October 2014 - Barefoot runner Diana-Lebo Phalula is the new Spar Grand Prix champion, after finishing the five Women’s 10km Challenge races with a total of 110 points. Phalula finished in fifth position in the...
Event Update!

Falke Spring Trail Run

14 October 2014 - FALKE SPRING TRAIL RUN Runners should diarise Sunday, 19 October when the third race in the Falke Trail Run Series will be hosted at L’Avenir Farm. The seasonal runs have proofed to be very...

Six Steps To Health

01 October 2014 - When you’re training for your next athletic goal, having the right fuel can go a long way to successfully ticking it off, and your optimal nutritional status can be easily achieved by followi...
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Comrades Marathon 2015: Will you be a part of it?
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