Editor's Blog

When You Gotta Go...

26 August 2016 - I really love running, but every now and again my bladder decides to slow me down a bit with its habit of calling emergency meetings… and then not showing up!   So there I am, r...
News Flash

Half Price Tuesdays on Huddle Trails!

26 August 2016 - The beautiful trails at Huddle Park in Linksfield Road, Edenvale, Johannesburg, are open seven days a week and accommodate runners, walkers and mountain bikers of all abilities! These trails were d...

Take the Stairs!

25 August 2016 - Running stairs is a great way to get yourself into shape, and these sessions are by no means limited to runners. In fact, rumour has it that stair sessions are what keep celebrities such as J-Lo ...
Daily Motivation

One Hell of an Adventure

25 August 2016 - “Fancy a run in the Kruger?” was the question posed to me by Andrew Venter, CEO of Wildlands. Sounds superb, I thought and immediately posed the same question to Modern Athlete’s ...

Taking on the Giants

25 August 2016 - Over the next year, professional endurance athlete and Sabrina Love Foundation Ambassador Jamie Marais from Cape Town will be tackling four ‘giants’ as he takes on the Four Giants Chall...

Go Nuts!

25 August 2016 - Tasty, convenient and nutritious, nuts and seeds are some of nature's perfect foods, so we’ve broken down the family, and how to bring them into your daily diet! – BY CHRISTINE PETE...

Sun-Chasing in Chamonix

25 August 2016 - The Asics Beat The Sun international relay event not only brings a select group of runners from all over the world to run in the magical French Alps, but is also followed by thousands upon thousand...

Celebratory Run in Mauritius

25 August 2016 - When the winner of our awesome Modern Athlete competition to win a trip for two to Mauritius, Althea Purnell, jetted off for her sunny island getaway, she went not only to claim her prize and do so...
Event Update!

Top Races for the Coming Month!

24 August 2016 - This week, we give you a sneak peek at upcoming events that you need to add to your racing calendar. Take a look at the events below and make your racing plans. 1. KPMG Durban Relay The KPM...

Maximise Your Training Hour

23 August 2016 - SWIM EXPERT: Erhard Wolfaardt, professional South African triathlete and former African triathlon champion and u/23 SA triathlon champion. SESSION: This is a speed session designed to improve...

DIY Diet Improvements

22 August 2016 - If you’re looking for a set of easy ‘home remedy’ changes to make in your nutritional plan that will compliment your training as well as weight-management, look no further than th...
Comrades Marathon

Wrapping Up 2016

21 August 2016 - Check out all the latest news and important info from the world’s biggest, oldest and most famous ultra, the Comrades Marathon. – BY DELAINE COOLS & THAMI VILAKAZI 2016 RESULTS ...
Balancing Act

The Travelling Talker

20 August 2016 - Former sports journalist Dan Nicholl is host and executive producer of the The Dan Nicholl Show on SuperSport, and also works extensively around the world as an MC and presenter, as a columnist for...
Editor's Blog

Are Running Goals Necessary?

19 August 2016 - I think that setting running goals and using structured training programmes do work, but sometimes you can just run purely for the joy of running.   A clubmate recently told me she was...
My Story

Romancing the Road

18 August 2016 - I think this happens only once in a lifetime… You find someone, a best friend and there is this special connection. And right from the beginning you just know that it’s not the norm. I...

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