Comrades Marathon

Official launch of Comrades-KZNA Relay Challenge

18 September 2014 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) and KwaZulu-Natal Athletics (KZNA) officially launched the Comrades-KZNA Relay Challenge at the Prime Human Performance Institute in Durban yesterday. T...
Running & Sport

The Rhino Orphanage campaign joins horns with Race the Rhino MTB for World Rhino Day 2014

16 September 2014 - In less than a week, like-minded people and organisations across the globe will raise their voices against rhino poaching and the illegal trade in rhino horn by hosting events, shows and a variety ...
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Cancer can be beaten, so lend a hand by taking the Spar Challenge

16 September 2014 - It is a sobering thought that about one in nine women in South Africa are likely to suffer breast cancer at some stage in their lives. It is no respecter of boundaries, and affects women of al...
My Goal

From Wannabe to 100

15 September 2014 - Later this year I hope to run my 100th marathon, and having heard about 100 Marathon Clubs in several other countries, I think it is time for us to start one in South Africa as well. – BY HAN...
My Story

Doing it Despite Diabetes

15 September 2014 - Hello, I am the 49-years-old who was attempting the Comrades this year for the first time, as published in the Letters section of the June edition of Modern Athlete, and this is my follow-up Comrad...
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Chaperon and Read take Wildcoast Wildrun™

15 September 2014 - Stewart Chaperon and Olivia Read are the new champions of the Wildcoast Wildrun™ - the popular three day 112km stage race from Kei Mouth to Hole-in-the-Wall on the Wild Coast. Chaperon w...
Body Science

Are you maxed out?

11 September 2014 - While running with an older running friend the other day, he looked at his heart rate monitor, then asked me if I knew how high is too high for a heart rate, because his wife had told him she was c...
Running & Sport

Leading From the Front

10 September 2014 - When Mignon du Preez smashed 258 runs in an under-13 provincial match, hitting 16 sixes and 25 fours with a strike rate of well over 200, a bright future was already on the cards for her in women&r...
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Wildcoast Wildrun™ kicks off this week

10 September 2014 - One of South Africa’s favourite and original stage trail races, the Wildcoast Wildrun™ is set to kick off on Thursday from Kei Mouth in the Eastern Cape. Participants will arrive a...
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Nike Soweto Marathon Route Celebrates Soweto Heritage

09 September 2014 - #PeoplesRace tells the story of 20 years of freedom Runners have no excuse not to register for the Nike Soweto Marathon taking place on 2nd November. Not only will they have the option of thre...
Women's Running

Sweaty Sweethearts

08 September 2014 - Do you and your partner fall in sync with each other or do you clash on a run? Feedback says a couple who runs together, stays together.  My mom and dad got back from a run a few weeks ag...
Living Legends

Master Sportsman

04 September 2014 -  In 1974, when Lood Rabie ran 2:19:22 in his debut marathon at the Peninsula Marathon in Cape Town, he became only the fourth South African to break the 2:20 barrier. Ironically, he had only t...
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Legends Marathon: Run for a Cause. R1million prize purse

03 September 2014 - The second annual Legends Marathon, which will take place on Sunday, 5 October 2014, promises to be yet another fantastic event and is poised to draw thousands of competitive male and female runner...
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Diana-Lebo Phalula eyes Spar Grand Prix Title

03 September 2014 - Barefoot runner Diana-Lebo Phalula is getting very excited at the thought of collecting the keys to a brand-new Nissan Micra, as winner of the 2014 SPAR Grand Prix. With just one race left to r...
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02 September 2014 - Just when everyone thought it was safe to put away their heaters, winter came back with a big bang and people throughout the City of Gold found themselves shivering once again.  But that c...
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Comrades Marathon 2015: Will you be a part of it?
@ModernAthlete Here are the results of the Celtic Harriers Time Trial held on the 17th September. Seeing as Cape Town is a...
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