Event Update!

Huge prizes for 10km race

30 November 2015 - The annual Metropolitan 10km Race, regarded as one of Cape Town’s most challenging road races due to its undulating course that spans across the suburbs of Bellville and up Tygerberg Hill, wi...
My Goal

To Be a Runner

27 November 2015 - My goal when I started running was to be able to call myself a runner. It took me a while, but I got there. – BY LIZETTE DU PLESSIS I'm definitely not built like a runner. I’m ...
Event Update!

Kids’ fun event spreads across SA

27 November 2015 - The organizers of South Africa’s leading off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA, are excited to introduce an XTERRA Kids event to both XTERRA Buffelspoort (North West Province) and XTERRA N...
Dischem Half Marathon

Family fun day out

27 November 2015 - For many people, the 21 kilometres of a half marathon is a tad too long. But many people still want to experience the vibe and atmosphere of a full scale running event. Or perhaps they&rs...
Event Update!

Sponsor announced for triathlon series

26 November 2015 - South African triathlon sports received a boost with the announcement that direct insurer, MiWay, will sponsor the ULTRA Triathlon Series as title sponsor for a three year period. The ULTRA T...
My Story

Running with Jed’s Voice

26 November 2015 - For months leading up to the event, I visualised crossing the finish line with my chest puffed out and the biggest smile on my face, but no matter what I achieve, my son isn’t with me to shar...
Dischem Half Marathon

Running through the ‘burbs

24 November 2015 - There are very few urban areas that can rival the picturesque streets of Bedfordview. Just ask one of the regular participants of the Dischem Half Marathon and 5km Dash every year. And ma...
Comrades Marathon

Last Week for Last 3000 Comrades Entries

23 November 2015 - It’s now or never! Runners wishing to be part of the 2016 Comrades Marathon have just one week left to get their entry in.   The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announce...
News Flash

Wayde Dominates SA Sports Awards

23 November 2015 - Track star and World Champion over 400m, Wayde van Niekerk pulled off a deserved clean-sweep of the main awards at the 2015 South African Sports Awards in Mangaung, Free State this past weekend. ...
Dischem Half Marathon

Half marathon steeped in history

20 November 2015 - Although the name Dischem Half Marathon has been with us since the year 2000, the event itself goes back even further. Johnny Halberstadt (1:07:01) and Sonja Laxton (1:24:15) were the first ma...

How would you like your meat done?

19 November 2015 - In the typical Western diet, meats such as beef, lamb, pork, veal, poultry and fish are the predominant sources of protein, B vitamins, iron and zinc, but considering that iron and zinc are the mos...
Event Update!

Corporate challenge entries open next week

19 November 2015 - Online registration for the 13th annual JP Morgan Corporate Challenge opens this coming Monday, November 23. Johannesburg’s largest and most anticipated after-work sporting/social event ...

Panda’s Lucky Year

17 November 2015 - It seems Panda Qamata of Cape Town has the ‘Midas Touch’ when it comes to running-related competitions, which will see him packing for Paris next year. – BY SEAN FALCONER Hav...

Road Rangers: Looking out for your safety

17 November 2015 - Cycling in South Africa continues to grow and gain popularity as a sport with more and more cyclists taking to the road and mountain bike trails every day. Some people even refer to cycling as “The ...

Second Best… The Story of a Washie Second

16 November 2015 - We often hear runners’ stories of ultra-distance races, but we seldom hear about these runs from the perspective of an athlete’s support crew, or seconds, and the critical role they pla...

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