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Sprinter Simbine Joins Sub-10 Club

02 July 2015 - On Wednesday night sprinter Akani Simbine became only the second South African to break the 10-second barrier in the 100m sprint when he clocked 9.99 seconds to win the event at the 20th European A...
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Wöstmann Aiming for Olympics

01 July 2015 - Caroline Wöstmann, winner of both the 2015 Comrades and Old Mutual Two Oceans ultra-races, has set herself a new challenge: She wants to qualify for next year’s Olympic Marathon. Sh...
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Gift to race Cape Town Trail 100km

30 June 2015 - Following his recent Comrades 2015 win, Gift Kehele has a new target in sight; to conquer South Africa's iconic Table Mountain by racing the 100km Ultra-trail Cape Town (UTCT) on 3 October. The...

Keep Firing in the Freeze

26 June 2015 - There are two ways to approach winter from a training perspective: To stay tucked under warm blankets and sleep the winter away, or to toughen up, get out of bed and set your body up for a few earl...
Kalmer's Corner

My Comrades Cinderellas

26 June 2015 - This year I was fortunate to make the trip down to Durban to support my third Comrades, and what a day it turned out to be! – BY RENE KALMER I made the trip down with Andre, my now fianc...

Gift to the Nation

26 June 2015 - With three gold medals to his name, including a third place last year, Rustenburg policeman Gift Kelehe was one of the pre-race favourites to take the 90th edition of the Comrades Marathon – ...
Body Science

Injury-Free on the Treadmill

26 June 2015 - Here’s how to stay fit and healthy while running on the treadmill this winter. – BY SEAN FALCONER The treadmill can be a lifesaver when it's dark outside or the weather is bad,...

Winter Warming Tips

26 June 2015 - Try these winter-warming tips for surviving the cold months while still getting in your running fix. 1. Dress Right You want to be warm without sweating so much you get a chill later from da...
Race Reports

Night Run Rocks in Jozi

23 June 2015 - The inaugural Over The Moon Trail Run Series, hosted by Two The Core Events in association with Modern Athlete Magazine, was held on the evening of Wednesday 17 June in Johannesburg. Offering a techni...

Life After Comrades

11 June 2015 - ‘What now?’ asks many a runner just days after Comrades... After months of hard training and the massive toll 87km will take on your body, it’s time to plot those running goals fo...

Six Of The Best

11 June 2015 - After 20 years of running, I can look back on some incredible memories of races I have run, places I have been and people that I have met, and still, what I experienced on 27 April touring the Cape...

Grand Running

11 June 2015 - In the last two years, two female grandmasters have been rewriting the running record books on a regular basis in SA, so we caught up with both Nancy Will and Margie Saunders to find out what motiv...
Running & Sport

No Limbits!

11 June 2015 - Para-athlete Dylan Da Silva was born with the physical disability Phocomelia, the malformation of his arms, but he has not let that hold him back from becoming a talented young athlete who is now r...

Olympic Medal Hopes

11 June 2015 - Having won medals at the African Champs, World Champs and Commonwealth Games, and having just added a seventh senior SA title to his list of honours 12 years after his first as a 17-year-old in 200...
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08 June 2015 - Defending champion Lebogang Phalula sprinted the last kilometre to win the Durban leg of the Spar Women’s Challenge in 33.36 minutes on Sunday morning. Phalula ran much of the race alongs...
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