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Win a Trip for Two to Mauritius to take part in the Lux Mauritius Marathon!

26 April 2016 - Modern Athlete together with Go Sports Travel in partnership with Air Mauritius and Lux Resorts are giving you the chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Mauritius to take part in the...

Feeding for Ultras

12 April 2016 - When you run for longer than 90 minutes, eating and drinking become imperative for optimum performance and sustained health, and there are many aspects to planning your race nutrition. This tim...
Meet the Elite

Ready for Rio

12 April 2016 - Having claimed a second South African 10km Champs title in February, Elroy Gelant is clearly in peak racing form as he heads into the all-important last few months of qualifying for the Rio Oly...
My Story

From the HEART

12 April 2016 - When I suffered sudden chest pains early in a race, I had no idea how serious the problem would turn out to be. – BY MOGAMAT PHALDIE CASSIEM It was during the Grape Run Half Marathon in C...
Kalmer's Corner

The CHALLENGE of 42 Kays

12 April 2016 - After missing out on the Old Mutual Two Oceans last year, followed by a long injury lay-off during the second half of the year, I was more than happy to be able to start the Oceans Half this year, ...
Event Update!

Comrades Marathon Substitution Process Update!

08 April 2016 - With only two weeks to go until the close of the official Comrades Marathon Substitution Process, have you got the entry you so desperately want? This is your only chance to get an entry if you mis...
News Flash

Comrades Marathon Substitutions Open

01 April 2016 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that its official 2016 Comrades Marathon Substitution Process is open as of today, 1 April 2016, and will be open for the next three weeks, clo...
Trail Running

Win a Trip to Run in the French Alps

31 March 2016 - We’re looking for an ‘Average Joe’ amateur athlete to win the trip of a lifetime to be part of the 2016 Asics Beat the Sun international relay to run around Mont Blanc in the Cham...
Daily Motivation

Confessions of an Injured Runner

31 March 2016 - I haven’t written much about running lately, and to be perfectly honest, I’ve sort of been avoiding all things running-related… because when you are no longer able to run, you so...
Daily Motivation

Where's The Fire

30 March 2016 - They’ve become a regular sight in 5km fun runs around Gauteng, a group of guys in firefighting kit and running shoes, and there’s an interesting story behind their unorthodox racing kit...

The Run/Walk Strategy

30 March 2016 - Asking a runner to walk is like asking a shark to stop swimming… it’s never going to happen! But, what if it means running a PB at your next race? What if it means finishing your first...
News Flash

Caroline Makes Two Oceans History Again

30 March 2016 - With just under 3km to go in the 2016 Old Mutual Two oceans Marathon, Tanith Maxwell must have thought she had done enough to win the women’s title, having led for much of the race, then bein...
Comrades Marathon

Bonitas Novices Comrades Seminars

24 March 2016 - Are you running your first Comrades Marathon in 2016? Are you feeling nervous about where to begin? Are you sure you’re doing the correct training? Are you getting optimum nutrition? If t...
Daily Motivation

Charne' Will Do It Her Way at Oceans

24 March 2016 - No race has ever been won by dotting down something on a piece of paper. Nevertheless, Lindsey Parry is confident that Charné Bosman (Nedbank) will have a realistic chance of winning the...
My Story

The Jamaica World Wind Comes to an End

20 March 2016 - Our Modern Athlete correspondent Ciara Picco brings us the experience of her journey to the Puma Disc Launch in Jamaica! A day at the track watching the Boys & Girls Championships, a ...
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