Comrades Marathon

Comrades Marathon – Zero Tolerance Against Ambush Marketers

05 May 2015 - As South Africa gears up for the 90th Comrades Marathon on Sunday, 31 May 2015, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has issued a very strong warning to so-called ‘ambush marketers’....
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The Best Value Per Kilometre

30 April 2015 - WORDS: SARAH HEARN “This is a big one” nodded Richard Ayres with wild eyes, 40km and 10 hours into the Merrell Hobbit 100. The trail lends itself to superlatives and exaggerati...

Remember the Name!

29 April 2015 - A year ago many of us had never even heard of Caroline Wöstmann, but after finishing first South African woman at the 2014 Comrades and winning the 2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon, she has...

In Good Hands to Get You Home

29 April 2015 - The Modern Athlete Pacesetting Buses for the 2015 Comrades Marathon should be the biggest and best ever, thanks to the stellar crew of bus drivers and conductors being assembled, and with more buse...

Fix the Pre-Race Blunders

29 April 2015 - The week leading up to your big race can be overwhelming and the last thing you want to do is eat too much of the wrong foods, and too little of the right foods. So take note of these common pre-ra...

The Trick is in the Taper

29 April 2015 - With the Comrades Marathon just around the corner, it’s a good time to take a look at some of the common mistakes runners make when it comes to tapering in the final weeks before a big race. ...

The Edge Of Glory

29 April 2015 - For Pretoria-based sprinting sensation Akani Simbine, dipping under that magical 10-second barrier in the 100m does not look far off. Modern Athlete chats to the young star about his dream to becom...
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Kipsang a guest at LUX* Mauritius Marathon

29 April 2015 - The World-Champion, Ex-World-Record-Holder and winner of great marathons like Frankfurt, Berlin, London and New York, Wilson Kipsang and his wife Doreen will be guests of the Mauritius Ma...
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Murray raced his heart out for home fans

28 April 2015 - South African Richard Murray gave it his all in a bid to finish on the podium at Sunday’s Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town.   In the end Murray finished fourth after being pas...
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The 2015 Colgate Road Race Entries Still On!

28 April 2015 - A message from race organisers below: “Runners and members alike seem to be under the impression that the Colgate race entries have closed, please note that this is not the case. En...
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Legends Marathon Receives AIMS Accreditation

21 April 2015 - The annual Legends Marathon will take a massive leap on its third edition this year that will surely put Buffalo City and the Eastern Cape on the map of international marathons. The Legends Maratho...
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Old Mutual Live - Banting For Runners

21 April 2015 - On this episode of Old Mutual Live, Professor Tim Noakes joins David Katz to talk about the Banting Diet and how it relates to your running. Have a listen below. Don't miss a single ep...
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Shange sets another first with victory at SA's

20 April 2015 - Lebogang Shange proved on Saturday by winning the 20km race walk at the South African Championships that there is still no stopping as he set another first with his winning time of 1 hours and 23 m...
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Varsity Athletics Goes To Stellies

16 April 2015 - The next edition of Varsity Athletics is just a few days away (Monday, 20 April) and the anticipation is rising for the Sportainment event of the year to hit the student town of Stellenbosch. As us...

Boost Your Body

16 April 2015 - The immune system is the body’s defence against illness and infection, and regular, moderate exercise boosts the immune system and reduces the risk of infection, compared to living a sedentar...
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