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Slow Down to Get Faster

16 October 2014 - You’ve been running for a number of years and PB’s seem to be a thing of the past, so you tell yourself that “Age is catching up with me,” but a simple change to your traini...
Body Science

Compression Progression

16 October 2014 - If you’ve never used compression socks before and remain unconvinced about the benefits they could have for you, read on! – BY SEAN FALCONER Not so very long ago, compression socks ...
Women's Running

Building Your Bones

16 October 2014 - Too often, female runners ignore strength work that could complement a running programme and reduce the risk of stress fractures that may otherwise be caused by muscle weakness. To avoid brittle bones...
Living Legends

Titus the Titan

16 October 2014 - In April 1974, a 32-year-old Titus Mamabolo from GaMolepo in Limpopo became the first black athlete to win an ‘open’ national title in Apartheid-era South Africa when he won t...
News Flash

DIANA-LEBO PHALULA WINS SPAR GRAND PRIX, KALMER COMES SECOND

15 October 2014 - Barefoot runner Diana-Lebo Phalula is the new Spar Grand Prix champion, after finishing the five Women’s 10km Challenge races with a total of 110 points. Phalula finished in fifth position in the...
Event Update!

Falke Spring Trail Run

14 October 2014 - FALKE SPRING TRAIL RUN Runners should diarise Sunday, 19 October when the third race in the Falke Trail Run Series will be hosted at L’Avenir Farm. The seasonal runs have proofed to be very...
Nutrition

Six Steps To Health

01 October 2014 - When you’re training for your next athletic goal, having the right fuel can go a long way to successfully ticking it off, and your optimal nutritional status can be easily achieved by followi...
Features

Top Trail Import

01 October 2014 - When it comes to trail running in South Africa, one of the most consistent performers is Bernard Rukadza, a softly-spoken Zimbabwean who has lived in Cape Town since 2008 and lets his legs and feet do...
Features

Hungry for More

01 October 2014 - It’s been quite the season for 400m hurdler Cornel Fredericks, who clinched gold at the Commonwealth Games, African Champs and Continental Cup, and finished the prestigious IAAF Diamond Leagu...
Features

The Presidential Plan

01 October 2014 - In June, after several years of turmoil, infighting, false starts, hirings and firings, court cases and intervention by national and international sporting bodies, Athletics South Africa appointed ...
News Flash

First Marloth Mountain Challenge kicks off in dramatic fashion

30 September 2014 - The first Marloth Mountain Challenge (MMC) took place in Swellendam this weekend in trying conditions as the Swellendam Mountains threw everything they could at participants. It was a dramatic ...
News Flash

Modern Athlete’s Kalmer blitzes in Berlin

29 September 2014 - It was a first for Modern Athlete on Sunday, 28 September when South Africa’s Rene Kalmer lined up in her blue branded kit to represent South Africa’s largest running publication at the 41st BMW B...
Comrades Marathon

Closing of 2015 Comrades Marathon Early Bird Entries

26 September 2014 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that early bird entries for the 90th Comrades Marathon entry process will close on 30 September 2014. So far, 9420&nbs...
News Flash

Elites gear up for final Spar Race

25 September 2014 - Elite runners are gearing up in preparation for the final leg of the SPAR women’s 10km Challenge series at the Wanderers Club on Sunday October 12th. Barefoot runner Diana-Lebo Phalula, w...
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...
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