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Comrades Marathon

Launch of the 90th Comrades Marathon

14 August 2014 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) launched its campaign for the 90th Comrades Marathon today (Thursday, 14 August 2014). Members of the media along with South Africa’s top runners, spor...

Oak Cottage KwikSpar Mountain Drive Half-Marathon

12 August 2014 - Going up the Mountain LAST Saturday was National Women’s Day, and members of the fairer sex played a significant role in the organisation of, and participation in, the Oak Cottage K...
Race Reports

Runners overcome treacherous conditions at Powertraveller 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Salomon

11 August 2014 - Gale force overnight winds gave way to rain and single-figure temperatures as 280 brave runners lined-up at Moolmanshoek for the Powertraveller 4 Peaks Mountain Challenge presented by Salomon, on Satu...
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Schneider Electric connects Nike Soweto Marathon to Paris

05 August 2014 - The already heavy winning purse of prize money for this year’s Nike Soweto Marathon has been further amplified by Schneider Electric, one of the key sponsors of the race, with an all-expenses...

Comforting & Healthy

01 August 2014 - When winter hits, many of us change the way we eat. Instead of salads and light dishes, we want warm, comforting food, such as soups, hearty casseroles and creamy mash. And then we add our winter k...
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Soweto Marathon - Just Do It!

01 August 2014 - The Soweto Marathon has been revived by multiple partners led by Central Gauteng Athletics and Soweto Marathon Trust, with global sports brand, Nike, as the new title sponsor and partner of what is...
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The Triathlete Sub-Culture

29 July 2014 - You’ve heard the stories, you’ve seen them training, you’ve been inspired and you’ve been confused. We take a closer look at some insights behind this motivated group of nor...
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800 runners tame the Tyger at Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™

29 July 2014 - A little mud has never scared trail runners and the more than 800 runners who showed up for the second race of the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ certainly proved their mettle. Those brave so...
Running & Sport

Faf, Fitter & Faster

25 July 2014 - One of the fittest, most dynamic performers in the SA Proteas cricket team is Francois ‘Faf’ du Plessis, who also captains the national Twenty20 team. Modern Athlete’s Nicole...

Danette's Dream Come True

25 July 2014 - When the World Long Distance Trail Champs take place on 16 August in Colorado in the USA, at the Pikes Peak Ascent 21km, one of the most excited runners in the field will undoubtedly be recently cr...

A Wealth of Experience

25 July 2014 - SA’s two-time Olympic triathlete Kate Roberts is off to the Commonwealth Games this month with the hope of capturing a medal, having finally recovered from a lingering foot injury. Looki...

On Track To Greatness

25 July 2014 - In June, 21-year-old Wayde Van Niekerk crushed the 15-year-old South African 400m record when he clocked 44.38 seconds for a second place finish at the Diamond League meeting in New York. The ...
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The Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ off to a muddy start

22 July 2014 - The Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ kicked off with a bang at the Paul Cluver Estate as more than 1000 runners came out to take on the epic trailS of Paul Cluver Estate during the weekend. ...
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Seventh Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ kicks off this weekend

17 July 2014 - After a hugely successful Series in Gauteng, the Spur Trail Series™ moves to the Western Cape as the Spur Cape Winter Trail Series™ kicks off this weekend at the Paul Cluver Estate in G...
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Cape Town to Host Major Ultra-Trail Race

08 July 2014 - France has the Ultra-Trail Mont Blanc and Japan the Ultra-Trail Mount Fuji. Now South Africa has an event to match. Entries have already opened for the inaugural Ultra-Trail Cape Town, which at 100...
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