Daily Motivation

Samuel "Speedy" Gathimba Dominates in Durban!

27 June 2016 - Kenyan race walker Samuel “Speedy” Gathimba caught everyone off guard this past weekend when he won the 20km race walk at the African Championships in Durban. Samuel conquered the cours...
Event Update!

Old Mutual Wild Series Kruger2Canyon Wrap-Up!

21 June 2016 - Muzi Madikwa recently won the rugged two-day Old Mutual Wild Series Kruger2Canyon Challenge. Although competition was strong, Muzi was able to see off a thrilling challenge from several top trail r...
Living Legends

Steady Eddie

14 June 2016 - Though some think he is not exactly ‘built for running,’ former Springbok prop forward Eddie Andrews is loving his running and starting to build a collection of race medals. – BY ...

Go Get That ULTRA PB!

14 June 2016 - The main ultra-marathon season is just about behind us, with thousands of runners building to peak fitness for the Comrades Marathon, but you may be plotting a personal best (PB) at another ultra d...
My Experience

Modern Athlete Raids the Royal Raid

14 June 2016 - Modern Athlete was recently given a once in a lifetime opportunity to go cover the Royal Raid Trail Run, organised by LUX* Sports in Mauritius! Courtesy of the LUX* Resorts and Hotels, we were...
My Story

21 Kays of Celebration

14 June 2016 - Watching my daughter go from non-runner to half marathon finisher and sharing the roads on her journey made for a most special memory. – BY STEVE REES In August 2015, my youngest daughter...
Meet the Elite

Charné Bosman to Mentor 17-year-old Pupil

13 June 2016 - Charné Bosman of the Nedbank Athletics Club, the 2016 Comrades Marathon women’s champion, believes that ‘what goes around comes around’. This is why she immediately agreed ...
Daily Motivation

Richard Murray Wins ITU World Duathlon Champs

09 June 2016 - After a major crash, extensive surgery and a seriously quick recovery that seemed almost impossible, no one thought that Richard Murray would be in contention for the podium at the recent ITU World...
Have Your Say

Hendrick Ramaala says Olympic Pressure Gets to Marathon Athletes

07 June 2016 - Hendrick Ramaala, a former Olympian athlete says that the honour of representing their country at the Olympic Games is the downfall of South African marathon athletes. “Everything changed...
Event Update!

Irvette van Zyl in Top Racing Shape

06 June 2016 - Irvette van Zyl’s brilliant year continued on Sunday, 5 June when she took top spot in the women's category at the SPAR Women’s 10km Challenge at Growthpoint Kings Park Stadium in D...
Comrades Marathon

Records Tumble at Comrades 2016!

02 June 2016 - The 2016 Comrades Marathon proved one of the most dramatic and exciting races in years as the men’s record tumbled and the women’s race delivered an unexpected, agonising finish. Variou...
Daily Motivation

Grand Slam Docs

01 June 2016 - Meet Sonja Viljoen and Leonie Stander, the two doctors from Kroonstad who recently became the first South African female runners to join the exclusive Grand Slam Club of world marathon running. &nd...
News Flash

Who's Heading for Rio?

01 June 2016 - With the final names of Team SA for the Rio Olympics in August set to be announced soon, SA’s top athletes are chasing qualifying marks at local and international meets and events. Here are a...

Winter Fixes

01 June 2016 - 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...
Body Science

Take a Day Off

01 June 2016 - Runners don't like to skip training sessions or miss a race when they’re ill, but at this time of year, colds and flu are par for the course. Here's how to decide when you should take...

Check out the finish line action from the ComradesMarathon Expo! The Ola South Africa finish line greeting athletes as they finish :)

Posted by Modern Athlete Magazine on Wednesday, May 25, 2016

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