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BIG5 Challenge attracts some Big Name Elite Runners

24 May 2017 - The 8th Annual BIG5 Challenge is fast approaching and the competition for podium spots is heating up with the likes of Bradley Weiss, Davide Del Fante, Dean Hopf and Theo Blignaut fighting it out o...
Women's Running
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Wöstmann withdraws from 2017 Comrades Marathon

22 May 2017 - Wöstmann withdraws from 2017 Comrades Marathon Ultra-distance runner Caroline Wöstmann will not defend her Comrades Marathon ‘Up-Run’ title on June 4 after losing a race against time to reco...
Gear
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Hit the Streets with adidas PureBOOST DPR

18 May 2017 - adidas is bringing the perfect shoe to the market for the street runner, with its latest addition to the PureBOOST franchise that launched earlier this year, the new PureBOOST DPR - an innovation e...
Features

Fuelled by Ambition

18 May 2017 - In spite of working 12-hour shifts most days at a petrol station and struggling to fit in training, suffering an injury shortly before the race and then being mugged as well, Anele Mnukwa still put...
Features

Jet-fuelled Jenna

18 May 2017 - One of the highlights of the 2017 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon was Jenna Challenor finishing second overall and first South African in the women’s race, in her debut ultra-marathon, but few...
News Flash

Comrades Pacesetters Confirmed

17 May 2017 - With just a few weeks to go till the 92nd Comrades Marathon, many runners are making their final race-day plans for the 86.73km ultra to ensure they get them home on time to claim their medal. Good...
Race Reports

Wings For Life 2017 - South Africa

15 May 2017 - RACE REPORT: Modern Athlete was at the Wings For Life. Watch first hand what you can expect in 2018, remember entries are open!  
Event Update!
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Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure

15 May 2017 - Remember when you were a kid and you used to run around outside with your friends running, climbing, jumping and just plain having fun? Well the Hollard Jozi Urban Run Adventure, taking place on th...
Obstacle Racing
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Hollard Jozi Urban Mountain Bike Adventure

15 May 2017 - The Hollard Jozi Urban Mountain Bike Adventure, taking place at Marks Park on the 28th May 2017, is NOT your average mountain bike race. Naturally this means it comes some not so average prize categor...
Race Reports
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Greyling's King and Queen of the Mountain at Ultra-Trail Drakensburg

03 May 2017 - DRAKENSBERG, KWAZULU-NATAL, 3 MAY 2017 – Saturday, the 29th April, saw Jeep Team trail runner, Christiaan Greyling, run the tough 62km Giant’s Cup Uncut Race at Ultra Trail Drakensberg, and win it...
Daily Motivation

Motivation Overload

28 April 2017 - As a project manager for Old Mutual, Amanda Makwakwa has worked on many of the biggest running events in South Africa, and that not only got her into long distance running, but motivated her to tac...
Balancing Act

Pulling a Stunt

28 April 2017 - Jumping off buildings, doing fight scenes and being set on fire are all in a day’s work for film industry stuntwoman Lana Katz, and she uses a daily run to make sure she is fit enough to hand...
Features

The Patience to Keep Trying

28 April 2017 - When 47-year-old Esther Patience crossed the finish line of the Standard Bank Ironman 70.3 in East London earlier this year, she finally completed an epic five-year quest to earn that finisher&rsqu...
Comrades Marathon

Comrades Marathon Association Mourns Loss of Dudley St John-Ward

24 April 2017 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) is saddened by the loss of its Finish Procedure Convenor, Dudley St John-Ward. He passed away last Friday at the age of 70. Dudley was funny, friendly and al...
News Flash

Epic 100m Showdown in Potch

21 April 2017 - The men’s 100 metres final later today at the South African Track and Field Championships in Potchefstroom could just be the dream race everybody has been speculating about, with potentially ...

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