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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Comrades 2014: The Rundown

30 June 2014 - The 2014 Comrades Marathon delivered a stunning race with many highlights – and a number of surprises. From an all-South African men’s podium, the Brit who broke the Russian stronghold,...
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10 Comrades in 10 Days

30 June 2014 - The Comrades Marathon is a massive physical and mental challenge for the average runner, and just finishing the 89km race is considered a big achievement. But after 2014, thanks to Hilton Murray an...
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Glasgow Goals

30 June 2014 - With Team South Africa heading to Scotland for the Commonwealth Games at the end of July, we spoke to a number of our track athletes and triathletes about their hopes for the Games. Cornel ...
Running & Sport

Skillz on the Run

30 June 2014 - Former Banyana Banyana player and team manager Lydia Monyepao of Varsity Kudus completed her first Comrades last month in 10:14. She chats about how football helped her transition to the Big C, and...
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10 Comrades in 10 days

30 June 2014 - The Comrades Marathon is a massive physical and mental challenge for the average runner, and just finishing the 89km race is considered a big achievement. But after 2014, thanks to Hilton Murray an...
Features

Comrades 2014: The Rundown

30 June 2014 - The 2014 Comrades Marathon delivered a stunning race with many highlights – and a number of surprises. From an all-South African men’s podium, the Brit who broke the Russian stronghold,...
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