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2017 Comrades Early Bird Entries Close Today

30 September 2016 - More than 8300 South African athletes have taken up the early bird entry fee offer of R420 since the 2017 Comrades Marathon entry process opened a month ago. The final day for South African ru...
Features

Tri-ing the Big Apple

29 September 2016 - If I wasn’t living in Cape Town, I would be living in New York, that’s for sure! And if you had said to me a year ago that I would be racing the New York City Triathlon, just one year a...
Race Calendar

Race Picks for This Week!

28 September 2016 - Capegate Clicks Charity Run Gather the family and join in the fun at the Capegate Clicks Charity Run, which this year celebrates its 10th anniversary. The Capegate Clicks annual 5km fun run and 1...
Training

Top 10 Training Tips

27 September 2016 - It’s beginning to get lighter earlier in the mornings and darker later in the evenings, and the race calendar is starting to fill up with races every weekend. That’s because spring has ...
Editor's Blog

Records, Bests, and the Rest…

27 September 2016 - A few weeks ago we watched Wayde van Niekerk run 43.03 in the Olympic men’s 400m final to set a new World Record. It was a truly amazing performance, considering he was in the outside lane an...
Nutrition
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Break-the-fast

26 September 2016 - We always hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Simply put, breakfast is "breaking the fast," because after sleeping and being without food during the night, our brai...
Features

DARE TO TRI: My Road to IRONMAN with DTT

25 September 2016 - The Modern Athlete DARE TO TRI Programme has helped many athletes get a start in the diverse world of triathlon, with many going on to complete the Ironman, and this month we hear from one of them,...
Features

Impossible is Just a Word

24 September 2016 - Being disabled is just a label that people give you, but you are more than just a label – and you capable of anything, as long as you apply your mind and go at it with a can-do attitude. That...
Event Update!

Gelant – Mokoka rivalry takes centre stage at inaugural FNB Joburg 10K CITYRUN

23 September 2016 - The two athletes everyone can’t wait to see race each other on the road over 10 or 21km, 31-year-old Lesego Stephen Mokoka and 30-year-old Elroy Gelant, will face-off on Saturday, 24 Septembe...
Features

Let’s Go Already!

22 September 2016 - When Team SA heads over to Canada in October for the Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) World Champs, the most excited member of the team may well be Carina Marx, since it will not only be the first time...
Race Calendar

Kickoff October the Right Way

21 September 2016 - With October looming large and the running calendar in full swing, what better way to kick start your running campaign than with some great events? Here at Modern Athlete we’ve got it all. Fr...
Training

Put a Spring in your Step

20 September 2016 - Just a few dark and cold weeks back it seemed like spring would never come, but it has arrived, and with it comes the start of the new running season. It’s time to take it up a gear, get the ...
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Huddle Park Inter-Club Time Trials

19 September 2016 - Here at Modern Athlete, we aim to go bigger and better than everybody else. This is why we started the Huddle Park Inter-Club Time Trial Challenge, proudly hosted by Huddle Park on the amazing trai...
Nutrition

Let’s put it ‘oat’ there!

19 September 2016 - Oats date back over two thousand years, cultivated in regions all over the world. Before humans used it as part of a nutritious breakfast, oats were used for medicinal purposes, a use for which the...
News Flash

Two Oceans Half Marathon Adopts Ballot Application Process

19 September 2016 - After months of planning and deliberation, the Two Oceans Marathon NPC has announced a new entry process for the Half Marathon, which will move from the usual online entry procedure to the introduc...