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Kick off 2017 on the Right Foot!

07 December 2016 - It’s almost the end of the year but before you log off you need to take the time to consider these events. 2017 is going to be a year filled with action packed events all over the country, be...
Training

Take Your Running on Holiday

06 December 2016 - December is here and thoughts turn to holidays and time away from the office, and this can be a challenging time to maintain fitness and stick to a training programme. So why not employ try a few o...
Nutrition

I’ll Take the Salad

05 December 2016 - Salads are part of our South African culture, and can be an easy go-to meal for those of us trying to watch our weight, as well as those trying to try prevent their weight from dropping too low. Th...
Comrades Marathon

Comrades Substitution Process to Open in March 2017

05 December 2016 - Comrades Marathon runners who were unable to enter the 2017 Comrades Marathon during the official entry period (1 September – 30 November 2016) now have an opportunity to still be part of the...
Features

The Champ is Here

04 December 2016 - Having shown his running prowess on both road and off-road, David Manja has the running world at his feet and is looking to do great things in the years to come as he forges a career as an athlete....
Features

Multi-medal Javelin Star

03 December 2016 - In an incredibly successful career spanning 15 years, Sunette Viljoen has competed in four Olympic Games, as well as the Commonwealth Games, World Champs, African Champs, World Universiade and many...
Features

SA’s Great Scot

02 December 2016 - He has 20 Comrades medals and represented Great Britain, Scotland and South Africa in running and triathlon, he travels the world regularly to coach or measure courses (including three Olympic Mara...
Features

Otterly Dominant

01 December 2016 - Perhaps known better for her canoeing feats, including five wins in the Unlimited Dusi Canoe Marathon, Robyn Owen (neé Kime) can also claim an impressive record in trail running, having repr...
Event Update!

Trail Snakes Start Your Engines!

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Race Calendar

Possible Race For You To Enter

30 November 2016 - Here at Modern Athlete, were all about bringing you the best! That’s why we partner with some of the biggest and best races of all time. Take a look at these exciting races that you can enter...
Training

Meet the Kettlebell!

29 November 2016 - Many have never heard of them, though organisations like the Russian Special Forces have been training with them for years. Only recently have they taken the West by storm with Hollywood celebritie...
Nutrition

One for The Road!

28 November 2016 - Most of us are aware of the negative short- and long-term effects that excessive alcohol can have on our bodies. These include sleep disturbances, irritability, anxiety, depression, anaemia, osteop...
Comrades Marathon

2017 Comrades Entries Closure

28 November 2016 - The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the closure of its 2017 entry process is imminent. The three-month long entry process has netted nearly 19,500 entries to date. CMA Ra...
Features

Entries Going Fast!

27 November 2016 - Check out all the latest news and important info from the world’s biggest, oldest and most famous ultra, the Comrades Marathon. – BY DELAINE COOLS & NONKULULEKO MDLALOSE 2017 C...
Features

Entries Going Fast!

26 November 2016 - Check out all the latest news and important info from the world’s biggest, oldest and most famous ultra, the Comrades Marathon. – BY DELAINE COOLS & NONKULULEKO MDLALOSE 2017 CO...

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