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Women in Blue Excel

Women in Blue Excel

14 July 2016 - The KPMG running club has had much to celebrate in recent weeks, including the news of Christine Kalmer being selected for the Olympics and Kerry-Ann Marshall winning her first gold medal at the Co...
Hear the Jaguars roar!

Hear the Jaguars roar!

06 January 2014 - “We are the oldest ‘non-white’ running club in the Gauteng area and are rich in history,” says Jaguars Club Secretary Esme Moodien, who explains that back in the 80s the club ...
A Close-knit Club

A Close-knit Club

01 December 2013 - By ‘word of mouth’ in recent months, Newlands AC has become a much more noticeable and proactive club in the KwaZulu-Natal region, even though they’re a relatively small group of ...
A Harlequin Heart

A Harlequin Heart

31 October 2013 - Mention Harlequins and many a runner will think of the Medihelp Sunrise Monster held every March, in which runners take on massive hills while running alongside the zebra and buck in Groenkloof Nature...
Making a Big Splash

Making a Big Splash

30 August 2013 - Early in 2012 a group of triathlete friends who were all training for the Ironman came up with an idea to create more team camaraderie within their highly individualised sport, to help each other, a...
Bedfordview Country Club

Bedfordview Country Club

01 August 2013 - Joining BCC is like becoming part of a huge family – there is always someone to chat to, always someone on hand with advice, and always someone around who guides and cares. However, the best p...
Rand Road Warriors

Rand Road Warriors

01 July 2013 - Edenvale, Central Gauteng  Mention the Wright Brothers and most people will think of Orville and Wilbur Wright, the American brothers who were the first to fly in an aircraft, way back in 1...
The Capital’s Finest

The Capital’s Finest

01 July 2013 - When you get Wynand Du Preez, chairman of the Pretoria Marathon Club, talking about his club, he immediately turns the conversation to history and tradition. For starters, the club membership hails...
ON THE ATLANTIC SEABOARD

ON THE ATLANTIC SEABOARD

28 May 2013 - Based at Hamiltons Rugby Club, right next to Cape Town Stadium, the AAC club is ideally situated for runners living in the City Bowl and on the Atlantic Seaboard, as well as for runners who work in...
Pride of the Boland

Pride of the Boland

28 May 2013 - The present-day PAC is actually an amalgamation of two clubs, the original club and the Paarl Athletes Club, which joined forces in 1992 as old racial demarcation lines were left behind in the post...
Durban Stars

Durban Stars

02 April 2013 - Back in 1902, the Stella Sport Club was established as a soccer club, but over the years its members began looking for different ways to keep fit. That saw the founding of the club’s athletic ...
The Randburg Relatives

The Randburg Relatives

01 March 2013 - Randburg Harriers Running Club, Johannesburg, Central Gauteng “Run days are fun days! That’s the motto of our club,” says Randburg Harriers club secretary Michelle Knotzer. R...
75 Years on…

75 Years on…

04 February 2013 - Pinelands Athletic Club, Cape Town The Pinelands Athletic Club dates back to 19 August 1937, when 21 local residents met to discuss a proposal for a new club by Gifford ‘Penty’ ...
 Carbineers Pride

Carbineers Pride

10 January 2013 - Natal Carbineers Athletic Club, Pietermaritzburg The Natal Carbineers regiment of the SANDF not only boasts a long, glorious military record, but can also look back on a rich athletic hist...
Top of the Morning!

Top of the Morning!

30 November 2012 - The Morningside Running Club was established in 2005 by Angus Hudson and in seven years has grown to some 150 members. Angus is now the Honorary Life President of the club and no longer...
In Top Form

In Top Form

30 October 2012 -  A common sight in many road races in the Cape is a big bus of Top Form runners having a good chat and sometimes even singing. “It’s just the natural way our members gel and we...
Striking Striders

Striking Striders

26 September 2012 - When you’re exhausted in a run, you need something – anything – to give you a boost and keep you going to the finish line. South Coast Striders running captain Wayne Wridgway k...
Diepkloof Athletics Club - Empowering the Youth

Diepkloof Athletics Club - Empowering the Youth

29 August 2012 - Diepkloof Athletics Club was founded in 1984 and today still inspires the Diepkloof community in Soweto by providing enthusiastic and inspiring runners a platform to maintain a healthy lifestyl...
Making Things Happen in the Mother City

Making Things Happen in the Mother City

01 July 2012 - When Harmony Gold announced towards the end of 2007 that it would be withdrawing from road running, it left hundreds of Harmony club runners around the country unsure of the future, leading to ...
Crossing Over

Crossing Over

30 May 2012 - When you find yourself in the middle of a conversation between a group of paddlers and runners, you soon realise that bantering between these two disciplines is almost part and parcel of both sports. ...
The Growth Spurt Club: Edgemead Runners, Cape Town

The Growth Spurt Club: Edgemead Runners, Cape Town

01 May 2012 - Head down to the Edgemead Sports Fields on a Tuesday evening for the Edgemead Runners time trial and you’ll see anything from 50 to over 100 runners and walkers lining up for either the 3km or 5...
A home from home: Kempton Road Runners

A home from home: Kempton Road Runners

08 March 2012 - Kempton Road Runners was established early in the 1990’s when several members of the Kempton Park Athletics Club became more interested in long distance road running and didn’t want to com...
The Best Looking Multisporters: ATC Multisport, Cape Town

The Best Looking Multisporters: ATC Multisport, Cape Town

01 February 2012 - Take a drive around the V&A Waterfront area of Cape Town some days and you may be amazed to see a group of swimmers winding their way through the Waterfront canal system – despite there bein...
Striding with Passion: Sunninghill Striders

Striding with Passion: Sunninghill Striders

15 January 2012 - It all started with one man’s dream of uniting the runners in his neighbourhood in the northern suburbs of Johannesburg… and his need for a running partner. From humble beginnings in 2005,...
Troisport: A Home for Triathletes

Troisport: A Home for Triathletes

01 December 2011 - Troisport is one of the few clubs in the country catering exclusively for triathletes, and whilst they are learning as they go along, their membership has risen gradually and they are now solidly esta...
Spartan Harriers

Spartan Harriers

01 November 2011 - In 1903, Spartan Harriers organised its first 50-mile Big Walk, with 61 competitors starting at Greenmarket Square, proceeding along what is now Voortrekker Road to the 25th milestone and back. Future...
Germiston Callies Harriers

Germiston Callies Harriers

01 October 2011 - Think of any big name in running: Wally Hayward, Jackie Mekler, Johnny Halberstadt, Alan Robb, etc, and then ask yourself the question: What do these men have in common? Apart from their amazing runni...
Lion of Africa Itheko Sport Athletic Club

Lion of Africa Itheko Sport Athletic Club

01 August 2011 - It all started in January 2008 when Farouk Meyer, a well known Cape runner and event organiser attended a braai. As a health-conscious person who also serves as chairperson of the Heart Foundation of ...
Nelspruit Marathon Club: The Lowveld’s Running Tribe

Nelspruit Marathon Club: The Lowveld’s Running Tribe

01 July 2011 - In 1979 Nelspruit was a small, sleepy town developed mainly around the surrounding agricultural activities. It was during this year that a few of the locals’ rugby careers came to an end and the...
Tygers on the Track

Tygers on the Track

01 June 2011 - There are two strong track and field clubs in the Western Province, Tygerberg and Bellville, and Mariana says it is all about coaching. “There are not enough coaches around, so people go where t...